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Willi Kohnstam

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Birthplace: Fürth, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Death: 1934 (65)
Fürth, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Place of Burial: Fürth, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Moritz (Moses) Kohnstam and Babette Kohnstam
Husband of Martha Kohnstam
Father of Hans Kohnstam and Ernst Kohnstam
Brother of Siegfried Kohnstam; Mina Kohnstam; Julius Kohnstam; Helene Theilheimer (Rosenthal); Sophie Büchenbacher and 2 others

Occupation: Unternehmer (Spielzeugindustrie) in Fürth (bis 1933!), Toy Manufacturer
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About Willi Kohnstam

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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Willi Kohnstam's Timeline

1869
1869
Fürth, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
1903
September 19, 1903
Age 34
Fürth, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
1910
October 10, 1910
Age 41
Fürth, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
1934
1934
Age 65
Fürth, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
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Fürth, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany