|Doepke Wood Toys
||About Doepke Wood Toys
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||1957 Wood Toys Catalog
|From Playthings - 3/57. Note presence of
R. C. Gaston in photo. In the late 1940's
he had his own company (Gaston Mfg.
Co.) making a toy called "Changeable
|Other half of ad from Playthings - 3/57
|This Playthings ad (from eight years earlier - 3/49) shows that the Doepke
toy called "Changeable Charlie" was in production by another company
long before becoming part of the Doepke line. It is quite likely that R. C.
Gaston came along with the acquisition because of his knowledge of
producing wood toys.