history of Guenthermann

Item number: Günthermann (3928)

Category: Guenthermann


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Company history and description of the companya Siegfried Günthermann

In 1877 the plumber Siegfried Günthermann presented as a one-man company hand-crafted toys.
1878 the company expanded and moved to larger rooms. Initially hand-painted later lithographed figures, cars, racing cars, carriages, floor runners and fire departments has been established. The largest part of the production went to the U.S..
1901 the company had 250 employees and moved again.
1903-1920 after the death of Siegfried Günthe man married his widow the company manager Adolf Weigel, whose initials AW has been integrated as a brand name from 1903-1920.
1965 the company was dissolved or taken over by Siemens as there was no successor.

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1892-1919
1919-1965

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