Lone Star

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Lone Star started business in 1939, under Aubrey Robert "Bob" Mills, as as the Die-Casting Machine Tools Ltd (DCMT).  They were also called "Toys and Houseware".  After the began making diecast toys for children themsleves they chose the name Lone Star due to their interest in Western movies which they also satisfied  by making toy guns and other Western Centric products.  They also made model cars, planes and trains.

In 1947, they began making their first diecast vehicles. These were marketed by the Crescent Toy Co Ltd and later by DCTM as Slikka Playthings or Toys.  In 1951, the company changed its name to Lone Star.

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Lone Star started business in 1939, under Aubrey Robert "Bob" Mills, as as the Die-Casting Machine Tools Ltd (DCMT).  They were also called "Toys and Houseware".  After the began making diecast toys for children themsleves they chose the name Lone Star due to their interest in Western movies which they also satisfied  by making toy guns and other Western Centric products.  They also made model cars, planes and trains.

In 1947, they began making their first diecast vehicles. These were marketed by the Crescent Toy Co Ltd and later by DCTM as Slikka Playthings or Toys.  In 1951, the company changed its name to Lone Star.

In 1956, their second line of vehicle castings were initially called "Roadmaster" (Road-Master). 

In 1966, they discontinued their Roadmasters series and introduced their "Lone Star Impy" line of 3" scale diecast vehicles. Officially known as "Roadmaster Impy Super Cars".

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