A Hidden Treasure

I recently purchased  three pieces of Triang Jenny’s Home Turquoise Bedroom, a wardrobe, dressing table, bed and stool.  I mainly wanted the dressing table, as I don’t have one [still looking for the chest of drawers]. The mirror on the wardrobe shows signs of age. This is one of the first  blue wardrobes in the…

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…

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…

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…