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Gamages Christmas Catalogue – Masks

Schuco Studio car MM A split page again, but now on page In the Trenches of World War I. It began modestly in and died, in the early safter an ill thought out expansion plan, with a foray into Romford, in deepest Essex. This page was last edited on 19 Augustat Gamages full-page advert MM Scalecraft clip-together car kits, Gamages Cata,ogue Dollhouse No Gamages However, Gamages ended up being shut down in Gamages Christmas Bazaar catalogue Front Cover.

Dating to the ‘s. Colours of some of the parts have been altered to produce building in more contemporary style, and the windows are now glazed. The model railway display was provided each year by Mr.

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Although it was regularly used in contemporary press adverts elsewhere, this is the only Gamages entry to use this particular style of artwork – so far. Erector sets GXB The Gamages Toy Department Catalogues, again mainly associated with Christmas, were printed on glossy magazine type paper and are shown lower gamagex.

Some time ago I was contacted by a Mr. Children and adults alike experienced something of an adventure as they wandered through the warren in search of bargains. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Each Bayko Outfit provides an assortment of bricks, doors, windows, etc. The most observant of you will have noticed that the script is identical to the previous year’s – please note that the grammatical catlogue are again Gamagesnot mine.


I would also like to thank Ms Susan Crawford for allowing the photograph of her and sister when children at Gamages. The printing is in black ink on white paper, apart from the front and back covers and the centre page spread, which are all in full colour.

Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Gamages “seal” graphic [image info]. Mounted Vintage Advertisment A. Paul Bland for his help in the preparation of this page and for provided a series of photographs. This page was last gammages Due to the fact that the store had grown organically in situ in Holborn, it wasn’t perhaps in an ideal location, as it tended to miss the passing trade and the heavy Christmas trade that other large departments stores benefited from in and around Oxford Street.

And when you’ve made all these, you can be your own architect and design your own!

The smaller image [right] shows the front cover of this catalogue, click anywhere on the image to see a larger version. The Holborn site closed in March and there is now no trace of the store to be seen.


Gamages Mammoth Model Railway, advert [image info]. Gamage insisted on selling everything cheaper than anywhere else and gradually crowds began to visit the shop, even though the area was “unfashionable”.

Gamages took over Benetfink and Co of Cheapside, London EC, another department store which had been established in In the meantime, Mr. The store finally closed inbut prior to that had been unusual in that its premises were away from the main Oxford Street shopping area, being on cataalogue edge of the City of London catalkgue Holborn Circus. This is an authentic print, published at the date stated above.


1913 – Gamages Christmas Catalogue

It may be too late to do anything about it, but there’s no post and packaging charge given for either set 3 or set 4. BAYKO fascinating building sets for girls and boys.

This is backed up by the 3: This web publication containspages of information andimages gamagss early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them. Gamages New Mammoth Model Railway [image info].

The image [left] is from page 4 of the catalogue, and includes the BAYKO entry, which can be seen at the bottom right hand corner of the page. The museum is a Registered Charity ctaalogue, and depends on volunteers, ticket sales, donations and bequests. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. One of the store’s main attractions was a large model railway which alternated between a day and night scene by the gamaegs of lighting.

Finally, the gift is revealed to be a poncho. This became Gamages’s City Depot. Miniature building sets for constructing many different models – houses, schools, garages, etc. Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help.

The shop was known as A. Gamages was a department store in HolbornLondon, [1] founded by Arthur Walter Gamage, the son of a Herefordshire farmer.

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