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Johann Seltmann and his younger brother Christian Wilhelm Seltmann established in 1901. A manufactory was located in the German city of Vohenstrauß. Brothers parted ways in 1909. Christian started his own factory in the city of Weiden.

Johann constantly developed his factory in Vohenstrauß. It employed 500 workers already in 1914.

Johann Seltmann died in 1921. Management of te company was passed to his sons - Robert and Christian. After the WWII the factory was closed for some time because of critical damages to factory buildings.

The Vohenstrauß business was gradually rebuild and modernized in next years. Robert Seltmann died in 1956.

In 1970s the company struggled to survive on more and more competitive market. In 1975 Porzellanfabrik Johann Seltmann G.m.b.H. became a limited company. In 1993 Johann Seltmann G.m.b.H. merged with Schirnding A.G. and J. Kronester G.m.b.H. forming SKV-Porzellan-Union G.m.b.H. In 1995 the new entity decided to close the Vohenstrauß business.

Johann Seltmann Bavaria mark
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Johann Seltmann Bavaria Voenstrauss mark circa second half of 20th century.

Bavaria Vohenstrauss mark
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Bavaria Johann Seltmann Vohenstrauss mark used after 1949.

Seltmann Bavaria Germany mark
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Vohenstrauss Seltmann Bavaria Germany mark used after 1955.

Bavaria Vohenstrauss mark
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Bavaria Vohenstrauss Johann Seltmann mark used till 1995.

Seltmann Qualitats Porzellan m...
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Bavaria Johann Seltmann Vohenstrauss Qualitats Porzellan mark used circa from 1963.

Qualitats Porzellan
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Bavaria Johann Seltmann Vohenstrauss Qualitats Porzellan mark used circa since 1960s.

Bavaria Vohenstrauss Germany m...
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Bavaria Vohenstrauss Johann Seltmann Germany mark used from 1955.

Seltmann Bavaria mark
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Johann Seltmann Vohenstrauss Bavaria 1917 - 1932 mark.

Johann Seltmann mark
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Bavaria Johann Seltmann Vohenstrauss mark with golden addition Qualitats Porzellan/ Mark used ca. since 1960.

JPSV mark
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JPSV Germany 1901 - 1932 mark.

JSPV Germany mark
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JSPV Germany 1901 - 1932 mark.

JSV Germany mark
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1911 - 1932 JSV Germany mark.

 
 
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