Gerbruder Bing 1863 - 1933

Nuremburg, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Founded in 1863 by brothers Ignaz and Adolf Bing, originally producing metal kitchen utensils; by the early 20th century, Bing was the largest toy company in the world and the factory in Nuremberg was the largest toy factory in the world; in 1932, Bing was in liquidation, and in 1933 went out of business.