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30.12.2016
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the first transistorized tabletop calculator
  • Member swap meet in Pfäffikon, theme: Christmas
  • Unknown calculating machine
  • An attempt at a history of the Lambert typewriter
  • Fresh finds: Continental from the Führer’s bunker and a Russian Odhner
  • Researching the Webb Adder (1868-1888)
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

29.11.2016

29.11.2016
Historische Bürowelt No. 106 / Dezember 2016

This issue contains

  • Curta "en masse" - a true story
  • In memory of Leibniz's stepped drum and its successors
  • A Remington 7 changes its casing after 115 years
  • Original technical drawings: the backbone of every machine production
  • Typewriters in descent (newspaper report of 1998)
  • The "Multimator" made by Curt Herzstark
  • Teetzmann, Colt, Orga - and the mechanic Wilhelm Augustin
    (with English translation in the members area)
  • The history of the typewriter collection in Dresden

Martin Reese

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

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