Triang Bungalow A

Well look who was the lucky one to get this lovely Triang Bungalow [1962-65] for Christmas [2017].  It arrived flat packed, and fits together in sections with nuts and bolts.  Each panel is covered in a decorated paper inside and out. The height of the bungalow from the base to the top of the chimney…

My Triang Restoration

Restoration – Below are links to the various Triang Dolls Houses I have restored with a few little tips and lots of pictures. Many of these dolls houses are well past there play by date, some just looking for a lick of paint and a freshen up, others had problems with wood worm and water…

Triang Spot On Jenny’s Home Furniture List

The Triang Spot-On Range of Furniture in the list below was produced from 1960 until approximately 1964. In addition to the Spot On range there was also the Dollie Home range from 1962, comprising mainly of room sets and larger furniture pieces such as the filing cabinet. They were not cheap pocket-money toys and probably…

My Lundby Collection 2004

On a visit to a local car boot sale a few years ago, I spotted a Lundby Dolls house. It was on a garden base complete with fence and covered with a plastic case. Unfortunately the plastic case was broken and a snail had moved in, and moved out leaving his shell behind, eating the…

Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Kitchen

Below is a selection of my Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Kitchen Furniture, from the 1976 catalogue. There is nothing complicated about the design of this furniture, it is solid and well made.  With a good use of different colour wood, and moulded plastic. This is a lovely kitchen when it is all put together, I…

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…

Triang Nursery

This is my first piece of Triang Nursery Furniture.  A lovely little playpen, you could say it comes in kit form as it has to be put it together. I did manage to put it back into the box, with room to spare.  Many of the boxes are a very tight fit, a wonder they…

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…

Distressed Pine Side Table

Distressed Pine Side Table This is a lovely 1/12 scale Pine Side Table which has been stripped of varnish and polished with antique wax. The antique wax giving it a more aged and warm feel to the pine. It has also decorated on the top, sides and drawer front with transparent cherub pattern paper. For…