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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 3286 entries. The last topics were

   03.03.2021 Schaltwerk Rheinmetall (new)
   02.03.2021 soviet calculators (updated)
   01.03.2021 Radiergummi und Schreibgeräte Sammlung (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 2055 entries. The latest are

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The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 382 entries. The latest are

   03.03.2021 MEHANO Fairy Girl, Mehano
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   01.03.2021 METTOY Traveller, Mettoy Ltd.

02.03.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2021 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Historic document: Invoice from "Schneider & Dietrich", dated 1916
  • Maschine of the month: Melotyp music typewriter
  • Sholes & Glidden also found its way to Ludwigsburg
  • New at the German Typewriter Museum, Bayreuth
  • On the article "Braked Tab Dynamics" in no. 02/2021
  • What's new in Saxony?
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

02.02.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 02/2021 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Maschine of the month: Rheinmetall Portable
  • Historic document: Invoice from Greif-Werke dated 14.02.1919
  • Braked tab dynamics on a Stoewer typewriter
  • Black Mignon model 2 with small serial number
  • Bargain - not only at ebay
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.01.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2021 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Maschine of the month: Archimedes D/F 6/10 calculating machine
  • Historic document: Letter dated 30.04.1925 to a defaulting customer
  • Correctator: A Correntator variant - or not?
  • A hand-painted Kappel typewriter
  • The Hogar typewriter
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

01.12.2020
Historische Bürowelt No. 122 / December 2020

This issue contains

  • Printing 4-function machines: first experiments
  • Willy Feiler – a small supplier for the very big
  • Olivetti Lettera 10 / 12
  • The first standard typewriters with segment switching
  • 2000 pages calculator lexicon - homemade
  • "Summus" adder from Max Emil Eckelmann
  • Richmond & Backus, Detroit - five perspectives
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

01.12.2020
New: HBw-Aktuell 12/2020 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Maschine of the month: HEROLD with thumb switch
  • Historic document: Letter from the company Glogowski & Co. in Berlin (1911)
  • Comptometer, Company Egger and Professor Otto Hahn
  • News from the Arithmeum in Bonn
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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