Josef Friedrich Schmidt from Munich designed ~ 1905 'Mensch ärgere Dich nicht' with great success. Logo:JFSM - initial letters of names & town.
His son Franz founded his own toy company Franz Schmidt in Nuremberg, Logo FSN.
Due to devastations by WW II company was transferred to Munich ==> logo: FSM - initial letters of names & town, later on well known as 'Zwiebeltürme'. After his death company was run by his wife, later on by his daughter.
1970 Schmidt Spiel und Freizeit
1970 fusion of 2 companies to 'Schmidt Spiel und Freizeit', moved to Eching until 1997
1997 taken over by Blatz...