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03.05.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Gerda typewriter
  • Regional meeting in Essen, theme:
    scripts and writing machines for the blind
  • Regional meeting in Schnaittach, theme:
    Diehl combitron, the first German programmable desktop calculator
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.04.2017
Historische Bürowelt No. 107 / April 2017

This issue contains

  • Dactyle und Chateau calculating machines
    (English and French translations in the member area)
  • The Triumph/Adler typewriter SE 1000
  • Security marks for installment sale in 1934
  • A visit to John Wolff in Australia, November 2016
  • OZ, LBS, QRS - strange units of measurement, still valid!
  • Mechanical calculating machines in the 2nd World War
  • Leibniz' design for an encryption machine
    (English text and video in the member area)
  • A view into the office ... in 1896

Martin Reese

04.04.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: an old Caligraph in a new skin
  • Swap meet in Pfäffikon, theme: decimal tabulators
  • North German regional meeting in Braak
  • "Mechanic's Day" at the Recklinghausen substation
  • Spring meeting of office collectors in Garbsen
  • Blickensderfer serial number master list
  • The Bla-Bla Typewriter (Adler 7)
  • Expositions in Halle and in Weinstadt
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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

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