Charles Plimpton

Inventor

1893 – 1948

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Who was Charles Plimpton?

Charles Bird Plimpton was an English inventor and businessman. He invented Bayko in 1933, a plastic building model construction toy, and one of the earliest plastic toys to be marketed. He established Plimpton Engineering in Liverpool, England, to manufacture the toy, which was sold across the world for over 30 years.

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Born
1893
Peckham
Profession
Education
  • University of Birmingham
  • Liverpool College HMC
Lived in
  • Liverpool
  • London
Died
Dec 29, 1948
Liverpool

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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