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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 7623 entries. The last topics were

   23.05.2024 Zweites Wichteltreffen im Wehrtechnikmuseum Röthenbach/Pegnitz am 22.6.2024 um 13 Uhr (updated)
   23.05.2024 Interessante Mercedes 6b und Mignon 3 abzugeben (new)
   23.05.2024 Museumsauflösung, alles muß kostenlos raus (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 2319 entries. The latest are

   23.05.2024 Anker Klasse 6000 (Buchungsm.), Anker Werke
   23.05.2024 National (NCR) Klasse 2000 (Buchungs.), National Reg. Kassen-Gesellsch.
   23.05.2024 Robotron Mod. 1711 elektronische Buchungsm.), Robotron

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 1583 entries. The latest are

   22.05.2024 IBM Electromatic (Vers. 3 der IBM Electric), International Business Machines Corp.
   22.05.2024 ELECTROMATIC (Vers. 1 der IBM Electric), Electromatic Typewriter Inc., später International Business Machines Corp.
   22.05.2024 IBM Electric (Vers. 4 der Electromatic), IBM International Business Machines Co.

21.05.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2024

This issue contains:

  • Ein interessantes pädagogisches Projekt
  • Rostige Kunst
  • BriCal - eine runde Sache
  • Unbekannte Modellbezeichnungen von BriCal-B und -C Addiermaschinen
  • ARCHO-SPEZIAL
  • Sammlertreffen in Köln: Ein Rückblick
  • Nachtrag zur Historischen Bürowelt Nr. 130
  • Buchbesprechung: Handbuch der Büromaschinen
  • Ein kurioses Gerät – aber wofür?
  • Integrierte Schaltung 1973

30.04.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2024

This issue contains:

  • 30 years of collectors' meetings in Garbsen
  • Measuring tape with disk
  • Article from the "Südkurier" No. 73
  • SHIFT HAPPENS
  • Book review of a rediscovered book
  • 1+1 remains 10 - New edition
  • A beastly device ...

30.03.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2024

This issue contains:

  • Small local meeting in Ludwigsburg
  • Marchant quick calculation machines
  • Historical typewriter exhibition opens in Hofheim
  • Historical typewriters: my passion
  • "Colorful office machines" at the collectors' meeting in Braak
  • PAROS Pfeiffer-Addi roller saver
  • A current story from the past from the series "That was tomorrow"
  • 1924 - 2024: 100 years of GROMA typewriters

01.03.2024
Historische Bürowelt No. 135 / March 2024

This issue contains

  • 100 years of Walther calculating machines Part 1: The Pre-series models
  • My virtual water tank - The analog computer "The Analog Thing"
  • Material analysis of a typewriter type
  • ADLER model 16
  • History of the development of shorthand - Part 2: The most important German shorthand schools
  • The Arithmaurel, the prototype of a fascinating calculating machine
English translations of these articles can be found in the members area.

22.02.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 02/2024

This issue contains:

  • Treasurers' report for the 2023 financial year
  • Andreas Mattes introduces himself
  • Alpad ribbon and coil catalog
  • High-Tech 1930
  • Showcase exhibition on computing technology in Braunschweig

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