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Robilt Products
Robilt was the largest makers of Australian O gauge products and as such it is considerably easier to find Robilt products than any other Australian brand.
Robilt was founded in 1946 by Ronald Titchener and after great success in 1950 it was sold to Rytime Company who made products under the name of Playtime Toys.
In 1952 the company traded under the name Rytime-Robilt and then in 1954 Robilt Products.
In the 1960s it scaled back and then stopped its production of toys, but still continued making other products including machines for Lapidary.

Robilt made huge numbers of rolling stock and locos which I do not have the resources or knowledge to cover them all but thankfully Stuart Mangelson from the Hornby Railway Collectors Association of Australia has given me permission to publish here some of his articles.

Please respect Stuart's copyright of these works
For personal use only. Prior permission of the author must be obtained if content, either in part or in whole, is to be copied for publication, either printed or electronically, and whether or not for profit.

Robilt Tank Wagons article

Robilt Spirit of Progress Locomotive article

Robilt Electric 0-6-0 Tender Locomotives





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