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Edward Imeson Horsman (E. I. Horsman) opened his toy company in New York City, New York in 1865. He became a leader in the toy industry importing dolls from outside the USA.

In 1986, the Horsman name was sold to an Asian company called Gata, aka Gatabox LTD of Hong Hong. They continued to produce dolls under the name Horsman LTD. At the same time they also became an importer of Gata made ex-playart castings in 5 car sets as "Fire Fighters" and "Police Patrol".

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