As a followup to yesterday's post, here's a photo comparing the Optima M10 to the Olympia SG1. It's VEB vs. AG! (Volkseigener Betrieb = "people's enterprise" vs. Aktiengesellschaft = corporation.) Click to enlarge.
And here is the Optima family of the '50s: the big M10, the mid-sized Super, and the little P1.