Munich's wonderful mascot pops up everywhere in the Bavarian capital
BEER KID: A procession of Münchner Kindl featured on a 1930 postcard from Munich and the Oktoberfest.
The original coat-of-arms is more or less unchanged, a black-and-yellow-robed monk holding a book in one of his outstretched hands.
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