Atomic Toys – Vintage Nuclear Education?

June 21, 2011

The Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab is a toy lab set produced by Alfred Carlton Gilbert (the inventor of the Erector Set) and sold between 1950 and 1951.

The set originally sold for $49.50 (or $458.99 in today’s US dollars) and contained the following:

Gilbert Atomic Energy Lab - circa 1950s

See the full Wikipedia entry for the Atomic Energy Lab

There are many more atomic toys where this came from. Are any of them familiar to you?

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