history of Crescent Toy Co. Ltd

Item number: Crescent Toy Co. Ltd (3869)

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Company history and description of the company Crescent Toy Co. Ltd.

In 1922 the company Crescent Toy Co. Ltd. was founded by Henry Eagles and Arthur Scheneider. They produced die cast vehicles, hollow-cast toy guns and later plastic figures and toy soldiers.
1942 Henry Eagles died and his son Harry called "Harbey" joined the company.
From 1947 to 1949 Crescent sold the products from Die-Cast Machine Tools Ltd
1949 the company moved from South Tottenham in London to Wales. Harvey started his own company under the name Harvey Eagles and produced some interesting but not very successful products. Harvey sold his name then to the Lone Star Toys Company.

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