Manufacturer’s Marks in Prague

Koubar & Vinklat Manufacturer’s Mark

I think this was part of a lock mechanism, maybe for some roller shutters. The top part says “up” an “down” with arrows which way to turn.

Hutter & Schrantz Manufacturer’s Mark

Hutter & Schrantz is one of the oldest companies in Austria. It was founded in Vienna in 1824 by Michael Hutter. Later he joined forces with with Johann Schrantz and in 1866 it became Hutter & Schrantz. In 1896 Schrantz bought a factory in Prague-Bubna, which is where this ironwork was made.

Junction Box Cover

Found inside of a hallway:

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  1. I think all Ukrainians, from homeland and diaspora, should visit Greece. Many of us grow up thinking that our names, language, religious rites and architecture, and other folkloric traditions are our own, but visiting Greece will show that we imported and adopted them lock, stock, and barrel. Flattening the church domes to a pear shape, and polyphony, are the only uniquely Ukrainian contributions that I can think of.
    Nice website!

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