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

June 2018 – Updated Watches 14

May 2018 – Added Watches 14 / Updated Ruhla – 1970s and Ruhla – 1980s

April 2018 – Updated / Added  – Watches 13 and Ruhla Kitchen Timers / Kurzzeit Wecker

February 2018 – Updated – Watches 13 and Ruhla Clocks 5

November 2017 – Updated / Added – Watches 13 and Ruhla Watches Decade by Decade

September 2017 – Updated – Ruhla and the Soviet Watch Industry and  Watches 13

May 2017 – Updated – Ruhla in the life of East German Citizens 3

 

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