Corgi Classics Limited 1995

Leicester, England, United Kingdom

1956 - Corgi Toys launched a new range of die-cast toy model cars by Mettoy Playcraft Limited, a toy car company founded in 1936.

March 1969- factory fire in Fforestfach in Swansea, Wales

1984 - Corgi reformed as Corgi Toys Limited

1989 - company taken over by Mattel and production moved to Leicester (Mattel headquarters) and Corgi Classics range introduced soon after

1995 - Corgi regained its independence as a new company, Corgi Classics Limited, and moved to new premises in Leicester, England

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