Reishauer Milestones
Johann Gottfried Reishauer

1788

The foundation by Hans Jakob Däniker, Zurich.

Hans Jakob Däniker was born in 1776 as the son of Hans Heinrich Däniker from an old family in the city of Zurich, Switzerland.

He learned the trade of tool and instrument smith, went on the compulsory travels and upon his return produced his masterpiece. After his admission into the trade guild, he opened a workshop in the house «Zum Zweifelstrick» at the Mühlegasse and with it laid the foundation of our company.