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04.12.2018
Historische Bürowelt No. 114 / December 2018

This issue contains

  • Restoration of an Hebrew Mercedes 5
  • ANITA - the first electronic desktop calculator
  • Wolfgang Bergmann, Olivetti and Günter Grass
  • Arithmeum: The inventory list goes to the internet
  • An unexpected discovery in Florence, Italy
  • A UNITAS prototype made of Saxonia components
  • Ludwig Spitz: Completion of his CV
  • Artworks with typewriters
  • Logos 27 - Olivetti's culmination of mechanical computing
  • Some interesting IFHB collectibles
  • Letters to the editor
  • New insights into old offices

Martin Reese

04.12.2018
New: HBw-Aktuell 12/2018 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: Mockva Mod. 8
  • My favorite tools
  • Office antiques auction in Cologne, November 10, 2018
  • The meeting “afterwards” at the Deckstein Tennis Club, Cologne
  • The little calculator that wanted to be electric
  • Collectors’ meetings in the USA, 2018
  • Essen regional meeting — this time in Haltern am See
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • Museum Day 2018 at the German Typewriter Museum, Bayreuth
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

06.11.2018
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2018 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: Mockba Mod. 6
  • My favorite tools
  • Time is turned back in Benningen
  • News from Bletchley Park
  • North German regional meeting in Braak
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • Willi Heinlein’s typewriter museum in Hoffenheim
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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

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