The history of the ZWILLING J.A. HENCKELS brand

The history of the symbol which represents ZWILLING J.A. HENCKELS AG dates back to June 1731 - under the Gemini sign. It was then that Johann Peter Henckels, a knife-maker based in Solingen, registered the "Twin"- symbol - now recognized throughout the world - as his trademark with the Cutlers´ Guild of Solingen. It is thus one of the oldest trademarks in the world.

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Today products by ZWILLING J.A. HENCKELS are recognized the world over as the symbol for the highest possible quality and function.

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This is the facsimile of the entry into the Cutler's Guild of Solingen in 1731.