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28.11.2021
Historische Bürowelt No. 126 / December 2021

This issue contains

  • On the trail of the "Kanzler" typewriter
  • Technical features of the Kanzler
  • Walther electronic - how Walther cautiously pushed forward
  • From the ground up - office machine mechanic Werner Starzl
  • Rudolf Schade - his high-speed typewriter and his calculating machine "RSB Universal"
  • Oliver typewriter painting
  • Are typewriters on the upswing?
  • About Dr. Ing. Wilfried de Beauclair, the last German computer pioneer
  • The "Mitterhofer" in the potato sack
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

27.11.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2021

This issue contains:

  • Protokoll der IFHB-Mitgliederversammlung vom 23.10.2021
  • 40-jähriges Jubiläumstreffen und Jahreshauptversammlung in Celle
  • Bericht vom Sammlertreffen in Ansbach
  • Brieföffner - Nebenschauplatz für Büromaschinensammler?
  • Eine Schreibmaschine zum Selberbauen - Stein für Stein
  • "The Office Maschine Mechanic" - Development of a
    trade journal in the years 1959 to 1996 (Part 2)
and, as usual: advertisements, meetings, auctions, news from the board, ...

You can find this issue in the members area under the menu item "HBw-Aktuell".

14.10.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2021

This issue contains:

  • Klondyke and Reichs-Treu Ribbons by E. Horlbogen
  • Slide Rule for Dimensioning Acetylene and Oxygen Pipes
  • Repair Report: Odhner 239 - Secured Like a Safe
  • Breker Auction and the Meeting "Afterwards" at the Decksteiner
  • Addendum to the Plotting Device (HBw-Aktuell 9/21, p. 17)
  • Trip to the Inkwell Museum and SHBS-Höck on 04.09.2021
  • Zeitgeist on Small Sheets - Ribbon Inserts
  • Members Introduce Themselves: Dedicated to the Cultural Value of Technology
  • "There, Dad, a 'Tiptip' like yours".
  • "The Office Maschine Mechanic" - Development of a
    trade journal in the years 1959 to 1996 (Part 1)
  • Invitation to the Online Slide Rule Collectors Meeting on 30 October 2021
and, as usual: advertisements, meetings, auctions, news from the board, ...

You can find this issue in the members area under the menu item "HBw-Aktuell".

10.09.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 09/2021

This issue contains:

  • Invitation to the IFHB General Meeting in Celle
  • Dot, dot, comma, dash ... a dotting pen
  • Auction with a unique double Mignon
  • New literature database on the IFHB website
  • The wood of the Remington key levers
  • The typewriter goddess "Progres"
  • A disposition device
  • Benefit auction for flood victims
  • Advertising leaflet from 1935: "Ornis Lotaro"
  • Rare Tröger calculating disc for date calculation
and, as usual: advertisements, meetings, auctions, news from the board, ...

You can find this issue in the members area under the menu item "HBw-Aktuell".

01.09.2021
Historische Bürowelt No. 125 / September 2021

This issue contains

  • Photo gallery 1948: A look into an office machine store in Lausanne
  • Germania and Regina - more light into the darkness
  • From the Reliable to the Phoenix - and about Paul Grützmann
  • The OMEGA typewriter
  • The largest telephone switchboard in the world
  • The "American" - an adding machine from the Chicago can factory
  • Louis Leitz: a stele reminds of his 175th birthday
  • Walther simplex 224 & Co
  • Emerged from cellars and floors: new finds
  • A scrapping operation for the US Air Force
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

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