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Mark Adolph. This Video
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Mark Adolph

Length: 2'29''
Date: 15th Oct 2005
Subject: Subbuteo
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Title: Boys and their toys
Mark's dad invented Subbuteo. He said there'd always be a job for him but when toy firm Waddingtons bought the game that all changed. So what was it like to grow up surrounded by small football figures? And where did that name come from?

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I worked in the Midlands as a Sales Agent for Your Dad and his Company. Knew Sammy very well and all at Subbuteo. I gave Sammy the original idea for the OO scale men after seeing figs. in a model shop in Belper in Derbyshire. Would welcome a talk/email  
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