Triang Eavestaff Mini Royal Piano

Triang produced a piano for the musically inclined residents of the Triang dolls house. The style is taken from the Eavestaff Mini Royal Piano, and Stool produced in the 1960’s. The Eavestaff Mini Royal Piano,  was one of the first piano manufacturers who designed a piano that would fit into the smaller modern homes. This…

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…

Triang Wooden Bedroom Furniture

This is part of the Triang  Wooden WDB/1 Double Bedroom Set [5 pieces], consisting of a double bed with a headboard and side cabinets. A three door wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table with a stool.  It was produced for one year only, in 1963. I have 3 pieces of the set, although not…

Barton Pink Nursery

I have a nice wooden Barton Nursery Furniture, in pink.  They probably date around 1950’s /60’s, but not quite sure.  The wood is quite thin and are not as heavy as later Barton furniture. This high chair is quite a simple design, and a small doll would sit nicely in it. This chest of draws…

Lighting a Triang Dolls House

Many of the Triang Dolls Houses that are fitted with electric lights, have wooden panels fitted with brass bulb holders.  These panels fit into the back of the house.  The light bulbs are linked by thin wire, and can be turned on and off,  when the metal bar on the outside of the house completes…

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…