MECCANO Chairman Resigns
- 'Toy Trader', July, 1964

I'm not sure I'm particularly proud of my motives for including this one...
...but he was ultimately responsible for BAYKO's death!
This announcement was included in page 23 of the July, 1964 issue of 'Toy Trader' and concerns the resignation of Mr. J. C. Tattersall from the position of Managing Director of the MECCANO Company - within months of killing off the world's finest plastic construction toy...
...now you see what I meant above!!!
 
Toy Trader announcement of the resignation of the MECCANO Chairman, July, 1964
...at Meccano
MECCANO, Ltd., have announced that Mr. J. C. Tattersall's resignation from the position of managing director has been accepted, by mutual agreement, by the board of the company.
Mr W. Graeme Lines, recently-appointed chairman of Meccano, said recently that Mr. H. Joe Fallman, who has been a director of the company since the beginning of the year, has accepted the board's invitation to take over the management of the company.
Mr. Fallman, who is 36 and lives in Heswall, joined Meccano in 1962 from the English Electric Company's factory at Rugby, where he was a senior engineer with the steam turbine and diesel sections. He is married with three children.
 
You have to be careful about reading too much into such a short announcement, but there are no "thanks for his valuable contribution" type remarks, so it's not unreasonable to surmise that MECCANO were pleased to be rid of him...
...serves him right for killing off BAYKO!!!
 
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