Save Dolls House Past and Present

SAVE DOLLS HOUSE PAST AND PRESENT Please help to save this wonderful resource for all Dolls House collectors and restorers, ‘Dolls House Past and Present’.    Visitors to Shed on the Pond are often referred to this site, with its wonderful picture reference, and very helpful Forum.  It would be devastating to loose it ……. …………..’Dolls…

Lines and Tri-ang Toy and Dolls’ House sale

There is an Auction taking place later this month [March 20th and 21st] that is probably the largest collection of Lines and Triang toys on offer at auction, with Day 1 containing 395 lots with many Lines, Tri-ang, tinplate toys, vehicles, clockwork toys boats planes and trains many complete with boxes. Day 2 has 369…

Karen’s No.77 Restoration

This Triang No.77 belongs to Karen Lyons, a lot of hard work has gone into the restoration of this house.  She kindly sent me pictures of her progress. This picture shows the house with the back removed, your can see how bad the roof is. Many of the Triang house’s have roofs that are made…

Triang Shop No.1

This lovely Triang No.1 shop has just been sold on Ebay [2 October 2017]. I did bid, but unfortunately I was very unlucky and did not win. This Shop was produced during the years 1932 and 1935, it measures 19.5″ x 18″ x 11″. I like the blind effect above the shop, and the shutters…

A Visit to Milestones Living History Museum

Recently I paid a visit to the Milestones Museum of Living History in Basingstoke. It recreates streets representing those found in Victorian and 1930’s Hampshire.  You can take a trip back in time walking through streets with shops, factories, houses, vintage vehicles, and even a Gales Brewery Pub where you can stop for a pint….

An Amazing Dolls House Auction

Image from The Saleroom Even if you don’t go to an Auction or bid on line, you really must take a look at this lovely collection of Vintage Dolls Houses and Furniture. The Auction takes place on 1st December 2016, at Special Auction Services in Newbury, Berkshire.  There are some great examples of houses you…