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This is an original 1925 black and white print ad for children's mechanical and construction building toys that were made and sold by the Meccano Company, Inc., of Elizabeth, New Jersey (NJ) during the Roaring Twenties era. The ad also features a celebrity endorsement from child actor and silent film star, John Leslie "Jackie" Coogan (1914-1984). One of his famous roles as an adult was that of "Uncle Lester" in the 1960s sitcom, The Addams Family.
This 88+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Small tear - right margin.
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