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02.07.2021
Historische Bürowelt No. 124 / July 2021

This issue contains

  • Carlo Gagliazzo and the Invicta typewriter
  • Walthers DIWA 32
  • Thales No. 96
  • Low-noise typewriters
  • Carl Winterling: typewriter designer and manufacturer in Frankfurt a. M.
  • Winterling's music typewriters - his speciality
  • Mercedes - Made in Italy under License of Mercedes Büromaschinenwerke
  • Reicholds Arithmetic Calculator
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

02.06.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 06/2021

This issue contains:

  • Historical document: Special offer for Remington typewriters from 1927
  • The Fortuna index typewriter
  • The Typewriter Exchange now digitally searchable
  • The Star mini-adder: a trade fair novelty that flopped
  • Stuttgart computer museum
  • Antique pencil sharpener from France
  • Flea market visit
and, as usual: advertisements, meetings, auctions, news from the board, ...

You can find this issue in the members area under the menu item "HBw-Aktuell".

05.05.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2021 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • On the Death of Peter Muckermann
  • Type Basket No. 1 10/88
  • Typewriter art: Prince Philip
  • Maschine(s) of the month: Olympia Musicwriter und Nototyp
  • The Curta calculating machines in the holdings of the Liechtenstein National Museum
  • Enigma flood
  • Historical Document: "Mechanized writing - the author's tools of the trade"
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Detlef Zerfowski

11.04.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2021 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Anniversary year 2023 - IFHB-AG "400 Years of the Calculator"
  • Article about the IFHB at the Technology History Conference 2021
  • Maschine of the month: a lovely Erika 90 (VEB Dresden)
  • Invitation to the IFHB General Meeting in Bielefeld
  • From clay-made calculating machines to wanted typewriters
  • Historical document: an employment contract from 1926
  • Information from the Election Officer on the Election of the Board
  • One question, Mr. Mock: why QWERTZ?
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Detlef Zerfowski

09.04.2021
Historische Bürowelt No. 123 / April 2021

This issue contains

  • Pelican Sales Training 1985
  • Model determination of Walther pinwheel calculators
  • From Gandhi to typewriter icon Godrej Prima
  • Mature performance: Triumph Matura
  • Olympia - electronic calculators made in Braunschweig
  • Olympia Monica electric de Luxe
  • Why were Japanese companies more successful in selling electronic calculators and typewriters than the German ones?
  • Typewriters and sewing machines from Dresden - Division after the Second World War
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

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