Category: lego history

German LEGO commercial, late 1960s

German LEGO commercial, late 1960s

Vintage LEGO Ad from US licensor Samsonite, 19…

Vintage LEGO Ad from US licensor Samsonite, 1968

There is, in this nervous world, one toy that does not shot or go boom or bang or rat-tat-tat-tat.
Its name is LEGO. Its makes things.

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 1956

LEGO 1956

LEGO by Samsonite Ad featuring late 1960s H0 s…

LEGO by Samsonite Ad

featuring late 1960s H0 scale (1/87) buildings

LEGO 1955 LEGO 1:87 scenery

LEGO 1955
LEGO 1:87 scenery

Evolution of LEGO logos

Evolution of LEGO logos

Vintage LEGO catalog 1953

Vintage LEGO catalog 1953

This vintage LEGO catalog is showing LEGO bricks and H0 scale 1:87 trucks and cars on a Märklin model railroad layout. Source: miniland.nl

Lego 1:87 Model Railroad

Lego 1:87 Model Railroad