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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1440 entries. The last topics were

   15.10.2018 09831882768 (updated)
   12.10.2018 Precisa (updated)
   12.10.2018 1. Sammlertreffen in Ansbach (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1824 entries. The latest are

   13.10.2018 Burkhardt E 1, Erste Glashütter Rechenmaschinenfabrik
   12.10.2018 Burkhardt E 2, Ver. Glashütter RM-Fabriken, Glashütte Sa.
   12.10.2018 Burkhardt "A", Arthur Burkhardt, Glashütte (D)

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 202 entries. The latest are

   11.09.2018 Littoria Standard
   11.09.2018 Electa
   11.09.2018 Bolida

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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