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Wilhelm Krumeich (Wekara) (Inhaber Wilhelm, Alois und Theodor Krumeich)

Ransbach, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia. (now Ransbach-Baumbach, Rhineland Palatinate).

Steinzeug, Tonwaren, Terrakotten und Keramikwarenhandel. / Stoneware, pottery, terracotta and ceramics trade.

Founded in 1815, the business moved to Ransbach in 1884.
The 1922 address book states that the company was run by 
Wilhelm Peter, Jr., Alois Jakob and Theodor Krumeich. The company closed circa 1978.

Manufactured steins for: Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach, Marzi & Remy

Reference: Westerwald Adressbuch

Wekara (Wilhelm E. Krumeich aus Randbach)16-6-10-2
Basemarks on the Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach 
punch bowl on right.

Wekara (Wilhelm E. Krumeich aus Ransbach) 2
Impressed mark (no outline) on 1 Ltr. Wekara #3480, made for Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach, dated 1923.
Wekara 20-4-19-4
Wekara #2001 with pressed steel hinged lid.

Wekara 20-4-19-3
Dedication on the pressed steel lid above,
dated 8/2/1929.

Wekara 20-4-19-2
Wekara #2001 on the base on the stein above.
Marzi & Remy #2001 is a different stein.

Wekara (Wilhelm E. Krumeich aus Randbach)16-6-10-1
Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach #2087 punch bowl,
(soup tureen), with lid and saucer, dated 1916, together with eight Wekara (made for Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach) #3487, 1/4 litre punch cups, dated 1926.

Wekara (Wilhelm E. Krumeich aus Ransbach) 5
Wekara #3482, made for Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach,
dated 1926.

Wekara (Wilhelm E. Krumeich aus Ransbach) 6
Impressed mark (no outline) on 1/2 Ltr. Wekara #3482, made for Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach, dated 1926.

Wekara 20-4-19-1
Pre-war Exhibition advertisement: Leipzig messe:
Handelshof 2, Obergescho
ß, Zimmer 228.
Wekara: Kunstkeramiken : Feinsteinzeugwaren: Blumen - Pflanzkästen: Ton - Nesteier & Butterküler

Wekara (Wilhelm E. Krumeich aus Randbach)16-6-10-3
Basemarks on the Wekara punch cups on left.

Wekara 4
Impressed mark with outline. Almost certainly manufactured by Marzi & Remy, due to 5xxx number.

Wekara 3
Impressed mark with outline. 
Probably manufactured by Marzi & Remy

Wekara (Wilhelm E. Krumeich aus Ransbach) 11-1
Impressed mark with outline. 
Stein manufactured by Marzi & Remy.

Wekara (Wilhelm E. Krumeich aus Randbach) 16-1-20-1
This advertisement, dated pre WWII, shows that Krumeich also designed, manufactured and sold a 
range of patented hermetically sealed storage jars.

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