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      Thumbnails - pre-Royal Warrant

      Thumbnails - Royal Warrant

      Thumbnails - New Owners

      Varieties - page 1

      Varieties - page 2

      Varieties - page 3


    HISTORY

      Chad Valley brief  history

      Escalado invention      Miscellaneous notes (1)

     Miscellaneous notes (2)


   CATALOGUE EXTRACTS

      Chad  Valley catalogue 1936

      Chad  Valley catalogue 1953

      Chad  Valley catalogue 1954

      Chad  Valley catalogue 1955

      Chad  Valley catalogue 1962

   

   ADVERTISEMENTS & PRESS REPORTS

      Toy Trader magazine 1928

      Possibly the first advert 1928

      Toy Trader magazine 1929

      Toy Trader magazine 1946

   

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2 March 2018

Chad Valley is currently  a registered trade mark of Argos Limited. Escalado appears to remain on the trade mark register as a trade mark of Woolworths plc, subsequently used by Waddingtons/Hasbro above. Needs further research for clarification Thumbnails New Owners BARCLAY TOYS VERSION Assumed to be during the period 1972 - 1978 BARCLAY TOYS VARIANT During the period 1972 - 1978? (Beat The Bookie) Same Chad  Valley logo style as previous Barclays Toys issues Assumed to be around 1976  (No printed mention of Barclay Toys) PALITOY VERSION Assumed during the period  1978 - 1988 WOOLWORTHS VERSION  Assumed during the period 1990 - 1997 WOOLWORTHS VERSION  Assumed during the period 1990 - 1997 WOOLWORTHS VERSION Assumed to be 1997 (Dark blue box) WOOLWORTHS VARIANT Assumed to be from 2002 WADDINGTONS VARIANT Said to be 2004 Not my photograph, not my box