A Little Piece of History

Some of the older Triang Dolls houses came with various wooden furniture and fittings.  The DH/8 came with 3 Fireplaces and a Kitchen Range and possibly a Kitchen Dresser. [There is evidence in the kitchen that one may have been fitted]. Two of the fireplaces are original. The third fireplace has been over painted, and…

DH/8 Can I fit you in?

‘A Devonshire Cottage with four rooms and staircase.  Very neat interior decorations. Fireplaces in all rooms.  Front opens on hinges.’ Measures: 21 inches high 24 inches wide 14.5 inches deep Probably dates between 1924 and 1931. Well look what do we have here a lovely Triang DH/8, this is a big heavy house.   What a…

Hobbies Annual 1968

The Hobbies 1968 Annual states that it sells ‘The newest and best ideas for every hobbiest’ this included plans and kits for making Dolls Houses and furniture. They also sold wall and floor papers, windows and doors.  Some of the furniture was manufactured by various well-known makers such as Triang’s Jennys Home Range and Dol…

Triang No.61 Completed

The garage doors had been painted in red, and the colour has gone into the grain of the wood. I have sanded the garage doors as much as I can, but there is still signs of the red paint. It does seem give the wood some age. The hinges have had a nice polish, the…

Triang No.61 Windows

This house has all its windows, complete with curtains.  The frames and inserts need to be tidied up a bit as they are a little rusty.   The windows have now been taken apart, the curtains and Perspex removed. As the windows were a bit rusty, so I removed the loose rust and made a…

Triang Style Windows

I recently purchased a job lot of metal windows and doors, from Ebay.  It was a bit of a risk, as I could see that the windows were  similar to Triang windows, but it was not too clear in the pictures.  There seemed to be a lot of window inserts, which I thought would be…