Richter's Comet Blocks
Overall: 1 x 5 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 13 x 17.5 cm )
Set of architectural building blocks made of pink, blue, and white stone housed in a cardboard box; on lid, scene of family gathered around table constructing building with blocks; family composed of father and mother seated at right, two girls (of different ages) and one boy.
printed: in black on lid: "Richter's/POPULAR/COMET BLOCKS/'REG U.S. PAT. OFF.'/(STONE BUILDING BOX.) 3 COLORS."
printed: in black on lid: "U.S. PATENTS, MARCH 6TH 1900/SOLE MANUFACTURERS AND PATENTEES:/F.A.d RICHTER & CO./AMERICAN HOUSE: 215 PEARL STREET,/NEW YORK."
printed: in black on lid: "COPYRIGHT 1902 · BY F.A.d RICHTER & CO."
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