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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 2029 entries. The last topics were

   21.09.2019 Imperial Portable Anzahl Tasten /Typen (new)
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03.09.2019
Historische Bürowelt No. 117 / September 2019

This issue contains

  • Hans Sabielny and the licensed FACIT production in Dresden
  • And where are the books? Thoughts on bookkeeping
  • Merritt in a new look
  • The smallest pencil sharpening machines in the world: Spitz-Hase and Fram
  • Circular adders made by Ugrich and Hauff - Part 1
  • The Husquarna museum in Sweden
  • One last greeting to Monica
  • A visit to the Leipzig spring fair in 1929

Martin Reese

03.09.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 09/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: IBM Selectric (completely chromed)
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past: Ad for the Mercedes II
  • "Top Secret" exhibition at the Science Museum, London
  • The office machine exhibition in Garbsen: a look back
  • Obituary: Sigrid Thiessen, granddaughter of "ArchimedeS" founder Reinhold Pöthig
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

02.07.2019
Historische Bürowelt No. 116 / July 2019

This issue contains

  • Precisa - The difficult years of founding a factory, part 2
    (with English translation in the members area)
  • Pettypet: Midget typewriter with relations to the Grundka
  • Downgrade development: Neckermanns Brillant Junior typewriter
  • The Badenia VARE 17 calculating machines
    (with explanatory videos in the members area)
  • The revolution through typewriters and calculating machines in my bank
  • Spar- und Darlehenskasse Stuhr 1944 - 1992
  • Arithmeum acquires significant library from the USA
  • Typewriter without platen-roller: Brother Handy Typer
  • Counter-notification to the Curta article in HBw 115

Martin Reese

02.07.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 07+08/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Mercantile adding machine
  • My favorite tools: Seeger ring pliers
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • Regional meeting in Essen
  • North German regional meeting in Eutin
  • Back to life: Liliput typewriter for small correspondence
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.06.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 06/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the first (German) computer mouse
  • My favorite tools: pliers for adjusting typebar links
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • Beautiful forms in a row: an exhibition of Olivetti design
  • IFHB meeting in Bayreuth
  • Breker auction in Cologne
  • Collectors' meeting after the auction at the Deckstein Tennis Club
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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