Crescent

Crescent

 Reference data:  Version 1.0 Updated May 2011. Author: D Brown

Contact for changes or updates: blackdragoncollectables@gmail.com

 Maker:

  • Crescent Toy Company Ltd

Ownership:

The firm was founded by Henry Eagles and Arthur Schneider in 1922

 Ceased trading  around 1983.

Output:

  • Lead and Plastic toys

Country:

  • England and Wales

Material:

  • Lead
  • Plastic

Key people:

  • Henry Eagles
  • Arthur Schneider
  • Harry Eagles ( Harvey )

Figures:

40mm

  • Circus ( part set )
  • Mounted Cowboys
  • Mounted Indians
  • Mounted Knights
  • Mounted Guardsmen

 54mm

  • British Infantry
  • British Infantry WWI
  • Eighth Army
  • Romans
  • Robin Hood
  • Knights
  • Cowboys
  •  Indians
  • French Foreign Legion
  • Arabs
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Guard’s band
  • Guardsmen
  •  Spacemen
  • Farm Workers
  • Circus ( part set )

60mm

  • Cowboys
  • Indians
  • Mohican Indians
  • US Cavalry
  • Mexicans
  • American Civil War
  • Ceremonial Troops
  • Highlanders
  • Indian Army
  • British Infantry
  • Paratroops
  • Russians
  • Farm Workers

Other

  • Siege weapons
  • Numerous other toys – Large range of non figure lead and eventually die-cast toys

Figure Types:

  • Solid Plastic
  • Swoppets

Brands:

  • Crescent
  • Movables ( Swoppets )

 Scale:

  •  40mm
  • 54mm
  • 60mm

Other Information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crescent_Toys

http://www.lone-star-diecast-bk.com/history.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lone_Star_Toys

References Sources:

 Plastic Warrior  –http://www.plasticwarrior.co.uk

3 Responses to Crescent

  1. Great Finds says:

    Crescent figures don’t seem to have the maker’s name – just ‘MADE IN ENGLAND’ which makes them hard to identify. There are some good pictures in Joplin’s Great Book of Hollowcast figures.

  2. kevin william swaisland says:

    crescent figures had staped on there base .. crescent toy co ltd . ref number made in england

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