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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 7748 entries. The last topics were

   16.07.2024 Museumsnach im HNF mit IFHB Beteiligung (updated)
   15.07.2024 Seriennummern von ADDO 1 Addiermaschinen gesucht (updated)
   14.07.2024 Getriebeabdeckung für Kanzler 2 gesucht (new)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 2355 entries. The latest are

   18.07.2024 Facit CA 1 - 13, Facit, Åtvidaberg (S)
   18.07.2024 Facit ESA-0 + ESA-01, Atvidaberg
   18.07.2024 Facit S 5, Facit Aktiebol., Atvidaberg (S)

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 1676 entries. The latest are

   17.07.2024 ROBOTRON M242, VEB Robotron-Optima
   17.07.2024 ROBOTRON M202, VEB Robotron-Optima
   17.07.2024 ROOY Ultraportable, M. & J. Rooy

30.06.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 06/2024

This issue contains:

  • From the Executive Board meeting on June 9, 2024
  • ETCetera No. 142
  • Curta II with setting lock
  • Curious delivery
  • Auerbach numbering stamp
  • Exhibition "100 years of Groma typewriters"
  • The last night in the museum:
    About the dissolution of the Museum for Historical Office Technology Naunhof near Leipzig
  • My story on collecting
  • Addendum to "Integrated circuit 1973" in Hbw-Aktuell 05/2024
  • A contribution to the small calculation aids in the supermarket
  • Slide rule with magnetic tongue holder

28.05.2024
Historische Bürowelt No. 136 / June 2024

This issue contains

  • 100 Years of Walther Calculators - Part 2: R-Series 1927 – 1943
  • The extensive color range of the Erika model range 5 / 6 / M / S
  • Effortless division on any mechanical adding device
  • Senator – an unusual typewriter
  • Automatic multiplication in mechanical calculating machines
  • Development history of shorthand writing – Part 3: the long road to a unified shorthand
  • The answer to the riddle: Why Minerva - Resulta - Regina - Spezial and Summira are all related - Part I
English versions of these articles can be found in the members area.

21.05.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2024

This issue contains:

  • An interesting educational project
  • Rusty art
  • BriCal - a well-rounded affair
  • Unknown model designations of BriCal B and C adding machines
  • ARCHO SPECIAL
  • Collectors' meeting in Cologne: A look back at May 11, 2024
  • Addendum to Historische Bürowelt No. 130
  • Book review - Handbook of office machines
  • A curious device - but for what?
  • Integrated circuit 1973

30.04.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2024

This issue contains:

  • 30 years of collectors' meetings in Garbsen
  • Measuring tape with disk
  • Article from the "Südkurier" No. 73
  • SHIFT HAPPENS
  • Book review of a rediscovered book
  • 1+1 remains 10 - New edition
  • A beastly device ...

30.03.2024
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2024

This issue contains:

  • Small local meeting in Ludwigsburg
  • Marchant quick calculation machines
  • Historical typewriter exhibition opens in Hofheim
  • Historical typewriters: my passion
  • "Colorful office machines" at the collectors' meeting in Braak
  • PAROS Pfeiffer-Addi roller saver
  • A current story from the past from the series "That was tomorrow"
  • 1924 - 2024: 100 years of GROMA typewriters

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