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Richter's Anchor [Anker] Box Containing Building Stones. Box No. 13. Contains 259 cast stone building blocks in three colors. Also includes wooden box with sliding lid and lift-out tray and five instruction books and sheets. The F. Ad. Richter & Co. first produced Anker blocks in the factory in Rudolstadt, Germany in 1880. The blocks were very successful, thanks in part to Richter's aggressive and innovative marketing, and were soon sold across Europe and America.

Creator: F. Ad. Richter & Co.
Date: between 1880 and 1900

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Item Number: 335952
KSHS Identifier: 1970.73.1

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