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<p>A general view of the village of Gammesfeld in Baden Wuerttemberg, which has 500 residents and boasts Germany's smallest bank, January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

A general view of the village of Gammesfeld in Baden Wuerttemberg, which has 500 residents and boasts Germany's smallest bank, January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

A general view of the village of Gammesfeld in Baden Wuerttemberg, which has 500 residents and boasts Germany's smallest bank, January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, unlocks the door of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. The Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG cooperative bank is one of the country's smallest banks and is the only one to be run by just one member of staff.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, unlocks the door of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. The Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG cooperative bank is one of the country's smallest banks and is the only one to be run...more

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, unlocks the door of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. The Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG cooperative bank is one of the country's smallest banks and is the only one to be run by just one member of staff. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, hangs up the table of prices at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. All banking duties are done by CEO Peter Breiter who records the daily business by hand, partly on paper. The bank is not connected to a database system, there are no automatic teller machines and its customer base consists only of residents of the town of Gammesfeld which has a population of around 510.   REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, hangs up the table of prices at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. All banking duties are done by CEO Peter Breiter who records the daily business by hand, partly on...more

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, hangs up the table of prices at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. All banking duties are done by CEO Peter Breiter who records the daily business by hand, partly on paper. The bank is not connected to a database system, there are no automatic teller machines and its customer base consists only of residents of the town of Gammesfeld which has a population of around 510. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, washes the floor in the waiting room of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, washes the floor in the waiting room of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, washes the floor in the waiting room of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>A document from 1893 is framed on the wall at the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

A document from 1893 is framed on the wall at the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

A document from 1893 is framed on the wall at the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, and former CEO of the bank Fritz Vogt, 82, talk at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, and former CEO of the bank Fritz Vogt, 82, talk at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, and former CEO of the bank Fritz Vogt, 82, talk at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, takes money out of a safe at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, takes money out of a safe at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, takes money out of a safe at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, welcomes customer Mandes Rueger, 30, at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, welcomes customer Mandes Rueger, 30, at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, welcomes customer Mandes Rueger, 30, at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Two ladies sit in the waiting room of Germany's smallest bank, the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Two ladies sit in the waiting room of Germany's smallest bank, the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Two ladies sit in the waiting room of Germany's smallest bank, the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>The signatures of the people running Germany's smallest bank, the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank are seen on a wall in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

The signatures of the people running Germany's smallest bank, the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank are seen on a wall in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

The signatures of the people running Germany's smallest bank, the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank are seen on a wall in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Former CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank Fritz Vogt, 82, writes into a saving book at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Former CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank Fritz Vogt, 82, writes into a saving book at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Former CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank Fritz Vogt, 82, writes into a saving book at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter (R), CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, cashes out money to a customer at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter (R), CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, cashes out money to a customer at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter (R), CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, cashes out money to a customer at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, uses a typewriter at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, uses a typewriter at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, uses a typewriter at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>A Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank stamp is pictured at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

A Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank stamp is pictured at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

A Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank stamp is pictured at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, displays the latest floppy disks at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, displays the latest floppy disks at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, displays the latest floppy disks at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>An old adding-machine is seen in the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

An old adding-machine is seen in the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

An old adding-machine is seen in the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, uses a typewriter at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, uses a typewriter at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, uses a typewriter at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, serves customer Mandes Rueger, 30, at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, serves customer Mandes Rueger, 30, at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, serves customer Mandes Rueger, 30, at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, bites into his lunchtime snack as he leaves a corner shop in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. 

 REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, bites into his lunchtime snack as he leaves a corner shop in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, bites into his lunchtime snack as he leaves a corner shop in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>A stack of euro bills is seen in Germany's smallest bank, the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

A stack of euro bills is seen in Germany's smallest bank, the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

A stack of euro bills is seen in Germany's smallest bank, the Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, rolls euro coins in paper at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg, January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, rolls euro coins in paper at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg, January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, rolls euro coins in paper at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg, January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, works with an old adding-machine at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, works with an old adding-machine at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, works with an old adding-machine at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, serves a customer at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, serves a customer at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, serves a customer at the counter of the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>An audit report of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, dating back to 1929 is pictured at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

An audit report of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, dating back to 1929 is pictured at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

An audit report of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, dating back to 1929 is pictured at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, is seen through a window as he speaks to a customer at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, is seen through a window as he speaks to a customer at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, is seen through a window as he speaks to a customer at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, serves a customer at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner</p>

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, serves a customer at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Peter Breiter, CEO of Raiffeisen Gammesfeld eG bank, serves a customer at the bank in Gammesfeld, Baden Wuerttemberg January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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