history of Haffner

Item number: Haffner (3930)


Category: Haffner


Company history and description of the company Haffner, Fürth, Germany

In 1838 the firm was founded by Johann Haffner as a tin composition figure factory. They produced 3 cm flat figures. Own figures were produced for the English market.
In the 1870's more and more fully plastic mainly 4.5 cm but also 5.4 cm and 7.2 cm high figures were produced.
1867 Haffner won at the Paris World's Fair a prize medal.
ca . 1900, the company was sold and traded under the name "J. Haffner's Nachfolger? and moved from Fürth to Nuremberg.

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