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"Sell Out" of the East – West German Antiques Dealer in Bad Kösen (March 1990)

After the fall of the Wall, many West Germans sensed good business opportunites in the East, which was at an economic disadvantage. For example, more and more antiques dealers surfaced in the East; they bought old furniture and other antiques from East German citizens at bargain prices and sold them at a profit in West Germany. Photo: Waltraud Grubitzsch.

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