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01.03.2024
Historische Bürowelt No. 135 / March 2024

This issue contains

  • 100 years of Walther calculating machines Part 1: The Pre-series models
  • My virtual water tank - The analog computer "The Analog Thing"
  • Material analysis of a typewriter type
  • ADLER model 16
  • History of the development of shorthand - Part 2: The most important German shorthand schools
  • The Arithmaurel, the prototype of a fascinating calculating machine
English translations of these articles can be found in the members area.

22.02.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 02/2024

This issue contains:

  • Treasurers' report for the 2023 financial year
  • Andreas Mattes introduces himself
  • Alpad ribbon and coil catalog
  • High-Tech 1930
  • Showcase exhibition on computing technology in Braunschweig

05.02.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2024

This issue contains:

  • Interactive price lists on the IFHB website
  • Mechanical calculating machines in the Arithmeum
  • Special exhibition in the Arithmeum (until 05.05.2024)
  • The LANDIN rack and pinion adder, the original model of the RAPID
  • Adler Model 7: a hypothesis on naming
  • Technology world ENTER reopened
  • Addendum to Valufix - Interesting currency converter

03.01.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 12/2023

This issue contains:

  • Beautiful stamp
  • Early Office Museum - a short review
  • Collectors' meeting in Essen
  • Fortuna Portable, built in 1931
  • Where can I find the serial number of the standard typewriters?
  • Lighters part 3

30.11.2023
Historische Bürowelt No. 134 / December 2023

This issue contains

  • My first typewriter: Olympia Simplex
  • Schooling Calculating Machines
  • History of the development of shorthand - Part 1: Shorthand in antiquity and modern times
  • The Muldivo trading company and Henri Emanuel Longini
  • Pütter and Schmitz: Biographical information and further patents - including typewriters
  • Tens’ carry in simple single-axis adding machines
English translations of these articles can be found in the members area.

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