A Clash Of Culture

Aug 03, 2020,12:39 PM

And a bit of humor to start your week. Nothing is as controversial as the opinions surrounding garden gnomes. In 1874 a gentleman by the name of Phillipp Griebel in the village of Graefenroda in Thueringen started a company to manufacture fairy tale characters from terracotta and the garden gnome was born in the year 1880. A few years ago on our way to Berlin we stopped to visit the company museum. Fortunately or unfortunately, the company has since gone out of business.

And now for my own collection. Gnomes and Breguets.

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I love it ... :-)

 By: robmks1 : August 3rd, 2020-14:28
There used to be a Gnome store, sadly no more. I should have gotten one for my car when I had the chance. Bob ...  

I think the owner, Reinhard Griebel has retired...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2020-14:38
More information about Gnomes can be found at this link ;-))