Trademark SABA

Hermann SchwerIn 1835 Joseph Benedikt Schwer founds a watch factory in Triberg (Black Forest) and produces the so-called "Jockele watches". In 1923 the grandson of the company founder, Hermann Schwer, begins with the production of coils, variable capacitors and later transformers. During this time the name SABA was born. It stands for "Schwarzwälder - Apparate - Bau - Anstalt" ("Black Forest - Apparatus - Construction - Establishment"). Saba offers ready-made kits for radio receivers. S35, a device that emerged as the winner at the spring trade fair in 1931. In 1935 Saba has a market share of approx. 10% and is in second place behind Telefunken just before Mende. For its 100th birthday, Saba has branches in 13 countries.