Triang Decals

  I have been trying for a long time to find the best way to reproduce Triang Floral Decals.  It is impossible to find originals,  Two of my  houses had the flower decals.  So I managed to remove the individual decals using sticky vinyl. First I scanned the decals I had removed from a Triang house into my…

Curtains

Triang Windows are made of a metal square window frame with tabs to hold it into position on the house, they come in three colours brown, green and blue depending on the age of the house. Pre war houses normally have brown and cream windows, Post war green and white. The two opening window frames…

Triang Wallpaper Reference

Below are pictures of wallpaper I have found in my Triang Houses.  Some are of whole rooms, some are just pieces I have scanned.  Many of my Triang houses did not have any wallpaper, or were badly damaged. TRIANG NO.62 The inside of this house has its original wallpaper, and is in quite good condition….

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. KITCHEN UNIT AND WALL CUPBOARD The Kitchen Unit and Wall Cupboard were…

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. WINDSOR 3 PIECE SUITE This is a very 70’s pattern, 3 piece suite could be…

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. SIDEBOARD Available as an individual carded item this little wooden sideboard 2055,…

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. DRESSING TABLE This dressing table was sold as a carded item on its own or…

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…

Triang Princess 2

TRIANG PRINCESS 2 Description of the Princess 2 from the 1939 catalogue: ‘[Not illustrated.] Larger model. Four rooms. Five electric lights. Bathroom with dummy bath, kitchen with dummy sink and gas stove. Garage with opening doors. Otherwise similar to No.1’ 47.5 inches [119 cms] wide 18 inches [45 cms] deep 31.5 inches [78 cms] high Description of…

Carolines Home 1976 Catalogue

This Carolines Home 1976 Catalogue below is the one I have been using for identifying my collection.  I have reduced the page size slightly to give a better view of the furniture items.  I have also linked to pieces I have in my small collection.   …… Barton Toys have been producing authentic model doll…

1960 Triang Spot-On Catalogue

I am not sure what Triang House is pictured on the front of this catalogue. but it does look very modern, with its swimming pool, patio and garage.  Very much open plan modern living. ‘Mice and dolls’,  Caterpillas and Lilliputian,  at one sixteenth human size …….. only in the 60’s. Enchantment of daintily-patterned wallpapers ,…

1961 Triang Spot-On Catalogue

As the introduction to the Triang Spot-On Range of furniture Catalogue 1961 says, many of the items where available to buy individualy, [packed in very tightly fitting boxes] or in room sets.  The packaging for the room boxes is harder to come by, I suppose once you get it out of the box, you have…