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03.11.2014
A passionate collector ...

Unser Vorstandsmitglied Norbert Schwarz war am 29.09.2014 zu Gast in der Sendung "Wir in Bayern".

Den Sendungsmitschnitt finden Sie in der BR-Mediathek unter

http://www.br.de/mediathek/video/sendungen/wir-in-bayern/wir-in-bayern-532.html

Er berichtete u.a. über seine Anfänge als Schreibmaschinensammler, stellte einige seiner Modelle vor (Mignon, Hammond 12, Blickensderfer, Farbanddosen ...) und erzählte Geschichten aus der Geschichte der Schreibmaschine. Seine beiden "großen" Auftritte (insgesamt ca. 15 Minuten) hatte Norbert Schwarz ab etwa 10:30 und 51:00.

30.09.2014
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2014 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The office of old: What were things like before the letter file?
  • International collectors’ meeting in Milwaukee, USA
  • The people’s calculator: part 2
  • Odhner calculators - list of models
  • Simson in Suhl, Thuringia: Who doesn’t know this precious piece?
  • An electric Heady typewriter?
  • An unknown typewriter
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

02.09.2014
New: HBw-Aktuell 09/2014 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The ancient office (new column)
  • The mysterious people’s calculator from St. Gallen
  • Members’ swap meet in Pfäffikon
  • Regional meeting in Essen
  • North German regional meeting in Hamburg-Braak
  • An early pocket calculator
  • A flea market find and question for members
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

02.09.2014
Historische Bürowelt No. 97 released

This issue contains

  • Stapler, stapling tools and stapling machines
  • Erich Krahe: From a toolmaker to a sale representative
  • Mercedes Euklid 7 - 23 kg of metal equates 30 DM
  • Biography: The unknown Chr. Hamann
  • Mademoiselle Renaud's mysterious Thomas arithmometer no. 541
    (english translation in the members area)
  • Addendum to Cordt and Kuhrt
  • The "Merz disease" and its healing

Martin Reese

01.07.2014
New: HBw-Aktuell 07+08/2014 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Curiosities of historic office technology (Brunsviga typewriter)
  • Collectors’ meeting in Partschins
  • Digitization of the Mitterhoffer Typewriter Museum collection
  • Herbert Schneemann obituary
  • Opening of the BiComm computer museum in Bielefeld
  • Southwest meeting
  • IRMHS meeting in Nyborg, Denmark
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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