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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  • Historical document: an employment contract from 1926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

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

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