Coleco

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Coleco Holdings
Type Division of Dormitus Brands
Founded The Connecticut Leather Company
1932
Coleco Industries, Inc.
1961 (bankrupted and closed in 1988)
Coleco Holdings
2014
Headquarters West Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
Key people Maurice Greenberg, founder
Industry toys, video games
Products toys, video games
Employees not disclosed
Website https://coleco.com/

Coleco Holdings is a holding company owned by Dormitus Brands.

History

The Connecticut Leather Company was founded by Maurice Greenberg in 1932.

In 1961, they changed their name to Coleco Industries, Inc.

Coleco Industries went bankrupt, their intellectual properties were sold off, and they closed in 1988.

In 2005, River West Brands, later known as Dormitus Brands, bought the rights to the Coleco brand.

They established Coleco Holdings, a holding company for the Coleco brand, in 2014.

Products

They sold leather products and toys, as well as video games and video game consoles.

Video game systems by Dormitus Brands (Coleco) owned by the WEC Museum

Name Released Added to museum Notes
Coleco Sonic 2006 October 31, 2020 A handheld game console that contained 20 built in Sega Master System and Game Gear games.
The WEC Museum owns the PlayPal branded version.