BAYKO in 'Games and Toys', October 1959

This is the last major feature on BAYKO to appear in 'Games and Toys', the leading publication of the day for the British toy trade. If I had to guess at the rationale for this short article I would link it to the takeover by MECCANO which would have been under way as this October, 1959 issue was being prepared for printing…
'Games and Toys' article, October, 1959
…but whether it was attempted reassurance should the rumours have got out, or just 'whistling in the dark', I'll leave you to judge as I've no information either way.
The text itself is short and sweet : -
”Bayko Building”
”We illustrate one of the many models in perfect detail that can be constructed from a Bayko building set.
Realistic, colourful and easily constructed from interlinking sections, these sets will provide hours of amusement for children and fathers alike. They are moulded in Styron 475 polystyrene by Plimpton Engineering Co. Ltd., Tabley Street, Liverpool 1.”
Well, at least that gives us the correct trade name for the plastic material which Plimpton Engineering were using, at that time, to manufacture the world's first, and finest, plastic construction[al] toy.
BAYKO was a regular advertiser in 'Games and Toys'
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