A beautiful antique chocolate mold depicting a ocean steamer. Anton Reiche took the plumbing companion exam in 1867 in Wilsdruff in the German state of Saxony. After returning from France, he became self-employed with a small plumbing company. At the same time, the confectionery industry flourished in Dresden. The first companies to be mentioned are: Jordan & Timaeus, Otto Rüger and Hartwig & Vogel. As early as 1878, the company of Anton Reiche Blechwarenfabrik called itself, which in addition to molds for chocolate also produced tin packaging boxes and thinly rolled sheet steel. In 1895, the company, which was founded in 1878 with ten employees, already had about 1,100 employees. Anton Reiche’s chocolate molds are among the most famous in the world and are collectibles. In addition to the companies already mentioned in Dresden, these included Stollwerck, Sarotti, Sprengel and Waldbaur in Germany, Manner in Austria and Lindt, Suchard and Tobler in Switzerland. From 1885 to the beginning of World War II, the company also exported to the United States. Chocolate producers in the Netherlands also involved Anton Reiche molds, for example the chocolate factory Tjoklat. After Anton Reiche’s death, his son continued the business. After the destruction of Dresden in World War II, the company was rebuilt and existed in the GDR until 1972. Private Collection (Paris / France). Full marked, See photos. Approx 10 inch tall (25 cm). Some wear and age marks. Netherlands : 1 week maximum Europe : 2 weeks maximum Outside Europe : 4 till 6 weeks maximum (sometimes Earlier). It is safer and faster! Good communication is the best way to solve any issues. The item “A BEAUTIFUL antique CHOCOLATE MOLD OCEAN STEAMER ANTON REICHE 1930″ is in sale since Sunday, September 13, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Molds”. The seller is “ancient-arts.gallery” and is located in Breda. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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