HC&M: Holgate #486 "Nested Blocks", Type 2


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Name Holgate #486 "Nested Blocks", Type 2


Catalog ID HCM1983
Description Six graduated open-ended wooden boxes, painted in various colors. No maker's mark or label, but readily identifiable from the 1941 Holgate Toys catalog. From the catalog: "An older child may sit or stand on them or load them on wagons or boats."

Looser-fitting than Holgate #486 "Nested Blocks", Type 1, the blocks decrease in size rapidly. This "narrow purple" style first appears in the 1941 catalog.

No decal.

Edge and corner wear, some child's scribbles in pencil.
Year circa 1941
Added 2009-10-06 23:44:56 (updated 2020-08-12 00:43:55)
Dimensions 5.5x5.5x5.5