comtesse 1929

1929

21-year-old A.D. Kopp registers his company

comtesse 1937

1937

Export activities reach as far as South America.

comtesse 1941

1941

Daughter Inge is born.

comtesse 1948

1948

The German "economic miracle" starts.

For the first time the collections are introduced
to the North American markets.

comtesse 1954

1953

The brand Comtesse is born.

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1954

The Company turns 25.
132 master craftsmen manufacture COMTESSE
products. A new factory is built.

comtesse 1958

1958

COMTESSE handbags receive a gold medal
for excellence in craftsmanship at the Brussels
world exhibition.

comtesse 1952

1959

The new showroom.

1960 boutique

1960

COMTESSE Boutique in Brussels.

comtesse 1963

1962

For the first time A.D. Kopp and his "little daughter"
travel "East of Suez" to open the Asian markets for COMTESSE.

comtesse 1964

1964

Inge Kopp is put in charge of Asian markets.

comtesse 1979

1979

COMTESSE celebrates its 50th anniversary.

comtesse 1982

1982

Inge Kopp takes charge of COMTESSE.

comtesse 1983

1983

The first Boutique in Japan opens.

comtesse 1993

1993

H.I.M. Crown Princess Masako of Japan wears
a golden horsehair handbag at her wedding.
The royal families of Thailand and Sweden also
appreciate COMTESSE handbags.   

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2008

Founding of the new COMTESSE GmbH.

boutique ginza

2012

A new COMTESSE Boutique opens in
Tokyo's Ginza district.

a d kopp portrait ohne rahmen

2014

COMTESSE celebrates 85 years Tradition of excellence.