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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

29.04.2014
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2014 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Curiosities of historic office technology: Canon Communicator
  • IFHB collectors’ gathering and members’ meeting in Nuremberg
  • Minutes of the IFHB meeting / Report from the Board of Directors
  • More on the Chateau / Dactyle machines
  • A postscript to the "Notes on ribbon technology" in 04/2014
  • Book review: Archimedes-Diehl calculators
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Supplement:
Schedule of the international typewriter collectors meeting in Partschins (June 6-8, 2014)

Peter Muckermann

01.04.2014
Historische Bürowelt No. 95 released

This issue contains

  • Francotyp franking machines and their competitors since 1923
  • PATRIA - A small Swiss typewriter
  • The plastic calculating machine finess
  • From the office machine collectors scene: Jos Legrand
  • Arithmetic units in adding machines (part 3)
  • Unknown adding machine in Zurich discovered
  • DEA - additions to the article in HBw No. 94
  • 1972: Operation methods of a central accounts department

Martin Reese

01.04.2014
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2014 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Curiosities of historic office technology (Shop window dummy)
  • North German regional meeting in Hamburg-Braak
  • Regional collector’s meeting in Essen
  • 20th CeBiT collectors meeting in Hannover-Berenbostel
  • Program of the Typewriter Collectors’ Meeting, Partschins
  • The Chateau calculators
  • Monthly swap meet in Pfäffikon, Zürich
  • Notes on ribbon technology
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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