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Bigger German Postcard Printers in business before 1900

The listing is not meant to be complete. All firms listed (in alphabetical order) either were contract printers for customers abroad and/or exported own cards with imprints in diff. languages. Some big in topo cards others specialised in greeting/subject cards, few did both. An asterisk (*) indicates that information on this firm was previously published in TPA. In case the issue in question is not in stock anymore, the article could probably be made available to interested persons. Names in blue colour = link to own page / more info / article available as pdf-file

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Alphons Adolph, Passau *

AG für Kunstdruck, Dresden-Niedersedlitz

Georg Alpers jun., Hannover

F. Baerwolff, Greiswald

Selmar Bayer, Berlin *

Berliner Kunstdruck- u. Verlagsanstalt vorm. A. u. C. Kaufmann, Berlin *

Berliner Phototyp. Institut (Rob. Prager), Berlin *

J.C. Berke & Co., Frankfurt a.M.

H.G. Bestehorn, Aschersleben *

Gerh. Bluemlein & Co., Frankfurt*

Bruckmann, Munich

Heinr. & Aug. Bruening, Hanau a.M.

Bruno Buerger & Ottilie, Leipzig

Ed. Buettner & Co., Berlin *

Dietz’sche Hofbuchdruckerei, Coburg*

B. Dondorf, Frankfurt*

C. Aug. Droesse, Berlin

Erste Oberlausitzer Lichtdruck- u. Photograph. Kunstanstalt (Johannes Beyer), Zittau / Grottau

Erste Schlesische Lichtdruck- u. Graph. Kunstanstalt, Fabian & Co., Breslau *

Aug. Finkenrath Soehne, Barmen*

Finkenrath & Grasnick, Berlin (PFB) *

Frankfurter Lichtdruckanstalt Kumpf & Wiesbaden, Frankfurt *

August Frey, Frankfurt *

Ph. Frey & Co., Frankfurt *

Carl Garte, Leipzig *

Louis Glaser, Leipzig *

Graphische Gesellschaft, Berlin *

Greiner & Pfeifer, Stuttgart

Wilhelm Greve, Berlin *

W. Hagelberg, Berlin

Carl Otto Hayd, Munich *

Heymann & Schmidt, Berlin

Wilh. Hoffmann, Dresden

Franz Humar, Munich

Illert & Ewald, Gr.-Steinheim

Rob. Kathmann & Co., Leipzig *

Knackstedt & Naether, Hamburg *

Louis Koch, Halberstadt

Koch & Palm, Elberfeld *

Kretzschmar & Schatz, Meissen *

Kunstanstalt (vorm. G.W. Seitz) AG, Wandsbek *

Lautz & Isenbeck, Darmstadt *

Carl Leykum, Munich

Lith.-artist. Anstalt München (vorm. Gebr. Obpacher), Muenchen

Littauer & Boysen, Berlin *

Mehner & Maas, Leipzig

Meissner & Buch, Leipzig *

J.C. Metz, Frankfurt a.M.

H. Meyer, Halberstadt

J. Miesler, Berlin *

E. Nister, Nürnberg

Emil Pinkau & Co., Leipzig *

Paul Pittius, Berlin *

Regel & Krug, Leipzig *

Roemmler & Jonas, Dresden *

Adolf A. Rosenblatt, Frankfurt *

O. Schaefer & Scheibe, Berlin

Edgar Schmidt, Dresden *

E.A. Schwerdtfeger & Co., Berlin

Stengel & Co. / Stengel & Markert, Dresden *

Paul Süss AG (“Erika”), Dresden *

Karl O. Thomas, Berlin

H. Volk, Heilbronn

Th. Wendisch, Berlin

Weylandt & Bauchwitz, Berlin

Wezel & Naumann, Leipzig *

Wolfrum & Hauptmann, Nuernberg

Max Victor, Cologne *

Zedler & Vogel, Darmstadt

Moritz Zobel, Dresden

Zoeke & Mittmeyer, Berlin

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Major German postcard printers of post-1900 years

Again not meant to be complete, only major companies mentioned (according to my actual knowledge). All companies listed (in aphabetical order) were big in ppc export. The firms from the pre-1900 list and still in business ARE NOT included again. Mentioned are new established firms and others that had been around earlier but had specialised on ppc production now. Topo- and/or greeting postcard printers.

Albrecht & Meister, Berlin *

Aristophot AG, Taucha *

Beger & Roeckel, Munich*

E. Baensch jun., Magdeburg

Boch & Kirsch, Frankfurt *

Max Breslauer, Leipzig *

Robert Claus, Dresden

Wilh. Danneberg, Dresden

Deubner & Scholze, Bautzen*

Gebr. Deyhle & Wagner, Berlin *

Willfried Deyhle, Berlin *

Theodor Eismann, Leipzig *

Paul Fink, Berlin *

Förster & Borries, Zwickau

Adolf Forker, Leipzig

Glass & Tuscher, Leipzig *

M. Glueckstadt & Muenden, Hamburg*

Graphia GmbH, Munich*

Graphische Werke, Dresden*

Hermann Hadorff & Co., Berlin *

Heiss & Co., Cologne

Gebr. Isenbeck, Wiesbaden

Junghanss & Koritzer, Meiningen *

Knackstedt & Co., Hamburg*

Krille & Martin, Dresden

Kunstanstalt Voremberg, Berlin *

Kunst- und Lichtdruckwerk Paul Richter, Magdeburg

Leipziger Ansichtskartenfabrik Paul Trabert, Leipzig *

Bernhard Lengner, Leipzig

Loeffler & Co., Greiz

Hermann Ludewig, Leipzig

Peter Luhn, Barmen *

Magdeburger Lichtdruckanstalt Richard Kramer, Magdeburg *

Markert & Sohn, Dresden *

Meisenbach, Riffarth & Co., Berlin-Schoeneberg

Nenke & Ostermaier, Dresden *

Neue Photographische Gesellschaft (NPG), Berlin

Nordische Kunstanstalt Ernst Schmidt, Luebeck *

Albert Oesterreicher, Leipzig

Osnabruecker Papierwarenfabrik, Berlin (OPF) *

J.C.F. Pickenhahn & Sohn, Chemnitz

Reinicke & Rubin, Magdeburg / H. Rubin & Co., Dresden *

Rotophot, Berlin

C.G. Roeder, Leipzig *

A. Sala, Berlin*

Schaar & Dathe, Trier *

Rudolph Schade, Bonn

Martin Schlesinger, Berlin *

Otto Schloss, Berlin *

Bruno Scholz, Strassburg

H.A.J. Schultz & Co., Hamburg *

Sinsel & Co., Leipzig *

Stern & Schiele, Berlin *

Thueringer Kunstanstalt AG, Coburg

Trau & Schwab, Dresden

Dr. Trenkler & Co., Leipzig *

Vereinigte Kunstanstalten AG, Kaufbeuren

Vereinigte Kunstdruckereien (Lautz-Isenbeck), Darmstadt

Hermann Wolff, Berlin *

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New Pages Logo

Several of the above listed postcard printing / publishing companies are introduced more detailed on (linked) individual pages!

Those companies previously listed under the printer logo’s archives section are still found on the TPA Archives survey page, but were new linked.

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