HC&M: Holgate #354? 24 Junior Blocks in Wagon (incomplete)


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Name Holgate #354? 24 Junior Blocks in Wagon (incomplete)









Catalog ID HCM4602
Description Unidentified wagon is printed in red and blue, and shows sailors in row boats. Wheels are red pinwheels.

Wagon bottom is bowed/warped and out of position. It appears to be two side-by-side panels of wood laminated between two thick sheets of veneer. I plan to remove it, flatten it, and re-glue it, before re-assembly.

Wagon is 6 1/2 x 4 square units.

Unknown year, but likely 1940s. However, Junior Blocks wagons were not listed in the catalogs for most of the 1940s. Attributing to 1939-1942, based on the wheels. See Holgate #354 "24 Junior Blocks in Wagon, Colored" (circus theme).

The #354, in 1941, contained (this set contains):
4 Squares (5, 2 yellow, 1 green, 1 blue, 1 red)
1 Doublong (missing)
2 Pillars (2 green)
4 Oblongs (2 red, 1 blue, 1 green)
4 Diagonals (1 purple, 1yellow)
2 Columns (1 missing, 1 yellow)
1 Door (1 blue+yellow)
2 Windows (2 yellow+blue)
2 Panels (1 green, 1 orange)
1 Gothic Arch (1 green)
1 Half Circle (1 yellow)

Also similar to the #315/316 wagons, though slightly different dimensions.
Year circa 1939-1942
Added 2020-09-15 17:55:54 (updated 2022-03-30 14:23:43)