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LEGO - Ehrengeschenk für Mitarbeiter - solid 585 gold Lego brick - 1970-1979

LEGO - Ehrengeschenk für Mitarbeiter - solid 585 gold Lego brick - 1970-1979

Ger: 585 / - yellow gold hallmarked LEGO brick, 2x4 studs, these bricks were awarded between 1979 and 1981 to employees for 25 years in the company and to business partners of LEGO, this one was awarded to a toolmaker from northern Germany by Lego for 25 years in the company, very good condition, 11.3 x 31.7 x 15.9 mm (HxWxD), weight 25 g, in the original case.

Narrow: This brick is 25.65g of 14K gold (0.8246 troy oz). The brick is the same size and shape as the original 2x4 LEGO brick. This brick comes in its original display box which features the LEGO logo of the time.

These reward bricks in silver and gold from the 1970's and 1980's where bespoke items made by contracted jewelers for the Lego Company and given to Lego employees who did something outstanding for the company, such as opening a new market for Lego in Italy or setting up a distribution network in Germany. Less than 10 of these bricks are known to exist nowadays.

This particular brick was given to a German Lego machinist in 1987 for 25 years of loyal service to the company and particularly for his ability to fix every brick molding machine in the company using spare parts either found in the workshop or from his private collection of parts.

This is mentioned in a thank you letter to the recipient of the brick. Also with the lot comes the article in the internal Lego magazine from 1989 mentioning the fact that the machinists 1000th mold was a left arm for a minifig.

Copies, not the originals, of both documents will be included in the lot.

The box containing the Golden Brick is made of plastic and is in good condition.

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Nr of items 1
Brand LEGO
Series Ehrengeschenk für Mitarbeiter
Object solid 585 gold Lego brick
Period 1970-1979
Packaging with original box
Condition Very good
In working order Yes
Dimensions 11.3×31.7×15.9 mm
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