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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 978 entries. The last topics were

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   20.03.2017 Papierstützblech für Remington Standard 9 und REM-SHO3 gesucht (new)
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The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1814 entries. The latest are

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The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 142 entries. The latest are

   29.03.2017 REMINGTON Modell 3
   20.03.2017 SHOLES GLIDDEN "Type-Writer", E. Remington & Sons
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28.02.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: The Sténophile Bivort
  • Odhner Arithmometer #284
  • A meeting with myself
  • Careful—risk of addiction
  • Announcements
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

31.01.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 02/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: The Centigraph Adding Machine
  • Collectors' meeting in Gmünd, Austria
  • A typewriter found elsewhere than the flea market
  • Visit to a typewriter exhibit in Königsberg
  • Program for the meeting in Garbsen
  • The "neverending story" of the Austria I
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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

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