history of JEP

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Company history and description of the company JEP in France

In 1899 the company "Société Industrielle de Ferblanterie" (SIF ) was founded and sold the toys produced under the brands "Jouets de Paris". They produced floor runners and clockwork trains with rails of the gauges 0 and 1, as well as cars and boats in printing die-cast and lithographed tin.
1908 they built up a fatory in Montreuil s/Bois which fired on 28/04/1909.
1910 the brand is called J.de P.
In the 1920 they addeded the electric train to the program.
1926-1934 they produced a Mignon-train in gauge in 18mm. The alternating and direct operated locomotives can operate in 3- rail system with insulated center conductor .
From 1963 onwards the locomotives can be used with insulated wheels for the two - track system.
1930 the brand was called JEP.
1943 the toy industry is completely set
1948 production resumed and the gauge 0 celebrates great success. Tehy begins production in the gauge 00. They started with cheap articles less metal, more plastic )but the competition is too large. Als the gauge S was not successful.
1964, the production of the gauge 0 was set.
1966 the production of HO was adjusted.
They published in 1968 the last catalog.

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1902 - 1968

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