Berlebach has been making tripods since 1898. They are located in Mulda which is in the former East Germany.
During the cold war era Berlebach tripods sold in the USA were imported under the Berlebach name, the Rollei name, the Billingham name and probably some other names as well.
After re-unification the current owners of the factory invested in new tools for the tripods and the older tools went to a company called Wolf.
The reason the owners invested in new tools was that the old tools were wearing out and they could not maintain quality.
So something called "Original" may not necessarily be desirable!
And don't forget, Berlebach tripods have a 10 year warranty!