VEB Haldensleben was formed from the Carstens Uffrecht factory in 1945.
VEB stands for the German “Volkseigener Betrieb”, meaning a people-owned enterprise and related to state owned workplces in the GDR.
Some items are marked iwth stickers, either foild stickers or paper stickers on the base. The font of the numbering used is distinctive and form numbers are often followed by a letter. Sometimes the VEB Haldensleben symbol is moulded on the base.