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F.W. QUIST
F.W. QUIST mark Quist F.W. - Esslingen a. Nahe Quist F.W. - Esslingen a. Nahe Quist F.W. - Esslingen a. Nahe
Esslingen, Germany
Founded in 1866 in Stuttgart by Jakob Schweizer. In 1872 Friedrich Wilhelm Quist (1831-1903) shareholder and manager of the firm moved the factory to Esslingen. After the death of Schweizer (1886) the company was bought by Quist and Robert Eisenmann working under the name Quist & Eisenmann. In 1890 Quist took the whole property of the company. FW Quist was succeeded in the property by his son Fritz Quist who continued to manage the firm until his death in 1951 (in 1936 the company was transformed in GmbH). In 1959 Gerd Quist, fourth generation of the family, entered in the management of the firm. After an unsuccessful attempt to take control of WMF the company went bankrupt in 1981. The trade name QUIST together with utility models, tools and machines have been bought by Bayerische Metallwarenfabrik BMF - Nürberg
RAVINET D'ENFERT
RAVINET D'ENFERT mark RAVINET D'ENFERT mark RAVINET D'ENFERT mark RAVINET D'ENFERT mark



Paris, France
The firm, founded in 1845 by E. Tonnelier, was bought by Louis Ravinet (1854-1925) in 1882. In 1891 Charles d'Enfert (1865-1960) was associated and the firm took the name Ravinet d'Enfert. The firm was active inside the ancien Hotel de Caumartin, 83 rue du Temple, Paris.
In 1923 their sons (André Ravinet and Jacques d'Enfert) took over the management of the firm. Ravinet d'Enfert discontinued its activity in 1984 and some cutlery models were taken over by Produx Saint-Hilaire.
RAVINET D'ENFERT
ROYAL SILVERSTAD
Schoonhoven, Netherlands
Victor SAGLIER
Victor SAGLIER mark
Paris, France
Saglier Victor (Saglier Frères, succ),
12, rue d'Enghien, Paris
SAGLIER FRERES
SAGLIER FRERES mark SAGLIER FRERES mark
Paris, France
Eugène and André Saglier
12, rue d'Enghien, Paris
SAINT-MEDARD
SAINT-MEDARD mark
France
Founded in 1898. Became the French branch of Belgian firm Eternum (founded 1924).
Saint Médard Eternum, 27 Rue Jules Raimu, Chambly, Picardie, France

SANDRIK





Dolne Hámre, Slovakia
Founded by Robert Berks in Dolne Hámre (now Hodrusa-Hámre, central Slovakia)in 1895 choosing land which belonged to Johanes Sandrik. The company was given its name after the land it had been built on. The factory was active until World War II. After the war it was nationalized and fused with the Czech firm Bibus.

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SANDRIK: HISTORY & MARKS
SCHOELLER & CO
SCHOELLER & CO mark
Vienna, Austria
Founded by Alexander Schoeller
Willelm H. SCHWIECKER
Willelm H. SCHWIECKER mark
Hamburg, Germany
Britannia Metal, Nickel-Silver and Silverplated
SOCIETE ANONIME LE FERRO-NICKEL
SOCIETE ANONIME LE FERRO-NICKEL mark
Paris, France
Jorgen Th. STEFFENSEN
Randers, Denmark
1970s
STORNI TRAVERSO & CO
STORNI TRAVERSO & CO mark
Paris, France

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