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Object ID 000989

Object Name Peg Lock Blocks Main Set

Object Desc Wooden box with wooden blocks of various shapes and sizes. Front of lid has a picture of Peg Lock Park with a child pictured. It is yellow construction.. Peg Lock Block Co, Inc.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000869a-b

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 1916

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Peg Lock Block Co.,construction toys,toys,wood toys,blocks,building blocks,architectural toys,

Title Peg Lock Blocks Main Set

Description Wooden box (a) with 139 block of various shapes and sizes inside. Some blocks contain the words " Owen Francis" "Gerald Rod' "Donald"and "Cash Register" written in pencil. Side of box has word "Owen." Another side of box contains "Main Set I." There is "Explanation: This set is equal in size to set No.0 and intermediate set No. 1A. With itermediate set No. 2A. It can be made into Set No. 2." Also "What are you able to build with your blocks? Castles and palaces, temples and docks. Rain may keep raining, and others go roam, But I can be happy and builing at home. Robert Louis Stevenson." At the bottom "Copyriight 1916" "Peg Lock Block Co, Inc." and "Patent pending" Side of box is yellow with two picture of a girl building someting out of the blocks. Lid (b) says "Peg Lock Park" with an enterance to a park and everything is made out of blocks. There is a girl building part of park. Blocks are yellow with the green grass background. In the corner it says "Peg Lock Blocks Main Set."


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 9.25

Width 18.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Peg Lock Block Co.

Maker Details Peg Lock Block Co. Inc. was in Patterson, New Jersey. Peg Lock Blocks are made of hard wood.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY869a-b



Date SEP 29,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Baker

Notes Small holes on the lid and colors are faded.


Date JAN 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 8 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 7 from Room 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin