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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 2463 entries. The last topics were

   29.03.2020 Reinigungsset für Olympia-Schreibmaschine (new)
   28.03.2020 Suche Unterlagen zu Mercedes A 51 (new)
   28.03.2020 Nachruf Arno Weber (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1838 entries. The latest are

   05.03.2020 Remington-Rand R 54, Walther, Niederstotzingen (D)
   05.03.2020 Remington-Rand R 540, Walther, Niederstotzingen (D)
   05.03.2020 Walther EMKD 13, Walther

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 231 entries. The latest are

   18.12.2019 Remington Typewriter Mod. 16
   09.12.2019 REMINGTON Modell 10 S, Remington Typewriter Company
   03.11.2019 GISELA , Gisela Schreibmaschinenwerk Günther & Co., Schillingstraße 14, Berlin.

03.03.2020
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2020 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Report from the Members' Hock in Pfäffikon (Motto: Old irons)
  • From historian and iron collector to beaver baker
  • Report of the IFHB Executive Board 05.2018 - 03.2020
  • Information on the forthcoming election of the Executive Board
  • Agenda of the IFHB General Assembly in Berlin
  • Programme for the 12th International Typewriter Collectors' Meeting in Parcines
  • Blind people correspond with sighted people - An antiquarian typewriter
    for the blind in Braille as well as for the sighted in plain writing
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.02.2020
New: HBw-Aktuell 02/2020 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: Olivetti Divisumma 18
  • My favorite machines: Ideal A typewriter
  • Documents from the office world of the past:
    receipt dated 1941 for a Mercedes Addelektra
  • Always worth a trip: A visit to the HNF Paderborn museum, 2020
  • Board candidates introduce themselves
  • Brunsviga B #25691, subtype BK
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

03.01.2020
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2020 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: NCR Class 18 desktop calculator with Nixie tubes
  • My favorite machines: The Rapid Typewriter
  • Documents from the office world of the past:
    receipt from the Greif-Werke company, 1919
  • Invitation to the IFHB Meeting in Berlin, April 17-19 (with program)
  • Information on the IFHB election
  • Invitation to meeting in Garbsen
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

03.12.2019
Historische Bürowelt No. 118 / December 2019

This issue contains

  • Offices need quality papers
    (with English translation in the members area)
  • The circular slide rule by Röther
  • When the chain adders came to Germany
  • ABC typewriters made in Bielefeld
  • Circular adders made by Ugrich and Hauff - Part 2
  • New insights into old offices: USSR around 1935

Martin Reese

03.12.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 12/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Ohtani Japanese typewriter
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • North German regional meeting, Essen
  • Benningen sews, writes, and calculates
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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