Timekeeping in the former East Germany

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Ostalgie – Ruhla Watches of the former East Germany (DDR)

Ruhla watches and clocks made in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1952 to 1991 and Thiel watches made prior to 1952. For a short history of Ruhla watches, see Short History of Ruhla Watches and Gebrüder Thiel GbmH


November 2021 – Updated –  Watches 19 – Ruhla -1980s  – Ruhla 1930s/40s 



October 2021 – Updated – Watches 18 – Ruhla -1970s  – Ruhla -1980s

August 2021 – Updated – Clocks 6 and Ruhla Kitchen Timers, added New Clocks 7 and Clocks 8

July 2021 – UpdatedWatches 18

March 2021 – Updated – Watches 18

January 2021 – Updated Watches 17    New  – Watches 18

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