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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 5400 entries. The last topics were

   16.08.2022 Paginierstempel (new)
   15.08.2022 Columbia BarLock 14 (updated)
   14.08.2022 Sehr schöne Mignon 4 mit der seltenen Frakturschrift (new)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 2170 entries. The latest are

   10.07.2022 Rockwell 232 P (elektronisch), Rockwell
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   06.07.2022 Produx OM t 107 (5-stellig), Otto Meuter, Hamburg (D)

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 887 entries. The latest are

   12.08.2022 MONPTI , Zbrojovka Brno a.s.
   09.08.2022 CONTINENTAL Portable Wanderer 50, Continental - Wanderer Werke A.G.
   08.08.2022 NEUBERT Braille Streifen Steno, Karl Neubert, später: Mechanische Werkstatt für Blindenhilfsmittel

18.07.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 06/2022

This issue contains:

  • eBay Brexit problems
  • 200 years of Arithmomètres by Thomas de Colmar:
    Prototypes, showpieces and serial production
  • Virtual round table on Sunday, June 26, 2022
  • Advertising with a difference
  • Change in the editorial team of the "Historische Bürowelt":
    Thanks to Martin Reese - welcome Wilfried Denz
  • Invitation: collectors meeting in Stuhr by Bremen
  • Calculating machines on advertising stamps
  • 200 years of Peter Mitterhofer

25.06.2022
Historische Bürowelt No. 128 / July 2022

This issue contains

  • The office machine master mechanics' school in Bielefeld
  • 60 years of Typo from France
  • Melitta calculating machines 1945 - 1959
  • As a technician in the field service of IBM (Part 2)
  • Good tidings for little Inge
  • Index typewriter "Edelmann"
  • The Mercedes Elektra 2 and the IBM Electromatic
  • Art and Technology, Man and Machine
  • The story of a mysterious calculating machine from Glashütte: Strasser & Rohde
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

14.06.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2022

This issue contains:

  • Hahn, Hasselblad and Erika at the 10th South Meeting in Benningen on May 14, 2022
  • Decksteiner Collectors Meeting 2/2022 on 14 May 2022
  • Meeting planned at Braaker Krug on July 10, 2022
  • Red ADLER 7 ?
  • Virtual Regulars' Table on Sunday, May 29, 2022
  • A Strange Walther with Serial Number 4555
  • Table slide rule NOTAM

04.05.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2022

This issue contains:

  • A life with an Adler 15 (and a portable Conti) ...
  • Virtual collectors' meeting on Sunday April 24th, 2022
  • Karl Marx and the calculating machine
  • Calculating machine collectors meeting in Ludwigsburg area
  • Re-read for you - A look back into the club's history
  • A false purchase
  • Link to an interesting article about typewriters

02.04.2022
Historische Bürowelt No. 127 / April 2022

This issue contains

  • He liked to call himself: "von ..."
  • Punched cards with round holes - Powers becomes the biggest competitor of Hollerith machines
  • The Cembalo Scrivano of Giuseppe Ravizza: the first “modern” typewriter?
  • For 60 years with IBM
  • Thales KR - a small and original four-function machine
  • Letter to the editor for HBw 12/2021 on Mitterhofer replicas
  • News about the SATURN typewriter
  • Book review: Die Leibniz-Rechenmaschine (2020)
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

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