Category: GDR

Christmas Tree candles. GDR packaging design.

Vintage DDR Christmas Tree candles, GDR packaging design. Ostdesign East Germany.

Christmas Tree candles.

Vintage DDR Christmas Tree candles, GDR packaging design. Ostdesign East Germany.

Christmas Tree candles.

Christmas Tree candles. GDR packaging design.

German Democratic Republic. Produced by VEB Wittol, Wittenberg DDR (Nationally owned firm).

Wittol Baumkerzen. 12 Stück EVP 1,50 Mark. VEB (Volkseigener Betrieb) Wittol Lutherstadt Wittenberg. Dechtelkopf und Fußkonus. Feinst gezogene Weißkomposition mit Copolymerisat. HSL-Nr. 8411200

GDR Cutlery Spoons

GDR Cutlery Spoons. Spoon design. DDR

GDR Cutlery Spoons 1970s

GDR Cutlery Spoons

Spoon design from GDR, German Democratic Republic, with typical color, 1970s.

GDR membership card for Young Pioneers

GDR Membership card for Young Pioneers. DDR Mitgliedskarte für Jungpioniere.

GDR membership card for Young Pioneers

German Democratic Republic, GDR membership card for Young Pioneers.

Deutsche Demokratische Republik, – DDR Mitgliedskarte für Jungpioniere

GDR Passport for group leaders

GDR Passport template. German Democratic Republic. Vintage DDR Graphic, Design.

GDR Passport for group leaders

GDR Passport for group leaders, helpers, FDJ, German Democratic Republic, 1970s.

With hammer and sickle emblem of the GDR State

GDR Sport certificate FDJ

Vintage GDR Sport certificate template. German Democratic Republic. DDR Graphic, Design,

GDR Sport certificate

German Democratic Republic – GDR Sport certificate FDJ.

Vintage Corkscrews, Tire-bouchon, Made in GDR. 1980s.

Vintage Corkscrew. Antique Cork Screw, Tire-Bouchon. Wine bottle opener. Collectible tool.

Corkscrews GDR

Vintage Corkscrews, Sliding Frame, Made in GDR 1980s.

Short about Corkscrew (tire bouchon)

Antique corkscrew, tire-bouchon, destapacorchos. Collectible vintage design. Bar and wine utensils.

Corkscrew design 1920s – 50s

Short about Corkscrew (tire bouchon)

Corkscrew offer variety in their form as an outstanding collection area.
In their functionality, they give the fashion tastes of entire eras and countries again. Ranging from very simple designs, there are complicated special preparations, which were only produced in limited edition. Instead of simple handle can be found here also richly ornate, made of precious metals. It is thus an object representation of the respective owners, or were simply evidence of a highly developed culture of the stylish enjoyment.

Antique corkscrew, tire-bouchon, destapacorchos. Collectible vintage design. Bar and wine utensils.

Corkscrews design 1900 – 1940s

With the invention of the mechanized production of glass and thus the mass production of bottles in the 18th Century, instead of wooden barrels of wine, filled into bottles for sale. They made possible, with its narrow neck, which was sealed with a cork, the long shelf life of wine.
The cork is extracted from the bark of the cork oak (Quercus Super). Its original reserves were central Italy, Spain and Portugal and has been around the 2. Century, used as raw material. There are in Asia (North China, Manchuria, Korea and Japan), the Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense). Its bark is ground and then pressed cork.

It is not known who invented the first corkscrew. However, there are many patents and inventions based on this object. Some of them are relevant celebrity, while others refer to details.

Antique corkscrew, tire-bouchon, destapacorchos. Collectible vintage GDR design. Bar and wine utensils.

Corkscrew design GDR

The following groups are known: Simple, Table, Wing, Lever, Pressure, Spindle or Bell Spring tongues corkscrew.