Re: [CR]Help - Made in GDR, Marke Spolezi, Hairnet?


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From: "P.C. Kohler" <kohl57@starpower.net>
To: "Eric Elman" <tr4play@cox.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <BAY16-F109Vz6g6m8XF00082695@hotmail.com> <000e01c42998$cfeb03f0$764ee544@elman1>
Subject: Re: [CR]Help - Made in GDR, Marke Spolezi, Hairnet?
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 22:09:26 -0400


From: "Eric Elman" <tr4play@cox.net> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Friday, April 23, 2004 9:09 PM Subject: [CR]Help - Made in GDR, Marke Spolezi, Hairnet?


> OK, so I've been hanging onto a very old hairnet for a few years now. On
> the front exterior it has "PEUGEOT" inside a checkerboard pattern (very
> faint now) and on the inside of the hairnet is printed/stamped:
>
> "Made in GDR"
> "Marke Spolezi"
>
> I've done a search on Marke Spolezi and come up with nothing.
>
> Who/What is Marke Spolezi? Where is GDR?

Wow... so today's "special" relationship between Germany and France dates back quite a ways then... GDR is (or rather was) the German Democratic Republic a.k.a. East Germany.

That takes some of the Gallic one-ness away from Peugeot.. hmmm maybe I won't ride my PX-10e tomorrow as planned... don't tell me I am going find GDR stamped somewhere on her?

Peter Kohler
Washington DC USA