JoHillCo Railway Station Vending Machine

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This accessory is probably the JoHillCo Railway Station Vending Machine in red, manufactured by John Hill and Company. I say "probably" as JoHillCo, Crescent and Britains, plus others, all made similar items for use with model railways. An identical item is listed by the Museum of London and described as “Hollow cast lead toy vending machine painted red and gold. With the embossed signing 'Chocolate, Cigarettes, Matches, Caramels' cast vertically down the front of each of the four sections of the machine. Part of a set of cast lead toy railway accessories by John Hill and Co., Metal Toy manufacturers in the post World War II period. Production Date: 1946-1951

All features are molded into the metal. The words "Chocolate", "Cigarettes", "Matches", and "Caramels" can be seen pressed into the four vertical indents that have been picked out with a gold colour.

This item was produced between 1946 and 1951.

Item: 947

 




This accessory is probably the JoHillCo Railway Station Vending Machine in red, manufactured by John Hill and Company. I say "probably" as JoHillCo, Crescent and Britains, plus others, all made similar items for use with model railways. An identical item is listed by the Museum of London and described as “Hollow cast lead toy vending machine painted red and gold. With the embossed signing 'Chocolate, Cigarettes, Matches, Caramels' cast vertically down the front of each of the four sections of the machine. Part of a set of cast lead toy railway accessories by John Hill and Co., Metal Toy manufacturers in the post World War II period. Production Date: 1946-1951

All features are molded into the metal. The words "Chocolate", "Cigarettes", "Matches", and "Caramels" can be seen pressed into the four vertical indents that have been picked out with a gold colour.

This item was produced between 1946 and 1951.

Item: 1707