Triang Style and Design

During the period between the World Wars, Triang produced a range of quality wooden furniture, called ‘Period Furniture’. This range has become very popular with collectors, and can be quite expensive to buy. Throughout WW2 the Triang factory at Merton made range of military hardware, including 14,000,000 magazines for Hurricane and Spitfire aircraft, as well…

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…

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…