Everything you wanted to know about the former state and more is in The East German Handbook, which is published by Taschen. Read more
It's actually not as 'vintage' as you might think, but this Trabant 1.1 car certainly looks the part.
Scandinavian design may resign supreme, but I always have a soft spot for things from the former East Germany such as this Chicken Egg Cup by Sonja Plastics.
An icon of the old East Germany, this Trabant P601 could be turning heads in the west if you get the high bid at auction.