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Having done some basic research it would seem that Samsonite stopped producing bricks before lego introduced studs, however I don’t fully understand the deal lego made with Samsonite, and I don’t fully trust the dates I found, so if anyone could explain it better I would be very appreciative.

As a side note, im curious particularly about the color of the studs. I’m attempting to collect every color of stud I reasonably can and iirc Samsonite used slightly different colors than lego, any info on other 1 x 1 pieces would also be helpful.

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  • What is your definition of a ‘stud’? The little knob on top of a LEGO brick? Samsonite produced licensed LEGO bricks for many years for the North American market, before LEGO bought them out.
    – Phil B.
    Jul 28, 2023 at 7:17
  • My bad, I didn’t clarify what exactly I meant. I’m talking about the 1 x 1 round plates.
    – Mr.Snek
    Jul 28, 2023 at 14:38

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According to this listing, it appears Samsonite manufactured square 1x1 plates: Samsonite square 1x1 and 2x1 plate box

However, I cannot find any record of round variations by Samsonite.

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  • The set you've shown is from 1962 well before the introduction of round 1x1 plates in 1980 Aug 4, 2023 at 12:26
  • I'm aware, I just showed that as an example of the square plates. The fact that I couldn't find any round variations was unrelated to the picture :)
    – Jme
    Aug 4, 2023 at 15:55

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