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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1626 entries. The last topics were

   22.02.2019 Infos über evtl ähnliche Empire Schreibmaschine (new)
   22.02.2019 Orga Rechenmaschine konstruktive Details (updated)
   22.02.2019 Schreibmaschine mit Sütterlin Schrift? (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1832 entries. The latest are

   11.02.2019 Burroughs Serie C 305 Duplex (Calculator), Burroughs
   07.01.2019 Archimedes GEMRZ 14/17/20, Reinhold Pöthig, Glashütte (D)
   07.01.2019 Archimedes C 24, Reinhold Pöthig

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 216 entries. The latest are

   20.02.2019 REMINGTON Modell 10, Remington Typewriter Company
   19.02.2019 GRITZNER , Pfaff Haushaltsmaschinen AG, Karlsruhe
   19.02.2019 GRITZNER Buchpult, Pfaff Haushaltsmaschinen AG

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

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

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