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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1444 entries. The last topics were

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   12.10.2018 Burkhardt "A", Arthur Burkhardt, Glashütte (D)

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02.10.2018
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2018 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the first programmable pocket calculator
  • My favorite tools
  • Minutes of the IFHB board of directors’ meeting, August 30
  • North Rhine-Westphalia regional meeting in Essen
  • Northern tour: two office machine museums in a day
  • Documents from the office world of the past
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.09.2018
Historische Bürowelt No. 113 / September 2018

This issue contains

  • An unknown device from the flea market: Ecobra eraser
  • Die cutting instead of casting
  • Victor Vogel: new facts and forgotten inventions
    (with English version in the members area)
  • From the office history: pneumatic delivery
  • Lloyd 1 and Lloyd 2 produced by Stoewer
  • HBw interview with the Mitterhofer specialist Ewald Lassnig
  • The Computer Museum at the Kiel University of Applied Sciences
  • From the "Norica" ​​to the "Triumph" typewriter
  • New research results on Peter Mitterhofer
  • New insights into old offices

Martin Reese

04.09.2018
New: HBw-Aktuell 09/2018 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the last portable MOCKBA (MOSCOW)
  • My favorite tools
  • Personal cryptography: Merritt Model A index typewriter
  • A hybrid typewriter: Adler + Ideal
  • Mercedes Elektra SE 5 - strange features
  • SAXONIA typewriter
  • Report of the lecture series "How They Used to Calculate"
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.07.2018
Historische Bürowelt No. 112 / July 2018

This issue contains

  • HALL - A curious historic typewriter is being restored
  • 1972: A serial printing unit from Diehl for data output
  • Brunsviga's special models around 1910
  • Brunsviga model H with two counter registers
  • A telephone typewriter
  • Heinrich Kleyer and the first German serial typewriter "Adler"
  • Alwin Vater, , one of the first "Adler" representatives
  • The Adler 7 typewriter and their designers
  • Mitterhofer's typewriter - an attempt of a merger
  • The development of Curta production quantities in the first years

Martin Reese

03.07.2018
New: HBw-Aktuell 07+08/2018 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the third portable MOCKBA (MOSCOW)
  • Office antiques auction in Cologne
  • The meeting "aftewards" at the Deckstein Tennis Club, Cologne
  • Regional meeting in Velbert and Heiligenhaus
  • The GDPR Privacy Law and its Impact on the (Historic) Office World
  • Summer prize quiz
  • Exhibit catalogue by Georg Sommeregger
  • Invitation to the Southwest Collectors’ Meeting
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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