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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1176 entries. The last topics were

   12.12.2017 Volltextschreibende Vielzählwerksbuchungsmaschine (new)
   07.12.2017 Frühe Ecole Pigier Stenografiermaschine (updated)
   05.12.2017 Unser Logo auf Kfz.-Kennzeichenhalter (new)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1812 entries. The latest are

   01.12.2017 Rokli Mod. 27R, Robert Kling Wetzlar G.m.b.H.
   28.11.2017 Odhner Mod. 10 - LUSID, AB Original Odhner, Göteborg (S)
   09.09.2017 Gauss (s. auch Mercedes), Chr. Hamann, Friedenau-Berlin (D)

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 153 entries. The latest are

   15.12.2017 REMINGTON Modell 5, Wyckhoff, Seamans & Benedict
   14.12.2017 REMINGTON Modell 3, Wyckhoff, Seamans & Benedict
   14.12.2017 REMINGTON Modell 4, Wyckhoff, Seamans & Benedict

05.12.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 12/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):
  • The historic office technology page: the history of the photocopier
  • Report of the board of directors
  • Office antiques auction in Cologne
  • Regional meeting at Makroscope in Mühlheim
  • Partschins celebrates its museum and its builder
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

01.12.2017
Historische Bürowelt No. 110 / December 2017

This issue contains

  • ADDIMULT - the beginnings in Liechtenstein 1945
  • The Olympia Traveller - a typewriter in a new design
  • The Walther 600 and their descendants
  • Daimler typewriter with Mercedes star (the third)
  • Odhner's Lusid - pinwheel calculator for the old British currency
  • (English version in the members area)
  • Friden 6010 electronic computer system from 1963
  • Book review: Swiss Calculating Machines
  • Finds in the Brunswick State Museum
  • New Looks Into Old Offices: Howard University College of Dentistry 1963

Martin Reese

02.11.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Brunsviga model G
  • Report from the international meeting in Gmünd, Austria
  • North German regional meeting in Braak
  • Meeting in Schnaittach, theme: "Typewriters in Telegraphy"
  • Special exhibit: "The Spirit of Invention - Inventions Great and Small from the Stone Age to Now"
  • A detective investigates collectors' circles
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.10.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Kryha-Liliput
  • Report from the regional meeting in Essen
  • Swap meet in Pfäffikon, theme: Writers and their typewriters
  • New book: Swiss Calculating Machines (H. W. Egli and his Millionär and MADAS calculators)
  • News from around the world
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.09.2017
Historische Bürowelt No. 109 / September 2017

This issue contains

  • Franz Hübl, his typewriter "Tip Tip" and adding machine "Addisubtra"
  • Contributions to the secret cooperation of the GDR and FRG in the field of typewriters
  • Monos, Gauß und Omiag - small companies in Brungsviga's wake
  • The repair workshop of Hans-Jürgen Denker in Blumenthal near Kiel
  • The latest from 1968: Data transmission by telephone (acoustic coupler)
  • The Butec AG - or like Japanese typewriters came to Switzerland
  • Old office - revived after 90 years
  • Use of planimeters in the office

Martin Reese

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