“Täglich 1 Dragee”

“Täglich 1 Dragee”

Inserat in “Guter Rat”, DDR 1977

Glienicker Brücke over the Havel river in 1990…

Glienicker Brücke over the Havel river in 1990. Here the border from West Berlin is with the DDR, not East Berlin, so I, as a foreigner was not allowed to cross. The visa rules were different here. I did approach the guard and ask if I could cross, and he said, “Do you have a visa to enter my country?”. At least he didn’t shoot me.

Parts of buildings patched up from the ruins a…

Parts of buildings patched up from the ruins and put back into use next to the death zone on the eastern side along Zimmerstrasse. This is next to the site that nowadays has the ‘Trabi Safari’ and ‘Die Welt’ viewing balloon, pictured in 1990.

🇬🇧 This version of the radio and alarm clock…

🇬🇧 This version of the radio and alarm clock RC40 was manufactured for the 40 years of the DDR anniversary and cost 300 Mark. 🇩🇪 Diese Version des Radioweckers RC 40 wurde zum 40. DDR-Geburtstag in Frankfurt a.d. Oder gebaut. Es kostete 300 Mark.

#ddrmuseum #ddrgram #instamuseum #instacollection #ddr #gdr #museum #berlin #history #ddrradio #radio #clock #alarmclock #green /mg — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2Bc49g2

A picture of the Berlin Wall not being there. …

A picture of the Berlin Wall not being there. Zimmerstrasse 1990.

🇬🇧 Meat (in German: Fleisch) was a rare and …

🇬🇧 Meat (in German: Fleisch) was a rare and valuable good in the DDR. You could not buy it always and everywhere and sometimes it was even used for trading it for other goods. Some of the butchers had a bigger inome than professors from university. .
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🇩🇪 Fleisch war ein seltenes und wertvolles Gut in der DDR. Man konnte es nicht überall und nicht zu jeder Zeit kaufen, es wurde mitunter sogar zum handeln und tauschen genutzt. Eine Schlachter hatten ein größeres Einkommen, als Universitätsprofessoren.

#ddrmuseum #ddrgram #instamuseum #instacollection #ddr #gdr #museum #berlin #history #meat #fleisch #veggie #vegan #red #instafood #food /mg — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2OwzGLF

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The Berlin Wall 1990. Beton…

The Berlin Wall 1990. Beton…

🇬🇧 In German a coffee table is called a &ldq…

🇬🇧 In German a coffee table is called a “couch table” and this one is spellt as you pronounce it: Kautschtisch T60 – made at VEB Tischfabrik Finsterwalde. 🇩🇪 Dieser Couchtisch hieß “Kautschtisch T60” – hergestellt im VEB Tischfabrik Finterwalde. #ddrmuseum #ddrgram #instamuseum #instacollection #ddr #gdr #museum #berlin #history #design #productdesign #table #coffeetable #antique #antik #antiquity #couch #tisch /mg — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2KKQUTj

Eisenstrasse, a new crossing point in the Berl…

Eisenstrasse, a new crossing point in the Berlin Wall established at the junction with Heidelberger Strasse, to cross from Treptow in East Berlin, to Neukölln in West Berlin. The queue to go through the controls can be seen background left. Picture taken May 1990.