Anyone who has ever seen old LEGO catalogs has probably wondered... "gee how simple collecting early LEGO must be"... well nothing could be further from the truth... LEGO sets from the 1955-72 era (especially 1955-65) are extremely complex.... and I often call that era the "LEGO Mayhem" era, due to the extremely hard to understand the nature of old sets.
For example (I'll give several, but only 1 today)... the 236 Garage Set (numbered 1236 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden from 1955-58)... was produced from 1955-70. And during that time, it was made in a very large and confusing number of box styles, contents, as well as garage door and window styles.
For only 69 parts... this set is complex way beyond its' means.... ;-)
Here's one variation on the built model....