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East German (DDR) RC cars
January 7, 2008 3:00 PM   Subscribe

DDR-Modell meticulously catalogs radio controlled and flywheel powered cars made by East German (DDR) toy makers such as Presu, Elmes, MSW, Anker, Piko, Gevo, Plasticart and Sommermeyer.
posted by riffola (5 comments total)

Well, I got a wonderful, if confusing, visual from the company name.
posted by sidereal at 3:11 PM on January 7, 2008

Radio Controlled Cars
Flywheel cars
posted by riffola at 3:14 PM on January 7, 2008 [1 favorite]

I can't hear "DDR" in a German accent without seeing bad 80s punk hair and people singing "L.A!! We love it!"
posted by thanotopsis at 3:39 PM on January 7, 2008

My mistake, the first link is for remote controlled via a wire and the second is for wind-ups.
posted by riffola at 4:32 PM on January 7, 2008

Thank you, riffola, for using DDR to refer to the DDR, Germany's postwar punishment and our Cold War enemy, and not Dance Dance Revolution.
posted by orthogonality at 12:11 AM on January 8, 2008

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