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 Post subject: General Weiser & Sohn info
PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:32 pm 
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I'd like to propose a topic for the Austrian coachbuilder Weiser & Sohn. In addition to the cars which have already been posted, here's a bit of general background:
The K.K. Hof-Wagenfabrik Anton Weiser &Sohn
A rough summary of an article which appeared in the German Rad Asche Wagen Magazin, Number 9

The company was set up by Anton Weiser (1812-1879) who learnt his craft as an upholsterer. He set up his own workshop in 1839 in the city of Vienna.
He moved to a bigger and more modern factory in the 9th district at Porzellangasse 19 in 1862. A few years later, his sohn Anton Karl Weiser (1846-1918) joined the business which was renamed to Anton Weiser & Sohn.
In 1897 the carriage factory earned the title “KK Hof-Wagenfabrikanten” which meant that they were Suppliers to the Emperor.
At the beginning of the 20th century the 3rd generation of Weisers were running the company: Karl, Franz and Josef Viktor.
Joef Viktor Weiser was also the distributor of Lorraine-Dietrich cars in Austria and later took up distributorshop of Isotta Fraschini as well.
By this time there were about 150-170 carriages and automobile bodies produced a year at the factory, with customers in Austria, Persia, Europe and also Egypt.
In 1910 the company was reorganised as the Wagen-, Karosserie- und Automobilfabriks AG with a capital of 800,000 Austrian Koronen.
Weiser was the official body supplier to Gräf & Stift and the Austrian Fiat subsidiary, which assembled cars under the Austro-Fiat brand name.
Weiser also ventured into airplanes, together with Lohner, Armbruster and the Blaha brothers.
After the 1st World War the aviation business was gone and as the carriage business was also in decline Weiser had a bit of a crisis. This forced to company to sell the automobile body business side to Austro Fiat AG in 1920.
The company reduced in its size limped on in the 1920s and 1930s. In the mid-1930s it resumed the automobile body business: delivering bodies for buses and trucks.
Before the 2nd World War, the history of Wagen-, Karosserie- und Automobilfabriks AG, vormals Anton Weiser&Sohn came to an end.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:33 pm 
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pnegyesi wrote:
I'd like to propose a topic for the Austrian coachbuilder Weiser & Sohn.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:26 am 
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:13 am 
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:15 am 
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 1:08 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:14 am 
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Vienna 1910, with Turcat-Méry, Lorraine-Dietrich and Isotta Fraschini


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Here a A.Weiser&Sohn candleholder from the days of horse drawn vehicles.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:50 pm 
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SteyrGläser wrote:
Here a A.Weiser&Sohn candleholder from the days of horse drawn vehicles.
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Since 1910 Weiser was the Turcat-Méry distributor for Austria and Hungary. I don't know how many cars they sold, but it is probable that they bodied some of them.


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CB-A. Weiser & Sohn/A-1839>1908>1931


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