Triang Bookcase Sliding Doors

Well a lot of time has past since I last wrote anything on my Blog.  So its about time I started again.  With so much going on it is sometimes hard to get up the enthusiasm, but I have been doing a few odd bits and pieces over the Summer.  So now is the time…

Barrett and Sons Cats

I seem to have collected various cats, it was interesting to see how they compared. Alfred Barrett had been in business with his brother and brother in law Fred G Taylor, since 1920. They produced lead toys, mainly animals, trading as Taylor and Barrett [All pre-war models marked T&B]. As the business grew in 1923…

Jenny’s Home Car JH80

Well today Jenny got her new car, how happy is she. This Austin Healey JH80, was probably the last item produced in the Jenny’s Home Range. Jenny has not past her driving test yet, so is sat in the passenger seat waiting for Father to take her out for a spin. Made completely of coloured…

Triang Fireplaces

There are two original fireplaces in the Triang Ultra Modern House, the same style of fireplace are also in the Princess 2. One fireplace came away from the wall very easily but, the fire effect is actually fixed onto the wall with very gunky thick glue. The other fireplace,  has been overpainted in yellow paint. …

Almost Finished

NEARLY THERE The Triang Ultra Modern No.50 is just about complete, apart from fitting the hinges, and some new garage doors.         The sun lounger fits nicely in the sun room. The rooms are filled with some nice bright Triang furniture, with some sweet little plastic plants. The radiogram is not staying…

Barton Tudor Furniture

The Tudor range of furniture was produced by A Barton & Co. [Toys] Ltd., between 1948 until 1977. Most of the furniture shown below was made after 1950, except for one of the Court Cupboards, which was made prior to 1950. Some nice plates are needed to fill the shelves, not sure what to go…