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Teddy Toy Co

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of 45 Golden Lane, and 78 Fann Street, London, EC1. (1922)

of 45 Golden Lane, London, EC1. Telephone: Clerkenwell 5457. Cables: "Softanlite, Barb, London." (1929)

1914 - 1951

  • 1920 Teddy Toy Co patented Softanlite kapok** stuffing.
  • 1922 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Softanlite" Teddy Bears and Soft Toys; also Christmas Stockings. (Stand No. F.52) [1]
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Softanlite" Toys, certified by the Institute of Hygiene, for quality and purity. Soft Plush Toys of every description, Kapok filled. Also Animals on Wheels, and Cheap Lines for the Showman trade. (Stand No. C.46) [2]
  • Note: **
    • Kapok is a very light, waterproof, oily fibre covering the seeds of the silk-cotton tree (Ceiba Pentandra), used for stuffing. [3] [4]

See Also

  • [2] I Love Teddies Website

Sources of Information

  1. 1922 British Industries Fair p78
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair p164
  3. Chambers English Dictionary
  4. [1] Wikipedia