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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1923 entries. The last topics were

   17.07.2019 falsche rote Mignon 2 (updated)
   16.07.2019 Keybord Monument Jakaterinenburg (new)
   15.07.2019 Everest Mod. 90 Infos gesucht (new)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1835 entries. The latest are

   09.07.2019 Facit EK, Facit Atvidaberg (S) und
   09.07.2019 Brunsviga D 810, Brunsviga
   08.07.2019 Totalia Modell 1201, F.A.I., Mailand (I)

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 229 entries. The latest are

   17.06.2019 MARVEL Junior, Marvel Typewriter Company
   21.05.2019 REMINGTON Modell 12, Remington Typewriter Company
   20.05.2019 REMINGTON Modell 10S, Remington Typewriter Company

02.07.2019
Historische Bürowelt No. 116 / July 2019

This issue contains

  • Precisa - The difficult years of founding a factory, part 2
    (with English translation in the members area)
  • Pettypet: Midget typewriter with relations to the Grundka
  • Downgrade development: Neckermanns Brillant Junior typewriter
  • The Badenia VARE 17 calculating machines
    (with explanatory videos in the members area)
  • The revolution through typewriters and calculating machines in my bank
  • Spar- und Darlehenskasse Stuhr 1944 - 1992
  • Arithmeum acquires significant library from the USA
  • Typewriter without platen-roller: Brother Handy Typer
  • Counter-notification to the Curta article in HBw 115

Martin Reese

02.07.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 07+08/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Mercantile adding machine
  • My favorite tools: Seeger ring pliers
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • Regional meeting in Essen
  • North German regional meeting in Eutin
  • Back to life: Liliput typewriter for small correspondence
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.06.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 06/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the first (German) computer mouse
  • My favorite tools: pliers for adjusting typebar links
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • Beautiful forms in a row: an exhibition of Olivetti design
  • IFHB meeting in Bayreuth
  • Breker auction in Cologne
  • Collectors' meeting after the auction at the Deckstein Tennis Club
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

30.04.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: a new typewriter on the market
  • My favorite tools: the TYPIT system
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • South Hessen regional meeting
  • Automatic signature machines (continues the article in 04-2019)
  • Special exhibit "Fire" in the Dresden Technical Collections
  • Rainer Rzepka's next auction
  • Photos from the visit to the Heimatsmuseum in Garbsen
  • Restoring a rare Morris typewriter
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

02.04.2019
Historische Bürowelt No. 115 / April 2019

This issue contains

  • In the realm of his typewriters: Bernd Mross
  • The Titania typewriter and an unsolved mystery
  • A mechanical mini-typewriter with needles instead of types
  • Office machine finds in museums from all over the world
  • 'Clear competition' documents (find from 1962)
  • Bundeswehr and office machines
  • Staffels four-species calculator: New evidence
  • Precisa - The difficult years of founding a factory (part 1)
  • Electrical connection cables for writing and calculating machines
  • Herzstark and the story of the three Curta prototypes
  • Olympia Plurotype - the last mignon variant from Erfurt
  • Oskar Picht on a €20 commemorative coin?
  • New insights into old offices

Martin Reese

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