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Since 1883, Parker Brothers is a well known brand name and maker of American toys and games. At different points in our diecast history time line, Parker Brothers is identified as the parent or step-parent company of many of those different diecast manufacture companies.

They have made over 1800 different games with Monopoly and (Clue) Cluedo being the most famous. Others include - Sorry!, Risk, Trivial Pursuit, Ouija, Aggravation, Bop It and Probe.

Parker Brothers is currently a subsidiary of the multinational toy and entertainment company Hasbro. They acquired Kenner when they purchased Tonka.

In the 1990s, the Kenner division of Hasbro had issued a "Batman Series" which is thought by some to have been made by Yat Ming, but remains unconfirmed. A Yat Ming Firebird casting was used in an unnamed Kenner promotional.

In 1997, a NASCAR series called "Winner's Circle" was issued and initially branded as Kenner-Parker, before changing over to Hasbro. In 2000, Hasbro dropped the Kenner brand from their holdings and the "Winner's Circle" line up was sold to Action Performance.

(Need to search for other brand association specifics.)



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

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That is probably correct. General Mills IIRC is another company that also bought a lot of other toy companies and/or brands along the way.
 
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