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Re: Books for the novice
- Subject: Re: Books for the novice
- From: Godfrey DiGiorgi <ramarren >
- Date: Sun, 1 Dec 96 14:14:01 -0800
>Here is something that I have wondered about for years. What do letters
>"DBP" and "DBGM" on top near hood hinge mean. I am sure the answer is in
>those books but please dont keep me guessing any longer...
Quoting Arthur Evans' "Collectors Guide to Rollei Cameras", page 10:
One question often asked is, "What do the small letters on the nameplates
mean?" All of these letters have to do with German patents and
DBP is Deutsches Bundes Patent, DRP is Deutsches Reichs Patent, DBGM is
Deutsches Bundes Gebrauchs Musterschutz (trade mark) and DRGM is
Reichs Gebrauchs Musterschutz.