history of Grey Iron Casting Company

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Company history and description of the company Grey Iron Casting Company n Mount Joy, Pennsylvania

In 1881 the Wrightsville Hardware Company began to manufacture toys.
In 1903 they made their first iron banks
In 1912 the company assumed the new name of the Grey Iron Casting Company, based in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania. They produced iron banks and toys and military miniatures.
In 1925 they ceased bank production although they continued to sell from inventory for several years thereafter.
In 1969 John Wright of Wrightsville in Pennsylvania acquired the company, as well as many of ist patterns and again began producing a number of the earlier banks.

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