history of Dowst

Item number: Dowst (3883)


Category: Dowst


Company history and description of the company Dowst (Tootsietoy) Chicago, Illinois, USA

In the late 1890 the company was founded byf Charles O. and Samuel Dowst. They produced miniature cars, trains and airplanes.
1922 they introduced teh name "Tootsietoy" with a doll's furniture series, named after the granddaughter of Toots Dowst.
1926 was a merging with Cosmo Mfg.
1961 the name transformed Strombecker Corp.

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