Lone Star Products was a British toy company that was founded in 1939 as Die Casting Machine Tools (DCMT). The company was originally based in Palmers Green, North London, and manufactured die-casting machines and equipment. In the early 1950s, DCMT began to manufacture die-cast toys under the brand name "Lone Star". The name was chosen to appeal to the popularity of Western films and TV shows at the time.
Lone Star gained recognition for its die-cast metal vehicles, often made at a smaller scale compared to competitors like Dinky Toys and Matchbox. One of their popular series was the "Roadmaster" line, which featured various cars, trucks, and other vehicles. The company's focus on affordability and attention to detail helped it gain a foothold in the market. In the 1960s, Lone Star introduced the "Impy" series, which included a wide range of die-cast cars and trucks more...
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