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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

02.04.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the triple Smith Premier
  • Regional meeting in Essen
  • North German regional meeting in Hamburg-Braak
  • Automatic signature machines
  • office machine collectors’ meeting in Garbsen
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.03.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: The IBM C Twin Typewriter
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • Collectors’ meeting in Bayreuth, May 3-5, 2019
  • Swap meet in Pfäffikon
  • Introducing a new member
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.02.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 02/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: double Imperial typewriter
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • A mysterious crank device
  • A Brunsviga ashtray?
  • Five previously unknown reproductions by Roberto Guatelli
  • Exhibition on "The Fascination of Mechanical Office Machines" in Garbsen
  • 100,000 clicks on "Historic Typewriters"
  • Seeking informaion on the Imperial double typewriter
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

28.12.2018
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: illuminated Continental Standard
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • 25th spring office machine collectors’ meeting in Garbsen
  • Members’ swap meet in Pfäffikon
  • Letter to the editor
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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