history of Katz Toy Company

Item number: Katz Toy Company (4471)

Intern number: 4471

Category: Katz Toy Company

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Company history and description of the company Henry Katzd Company in New York

The Hanry Katz and Company was founded in 1928 by Henry Katz as a toy company.
It became famous as the inventor of the One Dollar electric train and the One Doller transformer during the Great Depression. Low priced lithographed railway products of Gauge 0, floor runners, planes, cars and figures were produced.
Henry Katz learned his hand value from 1917 to 1928 with Ferdinand Strauss.
In 1931 Henry Katz dissolved his company and started building a toy department at Hoge.


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