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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 4042 entries. The last topics were

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10.09.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 09/2021

This issue contains:

  • Invitation to the IFHB General Meeting in Celle
  • Dot, dot, comma, dash ... a dotting pen
  • Auction with a unique double Mignon
  • New literature database on the IFHB website
  • The wood of the Remington key levers
  • The typewriter goddess "Progres"
  • A disposition device
  • Benefit auction for flood victims
  • Advertising leaflet from 1935: "Ornis Lotaro"
  • Rare Tröger calculating disc for date calculation
and, as usual: advertisements, meetings, auctions, news from the board, ...

You can find this issue in the members area under the menu item "HBw-Aktuell".

01.09.2021
Historische Bürowelt No. 125 / September 2021

This issue contains

  • Photo gallery 1948: A look into an office machine store in Lausanne
  • Germania and Regina - more light into the darkness
  • From the Reliable to the Phoenix - and about Paul Grützmann
  • The OMEGA typewriter
  • The largest telephone switchboard in the world
  • The "American" - an adding machine from the Chicago can factory
  • Louis Leitz: a stele reminds of his 175th birthday
  • Walther simplex 224 & Co
  • Emerged from cellars and floors: new finds
  • A scrapping operation for the US Air Force
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

16.08.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 07+08/2021

This issue contains:

  • Collectors meeting "40 years IFHB" in Celle, 22-24.10.2021
    Program and organizational details
  • The box with the chameleon: Edra typewriter ribbon
  • Typewriter exhibition in Marburg
  • Art in the world of the office
  • Regional collectors' meeting in Stuhr near Bremen
  • Short report from the collectors' meeting in Munich
  • "Adler-Privat" - The most beautiful ...
and, as usual: advertisements, meetings, auctions, news from the board, ...

You can find this issue in the members area under the menu item "HBw-Aktuell".

02.07.2021
Historische Bürowelt No. 124 / July 2021

This issue contains

  • Carlo Gagliazzo and the Invicta typewriter
  • Walthers DIWA 32
  • Thales No. 96
  • Low-noise typewriters
  • Carl Winterling: typewriter designer and manufacturer in Frankfurt a. M.
  • Winterling's music typewriters - his speciality
  • Mercedes - Made in Italy under License of Mercedes Büromaschinenwerke
  • Reicholds Arithmetic Calculator
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

02.06.2021
New: HBw-Aktuell 06/2021

This issue contains:

  • Historical document: Special offer for Remington typewriters from 1927
  • The Fortuna index typewriter
  • The Typewriter Exchange now digitally searchable
  • The Star mini-adder: a trade fair novelty that flopped
  • Stuttgart computer museum
  • Antique pencil sharpener from France
  • Flea market visit
and, as usual: advertisements, meetings, auctions, news from the board, ...

You can find this issue in the members area under the menu item "HBw-Aktuell".

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