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Julius Kohnstam

Birthdate:
Death: 1935 (62)
Surbiton, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Moritz Moses Kohnstam and Babette Kohnstam
Husband of Phoebe Gertrude Kohnstam
Father of Richard Kohnstam
Brother of Siegfried Kohnstam; Mina Kohnstam; Willi Kohnstam; Helene Theilheimer (Rosenthal); Sophie Büchenbacher and 2 others

Occupation: Unternehmer (Spielzeugindustrie) in Fürth (bis 1933!) [Entrepreneur in toys]
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About Julius Kohnstam

Julius Kohnstam

  • England & Wales, Death Index, 1837-2005
  • Death date: Apr-May-June 1935
  • Death place: Surrey North Eastern, Surrey, England
  • Birth date: Circa 1873

The M. Kohnstam & Company, MOKO, a toy and doll distributor, importer and exporter was founded by MOses KOhnstam in 1867 in Fuerth or Fürth, Bavaria near Nuremberg, Germany.

At a later date in London, England Moses' son; Julius Kohnstam founded the Keen Company (1913-1933).

The Kohnstam company is primarily known for their diecast toy products, they also distributed dolls, a marked doll has been found with both a Hermann Steiner of Sonneberg and Neustadt, Germany, HS mark plus the MOKO Bavaria mark - so H. Steiner supplied some of the Kohnstam bisque head dolls and was likely the supplier of the German Tessie doll, shown above and left.

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Julius Kohnstam's Timeline

1873
1873
1918
June 11, 1918
Age 45
Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1935
1935
Age 62
Surbiton, Greater London, England, United Kingdom