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MOBO TOYS
prototype injection molded part
Image by EVERYMAN FILMS
MOBO TOYS’ had been produced by D. SEBEL &amp CO., ERITH, KENT, ENGLAND from 1947 to 1972.

David Sebel had emigrated from Russia circa 1912 and set up in partnership as a Wheelwright in East London in 1921. In 1928 he moved the Firm to Lant Street in the Borough, London S.E.1 with the take more than of a firm, Hazeldine &amp Norton, of Wheelwright’s &amp Motor Body and Van Builders. Interestingly the home subsequent to the premises had been the residence of Charles Dickens when his parents were in the Marshalsea Debtor’s Prison.

In the 1930’s they expanded into Architectural metalwork and other engineering projects. Also producing street cleaning carts, milk churns and fronts for Cinemas. In 1931 Harry Sebel, David’s son, joined the firm beginning from the bottom up. Throughout the Second Planet War the Organization turned more than to war perform and a number of neighborhood premises have been employed for their production of aircraft and tank elements, bunks for air raid shelters, bailey bridge components and even a tower for an experimental radar station.

In the early 1940’s Harry was searching to the future and realised that they’re would be a require to expand the organization and find work for the current workforce and those which had been named up. Soon after a lot analysis it was decided to go into metal furniture, beneath the Trade name Stak-a-Bye and into the toy company. But what to make which would be distinct from anyone else. Harry had the concept of a Rocking Horse which the rider could propel along themselves. Simple plans have been drawn up and a complete size horse mock up was created making use of bicycle gears. To get an notion of what the completed product would appear like a Taxidermist in Piccadilly was approached for a horse hide, the only issue he had was from a Zebra so that was used. The prototype Zebra was still around at the Erith factory for many years. A Patent was taken out in 1942 for the simple mechanism. Later Charles Morewood, RA was commissioned to sculpt the clay physique of what became the Mobo Bronco. The steel furniture company was set up in 1946 from the Weller Street side of the premises, a name which was used at the Erith factory to denote the furniture production constructing.

The Lant Street premises were not going to be massive enough for the toy and furnishings organization envisaged and so the ex Vickers Gun Operates at 177, West Street, Erith, Kent have been bought in February, 1947. As the intention was to produce every little thing in-residence from the arrival of the raw material to the completed item, the full kitting out of the factory with large presses, dip tanks, spray booths, etc. took a even though. Toy production did not start off at Erith until September, 1947. Nonetheless, some toys had been assembled at Lant Street, developed by outdoors contractor’s, to allow a display at the British Industries Fair in Could,1947. The other toys on show have been Merry Go Round,Rocker Swing, Chair Desk and Roll-a-Bye Skates.

The name ‘Mobo’ came from a brain-storming session when ‘Mobile Toys’ had been rejected. The clown on the decal was due to an interest in the Circus by the David Sebel. The Circus theme was utilised in a lot of their Exhibition Stands and advertising. A tin clown was created but never went into production. It would have been an early Action Man!. Later marketing and instruction sheets utilised the Mobo title as two characters ‘Mr Mo’ and ‘Miss Bo’.

rbronco.jpg (41904 bytes) RED_SNAIL.jpg (50322 bytes) rpony.jpg (43788 bytes)

The most nicely identified toy is the BRONCO, the ride-on horse. It functions by the rider sitting on the horse and pushing down on the stirrups, then releasing them and then the horse moves along. From 1947 to 1950 the Bronco could only be steered in a straight line, but in February, 1950 Magic Steering was introduced. This enabled the rider by pushing on either stirrup to move the horse in that path. The Broncho was so well-known that it stayed in production till 1971.

The body pressings have been also utilized for a series of other toys SPRING HORSE (PRAIRIE KING), Evening RIDER, PRAIRIE PRANCER, Variety RIDER two various types created, ROCKING HORSE, &amp BRONCHO MERRY GO ROUND.

The colours came from ‘market research’ with the local college youngsters at West Street School – yellow and red getting the favourite. These kids have been also utilised for photo shoots for advertising and testing the toys.

In 1949 the ‘Walking SNAIL’ was introduced at the New York Toy Fair, also at the very same fair the ‘PONY’ was very first shown. The ‘Pony’ pressings went on to be utilized on several various toys – PONY ROCKER, PIONEER WAGON, PONY EXPRESS, PONY KART, PONY BUGGY, SURREY TROTTER, TODDLE PONY. 1948 also saw the introduction of the first tiny remote handle walking toy – the TOY-TOISE. This was a wonderful achievement not just for kids, but also adults, as they were used for Toy-toise races at numerous parties. The SPANIEL – at initial sold as PUPPY – and SPANIEL followed with the exact same mechanism, also a CANOE.

The American Market place was an remarkable accomplishment for the MOBO Organization. In 1948 they exported to the USA half of the total toy exports of ALL British Toy Companies. At this time Britain was recovering from the Second Globe War and steel was rationed according to the amount of goods exported. Mobo never ever had any problems acquiring supplies since of their exceptional export record. A New York office had been opened in 1948 at the Breslin Developing, Broadway, New York and an American subsidiary formed Sebel Merchandise Inc. Other key markets had been Australia and South Africa.

A Showroom &amp Office had been opened at 39/41 New Oxford Street, London W.C.1 in September, 1945.

Other toys created integrated Prams, Bicycles, Desks, Wheelbarrows, Rockers, Swings, Scooters and from 1956 Pedal Automobiles.

In 1951 Harry &amp David emigrated to Australia and set up a factory at Bankstown, Sydney. Here they created each Toys and Furniture. The elements have been shipped from Erith and assembled and painted at Bankstown. The Australian firm decided in 1957 to concentrate on the furniture company and so toy production was stopped. The furniture enterprise nonetheless goes on right now as element of the GWA International Group, and they have just opened a branch in the United Kingdom.

In 1955 the Toy Boat business of Harold Flory Ltd., of Bromley, Kent was taken more than. They produced the SNIPE, SWIFT, ST. CHRISTOPHER Motor Boats, the SPRITE YACHT, and the SNORT SUBMARINE, also Toy Vehicles. The boats had been continued in production by Mobo’s.

Jetex, the Model Aircraft Engine enterprise was purchased in 1956. Besides a range of Jet propelled engines they also made model kits for aircraft and a plastic boats and automobiles for the Jetex engine.

The mid 1960’s saw an introduction of toys made from injection moulded plastic and the importation of a variety of plastic Pedal automobiles from Pines of Italy. These incorporated a Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Pedal Auto. A range of bicycles was also imported from Italy.

By the late 1960’s the British toy sector was getting a challenging time due to inexpensive imports from the Far East. When John Bentley of Barclay Securities created an offer you to purchase the Firm in 1970 it was taken up. The Barclay Toy Group was formed to which Chad Valley, Charles Methuen and Tri-ang have been added in 1971. Regrettably the overheads of the Group meant that losses were still becoming produced and a key reorganisation took spot in 1972 with the Erith Works being closed and all production of all Mobo Toys ceasing. The web site is now a big housing estate.

MOBO TOYS
prototype injection molded part
Image by EVERYMAN FILMS
MOBO TOYS’ were made by D. SEBEL &amp CO., ERITH, KENT, ENGLAND from 1947 to 1972.

David Sebel had emigrated from Russia circa 1912 and set up in partnership as a Wheelwright in East London in 1921. In 1928 he moved the Firm to Lant Street in the Borough, London S.E.1 with the take more than of a firm, Hazeldine &amp Norton, of Wheelwright’s &amp Motor Physique and Van Builders. Interestingly the house subsequent to the premises had been the residence of Charles Dickens when his parents had been in the Marshalsea Debtor’s Prison.

In the 1930’s they expanded into Architectural metalwork and other engineering projects. Also producing street cleaning carts, milk churns and fronts for Cinemas. In 1931 Harry Sebel, David’s son, joined the firm beginning from the bottom up. During the Second World War the Company turned over to war function and several regional premises have been utilized for their production of aircraft and tank elements, bunks for air raid shelters, bailey bridge elements and even a tower for an experimental radar station.

In the early 1940’s Harry was searching to the future and realised that they’re would be a need to have to expand the organization and locate work for the current workforce and those which had been referred to as up. Soon after considerably research it was decided to go into metal furniture, under the Trade name Stak-a-Bye and into the toy enterprise. But what to make which would be diverse from any individual else. Harry had the thought of a Rocking Horse which the rider could propel along themselves. Simple plans were drawn up and a full size horse mock up was created using bicycle gears. To get an thought of what the completed product would appear like a Taxidermist in Piccadilly was approached for a horse hide, the only thing he had was from a Zebra so that was utilised. The prototype Zebra was nevertheless about at the Erith factory for numerous years. A Patent was taken out in 1942 for the fundamental mechanism. Later Charles Morewood, RA was commissioned to sculpt the clay physique of what became the Mobo Bronco. The steel furniture company was set up in 1946 from the Weller Street side of the premises, a name which was employed at the Erith factory to denote the furnishings production creating.

The Lant Street premises were not going to be massive adequate for the toy and furniture company envisaged and so the ex Vickers Gun Performs at 177, West Street, Erith, Kent had been bought in February, 1947. As the intention was to generate every thing in-house from the arrival of the raw material to the completed item, the complete kitting out of the factory with big presses, dip tanks, spray booths, etc. took a whilst. Toy production did not begin at Erith till September, 1947. Nevertheless, some toys had been assembled at Lant Street, made by outside contractor’s, to allow a show at the British Industries Fair in Might,1947. The other toys on show were Merry Go Round,Rocker Swing, Chair Desk and Roll-a-Bye Skates.

The name ‘Mobo’ came from a brain-storming session when ‘Mobile Toys’ had been rejected. The clown on the decal was due to an interest in the Circus by the David Sebel. The Circus theme was utilised in a lot of their Exhibition Stands and advertising. A tin clown was developed but by no means went into production. It would have been an early Action Man!. Later advertising and instruction sheets utilized the Mobo title as two characters ‘Mr Mo’ and ‘Miss Bo’.

rbronco.jpg (41904 bytes) RED_SNAIL.jpg (50322 bytes) rpony.jpg (43788 bytes)

The most properly identified toy is the BRONCO, the ride-on horse. It operates by the rider sitting on the horse and pushing down on the stirrups, then releasing them and then the horse moves along. From 1947 to 1950 the Bronco could only be steered in a straight line, but in February, 1950 Magic Steering was introduced. This enabled the rider by pushing on either stirrup to move the horse in that direction. The Broncho was so common that it stayed in production until 1971.

The body pressings have been also utilized for a series of other toys SPRING HORSE (PRAIRIE KING), Evening RIDER, PRAIRIE PRANCER, Variety RIDER two distinct sorts made, ROCKING HORSE, &amp BRONCHO MERRY GO ROUND.

The colours came from ‘market research’ with the regional school young children at West Street College – yellow and red getting the favourite. These kids had been also used for photo shoots for marketing and testing the toys.

In 1949 the ‘Walking SNAIL’ was introduced at the New York Toy Fair, also at the same fair the ‘PONY’ was 1st shown. The ‘Pony’ pressings went on to be utilized on numerous various toys – PONY ROCKER, PIONEER WAGON, PONY EXPRESS, PONY KART, PONY BUGGY, SURREY TROTTER, TODDLE PONY. 1948 also saw the introduction of the initial small remote manage walking toy – the TOY-TOISE. This was a excellent accomplishment not just for young children, but also adults, as they had been utilized for Toy-toise races at numerous parties. The SPANIEL – at initial sold as PUPPY – and SPANIEL followed with the very same mechanism, also a CANOE.

The American Industry was an incredible good results for the MOBO Firm. In 1948 they exported to the USA half of the total toy exports of ALL British Toy Organizations. At this time Britain was recovering from the Second World War and steel was rationed according to the amount of goods exported. Mobo in no way had any trouble getting supplies because of their exceptional export record. A New York workplace had been opened in 1948 at the Breslin Building, Broadway, New York and an American subsidiary formed Sebel Items Inc. Other key markets have been Australia and South Africa.

A Showroom &amp Office had been opened at 39/41 New Oxford Street, London W.C.1 in September, 1945.

Other toys made incorporated Prams, Bicycles, Desks, Wheelbarrows, Rockers, Swings, Scooters and from 1956 Pedal Cars.

In 1951 Harry &amp David emigrated to Australia and set up a factory at Bankstown, Sydney. Here they produced both Toys and Furnishings. The components had been shipped from Erith and assembled and painted at Bankstown. The Australian company decided in 1957 to concentrate on the furniture company and so toy production was stopped. The furnishings business still goes on these days as component of the GWA International Group, and they have just opened a branch in the United Kingdom.

In 1955 the Toy Boat organization of Harold Flory Ltd., of Bromley, Kent was taken more than. They created the SNIPE, SWIFT, ST. CHRISTOPHER Motor Boats, the SPRITE YACHT, and the SNORT SUBMARINE, also Toy Cars. The boats were continued in production by Mobo’s.

Jetex, the Model Aircraft Engine enterprise was purchased in 1956. Besides a range of Jet propelled engines they also produced model kits for aircraft and a plastic boats and vehicles for the Jetex engine.

The mid 1960’s saw an introduction of toys made from injection moulded plastic and the importation of a variety of plastic Pedal cars from Pines of Italy. These included a Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Pedal Car. A variety of bicycles was also imported from Italy.

By the late 1960’s the British toy market was possessing a hard time due to low cost imports from the Far East. When John Bentley of Barclay Securities created an offer you to buy the Firm in 1970 it was taken up. The Barclay Toy Group was formed to which Chad Valley, Charles Methuen and Tri-ang had been added in 1971. Regrettably the overheads of the Group meant that losses have been nevertheless getting made and a main reorganisation took location in 1972 with the Erith Works being closed and all production of all Mobo Toys ceasing. The site is now a huge housing estate.

MOBO TOYS
prototype injection molded part
Image by EVERYMAN FILMS
MOBO TOYS’ had been produced by D. SEBEL &amp CO., ERITH, KENT, ENGLAND from 1947 to 1972.

David Sebel had emigrated from Russia circa 1912 and set up in partnership as a Wheelwright in East London in 1921. In 1928 he moved the Business to Lant Street in the Borough, London S.E.1 with the take over of a firm, Hazeldine &amp Norton, of Wheelwright’s &amp Motor Physique and Van Builders. Interestingly the residence next to the premises had been the residence of Charles Dickens when his parents have been in the Marshalsea Debtor’s Prison.

In the 1930’s they expanded into Architectural metalwork and other engineering projects. Also creating street cleaning carts, milk churns and fronts for Cinemas. In 1931 Harry Sebel, David’s son, joined the firm beginning from the bottom up. For the duration of the Second World War the Firm turned over to war work and several nearby premises have been utilised for their production of aircraft and tank components, bunks for air raid shelters, bailey bridge components and even a tower for an experimental radar station.

In the early 1940’s Harry was seeking to the future and realised that they are would be a require to expand the business and discover work for the current workforce and these which had been named up. Following considerably analysis it was decided to go into metal furniture, below the Trade name Stak-a-Bye and into the toy company. But what to make which would be various from any person else. Harry had the thought of a Rocking Horse which the rider could propel along themselves. Standard plans were drawn up and a full size horse mock up was created employing bicycle gears. To get an concept of what the completed item would look like a Taxidermist in Piccadilly was approached for a horse hide, the only factor he had was from a Zebra so that was used. The prototype Zebra was nevertheless about at the Erith factory for many years. A Patent was taken out in 1942 for the fundamental mechanism. Later Charles Morewood, RA was commissioned to sculpt the clay physique of what became the Mobo Bronco. The steel furniture company was set up in 1946 from the Weller Street side of the premises, a name which was employed at the Erith factory to denote the furniture production building.

The Lant Street premises were not going to be big adequate for the toy and furnishings organization envisaged and so the ex Vickers Gun Works at 177, West Street, Erith, Kent have been bought in February, 1947. As the intention was to create almost everything in-property from the arrival of the raw material to the completed solution, the full kitting out of the factory with large presses, dip tanks, spray booths, and so forth. took a whilst. Toy production did not start off at Erith till September, 1947. Nonetheless, some toys had been assembled at Lant Street, developed by outdoors contractor’s, to enable a display at the British Industries Fair in Might,1947. The other toys on show had been Merry Go Round,Rocker Swing, Chair Desk and Roll-a-Bye Skates.

The name ‘Mobo’ came from a brain-storming session when ‘Mobile Toys’ had been rejected. The clown on the decal was due to an interest in the Circus by the David Sebel. The Circus theme was used in a lot of their Exhibition Stands and marketing. A tin clown was created but in no way went into production. It would have been an early Action Man!. Later advertising and instruction sheets employed the Mobo title as two characters ‘Mr Mo’ and ‘Miss Bo’.

rbronco.jpg (41904 bytes) RED_SNAIL.jpg (50322 bytes) rpony.jpg (43788 bytes)

The most effectively recognized toy is the BRONCO, the ride-on horse. It functions by the rider sitting on the horse and pushing down on the stirrups, then releasing them and then the horse moves along. From 1947 to 1950 the Bronco could only be steered in a straight line, but in February, 1950 Magic Steering was introduced. This enabled the rider by pushing on either stirrup to move the horse in that path. The Broncho was so well-liked that it stayed in production until 1971.

The body pressings were also utilised for a series of other toys SPRING HORSE (PRAIRIE KING), Evening RIDER, PRAIRIE PRANCER, Variety RIDER two distinct kinds created, ROCKING HORSE, &amp BRONCHO MERRY GO ROUND.

The colours came from ‘market research’ with the neighborhood school young children at West Street College – yellow and red getting the favourite. These children have been also employed for photo shoots for advertising and testing the toys.

In 1949 the ‘Walking SNAIL’ was introduced at the New York Toy Fair, also at the very same fair the ‘PONY’ was initial shown. The ‘Pony’ pressings went on to be employed on a number of distinct toys – PONY ROCKER, PIONEER WAGON, PONY EXPRESS, PONY KART, PONY BUGGY, SURREY TROTTER, TODDLE PONY. 1948 also saw the introduction of the 1st tiny remote control walking toy – the TOY-TOISE. This was a great achievement not just for youngsters, but also adults, as they have been utilized for Toy-toise races at many parties. The SPANIEL – at very first sold as PUPPY – and SPANIEL followed with the very same mechanism, also a CANOE.

The American Marketplace was an incredible accomplishment for the MOBO Company. In 1948 they exported to the USA half of the total toy exports of ALL British Toy Firms. At this time Britain was recovering from the Second World War and steel was rationed according to the quantity of goods exported. Mobo never had any problems obtaining supplies due to the fact of their superb export record. A New York workplace had been opened in 1948 at the Breslin Building, Broadway, New York and an American subsidiary formed Sebel Goods Inc. Other major markets have been Australia and South Africa.

A Showroom &amp Workplace had been opened at 39/41 New Oxford Street, London W.C.1 in September, 1945.

Other toys created integrated Prams, Bicycles, Desks, Wheelbarrows, Rockers, Swings, Scooters and from 1956 Pedal Cars.

In 1951 Harry &amp David emigrated to Australia and set up a factory at Bankstown, Sydney. Here they made each Toys and Furnishings. The elements were shipped from Erith and assembled and painted at Bankstown. The Australian firm decided in 1957 to concentrate on the furniture organization and so toy production was stopped. The furnishings organization nevertheless goes on these days as element of the GWA International Group, and they have just opened a branch in the United Kingdom.

In 1955 the Toy Boat enterprise of Harold Flory Ltd., of Bromley, Kent was taken over. They made the SNIPE, SWIFT, ST. CHRISTOPHER Motor Boats, the SPRITE YACHT, and the SNORT SUBMARINE, also Toy Vehicles. The boats were continued in production by Mobo’s.

Jetex, the Model Aircraft Engine company was bought in 1956. In addition to a variety of Jet propelled engines they also made model kits for aircraft and a plastic boats and automobiles for the Jetex engine.

The mid 1960’s saw an introduction of toys produced from injection moulded plastic and the importation of a variety of plastic Pedal vehicles from Pines of Italy. These incorporated a Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Pedal Automobile. A range of bicycles was also imported from Italy.

By the late 1960’s the British toy market was possessing a tough time due to low cost imports from the Far East. When John Bentley of Barclay Securities produced an supply to buy the Company in 1970 it was taken up. The Barclay Toy Group was formed to which Chad Valley, Charles Methuen and Tri-ang have been added in 1971. Regrettably the overheads of the Group meant that losses were nonetheless getting made and a major reorganisation took location in 1972 with the Erith Functions getting closed and all production of all Mobo Toys ceasing. The site is now a big housing estate.