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of 53a Aldesgate Street, London, EC1. (1922)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Clerkenwell 2921. Cables: "Kinetintoi, Cent". (1929)

1914 The company was founded by F. Burnett and E. Satchwell.

The range included tin plate toys, aircraft, locomotives, open-top motor bus and a Royal Mail van, as well as fire engines.

They also produced the Ubilda range of kits which included a few cars.

The company did not undertake its own manufacturing. (See Barringer, Wallis and Manners).

1922 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Metal Mechanical Toys (such as Motor Cars, Lorries, Omnibuses), Metal Money Boxes in fancy designs, Decorated Metalware (Tea Trays, Fire Screens). (Stand No. F.46) [1]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Metal Mechanical Toys (such as Motor Cars, Engines, Omnibuses), Metal Toys (such as Cannons, Pistols), Constructional Toys (Ubilda Car, Aeroplane, Theatre), Money Boxes, Toy Cash Boxes, Children's Paint Boxes. (Stand No. C.24) [2]

1939 The company ran into financial difficulties, and its tooling was acquired by the Chad Valley Co.


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  • [1] Tin Toy Manufacturers