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29.11.2016
New: HBw-Aktuell 12/2016 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: homemade cross-section models of typewriters
  • Office antiques auction in Cologne
  • Collectors' meeting after the auction in Cologne
  • Report from the regional meeting in Essen
  • 2nd update on the Austria Model 1 in wooden case (1906-08)
  • Supplement to the article "300 Years of Stepped-Drum Calculator" in HBw 106
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

03.11.2016
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2016 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the so-called "cow hoof telephone"
  • North German regional meeting in Braak
  • SHBS Meeting invitation: Bauma, Switzerland
  • Report from the board of directors
  • Southwest collectors’ meeting
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

09.10.2016
Addiators and other slide adders - an alphabetical catalogue

A few years ago our member Kees Nagtegaal began with an alphabetical catalogue of addiators and other slide adders.

You can find the result on his website:

http://www.mechanicalculator.com/addiator-catalogue/

There is also a webpage in Rechnerlexikon

http://www.rechnerlexikon.de/artikel/Nagtegaal_2014

Now in the fourth edition (September 2016) there are more than 420 pictures. Everybody can download the PDF-file of this book.

05.10.2016
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2016 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Nokia 9000 Communicator
  • Meeting in Bad Vöslau
  • Regional meeting in Essen
  • Meeting in Schnaittach: The life of an early German typewriter designer
  • Update on Austria Model I calculators in wooden cases
  • Tufertschwil swap meet, theme: children's typewriters
  • Private typewriter museum in Bad Soden-Salmünster
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

30.08.2016
Historische Bürowelt No. 105 / September 2016

This issue contains

  • Collect computers - and build up a computer museum?
  • Changing types on typewriters
  • Loose typewriter types
  • Carl Reuter, Benno Knecht, Otto Heer: calculator importers in the US
  • The fathers of the "Triumphator"
  • Siegfried Hildebrand - typewriter scientist
  • Dreusickes type test devices and high-frequency soldering equipment
  • The SHBS in Switzerland: a picture story
  • Glance into the office: Chicago

Martin Reese

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