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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1869 entries. The last topics were

   19.06.2019 North (updated)
   18.06.2019 Zeilenschalthebel für Smith Premier 10 abgebrochen. (updated)
   18.06.2019 Ersatzteile für Hammond 2 (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1835 entries. The latest are

   10.06.2019 Brunsviga D 810, Brunsviga
   20.05.2019 Facit EK, Facit, Atvidaberg (S) und
   06.04.2019 TIM-Add Modell 1 - 8 / 13, Gutschow & Co. GmbH

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

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

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

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