history of Carter

Item number: Carter (3850)

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Category: Carter




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Company history and description of the company C.E. Carter Company in Erie PA

In 1917 the company C.E. Carter Company in Erie PA was purchased from Ohio Art. Ohio produced metal picture frames. After Carter was bought, Ohio began with the production of metal toys including one climbing monkey on a pole for Ferdinand Strauss.
In 1942 Winzeler sold the firm to Louis Marx as a basis for his own production.

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