history of Bergmann Althof

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Company history and description of the company Althof Bergmann and Co., New York, America

1856 Althof Bergmann was founded in New York by the three brothes Bergmann and the jobber L. Althof. The company started with importing toys. But very soon they started producing their own toys.
Althof Bergmann produced tinplate trains, bell toys, still banks and horse drawn vehicles. He was one of the first American toy makers to build carpet running trains and painted clockwork toys.
1880 the production closed.

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