history of Arcade

Item number: Arcade (3803)


Category: Arcade


Company history and description of the company Arcade Mfg. Co., Freeport, Illinois, USA

1868, the company Arcade Mfg.. Co., Freeport, Illinois, USA was founded by EH and Charles Morgan. Initially, toys and coffee grinders were produced. "Yellow Cab" was the first successful toy. Slso successful toys were Andy Gump and Chester Gump in his pony cart, also money boxes, doll houses, furniture and Penny toys were produced from cast iron.
1939 over 300 different toys were produced.
1946, the production was stopped.

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