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International Hobby Corporation was based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and specialized in distribution of accessories related to model railroading. They were founded by Bernard Paul in 1981, and had a reputation for quality products at an affordable price. While they made and marketed items in N and O scale. They mostly dealt in HO scale sized items.

In the 1990s they moved High Speed "Classic Trucks" and "Classic Cars" as sets. Later it was the High Speed semi with trailer rigs.

Around the 2000s, the were distributing Kinsmart made items and other plastic HO scale commercial vehicles.

As of July 2019, the are reportedly now out of business. But, there Humble, Texas (near Houston) store location still has stock available.



Source references -

https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/international-hobby-corporation-ihc-profile-2382238
http://www.ihc-hobby.com/category/33157118
Encyclopedia of Small-Scale Diecast Motor Vehicle Manufacturers - Sahakangas, Foster & Weber (2006)
 
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