Obituary: Gerry Crown

Australian toy and rally legend Gerry Crown has passed away

Written by Mark Naish

Posted 17.03.2021 | Business

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We are sad to report the passing of Aussie toy legend Gerry Crown. His company Crown & Andrews supplied many great toys to the U.K. Gerry was a regular visitor to all the global toy fairs and exhibited at our own London toy fair for many years. Gerry who was in his late eighties was a renowned round-the-world rally driver, competing and winning on three occasions the Peking to Paris rally. This grueling event was competed for over 8,500 miles of tough territory, evidently a walk in the park for Gerry.

They don’t make them as tough as Gerry Crown any more!

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