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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1126 entries. The last topics were

   13.10.2017 Qwertzuiopü Schreibmaschinen-Museum in Kerpen-Sindorf (new)
   11.10.2017 Das war dann mal weg. (updated)
   10.10.2017 Ausgerechnet! Geschichte der Glashütter Rechenmaschinen Begeitband gesucht (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1812 entries. The latest are

   15.10.2017 Rokli 27R, Robert Kling Wetzlar G.m.b.H.
   09.09.2017 Gauss (s. auch Mercedes), Chr. Hamann, Friedenau-Berlin (D)
   08.09.2017 Mercedes Euklid Mod. I, Mercedes Bureau-Masch.-Gesell

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 143 entries. The latest are

   13.10.2017 AKTIV , Gustav Tietze AG
   13.10.2017 FAMOS , Gustav Tietze AG
   11.09.2017 TIP TIP , Ing. Franz Hübl

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

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the 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

05.09.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 09/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Soyuz Arithmometer
  • News from around the world
  • Opening of Swiss typewriter exhibit at the Partschins typewriter museum
  • Treasure hunters find a "Hitler mill" cipher device
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.07.2017
Historische Bürowelt No. 108 / July 2017

This issue contains

  • The SIEMAG Saldoquick: a combination of a typewriter and an adding machine
  • My personal RIS-IK-O
  • New documents and pictures about Peter Mitterhofer
  • More than a reproduction? The "Mitterhofer typewriter" hybrid model at the TU Dresden
    (with English translation in the members area)
  • The Millionaire No. 10
  • Brunsviga MD - not an extended Brunsviga M
  • New insights into the old office: the year 1907
  • Newspaper review
  • Book review: Kienzle - A German industrial company in the 20th century
  • "Calculated!" - Opening of a special exhibition in Glashütte/Saxonia

Martin Reese

04.07.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 07+08/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Moya No. 1 typewriter
  • special exhibit: "Meeting Erika again:
    The legendary typewriter from Saxony"
  • Repairing Alpina URM #002860
  • SHBS meeting in Bauma
  • "Historische Bürowelt" for the University of Basel
  • Typewriter Museum in Bibern, Switzerland
  • Northern Collectors’ Meeting in Hamburg-Braak
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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