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31.03.2015
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2015 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic computer page
  • Dingwerth's "History of German Typewriter Factories"
  • SHBS swap meet in Pfäffikon
  • CeBiT meeting in Hannover-Garbsen
  • North German regional meeting in Braak
  • Regional meeting in Essen
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

15.03.2015
Historical typewriter advertisements

Leonhard Dingwerth has made his collection of historical typewriter advertisements available to all IFHB members. The more than 1,000 pages were scanned by Claus-Peter Soelter and can now be accessed online in the members area (new menu item: "Typewriter ads").

03.03.2015
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2015 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The pocket calculator page
  • New book: "Schl@gfertige Typen" ("Re@dy Types")
  • New book: "The Paradox of the Waste Paper Basket"
  • Unknown version of the Venus turns up!
  • Further information on the Titania typewriter
  • SHBS swap meet in Münchenstein, February 2015
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

02.03.2015
New book: "The Paradox of the Waste Paper Basket"

Our member Jos Legrand from the Netherlands has written and published a book by this title, in English. It’s about the history of the wastebasket from 1870 to 1930, and all the wastepaper that ended up in it. More information on this book can be found in the section Publications

02.03.2015
The new IFHB flyer

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