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On display at Young V&A
Play Gallery, Build It, Case 1

This object consists of 42 parts, some of which may be located elsewhere.

Stickle Bricks

Construction Toy
1973 (manufactured), 1969 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

A card sleeve printed in colours to show the title, maker's details and photographs of the toy being played with. Inside is a card drawer with plastic compartments housing Stickle Bricks - building blocks moulded with a 'brush' plastic 'fingers' - in red, green, yellow, blue and black, in different shapes and sizes.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 42 parts.

  • Long Wide Rectangular Brick, Blue (1 of 2)
  • Long Wide Rectangular Brick, Blue (2 of 2)
  • Box Lid and Base, With White Plastic Insert
  • Short Wide Rectangular Brick, Blue
  • Short Wide Rectangular Brick, Yellow
  • Short Wide Rectangular Brick, Red
  • Short Thin Rectangular Brick, Blue
  • Long Thin Rectangular Brick, Red
  • Long Thin Rectangular Brick, Yellow
  • Long Thin Rectangular Brick, Green
  • Long Thin Rectangular Brick, Blue
  • Short Thin Rectangular Brick, Blue (1 of 3)
  • Short Thin Rectangular Brick, Blue (2 of 3)
  • Short Thin Rectangular Brick, Blue (3 of 3)
  • Triangular Brick, Red (1 of 2)
  • Triangular Brick, Red (2 of 2)
  • Triangular Brick, Green (1 of 2)
  • Triangular Brick, Green ( 2 of 2)
  • Large Circular Brick, Green (1 of 5)
  • Large Circular Brick, Green (2 of 5)
  • Large Circular Brick, Green (3 of 5)
  • Large Circular Brick, Green (4 of 5)
  • Large Circular Brick, Green (5 of 5)
  • Large Circular Brick, Red (1 of 2)
  • Large Circular Brick, Red (2 of 2)
  • Small Circular Brick, Green (1 of 2)
  • Small Circular Brick, Green (2 of 2)
  • Small Circular Brick, Red (1 of 4)
  • Small Circular Brick, Red (2 of 4)
  • Small Circular Brick, Red (3 of 4)
  • Small Circular Brick, Red (4 of 4)
  • Black Wheel With Integrated Green Bricks (1 of 4)
  • Black Wheel With Integrated Green Bricks (2 of 4)
  • Black Wheel With Integrated Green Bricks (3 of 4)
  • Black Wheel With Integrated Green Bricks (4 of 4)
  • Square Brick, Blue (1 of 2)
  • Square Brick, Blue (2 of 2)
  • Square Brick, Green
  • Square Brick, Red
  • Square Window Brick, Green
  • Square Window Brick, Blue
  • Display Arrangement
TitleStickle Bricks (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Injection-moulded plastic, printed card
Brief description
Construction toy, Stickle Bricks, Toltoys, Australia, under licence from Denys Fisher, England, 1973
Physical description
A card sleeve printed in colours to show the title, maker's details and photographs of the toy being played with. Inside is a card drawer with plastic compartments housing Stickle Bricks - building blocks moulded with a 'brush' plastic 'fingers' - in red, green, yellow, blue and black, in different shapes and sizes.
Dimensions
  • Box length: 13in
  • Box width: 9¼in
  • Box depth: 1½in
Production typemass produced
Credit line
Given by the Palitoy Company
Production
Reason For Production: retail
Other number
1232078 - Model number
Collection
Accession number
B.891:1, 2-1999

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Record createdJuly 4, 2000
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