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Old 03-23-2014, 09:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Trash pile find -- any help on this?

Found this in a pile of random things someone was throwing out.

Tried to find some info online, and found many different Vintage Erector sets, but none looked like this one?

I assume it's missing some of the pieces ... but any ideas as to what it may be worth?

The thing weighs like 20lbs!

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Old 03-23-2014, 10:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I am not sure what it is but I am pretty sure RonLabo could use it.........if ya' know what Im saying
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I am not sure what it is but I am pretty sure RonLabo could use it.........if ya' know what Im saying
Haha exactly!
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Old 03-24-2014, 01:22 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I am not sure what it is but I am pretty sure RonLabo could use it.........if ya' know what Im saying
lmfbo! That or a pair of popsicle sticks and scotch tape!
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Old 03-24-2014, 03:28 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Can I use it to retreave a ball from my neighbors yard? Didn't realize how valuable the ball was when we were playing with it
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lmfbo! That or a pair of popsicle sticks and scotch tape!
Please! I still can't get the image of his powder-donut covered mouth out of my head.
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Old 03-24-2014, 03:59 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Looks like an old Erector set in original box. Definite condition issues. Red box metal box = 1950s, maybe $20-$50? Just a guess.


Different sets had different boxes but here's an example:

Another:
1951 A C Gilbert Giant Ferris Wheel Erector Set Vtg Antique w Manual 8 1 2 | eBay
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Looks like an old Erector set in original box. Definite condition issues. Red box metal box = 1950s, maybe $20-$50? Just a guess.
You had me at erect.
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see if the old man and Rick will buy it
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Funny thing I was just watching antiques road show with wifey and a guy just had one of these.it was bigger and more complete and pristine .but looks very similar.was super nice condition and they said 1500.so id guess about 75-100 maybe .
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I remember seeing someone bring an Erector set in on an episode of Pawn Stars....
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