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Paul Bland for his help in the preparation of this page and for provided a series of photographs. Handsome Dollhouse Gamages Gamages also had a large mail-order business and issued a wide range of catalogues covering its different departments as well as large comprehensive catalogues.

One of the store’s main attractions was a large model railway which alternated between a day and night scene by the use of lighting. Dollhouse No7, Villa, Gamages Gamages It is not a The partners lived in the back room of the shop and allowed themselves no more than fourteen shillings a week for their living expenses.

Below here are links to related info: It’s not difficult to interpret this half-hearted inclusion as being indicative of BAYKO ‘s drop in popularity.

This page was last modified on 10 Januaryat I set about trying to find out exactly or thereabouts when the picture was taken and learned that it had been taken just before Christmas in Gamages was an extremely successful and profitable store. This Gamages Christmas Bazaar catalogue is printed on semi-glossy, decent quality, newsprint paper. Gamages New Mammoth Model Railway.

There was a substantial hardware department on the ground floor which included specialist motor parts and car seat cover sections.

This is shown courtesy of Graeme Eldred of Binns Road. Doll Mansion, Nuremberg Gamages Later, we see Holmes arrive with a parcel with the Gamages label.


Grateful thanks are also extended catalgue Mr. Gamages was opened in as a small watch repair shop by Arthur Walter Gamage and Frank Spainbut rapidly enlarged to become a monster-sized department store with a heavy mail-order business similar to that of some of the big New York stores, pitching itself as “The People’s Popular Emporium”.


Of course she was correct but …….! Dating to the ‘s.

Click here to see a replica of the Leach Trench Catapult in action. Scalecraft clip-together car kits, Gamages MM Mounted Vintage Advertisment A. Here is an instructive toy to delight cataloge child’s heart. The capital letters, abbreviations and italics which are used above, are entirely Gamages, not mine…. Finally, the gift is revealed to be a poncho. The wide variation of detailed parts gives a realistic appearance to each model, that satisfies even the most critical gxmages architect.

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Tricy Trix advert Gamages The site was practically self-contained with a cataloghe of feet to Oxford Street, long frontages to Park Street and North Row, and a ground area of 56, square feet Pip, Squeak and Wilfred game Gamages Since the store was basically “cobbled-together” from a number of independent offices and shop sites that inhabited the Gamages block, and which had never been designed to be used for a single business, Gamages’ growth through the building involved makeshift knock-throughs and tunnel-like passages, and steps to compensate for the fact that floors in the different units weren’t necessarily at the same level.

This page was last edited on 19 Augustat In the meantime, Mr. The timing of this Gamages publication is interesting, given that most BAYKO production is believed to have stopped early in This is also shown courtesy of Graeme Eldred of Binns Road.

Although it was regularly used in contemporary press gajages elsewhere, this is the only Gamages entry to use this particular style of artwork – so far.

I’m afraid many would be BAYKO buyers would have been disappointed, as the sets 13 and 14 failed to materialise in time for Christmas, Because of the piecemeal expansion, his Department Store ended up as a maze of rooms, steps, passages and ramps which Gamage now called the People’s Popular Emporium. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Gamages was a department store in HolbornLondon, [1] founded by Arthur Walter Gamage, the son of a Herefordshire farmer.


This is an authentic print, published a With this original presentation, the famous Bayko series of Plastic constructional building kits, offer a completely new range. It began modestly cataolgue and died, in the early safter an ill thought out expansion plan, with a foray into Romford, in deepest Essex.

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Dollhouse No1, Gamages Gamages This is backed up by the 3: Dollhouse No3, Villa, Gamages Gamages Each set provides hours of constructive leisure, as there is no limit to the number and type of models that can be gmaages. This image is shown courtesy of Gamagez Eldred of Binns Road. Imagine my surprise when I learned that he believed himself to be the baby in the picture of the observers of the model train at Gamages.

1913 – Gamages Christmas Catalogue

This is an authentic print, published at the date state I would also like to thank Ms Susan Crawford for allowing the photograph of her and sister when children at Gamages. Paul Bland -oOo- A visit to meet Father Christmas was de rigueur for all children catalpgue were lucky enough to be taken to Gamages. Five Bayko Main Outfits are now available Nos.