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    Walter Fricker closing down

    Reported by Eddie Platts on TZ-UK.

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    https://forum.tz-uk.com/showthread.p...nd-of-the-year

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    Interesting. I know he has supplied cases to many manufacturers. I think some (most) of Rainer Nienaber's cases may have come from him? Not sure...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlcor View Post
    I know he has supplied cases to many manufacturers. I think some (most) of Rainer Nienaber's cases may have come from him? Not sure...

    That rings a bell with me too. Stowa as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tribe125 View Post
    That rings a bell with me too. Stowa as well.
    And Archimede and probably a bunch of a few others.
    Last edited by CFR; Dec 19, 2019 at 01:52 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CFR View Post
    And Archimede and probably a bunch of a few others.
    Archimede is owned by Ickler which is another German case maker.

    I know Mühle Glashütte used Fricker cases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CFR View Post
    And Archimede and probably a bunch of a few others.

    That would be Ickler - they’re the same company.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlcor View Post
    Interesting. I know he has supplied cases to many manufacturers. I think some (most) of Rainer Nienaber's cases may have come from him? Not sure...
    All the "big" sellers. Your regulator case would have come from Fricker. Your Art Deco case was made by Rainer.
    Solve all your doubts through question mode.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Henry Krinkle View Post
    All the "big" sellers. Your regulator case would have come from Fricker. Your Art Deco case was made by Rainer.
    Yes, that’s what I thought.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimman View Post
    Archimede is owned by Ickler which is another German case maker.

    I know Mühle Glashütte used Fricker cases.
    Quote Originally Posted by tribe125 View Post
    That would be Ickler - they’re the same company.
    Yes, you are right - mixed the companies. Sorry.

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    Whoa, that's big news. Weren't they also the suppliers companies like Kobold and Dievas?
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