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Gilbert Erector photo frame with SC 3183n FDC_2 - $50 (Canyom Lake)

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make / manufacturer: A.C. Gilbert Company

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The Gilbert Erector frame displays the toys cachet First Day Cover (FDC) with USA postage stamp titled, "Construction Toys" issued on February 3, 1998, with the theme; Celebrate the Century 1910-1919. Original 1950's Gilbert Erector set parts are used to construct the two tower frame. The 32 cent stamp depicts a boy flying a 1913 Erector set toy plane. Tinkertoys and Lincoln Logs are also shown on the stamp. The back of the stamp has the following statement: "Construction toys encourage children to build, create and think about how things work. Erector sets were introduced in 1913, the Tinkertoy in 1914, and Lincoln Logs in 1916. Celebrate the Century 1910's".

John Lloyd Wright, son of the famous Frank Lloyd Wright, invented the Lincoln Logs. John's idea came from Frank Lloyd Wright's construction techniques for earthquake design, used for the Tokyo Imperial Palace Hotel, Japan in the early 1900's.

Some photos have a shadow cast on the FDC by the left tower. The FDCs do not have blemishes or defects.




Key words: A.C. Gilbert Erector Building Toys, Sets, Erector A.C. Gilbert building metal construction toys for kids, Erector Building Toy Sets, Erector / Meccano metal construction toys, sets, A.C. Gilbert Erector Vintage toys and antique construction toys, sets, truck, car, plane, bridge

post id: 7758599791

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