pod wrote:According to the story the design was voted in by the customers. Though one could say it technically is of this specific bust of Marx, and not of Marx himself, since the bust itself is an icon of the old East Germany.
From 10 May 1953 to 21 June 1990, Chemnitz was named Karl-Marx-Stadt
That's probably why it has a Karl Marx bust or image on the card. Makes sense.
You do know, I spent a year studying in Germany back in the mid 90's? Germany is awesome. Spent time in Berlin way before all the sweaty techno hipsters decided it was cool to go live there. Back then it was warehouses and dirty in some of the least built up areas, very much like I image Russia to be, grey buildings and graffiti everywhere.