64 years ago FORTSCHRITT became an official trademark.

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STAMPS

Models by FORTSCHRITT on the official stamps of the former GDR (East Germany)

Images: High-Density-Baler K453, Potato-Toboggan-Core E 684, Tractor ZT 303, Beets-Toboggan-Core KS-6, Precision-Forage-Harvester E 280Chopper-Harvester E 065

These stamps issued by the "Deutsche Post" of the GDR or the "Soviet Occupation Zone".
On the 3rd of October in 1990 the German Federal Post assignee.
In accordance with § 5 para. 1 of the German Copyright Act it is an official work in the public domain
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VEB WEIMAR KOMBINAT

The so called VEB WEIMAR KOMBINAT - Agriculture - was created by the union of several agricultural machinery factories of the GDR. As part of the specialization of agricultural machinery enterprises several products from "WEIMAR-WERK" were taken in the late 1950s and produced by FORTSCHRITT. Among these products were famous ones, such as the tractor "ZT 300/303" or the "High-Density Baler K453” and it`s development called "K454" (from 1975). Here we present the most important exhibits of the VEB WEIMAR-KOMBINAT.


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The images were taken from the FORTSCHRITT-archives and digitized by agreement with the rights holders.

Banknote

In the 70s and 80s several "combine-harvester" from type FORTSCHRITT E 512 were shown

at the back of the smallest banknote of the GDR (East Germany).

By the way: on the front was shown Thomas Müntzer, the leader of the German Farmers' War.

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