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A charming set of children's wooden building blocks, dating to approximately the 1930s. These were cheaply made but are still very attractive. Two sides of each block bear a slightly raised, painted image, while two sides are decorated with a blue printed image, and the remaining two sides with a red printed image. The images include animals, birds, household items and buildings, but perhaps the most interesting are the methods of transport illustrated. These include a steam train, automobiles, a bi-plane, a racing car and even a Zeppelin. The designs of these are all redolent with 1930s charm. There are 24 bricks in all.
The blocks have some play-wear and some of the printed images are quite faded. Despite this this is a decorative set.
  • Period: 1930s
    • Price: £40.00
    • €45 Euro
    • $49 US Dollar
  • Location: Derbyshire
    • Dimensions: H: 3.3cm (1.30in)
    • W: 3.3cm (1.30in)
    • D: 3.3cm (1.30in)