AB Barton Toys Carolines Home

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…

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…

Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Lounge

Below is a selection of my Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Lounge 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. The paper piano keys are starting to lift a bit, but still plays a good…

Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Dining Room

Below is a selection of my Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Dining Room 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 coloured wood. This is such a nice little sideboard with two side opening doors, and two…

Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Bedroom

Below is a selection of my Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Bedroom 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 coloured wood. The drawers on the dressing table are very simple, with one large drawer and no…

Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Accessories

Below is a selection of my Barton Toys Caroline’s Home Accessories, from 1976 catalogue.  Some appear in various box sets. Notice on the clock face ABC, [A B Barton & Co.]I have 2 other clocks with the same letters on the face.  These probably early Barton 50’s or 60’s, but not sure.  My knowledge of…