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Object ID 000715

Object Name Architectural Building Blocks

Object Desc Architectural building blocks made by American Manufacturing Concern, Jameston NY. Wooden lid that slides onto the wooden box. The lid has label paper on top that has a yellow border with green flower detail and a image of a girl playing with the blocks.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000681a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords blocks,American Manufacturing Concern,architectural toys,building blocks,construction toys,

Title Architectural Building Blocks

Description Architectural building blocks made by American Manufacturing Concern, Jameston NY. Wooden lid that slides onto the woodn box. The lid has label paper on the top that has a yellow border with green flower detail and a image of a girl playing with the blocks while a girl and boy watch. There is a picture of Chautauqua lake behind the girl playing with the box. There are two deep purple and two tan blocks that look like pliars round circular tops and bottoms with an opposide down hour glass figure for the middle. l 3.75 d .75. There are four rectangular deep purple and 10 tan (23of which is darker)blocks l 2.5 w .75. 8 tan long rectangular blocks l 3.5 w .9 . 1 square brown block with clock face on it. Three tan rectangles with indented lines w 2.5 l 1.75. One longer rectangle tan with indented lines l 3.5 w 1.5 five square green cubes 5 tan .75. 9 small rectangles 1 badly chipped l 1.75 w-.75 3 tan thin blocks with indented lines on the sides l 3.25 w.25.


Approx Collection Date

Height 0

Length 13

Width 9.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details lid l-12.75 w 9

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Manufacturing Concern

Maker Details (Cont. from above) 2 purple 1 red sq w indented lines on sides. l .75 w .25 1 tan cylinder l 2.5 dia . 75 1 large triangle- l 3.25 l 2.25. 1 tan triangle- small l 1.5 l 2.25

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY681a-c



Date APR 8,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes lid dirty has a tape residue mark on lower left corner of label papper a stain toward the bottom of label paper a crackin the middle small scratches on the side of the label paper dent on the lid right side off on label paper toward middle. the box has a few small scratches on the back side the left side has a dent in the right side of the top edge there is discolration (lighter brown) on the left side of the left side. the right edges has multiple scratches. the bottom has 4 black smudges a small scratch and writing on it the green small cubs have disoloration all are dirty. one of the tan cubes has a circular pattern the 2 purple one red sq has disoloraion triangles are in good condition as is the cylinder. the 3 indented line sided rectangle 1 has a small dent another has 30 in pencil clock in good condition some small dents. 3 rect with indented lines in good cong the larger one is good with a few small dents.long rect all good have a few dents. medium rect all good 2 purple

Date APR 8,2013

Summary good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes Have discoloration brownish. a tan one has a large chip another med tan rect had a small dent the small tan rect one has a hole on the end and small scractches and 2 small dents one has an angled edge. two have many dents one has brown sticky spots. one is severly chipped three others each have a small dent. one og the tan pilsrd has a shave edge on the top the othe has small dents in the top and bottom, the purple pilars have discoloration


Date AUG 6,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 6,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 7 from Toy Window Exhibit - automatic entry by admin