Tayler & Barrett

Taylor & Barrett produced a number of toys, usually made of lead (by the hollow casting process). The company was established by two brothers-in-law: Fred Taylor and A.R. Barrett.

They produced road signs, petrol pumps and street lamps, plus fire engines and a rather attractive-looking trolleybus. They also made emergency vehicles, an ice cream salesman on a tricycle, plus a number of cars and small commercials, dating from the 1930s.

After the Second World War the two partners went their separate ways, forming 'F.G. Taylor & Sons' and 'Barrett & Sons', London. The London trolleybus was produced in two sizes and after the war it continued in production from 'Barrett & Sons'.

When they seperated they split the moulds the toys were made in and this makes some pieces difficult to identify.

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Taylor Barrett value and price guide

What's your Taylor Barrett worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
taylor barrett trolley bus Taylor Barrett Trolley Bus 10/2021 £42.29
britains taylor barrett lead three farm chicks walking Britains Taylor Barrett Lead Three Farm Chicks Walking 10/2021 £5.99
rare taylor barrett no 123 atlanta touring plane 1930 s Rare Taylor Barrett No 123 Atlanta Touring Plane 1930 S 10/2021 £48.39
rare taylor barrett lead diecast london trolley bus Rare Taylor Barrett Lead Diecast London Trolley Bus 10/2021 £124.63
taylor barrett lead stag Taylor Barrett Lead Stag 10/2021 £1.00
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John - August 17, 2019
How many versions are there of the Taylor Barret trotter horses ?
That's really difficult to say. I see yellow and red carts and riders in different colours. I can't give an exact figure. At the moment there is only one for sale on eBay: Taylor Barrett trotter.