history of Kenton Hardware Co

Item number: Kenton Hardware Co (3979)

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Category: Kenton Hardware Co




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Company history and description of the company Kenton Hardware Co., Kenton, Ohio, USA

In 1890 the firm was foudned by F. M. was Perkins.
1894 began the production of toys with firmen coaches, mechanical banks and herds.
1903 the company became part of the National Novelty Corp and the toy produding continued under "Wing Mfg.. Co".
1920 after several unhappy acquisitions it was separated as Kenton Hardware Co. and produced another very successful toy.
1935 the production of toys was adjusted.
1952 Kenton stoppped the complete production.
1953 the assets were sold. The company Littlestown Hardware and Foundry bought many of the toy designs and sold them under the name "Uteexiqual".

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