A Hubley #326 & a Goes-With

 In Steve Butler

By Steve Butler

AN ARTICLE in the April 2008 issue of Antique Toy World mentioned two Hubley #326 Taxi Cab Sets. The sets

were identified in Hubley’s 1949 factory catalog and in a subsequent factory catalog as being a “#326 Taxi Cab Set.” However, both “sets” were later issued in an identical box including identical graphics. This occurred despite the sets not having the same contents, a factor that did require a different liner inside.

Interestingly, the identical lids on the boxes identified the contents as being a “TAXI CAB ASSORTMENT.”

Two rather recent inquiries from two avid collectors instigated a trip to the factory catalog fi

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Focal Point: Abrahamson-Bigelow Co. • Tootsietoy – c. 1924Focal Point: 326 Taxi Cab Set • Hubley – 1949