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Erector Hudson Locomotive

40 Pages
$10.95 $8.95
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$10.95 $8.95
8.25x6" 40 Pages

A.C. Gilbert marketed his first construction set under the name "Erector" in 1913. The innovative toy became extremely popular. In 1931, the company released a set featuring over a hundred new engineering parts. "Set A" and its sister sets #8, #9 and #10 allowed the construction of a New York Central Hudson Locomotive and Tender. This static model could be outfitted with an electric motor capable of operating the driving wheels and valves. A much-desired toy in its day, the set eluded all but the luckiest children. Today it remains rare and highly collectible.

This reproduction of the original instruction book from Set A was originally printed in 1931. It shows all the Hudson's parts, and has complete assembly instructions for it and twelve other engine-type models.

Softbound, 8.25x6", 40 pages, black and white interior and full color covers.

The word "Erector" and the "Erector Set" are trademarks of Meccano S.N. and Nikko America. All rights reserved.