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MC Toy is a brand name used May Choeng Ltd. They were founded by the Ngan Family of Hong Kong in 1967.

Previous to the MC Toy name being used as the base designation, castings were distributed as Rainbow Toys (UK) in Britian.

Another British company called Tesco (UK) also distributed MC Toys as a 7 car set called "Mini Champions". These did have the company name on the base as MC Toy.

MC Toy cars wee also distributed in Belgium as "Mini Sport". Their blistercard was designed to be a part of a 'puzzle type' road layout.

Light and sound produced models were also sold as Corgi products.

In the late 1980s, Edocar used MC Toy made vehicles with Edocar on the base.

Around 1990-92, the distribution relationship with Intex Recreation was coming to an end with May Choeng. As wass May Choeng's relationship with Zyll Industries. Subsequently, May Choeng transitioned their MC Toy brand to become known as Maisto, with their same production factories and a new in house distribution system developed.



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Encyclopedia of Small-Scale Diecast Motor Vehicle Manufacturers by Sahakangas, Weber and Foster (2006).
Maisto Wikipedia as of this post edit date.
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