BAYKO in 'British Toys', December, 1959
The MECCANO Takeover Announcement

Short and sweet sums up this somewhat belated announcement of the takeover of BAYKO by MECCANO a couple of months earlier. This 'British Toys' announcement appeared in the same month as their competitors, 'Games and Toys', and a month ahead of one of another rival, 'Toy Trader'...
'Toy Trader' takeover announcement, January, 1960
The text of the announcement is as follows : -
 
MECCANO LIMITED AND
PLIMPTON ENGINEERING CO.
Meccano Ltd. have acquired the entire share capital of the Plimpton Engineering Company Ltd., manufacturers of the famous BAYKO Constructional Sets. It is their intention to re-design and re-present this popular product.
 
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Thus was an era ended...
...but, of all the announcements, this seems by far the most up-beat.
 
BAYKO was a regular advertiser in 'British Toys'...
 
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