history of Geobra

Item number: Geobra (3915)


Category: Geobra


Company history and description of the company Georg Brandstätter Zirndorf, Germany

In 1876 the company Georg Brandstätter was founded. They produced casket fittings and locks.
1908 his son George took over the operation and introduced the brand "Geobra".
1921 the company moved to Zirndorf, they produced ant traded with metal and toys, as for exmaple phones, mechanicl banks, cash registers and scales from sheet metal for children shops
Horst Brandstätter entered the company In 1954 and changed the production to plastic.
1958 began the production of the famous hula-hooping.
1974 PLAYMOBIL figures were first produced, which then began their triumphal march.

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