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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 3145 entries. The last topics were

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   07.01.2021 Herzstark (Duplex), Herzstark & Co.
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   04.01.2021 Produx Multator I, Meuter & Sohn, Hamburg (D)

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   20.01.2021 Underwood Standard Mod. 1, Wagner Typewriter Company
   20.01.2021 MONARCH Mod. 50 / Mod. 60
   20.01.2021 REMINGTON Modell 50 / Modell 60, Remington Typewriter Company

05.01.2020
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

03.11.2020
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2020 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Curiosity: The Anderson Shorthand typewriter
  • Maschine of the month: Thürey typewriter
  • Historic document: offer "Typewriter cleaning machine Carmen” from 1924
  • IFHB Zoom Meeting Oct 2020
  • Small Covid-19 Collectors Meeting in Remseck
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

01.10.2020
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2020 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Curiosity: a "ribbon tester"?
  • Maschine of the month: Thales CES
  • Historic document: Invoice for some tubes of color from 14.02.1919
  • Invitation to the IFHB general meeting
  • Typewriter museum opens in Russia
  • Questions on step-switching a Rheinmetall Portable
  • Addition to the "Coorapid coordinate calculating machine" article, HBw No. 121
  • "Office-Antique" auction in Cologne on october 31, 2020
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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