Metallarbeiter / Metal Workers
The company's origins were founded by Ignatius Rice (b.1838 – d.1910), in the 1860's. But by 1867 he had formed a partnership with his brother Bernard (b.1836 – d.1896). This partnership was dissolved in 1891, with Bernard then forming a partnership with is eldest son Jacques ( b.1869 – d.1935 ). The business was then known as Bernard Rice & Son. When Bernard Rice died in 1896. Bernard Rice & Son was succeeded by Bernard Rice’s Sons in 1897 with brothers Jacques and Louis ( b.1872 -d.1933 ) running the company. In 1902 Jacques and Louis also introduced "Riceszinn” a pure non-tarnishable metal of secret composition! The company continued through to the mid 20th Century.