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Jack Pressman & Co.
New York, NY
1922 - Current

Aliases

 

Jack Pressman & Co. 1922-1947

Pressman Toy Company 1947-2014

Subsidiary of Goliath Games 2014-Current

 

Locations

 

New York, NY

 

History

 

 

The Pressman Toy Company has been making toy products since 1922.They were responsible for the Chinese Checkers craze in America as well as other popular games such as Mastermind.It was founded by Jack Pressman.He took in another partner in 1925, Max Eibitz, to run the Brooklyn factory while he did sales and the overall management.They were known for their licensing, with some of the first Disney licensed products going back to 1937.

 

Jack Pressman ended his partnership in 1947 and reincorporated as the Pressman Toy Company.His wife, Lynn Pressman became the vice president.She took over following his death in 1959.Their son, James Pressman, took over as president in 1977. In 2014 they were bought out by Goliath Games and became a subsidiary.

 

Known Crayon Boxes

 

Product Name

ID

Box

Colors

Crayons

Box Color

Design

Variation

Years

Rarity

Value

All American Coloring Outfit

JP0011

LID

8

16

Yellow

2 windows

Easel in center

Unknown

9

$20

All American

JP0005

TFT

8

8

Blue,White

Stars

Window, shield

Unknown

7

$10

Chalk & Crayon with Real Slate

JP0010

LID

5

5

Red,Blue

Scene

Boy with slate, girl with white slate

Unknown

7

$20

Coloring Outfit

JP0004

LID

8

8

Multicolor

Scene

Boy Coloring with dog

Unknown

9

$20

Coloring Outfit

JP0007

LID

8

8

Blue

Large Easel

Boy painting girl with feather

Unknown

9

$20

Dennis the Menace Chalk ní Slate Set

JP0012

LID

4

4

Yellow

Window

Dennis

Unknown

8

$20

Planet of the Apes Quick Draw Cartoons

JP0008

LID

10

10

White

4 inset pics

Boy at table coloring

1970

8

$15

Playtime Crayon Outfit

JP0001

LID

8

8

Blue,Yellow

Boy/Girl

Boy and Girl Coloring

Unknown

8

$15

Snow-White

JP0002

TFT

5

5

Red

Snow White

Snow White

1937

8

$30

Snow-White

JP0006

TFT

10

10

Yellow,Red

Snow White

2 Dwarves

1937

8

$30

Snow-White Coloring Set

JP0009

LID

4

4

Blue

Snow White

At table with dwarfs

1937

9

$30

Snow-White Crayon Set

JP0003

LID

18

18

Blue

Snow White

Snow White

1937

7

$25

 

Photos

 

 

Playtime Crayon Outfit - 8 colors.jpg

 

Snow White - 5 colors.JPG

JP0001

JP0002

JP0003

 

 

 

JP0004

JP0005

JP0006

 

 

 

JP0007

JP0008

JP0009

 

 

 

JP00010

JP0011

JP0012