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First Geeky Gift: Erector Set

One toy that has been enjoyed for generations is the Erector Set. The brand name has changed over the years, though it ran under the ownership of Gilbert from 1913 to 1966 according to this list.

Member NickNielsen is wistful that his Erector Set 4, #10354 did not survive his brothers' childhoods. For those of you across the pond in Europe like member HAL 9000, you may remember the Meccano brand name, which is (now, at least) the same product.

To remember the good old days, pick up a new set at places such as Amazon.

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