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GEBRÜDER KÜHN

Founded in 1860 by Johann Stanislaus Nepomuk Kühn. His sons Emil and Gustav Kühn succeeded to their father as Gebrüder Kühn. In 1914 a third generation takes over the business: Max Kühn and Gustav Kühn jr. (dead c. 1940). After the death of Max (1918), Karl Veit entered as partner managing the firm enlarged up to 300 employees.

Gebrüder Kühn - Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, silver hallmark Gebrüder Kühn - Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, silver hallmark Gebrüder Kühn - Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, silver hallmark

After his death (1953) two sons of Karl, Werner and Rolf Veit, acquired the full property of the company from the Kühn family achieving great success from the collaboration of designer Karl Dittert (1959). In 1984 Sonja Quandt takes over the management of the company simplifying production on high-end and quality products. The firm is now active under the style Gebr. Kühn Silbermanufaktur GmbH & Co. KG

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Gebrüder Kühn - Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, ancient advertisement Gebrüder Kühn - Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, ancient advertisement

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