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Max Carl Gritzner (1825–1892) did start to manufacture sewing machines in 1872 in a smal town in Baden in Germany , Durlach. By 1902 they had produced over one million machines. The Grizner Company did take over Frister and Rossmann in 1925, but they did continue to use the name Frister and Rossman on some sewing machines. In 1963 Pfaff Sewing Machine Company takes over Gritzner, and in June 2000 Husqvarna takes over Pfaff.

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The Gritzner factory in its heyday

One of seven murals in the “Rheinischen Creditbank”. The painting represent the machinery factory of Gritzner in Durlach.

Was created in the year 1926 by Albert Haueisen (1872-1954 – Germany Painter\Decorative Artist and Director at the Karlsruher Kunstakademie)

High: 1.75 m wide: 2.73 m

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