history of Brown George

Item number: Brown George (3836)

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Company history and description of the company George W. Brown & Co, Forestville, Connecticut, USA

1856 the company George W. Brown & Co, Forestville, Connecticut, USA, was founded by George W. Brown and Chauncey Goodrich. Brown was the first who manufactured toys with clockwork mechanism, such as boats, vehicles, animals on platforms, dancers and tires toys made of painted sheet metal.
1868 he merged with Brown J. & E. Stevens.
1880, the production was stopped.

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