history of Carlisle & Finch

Item number: Carlisle & Finch (3848)


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Company history and description of the company Carlisle & Finch; USA

1894 the firm Carlisle & Finch was founded by Robert Finch and Morton Carlisle.
1897 they prouced the first electric train in America. Later steam locomotives and rolling stock were added. They also acted as distributor, for example, with the first toy cars (produced in 1900 by Knapp Electric).
1915 the toy production was stopped.

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