Borgward International Meeting Annaberg-Buchholz 2012 |
Dear Borgward Friends,
We cordially invite you to our 38th Int. Borgward Meeting in Annaberg-Buchholz.
are very pleased for the first time for more than 20 years, a Borgward
meeting in our new federal state of Saxony, and thus our connection
to the local Oldtimer to show friends.
Short review: The Soviet Union set up the communist government of
the German Democratic Republic in 1949, with Saxony a part of it,
giving the USSR a satellite in the heart of Europe. The communist
government officially dissolved the Free State in 1952, and divided
it into the three smaller Bezirke of Leipzig, Dresden, and Karl-Marx-Stadt.
The Free State was reconstituted with slightly altered borders in
1990 upon German reunification. Besides the formerly Silesian area
of Saxony, which was mostly included in the territory of the new Saxon
state, the free state gained further areas north of Leipzig, which
belonged to Saxony-Anhalt until 1952. Who would have ever thought?
Annaberg-Buchholz is nestled in the scenic Ore Mountains near the
With 21,000 inhabitants it is the county seat of Erzgebirgskreises.
It offers breathtaking, romantic landscapes. Annaberg is also a mining
region. Today miners still work at the dangerous activities
the reduction of silver ore and other precious metals.
We look forward to seeing you again in Annaberg-Buchholz. Since the
hotel rooms are limited , you should book early.
Hartmut Loges Ulrich Kotte
On Tuesday 28th August Nick was carrying out some
minor repairs before our ferry Wednesday morning.
Nick enjoying the sea air.
We all met up and continued to our over night
stop at Ian Caves house in the delightful village of Maring-Noviand.
My Son Andrew came alone in his GT86 with his
friend Howard to see what the trip was all about.
Ian Cave has a Lloyd in very good original condition.
The next morning we all set of for Annaberg-Buchholz.
Fiona helping Nick Adjust his bumper after Norman
Williams car had rearranged it.
Our excellent hotel in Annaberg-Buchholz was our
base for the next 3 days.
Michael Gilmore and his wife Jen joined us in
Colin Fortnam and his wife drove up from Italy
for the event.
Andrew, Howard and myself found an interesting
tea & exquisite shop.
"You were too good for this world."
Between showers Nick polished his Combi supervised
by his wife Fiona.
Autodus had a large collection of new and remanufactured
parts on sale.
4 door Isabellas
Theses are some pictures of the event
Robert Steen with his excellent supply of parts.
Bosman Classics recent work.
Mexican P100 with factory air conditioning.
Norman Williams Colin Fortnam and Michael.
Patrick Mollard receiving his long membership
certificate from Hartmut Loges.
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