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Pedigree Soft Toys

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November 1952.
November 1952.

A subsidiary of Lines Brothers Ltd

1947 British Industries Fair

  • Pedigree Soft Toys Ltd. British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of almost Unbreakable Dolls (moving and painted eyes - dressed and undressed) Soft Body Dolls, Character Dolls, Teddy Bears, Hygienic True to Life Animal, Soft Toys, Soft Toys on wheels, etc. (Olympia, 3rd Floor, Stands No. K2444 and K.2447) [1]

1967 Pedigree Dolls were owned by Lines Brothers[2]

1975 With the help of the government Airfix Industries rescued Tri-ang Pedigree[3]

1975 Tri-ang Pedigree of Merthyr Tydfil was a member of the Airfix Industries Group[4]

1977 Triang-Pedigree was put in the hands of the receiver

1983 Triang was rescued by Sharnaware[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 505; and p214
  2. The Times September 13, 1967
  3. The Times, Nov. 11, 1978
  4. The London Gazette 22 August 1975
  5. The Times Feb. 11, 1983