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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1200 entries. The last topics were

   22.01.2018 Glashütte Schreibmaschine 1923 (updated)
   22.01.2018 Halda Modell 8 gesucht (new)
   17.01.2018 Angebot Papierstützblech für Remington Standard 9 Reproduktion (new)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1812 entries. The latest are

   01.12.2017 Rokli Mod. 27R, Robert Kling Wetzlar G.m.b.H.
   28.11.2017 Odhner Mod. 10 - LUSID, AB Original Odhner, Göteborg (S)
   09.09.2017 Gauss (s. auch Mercedes), Chr. Hamann, Friedenau-Berlin (D)

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 155 entries. The latest are

   19.01.2018 UNIS Maxima 24 und 33, Unis Udruzena Metalna Industrija
   19.01.2018 Unis tbm
   19.01.2018 OLYMPIA Traveller, Olympia-Werke AG

03.01.2018
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2018 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the beginnings of serial production of calculating machines
  • Collectors' meeting in Garbsen
  • Medieval inkwell in the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum
  • IHFB general assembly in Essen
  • Information on the IFHB election
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.12.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 12/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):
  • The historic office technology page: the history of the photocopier
  • Report of the board of directors
  • Office antiques auction in Cologne
  • Regional meeting at Makroscope in Mühlheim
  • Partschins celebrates its museum and its builder
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

01.12.2017
Historische Bürowelt No. 110 / December 2017

This issue contains

  • ADDIMULT - the beginnings in Liechtenstein 1945
  • The Olympia Traveller - a typewriter in a new design
  • The Walther 600 and their descendants
  • Daimler typewriter with Mercedes star (the third)
  • Odhner's Lusid - pinwheel calculator for the old British currency
  • (English version in the members area)
  • Friden 6010 electronic computer system from 1963
  • Book review: Swiss Calculating Machines
  • Finds in the Brunswick State Museum
  • New Looks Into Old Offices: Howard University College of Dentistry 1963

Martin Reese

02.11.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Brunsviga model G
  • Report from the international meeting in Gmünd, Austria
  • North German regional meeting in Braak
  • Meeting in Schnaittach, theme: "Typewriters in Telegraphy"
  • Special exhibit: "The Spirit of Invention - Inventions Great and Small from the Stone Age to Now"
  • A detective investigates collectors' circles
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.10.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Kryha-Liliput
  • Report from the regional meeting in Essen
  • Swap meet in Pfäffikon, theme: Writers and their typewriters
  • New book: Swiss Calculating Machines (H. W. Egli and his Millionär and MADAS calculators)
  • News from around the world
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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