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2 September 2008

Reuters

BERLIN — A unique collection of hunting rifles and pistols that once belonged to East German leader Erich Honecker and his top deputies will be auctioned off next month, a German auction house said on Tuesday. A total of 31 weapons, including the pistol that Erich Mielke used in a 1931 shootout with police, are part of an extraordinary collection assembled by Christiane Bernuth, an auctioneer in the eastern town of Erfurt. Mielke, a dedicated Communist and avid... (GunPolicy.org)

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