A Barton and Co. Furniture

A Barton & Co. began making dolls house furniture just after the Second World War in 1945, providing employment for demobbed British soldiers. They began making dolls house furniture under the ‘Model Home’ logo, mass producing dolls house furniture. Barton used the name “Caroline’s Home” as a trade mark from about 1976.  They produced sets…

Triang Kitchen Range

On a visit to an Antique Shop I came across this Triang Wooden Kitchen Range, complete with brick paper. The only problem is that it is missing its metal rods across the front.  But at £5, who am I to complain……   Even with its missing bars and torn brick paper, this Kitchen Range has…

Lightinging a Triang Dolls House

Many of the Triang Dolls Houses that are fitted with electric lights, have wooden panels fitted with brass bulb holders. These panels fit into the back of the house. The light bulbs are linked by thin wire, and can be turned on and off, when the metal bar on the outside of the house completes…

Dog and Basket

This is the newest addition to my Triang collection, a dog complete with basket.  I don’t have any people living in my houses, but at least they will have a pet waiting for them.  In the mean time, I will have to look after him. The first Triang dog was white with black ears, and…

Dolls House Furniture Part Four

Originally posted on Dolls, Dolls, Dolls:
Another rainy day was spent photographing the rest of the furniture and packing it up into boxes again. As there is a lot of  this tiny furniture I have decided to split it into two posts. In this post I’ll show you some furniture from Blue Box in the…

Spot-On Book

The Ultimate Book of SPOT-ON Models Ltd. by Nigel Lee, Graham Thompson and Brian Salter This book covers all aspects of Spot On Models, die cast vehicles, and related roadways, garages and buildings.  There are sections on Architex, model construction system,  Magicar, Funfair and Taik-Trak. The section on Doll’s House Furniture, over 50 pages, covers…