Linemar was a prominent toy and model manufacturer based in the United States. The company was established in 1931 as the toy division of the Line Material Company, which primarily produced electrical and power transmission equipment. Linemar quickly gained recognition for its diverse range of toys and models, particularly during the mid-20th century.
In the early years, Linemar focused on producing tinplate toys, which were popular during that era. They manufactured a wide variety of toys, including wind-up cars, trucks, trains, and mechanical banks. Linemar's tinplate toys were known for their colorful lithography and intricate details, capturing the imagination of children and collectors alike.
During the 1950s and 1960s, Linemar expanded its product line to include battery-operated toys. These toys utilized innovative technology for the time, such as remote controls and realistic movements. Some of the notable battery-operated toys produced by Linemar included robots, space more...
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