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30.12.2014
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2015 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • List of known Venus typewriters and name variants
  • Invitation to slide rule collectors’ meeting
  • Partschins typewriter museum: "Steganography: Secret communication"
  • Book review: “Typewriters from Saxony”
  • Invitation to international SHBS meeting in 2015
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

15.12.2014

02.12.2014
New: HBw-Aktuell 12/2014 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • A visit to the Olivetti museum in Ivrea, Italy
  • Office antiques auction in Cologne
  • Collectors’ meeting at the Deckstein Tennis Club, Cologne
  • Parapoint pencil sharpener
  • Swap meet with lecture on "Scales, Weights and Measures"
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

01.12.2014
Historische Bürowelt No. 98 released

This issue contains

  • The Development of the Millionaire Calculator
    (english translation in the members area)
  • From typewriters to computers: Adler SE and TwixTyper
    (english translation in the members area)
  • Two special typewriter ribbons
  • McGill’s Paper Fasteners & Punches
  • A McGill puncher from 1874
    (english translation in the members area)
  • FACTA : a miniature calculator made in Vienna

Martin Reese

04.11.2014
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2014 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The office of old: Typewriter tables and writing desks a century ago
  • North German collectors’ meeting in Braak
  • News from the IFHB Board of Directors
  • Regional collectors’ meeting in Essen
  • Early Triumphator auctioned on eBay
  • Finnish delegation visits Partschins Typewriter Museum
  • Top secret: Exciting special exhibit on cryptography is extended!
  • Collectors' meeting in Schnaittach: "The desk of 100 years ago"
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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