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Fortuna Clock Factory

Yahagi

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Such a document from 1879. I don't think it has been shown here yet.

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Such a document from 1879. I don't think it has been shown here yet.

possible to get a translation for those of us who don't speak the language?
 

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This is how it is in German ... I corrected what is illegible, there may be typos somewhere.
But it will be easier to translate DE -> ENG than DE -> PL -> ENG
:)


Schweidnitz. Bekanntmachung.
In unser Genossenschaftsregister ist auf Grund
vorsbriftsmäßiger Anmeldung eine Genossenschaft
sub Nr. 9 unter der Firma:
Regulator-Uhren-Fabrik Fortuna,
einget-agene Genossenschaft,
am Orte Freiburg in Schlesien unter nachstehenden
Rechtsverhältnissen :

Das Gesellschaftstatut ist vom 23. Juni 1879
datirt. Der Gegenstand des Unternehmens ist, auf gemeinsame Rehnung und Gefahr Regulator-Uhren zu fertigen und zu verkaufen. Die Genossenschaft ist auf 5 Jahre vom 1. Juli 1879 ab geschlofsen.
Sek zeitige Vorstand besteht für die Dauer eines Iahres

1) aus dem Geschäftsführer Carl Grieß zu Freiburg,
2) aus dem Kassirer Kaufmann Brückner zu Polsniß,
3) aus dem Lagerhalter Uhrmacher Paul Geier
daselbst,
und deren Stellvertretern:
ad 1. Otto Richter zu Freiburg,
ad 2. Garl Klose ebendaselbst und
ad 3. Ernst Klose aus Freiburg.
Rechtliche Wirksamkeit haben Erlasse für die Genossenschaft nur dann, wenn 2 Vorstandsmitglieder, der Ges äftsführer und Kassirer, im Falle der Verhinderung eins von beiden der. Lagerhalter unter
die Firma ihre Namensunterschrift seßen. Nur die
Einladung zur Generalversammlung erfolgt durch
Cirkular in den Geschäftsräumen und wird vom
Geschäftsführer resp. dem Vorsißenden des Ausufes allein vollzogen. Die Veröffentlichung der
Bekanntmachungen der Genossenschaft erfolgt in der
Breslauer Zeitung.
Außer dem Vorstande besteht noch ein Aufsichtsaus aus 3 Mitgliedern, welcer die Geschäftsführung der Genossenschaft in allen Zweigen der Verwaltung zu überwachen hat und die Generalversammlung zu berufen befugt ist. Zu Mitgliedern dieses Ausschusses find auf 3 Jahre gewählt Adolph Vogt, Heinri Hirdler und Heinrich
Theinert, heut eingetragen worden.
Zuglei wird bekannt gemacht, daß das Verzeichniß der Genossenschafter jederzeit bei dem hiesigen
Gericht eingesehen werden Kann.
Schweidniß, den 7. Juli 1879.
Königlihcs Kreisgericht,
Erste Abtheilung.
 
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Schweidnitz. Notice.
In our cooperative register is due
A cooperative is registered in accordance with the regulations
sub no. 9 under the company:
Regulator watch factory Fortuna,
united cooperative,
at the place of Freiburg in Silesia under the following
Legal relationships:

The company statute is dated June 23, 1879
dated. The object of the company is to manufacture and sell regulator watches at joint risk and risk. The cooperative was closed for a period of 5 years from July 1, 1879.
A second board of directors exists for the duration of one year

1) from the managing director Carl Grieß zu Freiburg,
2) from the treasurer Brückner zu Polsniß,
3) from the warehouse keeper watchmaker Paul Geier
there,
and their deputies:
ad 1. Otto Richter of Freiburg,
ad 2. Garl Klose and
ad 3. Ernst Klose from Freiburg.
Decrees are only legally effective for the cooperative if two board members, the managing director and treasurer, and in the event of being unable to do so, one of the two members of the board. Storekeeper under
the company had their name signature. Just that
Invitation to the General Assembly is issued by
Circular in the business premises and is dated
Managing director resp. performed by the chairman of the proclamation alone. The publication of the
Announcements of the cooperative will be made in the
Wroclaw Newspaper.
In addition to the board of directors, there is also a supervisory board made up of 3 members, who has to supervise the management of the cooperative in all branches of administration and the general assembly is authorized to appoint. Adolph Vogt, Heinri Hirdler and Heinrich are elected members of this committee for 3 years
Theinert, registered today.
At the same time, it is made known that the register of the members of the cooperative is at any time with the local one
Court can be inspected.
Schweidniß, July 7th, 1879.
Royal District Court,
First division.
 

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Thank you, Yahagi and Bruce.

With all due respect, I believe we need JTD to interpret the old German font and translate into English.

Also, Yahagi, would you please explain why you have suppied this documentation?

Is it to prove that a clock company by the name of Fortuna existed in Freiburg? I believe that this fact was already known, albeit with little information available regarding Fortuna.

Please explain.

Regards.
 
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Yahagi

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I guess that's why.
:)
I thought that the information about when Fortuna Freiburg was founded and who was on its board would be of interest to NAWCC participants
(unless you knew this information before, I will not clutter the forum).

regards
:)
 
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I guess that's why.
:)
I thought that the information about when Fortuna Freiburg was founded and who was on its board would be of interest to NAWCC participants
(unless you knew this information before, I will not clutter the forum).

regards
:)
Thank you for this information, Yahagi!

This information on Fortuna is important, especially since there has been very little information about the company. You are not cluttering the board!

Your contributions to the board have been important and interesting! Keep them coming!

Regards.
 
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With all due respect, I believe we need @JTD to interpret the old German font and translate into English.
Thank you.......I think!

Actually the German transliteration provided by Yahagi is pretty good, some typos and some mis-readings of the old German typeface, but nothing serious.

The translation of Yahagi's transliteration posted by Bruce was, I suppose, done by Google. Well, Googlish has its own pecualiarities but the gist of the original meaning is there. The translation into English could be made smoother and more elegant if it were all done again manually but it wouldn't really change anything important as far as the meaning is concerned.

Is there any particular point that anyone wants clarified? I will be happy to help if so.

JTD
 

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To jeszcze jeden dokument (1888). Tym razem od końca Fortuny Freiburg. Myślę, że tutaj przydałaby się pomoc JTD. Nie mogę przebić się przez takie Niemca. Słowo:

Fabrifkundstück (?)



Jest tam złożony papier i może coś jest niewidoczne. Jeśli JTD rozumie niemiecki gotyk - może dostanie podpowiedź.

Treść w języku niemieckim wygląda +/- tak:

Im Vege der Wiederversteigerung soll das im Grundbube von Freiburg Band XII. Seite 281 unter Gundbuchnummer 530 auf den Namen des Lehrers Ernst Brückner zu Hobenpetersdorf bei Bolkensain eingetragene, zu Freiburg belegene Fabrifkundstück (früher Uhrenfabrik Fortuna) am
30. Juli 1888, Vormittags 10 Uhr, vor dem unterzachneten Geriht — an Gerichtsstelle — versteiget werden.

Das Grundstück ist mit 20,49 M Reinertrag und einer Flache von 0,6150 ha zur Grundsteuer, mit 1308 M Nubungswerth zur Gebäudesteuer veranlogt. Auszug aus der Steuerrolle, beglaubigte Abschrift des Grundbuchblatts, etwaige Ubschäsßungen und andere das Grundstück betreffende Nachweisungen, sovie besondere Kaufbedingungen fönnen in der Gerichtsschreibereimmer 1, 1, Zimmerei 1
emgesehen werden.

Das Urtheil über die Ertheilung des Zuschlags vird am 31. Juli 1888, Vormittags 11 Uhr,
an Gerichtsstelle verfüntet werden.
Freiburg Schl., 7. czerwca 1888.


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This article is an official notice concerning the compulsory sale by auction of the Fortuna Clock Factory building in Freiburg, July 1888.

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Perhaps a moderator can create a new thread titled "Fortuna Clock Factory, Freiburg" in the General Clock forum and move Posts 13 through 24 to the new thread.

The information regarding Fortuna is hidden a bit in the current thread and will not be so readily available in future research.

Thanks!
 
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Perhaps a moderator can create a new thread titled "Fortuna Clock Factory, Freiburg" in the General Clock forum and move Posts 13 through 24 to the new thread.

The information regarding Fortuna is hidden a bit in the current thread and will not be so readily available in future research.

Thanks!
I have moved the posts, but please, in the future, confine similar requests to the use of the Report function. A request such as this in a thread is no guarantee of a fait accompli.
 

Yahagi

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Unfortunately, I no longer have too many other documents.

The document says that they will advertise in the Breslauer Zeitung. I found information about this company in a newspaper from Leipzig
In 1879, Fortuna advertised quite intensively.


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And one more piece of information from this document. Fortuna RegulatorUhrenFabrik was established for a period of 5 years. Then it was extended. This was the case in similar cooperatives. It seems that quitting the job wasn't necessarily bankruptcy. Perhaps it was just decided not to extend the activity and sell the assets.


Note from the end of the company's operation from 1889

(I wonder how the translator will handle :)

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regards
 

JTD

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The second newspaper article gives notice of the dissolution of the Fortuna Clock Factory, by a decision of the General Meeting held on 10th February 1889.

As Yahagi says, it gives no reason for the dissolution of the company, other than it was a decision of the directors.

JTD
 

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