Category: 1950s

Vintage Lego Ad for the Lego Dream House set B…

Vintage Lego Ad for the Lego Dream House set

Between 1955 and 1965 Lego tried to address also adults as a target group, with no success.

LEGO Set 307, 1957

LEGO Set 307, 1957

In the 1950s LEGO had these gorgeous packaging for its LEGO 1/87 gift sets containing a car, street lamps and a small building.

Lego 1:87

Lego 1:87

1950s LEGO System Commercial An other LEGO commercial where you…

1950s LEGO System Commercial

An other LEGO commercial where you can see the 1:87 cardboard layout and some 1:87 cars.

1955 LEGO System Commercial In this early ad is LEGO licensee…

1955 LEGO System Commercial

In this early ad is LEGO licensee Samsonite showing the 1:87 scale city layout with some early LEGO 1:87 cars, trucks, and trees.

Wir bauen eine Stadt – We build a CityThe Märklin 44734 Clip-on…

Wir bauen eine Stadt – We build a City

The Märklin 44734 Clip-on block car isn’t a new idea. Lego and H0 scale model trains have a long tradition. Back in the 1950s LEGO Germany came up with a TV commercial showing LEGO building bricks combined with a Märklin model train layout.

This commercial dates to 1957, 2nd year of LEGO in Germany!