Joplin is looking for answers to the
following questions about lead figures
representing J.Lyons Waitress's,one of
which is undoubtedly a "Nippy"
you confirm that the term "Nippy" could be
translated as meaning fast or quick
Q2 Did J
Lyons at any time before World War two
have a teashop or any involvement with
catering at London's Regent Park Zoo
Q3 Was the
Nippy Chocolate box a J Lyons Product pre
World WarTwo,? if so could you supply me
with dates of production ?
following may be legend,please confirm if
possible. I am told that the Lead
Figure produced by Pixyland and later F
Kew and Company was a premium
or give away item to Children in Lyons
Corner House ?
you any information on the Coronation
Processions which appeared in Lyons Corner
House window at Marble Arch London for
both the 1937 and
1953 Coronations ? I do know
that the lead Toy Soldiers etc were
supplied by Britain's Limited and
I believe that the procession
was in the form of a mechanical
display.The display appeared illustrated
in an edition of Picture Post Magazine
during the 50s.