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30.08.2016
New: HBw-Aktuell 09/2016 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: Addiator "Recto"
  • SHBS swap meet, July 2016
  • Chapin adder, patented Sept. 6, 1870
  • Collector’s finds: Univex and Victoria
  • Austria model 1 in wooden case, 1906-1908
  • Known serial numbers for the VENUS typewriter and name variants
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.07.2016
Historische Bürowelt No. 104 released

This issue contains

  • Vaucanson from northern France
  • Theft of office equipment in 1965
  • Typewriters in Russia in 1937
  • PRÜFAKO: a self-registering test machine
  • Brunsviga special model of 1918 with electric multiplication
    (english translation in the members area)
  • The IBM Selectric typewriter: From the typeball to the keyboard
  • Virotyp - Who was Henry Viry ?
  • An unknown Stoewer Record
  • Glance into the office: the stenographer
    (english version in the members area)

Martin Reese

05.07.2016
New: HBw-Aktuell 07+08/2016 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: a "botched" Curta I
  • Swap meet in Pfäffikon with the theme "Postcards of Old"
  • Known serial numbers for Kuli I and II calculators
  • Regional meeting in Essen, June 19, 2016
  • Princess steno machine - never commercially produced!
  • Invitation to the Austrian collectors' meeting in Bad Vöslau
  • Snapped up in a German TV show: a yellow plastic Triumph Tippa typewriter
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

31.05.2016
New: HBw-Aktuell 06/2016 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: "Marion" pencil cutter and sharpener
  • International typewriter collectors' meeting in Partschins
  • Auction "Office Antiques" in Cologne
  • Meeting after the auction in Cologne
  • Book review: ArchimedeS - The history of a calculator factory in Glashütte, Saxony
  • SHBS Meeting on April 9
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

03.05.2016
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2016 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Parlograph
  • 10 years of the QWERTZUIOPÜ museum in Kerpen
  • IFHB general assembly in Erfurt
  • Spring meeting of office machine collectors in Engelbostel near Garbsen
  • Why always see "black"?
  • 25-35-year members honored by the IFHB
  • Minutes of the IFHB meeting, Erfurt
  • The Typosphere: Report by Norbert Schwarz at the Erfurt meeting
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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