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Hi Kevin, interesting pieces, It's suprising how you suddenly begin to notice these pieces whereas before they may have been ignored, (by me at least), Having a piece in my collection (Albiet only half of it) has proved interesting.

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Alex

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Thanks for the link. Unfortunately my German isn't what it used to be. I assume that it's basically a "Boy scouts" organisation without the political connotations it may have once had. Is it now run by the Bundes Republic?

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Alex

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No change; still Communist... in fact, the SED (Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands- Socialist Unity Party of Germany) which was the ruling party of the DDR has become the Party of Democratic Socialism or PDS. They run for seats in the Bundestag just like any other party and have won a few. The SED was a merger (forced by the USSR) of two parties; the KPD (Communist Party of Germany) and the SPD (Social Democratic Party of Germany). Both of these parties still exist as well.
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