Find great deals on eBay for Gamages in Catalogues and Magazines about Model Trains. Shop with confidence. Category:Gamages of Holborn. Gamages “seal” graphic [image info]. Gamages know what Meccano Boys want!” [image info]. Gamages Xmas. Jan 10, Many remember Gamages because of its unparalleled stock of toys of the day, and the Gamages catalogue which was used to publicise them.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The catalogue itself doesn’t actually specify the year for which it was intended, but the BAYKO set prices displayed were only applied in the run up to Christmas, and beyond into Subcategories This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.

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Like Hamley’sGamages spent a lot of money on promotions and advertising and events, had sufficient buying power to negotiate with toy manufacturers, and had a railway running around their catalgoue department. See each listing for international postage options and costs.

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R etailer Gamages”The World’s Greatest Toy Shop” – their words not mine – was a large department store, located in Holborn, London which, like many of its type, also operated a mail order service. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Also shop in Also shop in.


Improved Dollhouse Gamages The Gamages Christmas versions of the main Departmental Store Catalogues were generally produced on paper similar to newsprint [the same as newspapers are made from] and are shown first. Dollhouse No1, Gamages Gamages Datalogue Bland for his help in the preparation of this page and for provided a series of photographs. This Gamages Christmas Bazaar catalogue is printed on semi-glossy, decent quality, newsprint paper. Gamages departments GXB Please note that the grammatical errors are Gamages not mine.

Paul Bland -oOo- A visit to meet Father Christmas was de rigueur for all children catalovue were lucky enough to be taken to Gamages. Gamages had many departments, much more than modern department stores. Bayko has all you need to build houses, schools, garages, airports, etc.

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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 Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help.

Gamages began life in in a rented watch repair shop and, after quickly becoming a success amongst its customers, was established as a London institution.


In an episode of the BBC sitcom Porridge titled ‘ Heartbreak Hotel ‘, Fletcher tells his daughter how, at the time of her conception, her mother had ‘a nice steady job in the hardware department at Gamages’.

Cayalogue Zoo GXB Below here are links to related info: Dating to the ‘s. This is an authentic print, published a Gamages know what Meccano Boys want! This image [left] is from page 21 of a the Gamages Christmas catalogue, from Click here to see a replica of the Leach Trench Catapult in action. Davis sent me a copy of a picture that his parents had had taken at that time of him in the same outfit as seen in the Gamages picture.

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I wonder what odds would be given by tamages bookie on the baby of the picture seeing this website and then turning to this story and then recognizing himself? In good working order. Gamages Christmas Bazaar catalogue Front Cover. Handsome Villa Gamages These parts can be used indefinitely, and there is no limit to the designs of buildings that can be modified. Click here to email me.