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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 2363 entries. The last topics were

   26.02.2020 Restaurator/-in für AEG Mignon gesucht (updated)
   26.02.2020 Adler 15 Astronomy/Astrological (updated)
   25.02.2020 Olympia SM 2 Koffer gesucht (new)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1838 entries. The latest are

   25.01.2020 Brunsviga MS "Arithmotyp" engl., GNC, Braunschweig (D)
   22.01.2020 Astra A, Astra-Werke AG
   24.12.2019 Astra C, Astra-Werke AG

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.

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

05.11.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: restored Adler 15 with Fraktur type
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • North German regional meeting in Hamburg-Braak
  • Office antiques auction in Cologne
  • Regional meeting in Ansbach-Eyb
  • Invitation to the German southwest meeting
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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