Fagan was born on the 5th November 1942 in Essex.
trained at the Colchester College of Art during the
a Bus Conductor, a pottery teacher at Braintree, an
art studio assistant, then became an Exhibition Stand
Peter decides to leave Essex to move to Scotland, and
stops in Lauder in the Scottish Borders.
Bronze Age Ltd was founded, which sold Peters first
designs of animals cast in a cold cast bronze resin.
1980's it seemed that the demand for bronze figures
was waning and in 1982 one of Peters small bronze cat
figurines was painted and sold very well.
Spring trade fair in 1983 the Home Sweet home
collection was launched. and Colour Box was born, this
is where our site starts.
Peter goes on holiday to Belgium where he discovered
teddy bears, and the Teddy Bear Collection was formed.
Also in June 1987 the Colour Box Collectors club was
formed, which provided a regular newsletter Limited
Editions and Club members pieces.
July 1989 the Colour Box shop and visitors centre was
opened in Lauder.
Peter launches Pennywhistle Lane, Good Golly and
Arthur the Cat ranges of models.
Color Box closes due in part to the high pound, the
glut of cheap imitations flooding the market, and
difficult export conditions.
2000 Peter Fagan launches his Peter Fagan Collectors
Club and new web site http://www.peter-fagan.com.