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Lines Bros Ltd was a British toy manufacturer of the 20th century, operating under the Tri-ang brand name. [1]

33 relations: Airfix, Alternating current, Arkitex, Canterbury, Dinky Toys, Direct current, Dollhouse, Faller, Frog (models), G & R Wrenn, Government of the United Kingdom, Hornby Railways, Humber Super Snipe, Jigsaw puzzle, Meccano, Meccano Ltd, Noah's Ark, Official Receiver, Peco, Roadrailer, Routemaster, Scalextric, Sindy, Solenoid, Spot-On models, Sten, Submachine gun, Tri-ang Railways, Trolleybus, Victorian era, Westwood, Kent, World War I, World War II.


Airfix is a UK manufacturer of injection-moulded plastic scale model kits of aircraft and other objects.

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Alternating current

Alternating current (AC), is an electric current in which the flow of electric charge periodically reverses direction, whereas in direct current (DC, also dc), the flow of electric charge is only in one direction.

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Arkitex was an all-plastic construction toy produced by Tri-ang from c. 1959 to c. 1965.

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Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent in the United Kingdom.

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Dinky Toys

Dinky Toys are die-cast zamac miniature vehicles which were produced by Meccano Ltd – makers of Hornby Trains, which were named after founder Frank Hornby.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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A dollhouse or doll's house is a toy home made in miniature.

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Faller (Gebr. FALLER) is a German toy company founded in Stuttgart in 1946 by brothers Edwin and Hermann Faller.

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Frog (models)

Frog was a well-known British brand of flying model aircraft and scale model construction kits from the 1930s to the 1970s.

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G & R Wrenn

G&R Wrenn was a toy company specialising in the manufacture of model railways.

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Government of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Government (HMG), commonly referred to as the British government, Welsh: Llywodraeth Ei Mawrhydi, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Hornby Railways

Hornby Railways is a British model railway brand.

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Humber Super Snipe

The Humber Super Snipe is a car which was produced from 1938 to 1967 by British-based Humber Limited.

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Jigsaw puzzle

A jigsaw puzzle is a tiling puzzle that requires the assembly of often oddly shaped interlocking and tessellating pieces.

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Meccano is a model construction system created in Liverpool, UK by Frank Hornby.

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Meccano Ltd

Meccano Ltd was a British toy company established in 1908 by Frank Hornby in England to manufacture and distribute Meccano and other model toys and kits created by the company.

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Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark (תיבת נח; Biblical Hebrew: Tevat Noaḥ) is the vessel in the Genesis flood narrative (Genesis chapters 6–9) by which God saves Noah, his family, and a remnant of all the world's animals from the flood.

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Official Receiver

An officer of the Insolvency Service of the United Kingdom, the Official Receiver (OR) is an officer of the court to which he is attached.

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Peco is a UK-based manufacturer of model railway accessories, especially trackwork, based at Pecorama, Beer in South Devon, England.

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In railroad terminology a Roadrailer or RoadRailer is a highway trailer, or semi-trailer, that is specially equipped for use in railroad intermodal service.

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The AEC Routemaster is a double-decker bus designed by London Transport and built by the Associated Equipment Company (AEC) and Park Royal Vehicles.

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Scalextric is a toy brand for a range of slot car racing sets which first appeared in the late 1950s, as a creation of British firm Minimodels.

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Sindy is a British fashion doll created by Pedigree Dolls & Toys in 1963.

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A solenoid (from the French solénoïde, derived in turn from the Greek solen "pipe, channel" + combining form of Greek eidos "form, shape") is a coil wound into a tightly packed helix.

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Spot-On models

Spot-On models, was a brand name for a line of diecast toy cars by Tri-ang produced from 1959 through about 1967.

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The STEN (or Sten gun) was a family of British submachine guns chambered in 9×19mm and used extensively by British and Commonwealth forces throughout World War II and the Korean War.

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Submachine gun

A submachine gun (SMG) is an air-cooled, magazine-fed, automatic carbine designed to fire pistol cartridges.

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Tri-ang Railways

Tri-ang Railways was a British manufacturer of toy trains, one of the elements of the Lines Bros Ltd company who traded using the brands Tri-ang, Minic, Pedigree and Frog.

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A trolleybus (also known as trolley bus, trolley coach, trackless trolley, trackless tram Joyce, J.; King, J. S.; and Newman, A. G. (1986). British Trolleybus Systems, pp. 9, 12. London: Ian Allan Publishing. ISBN 0-7110-1647-X. or trolleyDunbar, Charles S. (1967). Buses, Trolleys & Trams. Paul Hamlyn Ltd. (UK). Republished 2004 with ISBN 0-7537-0970-8 or 9780753709702.) is an electric bus that draws its electricity from overhead wires (generally suspended from roadside posts) using spring-loaded trolley poles.

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Victorian era

The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901.

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Westwood, Kent

Westwood is a village and retail estate in Broadstairs, situated 2 km south of Margate, located in the Thanet district of Kent, UK.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lines_Bros

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