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Stanlo – Metal toys from Stanley tools

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Stanley tools made metal toys back in the 30’s – It would be great to see them re-release these… From Popular Science 1933 –

Automobiles, houses, trolley cars, boats, bridges, forts, steam shovels, factories, doll furniture and hundreds of other things–build them with STANLO. And best of all, every piece in a STANLO set is finished in brilliant colors so that you can obtain almost any color combination. • An entirely new principle is used in fastening the pieces together and the finished project is absolutely rigid. There are no nuts or bolts to lose. • A 24 page Instruction Book comes with each STANLO set. It shows over 125 different things to make and suggests many others.

Modern Mechanix » STANLO: THE NEW METAL CONSTRUCTION TOY – Link.

Related:
Check out the building guides, these are great! – Link.

10 thoughts on “Stanlo – Metal toys from Stanley tools

  1. I took a whole bunch of pictures last year of different toys (many mechano/lego-style) on display at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany. Feel free to browse them.

    For the most part, the placards in the high-res versions of the photos should be legible.

    Enjoy!

    Andrew.

  2. I have a #6 Set in wodden box, never used, has all the books and parts, still sealed, with new motort. Anyone know what it might be worth?

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