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What are these?

MylesendMylesend USAMember Posts: 3
I had this since I was a child.  The case is definitely Lego, but I have no idea what the brick inside are.  Do I just dump them in the trash and save the case?


  • The_RancorThe_Rancor Dorset, UKMember Posts: 1,039
    I’m 99% sure Lego (Automatic Binding Bricks and even the earliest inspiration Kiddikraft) has always had studs on. Is this another brand or am I going crazy?

    The Lego carry case is very nice - reminds me of a KNex one I had for a while, albeit far older. @Istokg or @LusiferSam may know more
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 12,852
    I think these are 'Block City' from the '60's or '70's.

    Not anywhere near as fun to play with.
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 12,852
    Here's the set with red windows and doors.

  • MylesendMylesend USAMember Posts: 3
    Awesome, now I know what they are at least.  Okay, so keep the case and probably chuck the blocks.
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 12,852
    edited May 20
    Leave the gun, take the cannoli.
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 1,489
    Somebody gave me about a dozen of these when I was a kid- I think they thought they were Lego. Until now, I had no idea what brand they were! Thanks, @Mylesend and @SumoLego!
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 12,852
    They're great for building really boring odd-scale houses.

  • Russell844Russell844 California, USAMember Posts: 1,914
    @Mylesend I would be willing to take these of your hands.
  • andheandhe UKMember Posts: 2,958
    Surely there's a AFOBC out there? 😁
  • pxchrispxchris Oregon, USAMember Posts: 813
    I wouldn't just outright toss them @Mylesend! As a vintage toy from the 60s, surely there is a collector out there who would be interested in these.
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,877
    You can always give them to a charity shop
  • datsunrobbiedatsunrobbie West Haven , CTMember Posts: 1,555
    You can always give them to a charity shop
    That's what I usually do with the off-brand bricks that inevitably crop up in bulk purchases. I've been sorting through a lot of parts recently and have accumulated a shopping bag full of Megablocks, Tyco, and unmarked (Lepin?) parts that will be going back to Savers when they open back up. I'm sure there are plenty of children whose parents cannot afford Lego that will be happy to play with them.
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