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…

Disassembling and Rebuilding a Triang Stockbroker

I have just bought another Triang Stockbroker, even though I don’t have any more room for a big house.  Once I see a Triang House, it like seeing a puppy that needs a new home.  So I thought I would buy it for spares.  It was sold to me as needing a little restoration, as…

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…

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…

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…