HC&M: Holgate #432 Craftsman Blocks (colored; incomplete set)


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Name Holgate #432 Craftsman Blocks (colored; incomplete set)



Description Partial (?) set of 10 painted wooden blocks. Except for the two triangular pieces, all pieces are stamped "HOLGATE | -- SINCE 1789 --" in an oval (approximately 1x0.5"). A full set was 36 blocks. This set consists of the following. Only 3 shapes are not represented.

Cube:
1 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 (red)

Panel Blocks, 5/8" thick, 1 7/8" wide:
1 7/8" (yellow)
3 3/4" (green)
3 3/4" (blue)
5 5/8" (red)
9 3/8" (green)

Rectangular Blocks, 1 7/8" thick, 1 7/8" wide:
5 5/8" (red)
7 1/2" (yellow)

1 7/8" thick, 1 7/8" wide triangles:
(blue)
(yellow)

Purchased in large grouping of blocks.

Believed to be among the earliest of Holgate Toys. Note the stamp does not say "Toys".
Year circa 1929
Added 2018-04-19 00:10:00 (updated 2019-06-29 13:47:44)