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25.06.2022
Historische Bürowelt No. 128 / July 2022

This issue contains

  • The office machine master mechanics' school in Bielefeld
  • 60 years of Typo from France
  • Melitta calculating machines 1945 - 1959
  • As a technician in the field service of IBM (Part 2)
  • Good tidings for little Inge
  • Index typewriter "Edelmann"
  • The Mercedes Elektra 2 and the IBM Electromatic
  • Art and Technology, Man and Machine
  • The story of a mysterious calculating machine from Glashütte: Strasser & Rohde
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

14.06.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2022

This issue contains:

  • Hahn, Hasselblad and Erika at the 10th South Meeting in Benningen on May 14, 2022
  • Decksteiner Collectors Meeting 2/2022 on 14 May 2022
  • Meeting planned at Braaker Krug on July 10, 2022
  • Red ADLER 7 ?
  • Virtual Regulars' Table on Sunday, May 29, 2022
  • A Strange Walther with Serial Number 4555
  • Table slide rule NOTAM

04.05.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2022

This issue contains:

  • A life with an Adler 15 (and a portable Conti) ...
  • Virtual collectors' meeting on Sunday April 24th, 2022
  • Karl Marx and the calculating machine
  • Calculating machine collectors meeting in Ludwigsburg area
  • Re-read for you - A look back into the club's history
  • A false purchase
  • Link to an interesting article about typewriters

02.04.2022
Historische Bürowelt No. 127 / April 2022

This issue contains

  • He liked to call himself: "von ..."
  • Punched cards with round holes - Powers becomes the biggest competitor of Hollerith machines
  • The Cembalo Scrivano of Giuseppe Ravizza: the first “modern” typewriter?
  • For 60 years with IBM
  • Thales KR - a small and original four-function machine
  • Letter to the editor for HBw 12/2021 on Mitterhofer replicas
  • News about the SATURN typewriter
  • Book review: Die Leibniz-Rechenmaschine (2020)
The complete English translation is available in the members area.

Martin Reese

02.04.2022
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2022

This issue contains:

  • A Tasma returns home
  • Chance acquaintance
  • Another Tröger special rake disc
  • The "American Digest of Business Machines" from 1924 and the Ensign computing machines
  • International U30 zoom meeting on 27.03.2022
  • Information on other collector’s associations
  • Meeting in Garbsen on 19 march 2022
  • Historic office technology in the parking lot at the Decksteiner Tennis Club in Cologne
  • A new trick

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