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01.12.2022
Historische Bürowelt No. 130 / December 2022

This issue contains

  • Heinrich Heidersberger - A life for Art
  • French typewriters
  • A few remarks about the history of the telephone
  • FORTUNA index typewriter - it actually exists!
  • Jion - Mexico built a pinwheel machine
  • The other technological leap after 1970 - Wang 450 and HP-25
English translations are available in the members area.

28.11.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2022

This issue contains:

  • Brunsviga C = kleine Dactyle?
  • 1+1 = 10
  • In der guten Stube bei Philipp Matthäus Hahn
  • Große Geburtstagsfeier in Partschins am 20. September
  • Teilnehmer aus fünf Nationen
  • Weihnachtsgeschenke
  • Nachrichten und Neues aus der Redaktion

28.10.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2022

This issue contains:

  • A Calculating Device With 6400 Circular Gradations - But for What?
  • 100 Years of "Franking Stamps" in Austria
  • What Do You Collect? Typewriters?
  • IFHB Members in the Media
  • Virtual Round Table on Sunday, September 25, 2022
  • Invitation to the IFHB "Southern meeting"

28.09.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 09/2022

This issue contains:

  • The Making of ... or How the HBw-Aktuell is Made
  • Follow-up to the Article on Soldering Torches (HbW-A 7/8)
  • The Inner Life of a Hermes Baby
  • 100th Anniversary of the DIN Standard for Paper Sizes
  • Curta Designer Elmar Maier Deceased
  • Salter 7 - My Life in Germany
  • North German Meeting at Alois Brefka's Banking and Typewriter Museum
  • Virtual Meeting on Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • Collector Meeting in Ansbach August 27, 2022
  • Meeting in Cologne (Decksteiner Tennis Club) on 17.09.2022

28.08.2022
Historische Bürowelt No. 129 / September 2022

This issue contains

  • The calculators of Dorr E. Felt in the Arithmeum: Comptometer and Comptograph
  • Typewriter Norica Model II found
  • Thoughts on the Anniversary "400 Years of Calculating Machines"
  • Harmonische Analysatoren – Analoge Rechengeräte für Ingenieure und Wissenschaft
  • Yatran Typewriter – a heavyweight from Ukraine
  • LogAbax - Mammoths of Precision Mechanics
English translations are available in the members area.

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