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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 5129 entries. The last topics were

   24.05.2022 Summira 7 (new)
   23.05.2022 Erinnerung: Einladung zum zweiten virtuellen Stammtisch (new)
   23.05.2022 Typen-Reinigungsbürsten gesucht (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 2144 entries. The latest are

   24.05.2022 Elca (elektronisch) Elca-25, Staatl.Wirtschafts-Ver. Rechent.
   23.05.2022 Anita (elektronisch) MK 12, Bell Punsch Company Ltd.
   23.05.2022 Olympia RAE 4/15-2 (elektronisch), Olympia

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 838 entries. The latest are

   24.05.2022 BÜNNING
   24.05.2022 Triumph DeJur , Triumph-Werke AG
   24.05.2022 DeJur Triumph , Triumph-Werke AG

04.05.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2022

This issue contains:

  • A life with an Adler 15 (and a portable Conti) ...
  • Virtual collectors' meeting on Sunday April 24th, 2022
  • Karl Marx and the calculating machine
  • Calculating machine collectors meeting in Ludwigsburg area
  • Re-read for you - A look back into the club's history
  • A false purchase
  • Link to an interesting article about typewriters

02.04.2022
Historische Bürowelt No. 127 / April 2022

This issue contains

  • He liked to call himself: "von ..."
  • Punched cards with round holes - Powers becomes the biggest competitor of Hollerith machines
  • The Cembalo Scrivano of Giuseppe Ravizza: the first “modern” typewriter?
  • For 60 years with IBM
  • Thales KR - a small and original four-function machine
  • Letter to the editor for HBw 12/2021 on Mitterhofer replicas
  • News about the SATURN typewriter
  • Book review: Die Leibniz-Rechenmaschine (2020)
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

02.04.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2022

This issue contains:

  • A Tasma returns home
  • Chance acquaintance
  • Another Tröger special rake disc
  • The "American Digest of Business Machines" from 1924 and the Ensign computing machines
  • International U30 zoom meeting on 27.03.2022
  • Information on other collector’s associations
  • Meeting in Garbsen on 19 march 2022
  • Historic office technology in the parking lot at the Decksteiner Tennis Club in Cologne
  • A new trick

28.02.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 02/2022

This issue contains:

  • Calculating machine "MILLIONÄR" as a high-speed calculator?
  • Berlin – Pension Erika
  • Hectography in fashion retail

29.01.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2022

This issue contains:

  • Mercedes Euklid Engine - 35 Years of the Same Design?
  • Broken typewriters - simulated
  • Advertising on Matchbooks

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