history of Hubley

Item number: Hubley (3952)

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Category: Hubley




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Company history and description of the company Hubley Mfg. Co, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

In 1894 the company was founded by John E. Hubley, their slogan is "They're Different". Brand name is "Lancaster Brand Iron Toys". Initially iron toys, carriages, fire, circus wagons and guns were produced.
1909 they bought Safety Buggy Co.
1930 they mainly produces cars.
1942 the toy production was stopped. After the war, the name was changed to "Gabriel Industries" and exists since 1978 as part of CBS.

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