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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

01.07.2014
Historische Bürowelt No. 96 released

This issue contains

  • Jacob H. Jencquel: office machine importer in Venezuela
  • Olympia Wilhelmshaven: Overview 1948-1992
  • AEG Berlin - Olympia Erfurt - Optima
  • The SANDOR typewriter from Erfurt
  • The Olympia four-species calculator RAS 4/12
  • Olympia sold the (Trinks-)Brunsviga museum
  • Hugo Cordt and Ernst Kuhrt
  • The Nepputh collection in Germany 1930-2014

Martin Reese

03.06.2014
New: HBw-Aktuell 06/2014 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Curiosities of historic office technology: Burroughs Check Protectograph
  • A visit to the Tariff Union Mine in Essen
  • Office antiques auction in Cologne
  • Collectors’ meeting after the auction
  • SHBS general meeting in Dürnten
  • News from the IFHB Board of Directors
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Supplement:
Event notice "Calculation as back then" in Gröbenzell, 30.06.2014

Peter Muckermann

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