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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1702 entries. The last topics were

   20.03.2019 Schlachtfest Remington No.12 (new)
   20.03.2019 Federkielspitzgerät (new)
   20.03.2019 Suche nach blauen Farbband (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1833 entries. The latest are

   05.03.2019 Archimedes KT, Reinhold Pöthig
   11.02.2019 Burroughs Serie C 305 Duplex (Calculator), Burroughs
   07.01.2019 Archimedes GEMRZ 14/17/20, Reinhold Pöthig, Glashütte (D)

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 226 entries. The latest are

   20.03.2019 MERCEDES Mod. 1, Mercedes-Büro-Maschinen GmbH
   19.03.2019 Remington Mod. 12, Remington Typewriter Company
   19.03.2019 MERCEDES Superba, Mercedes-Büro-Maschinen GmbH

05.03.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: The IBM C Twin Typewriter
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • Collectors’ meeting in Bayreuth, May 3-5, 2019
  • Swap meet in Pfäffikon
  • Introducing a new member
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.02.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 02/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: double Imperial typewriter
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • A mysterious crank device
  • A Brunsviga ashtray?
  • Five previously unknown reproductions by Roberto Guatelli
  • Exhibition on "The Fascination of Mechanical Office Machines" in Garbsen
  • 100,000 clicks on "Historic Typewriters"
  • Seeking informaion on the Imperial double typewriter
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

28.12.2018
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: illuminated Continental Standard
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • 25th spring office machine collectors’ meeting in Garbsen
  • Members’ swap meet in Pfäffikon
  • Letter to the editor
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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

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