Timpo Toys Posts

Classic Christmas Toys of the Past and Their Present Day Equivalents

Classic Christmas Toys of the Past and Their Present Day Equivalents

Now that the gifts are unboxed and wrapping paper has been tossed out, we’re curious to see what was under your tree this year. Christmas gifts have come a long way. So we decided to take a look at some of the favorite gifts from Christmases long ago and offer up some fun comparisons to […]

Top-10 Most Valuable Timpo Toys Swoppet Sets

Top-10 Most Valuable Timpo Toys Swoppet Sets

Timpo Toys was an English toy company created in 1938 as Toy Importers Company or TIMPO, for short, by Salomon Gawrylovotz, a German who emigrated to Great Britain. The company manufactured various toys out of wood, bakelite and composition until the end of the Second World War. Following WWII, Timpo started to make its own […]

Meet the “Timpo Toys Artist” and new hobbyDB Friend and Advisor Alfred Plath

Meet the “Timpo Toys Artist” and new hobbyDB Friend and Advisor Alfred Plath

When it comes to Timpo Toys, Alfred Plath considers it a little more than just collecting. It’s more like time traveling. Alfred has spent close to six decades “traveling through time” to learn everything he can about an item, from production sites and processes to its history and relationship with its country of origin. And […]

Found some photos from way back of my Timpo Toys Collection

Found some photos from way back of my Timpo Toys Collection
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Musings by Joschik

I got a Pentax camera from my dad in 1981 and started to experiment around. Here are some of the results  –               I have no idea how I did that last image but think that they were not bad overall.

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