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Index of Articles by Marion Osborne

We provide this index (as supplied by Marion Osborne) for the benefit of collectors who have back issues of the magazines Dolls House and Miniature Scene and/or Dolls House World, as a quick reference for finding which issue an article appears in. Back issues of these magazines do come up for sale on ebay etc, and the index can also be of help in checking whether there's an article of interest in a particular issue.

Marion Osborne's magazine articles for Dolls House and Miniature Scene

Issue

Year

Month

Page No

 

Article Subject

Number of Article

 

 

9

1994

Apr/May

25

 

Overview of Lines/Triang

1

 

10

 

Jun/Jul

53

 

Part 2

2

 

11

 

Aug/Sep

36

 

Triang Tudor Dollshouse

3

 

12

 

Oct/Nov

46

 

Part 2

4

 

13

1995

Dec/Jan

48

 

Metal Windows

5

 

14

 

Feb/Mar

24

 

Triang furniture

6

 

15

 

Apr/May

40

 

Amersham

7

 

16

 

June/July

24

 

Part 2

8

 

17

 

Aug/Sept

44

 

Kleeware

9

 

18

 

Oct/Nov

24

 

More Plastic items

10

 

19

1996

Dec/Jan

73

 

First 10 years of Triang

11

 

20

 

Feb.

48

 

Part 2

12

 

21

 

Mar

54

 

Question answered on Q Mary house

 

 

22

 

April

56

 

Start of an absorbing hobby

13

 

23

 

May

30

 

Gee Bee

14

 

24

 

June

54

 

Part 2

15

 

25

 

July

42

 

Response - GB Chalet & mat

 

 

26

 

August

60

 

Mayflower series

16

 

27

 

Sept

54

 

Kensalcraft & Nall furniture

17

 

29

 

Nov

24

 

No 60 Part 1

18

 

30

 

DEC

28

 

Part 2

19

 

31

1997

Jan

55

 

An unusual fireplace

20

 

32

 

Feb.

65

 

Box Back houses

21

 

33

 

Mar

50

 

Part 2

22

 

34

 

April

60

 

No 45 - a near miss

23

 

35

 

May

52

 

Metal Fronted dollshouses

24

 

36

 

June

24

 

Nest etc

25

 

37

 

July

30

 

2nd part metal fronted

26

 

38

 

August

54

 

Brimtoy furniture

27

 

39

 

Sept

66

 

Twiggs Furniture

28

 

40

 

October

64

 

Barton

29

 

41

 

November

50

 

Barton part 2

30

 

42

 

December

50

 

Barton part 3

31

 

52

1998

October

73

 

Red Roofs 

32

 

56

1999

Feb

supp

7

Triang 1919 - 20

33

1

57

 

March

supp

8

Triang 1919 - 20 part 2

34

2

58

 

April

supp

8

Triang 1919 DH/5 to end

35

3

59

 

May

supp

8

1921 to DH/H

36

4

60

 

June

supp

4

Queens to DH/4

37

5

61

 

July

supp

8

DH/8 - 9

38

6

62

 

Aug

supp

8

DH/10 - 13

39

7

63

 

Sept

supp

4

Finish 1921

40

8

64

 

Oct

49

3

1924 start

41

9

65

 

Nov

48

4

DH/0 - B

42

10

66

 

Dec

62

3

DH/C - E

43

11

67

2000

Jan

nil

nil

Xmas issue

44

 

68

2000

Feb

69

5

Cowan de Groot

45

 

69

 

Mar

72

4

DH/1 - DH/3

46

12

70

 

April

52

4

DH/8 – 9, owners names on photos incorrect

47

13

71

 

May

65

4

DH/10 - 12

48

14

72

 

June

65

4

DH/14/15

49

15

73

 

July

nil

nil

 

-

 

74

 

Aug

35

4

1927 P, Q and start of Mayflower

50

16

75

 

Sept

61

4

Mayflower completed

51

17

76

 

Oct

45

4

No 60’s - 1930

52

18

77

 

Nov

67

4

No 60’s cont, start No 61

53

19

78

 

Dec

45

4

No 61 (Canadian) & No 62.

54

20

79

2001

Jan

63

4

No 63, 64 caravan and plane hangar

55

21

80

 

Feb

71

4

1932 - Nest etc

56

22

81

 

March

57

4

Shops, House boat, No 70 & 71

57

23

82

 

April

71

4

Stockbroker

58

24

83

 

May

55

4

Stockbroker Part 2

59

25

84

 

June

81

4

Princess No 1 & 2

60

26

85

 

July

61

4

No 40, 41, 42 and DH/80

61

27

86

 

Aug

59

4

DH/81, 82 and No 49 & 50 flat roof

62

28

87

 

Sept

31

4

No 51 – 53 Flat roof & 45

63

29

88

 

Oct

57

4

No 20 – 24, 91 & 92

64

30

89

 

Nov

55

4

40A, 75, 76, 77

65

31

90

 

Dec

47

4

Hospital, 2, 30, 31, 32

66

32

91

2002

Jan

47

4

Post war No 50

67

33

92

 

Feb

72

4

No 55, 65, 40 and 45

68

34

93

 

Mar

46

6

Back tracking

69

35

94

 

April

 

 

No article

 

 

95

 

May

 

 

No article

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE END

 

 

 Continued then in Dollshouse World (see below)

Marion Osborne's magazine articles for Dollshouse World

Year

Issue

Month

Article Subject

No of article

No of Pages

2002

115

April

Dollshouse Under Siege P70

1

2

 

116

May

Shops.  P70

2

2

 

117

June

Transport, including house boat, etc P66

3

2

 

118

July

Queen Anne – several different styles. P70

4

2

 

119

August

A, BE, CEX & letter page P 71, P62

5

3

 

120

Sept

R, S, T, U, V& letter page P66/77, P62

6

3

 

121

Oct

Jenny’s Home 4 pages. P87..  Not my photos

7

4

 

122

Nov

Bungalows P82-83

8

2

 

123

Dec

Avon house series P82 – 83

9

2

2003

124

Jan

Barclay Group d/houses P82 – 83

10

2

 

125

Feb

Park Toys – Missing Links P66 - 67

11

2

 

126

Mar

Brand X – mystery firm P62 – 63

12

2

 

127

Apr

German furniture P79

13

1

 

128

May

Lundby P70

14

1

 

129

June

Brimtoy P71 & Letters Page P70

15

2

 

130

July

Kleeware P65

16

1

 

131

Aug

Combex P72

17

1

 

132

Sept

Assorted Plastic Makers P62 & 63

18

2

 

133

Oct

Nil

 

 

 

134

Nov

Nil

 

 

 

135

Dec

Sylvanian Family P29

19

1

2004

136

Jan

Samlo P61

20

1

 

137

Feb

Kitfix/Severalls P65

21

1

 

138

March

Cartwright P68 &69

22

2

 

139

April

Triang – answer to reader, + dating No 60’s P52 & 53

23

2

 

140

May

Kaybot the Caterer P44 & 45

24

2

 

141

June

Taking Shape – G & J Lines No 70. 

Pages 61, 62, 63

25

3

 

142

July

Ask the Expert, metal fronted house No 65. Pages 48 & 49

26

2

 

143

August

Nil

 

 

 

144

September

Nil

 

 

 

145

October

Shrinking Violets (Tiny Toy part 1) P40 & 41)

27

2

 

146

November

Tiny Toy gas cooker Part 2 , P65

28

1

 

147

December

Nil

 

 

2005

148

January

Ask the expert – n/k house P72

29

1

 

149

February

Nil

 

 

 

150

March

Nil

 

 

 

151

April

Nil

 

 

 

152

May

Amersham Part 1. P52 –53

30

2

 

153

June

Amersham Part 2,  P68 & 69

31

2

 

154

July

Tofa PP36 & 37

32

2

 

155

Aug

Nil

 

 

 

156

Sept

Return to Tiny Toy P70 and 71

33

2

 

157

Oct

Nil

 

 

 

158*

Nov

Priceless Plastic P16

34

1

 

159

Dec

Barton Food P54 & 55

35

2

 

160

Jan

 

 

 

Issue 158 – Priceless Plastic, Not impressed with the title as it sounds as though it has huge value.  In text it does say that it isn’t worth much

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