Updated May 7, 2021. Two ads added, Nov 1984 and Sept 1986.
Minson was sold through several companies.
- Skate Bike America Inc, Boynton Beach, Florida, USA
- Minson Enterprises (USA) Inc, Los Angeles, California, USA, 1984-1986
SKATE BIKE AMERICA, INC. was incorporated on September 16, 1983. On September 23, 1983, they filed a trademarks for “SKATE BIKE” (73444980) and on July 29, 1983 “MINSON” (73436921) The trademarks were later ABANDONED.
There were three brandings used:
- Minson – Roller Shuttle (in the UK)
- Minson – Twisties (as part of a snack food promotion in Australia)
This ad was printed in the Nov and Dec 1984 issues of Thrasher Skateboard Magazine.
Original Nov issue (Page 18/19) Price: $99.95
Original Dec issue (Page 30/31) Price: $99.95