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Barclay's was based in New Jersey and started making toys in 1924. They were primarily known for their lead soldiers. But, they did become the largest maker of lead alloy toy vehicles before World War II. Most of their output was in the 2.5 to 3 inch range, which is considered 1:64 scale or 3" models today. Unlike Tootsietoy and most other toy car makers, Barclay used the slush cast technique instead of diecast. They are the default name to check when you come upon an unknown slush toy. Their signature vehicle, is the unassuming #53 first made in the late 1920s. A four car transporter set was a often issued casting for their entire production run.

After WWII they did make a range of small diecast vehicles. In the 1960s, they were called the "Bottle Series". Neither known diecast series has any type of indentification markings on them.

The company closed in 1971.

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Encyclopedia of Small-Scale Diecast Motor Vehicle Manufacturers - Sahakangas, Foster & Weber (2006)
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