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Please help identify this vintage (but non-Lego) brick!

That is a Kawada Dia Block made in Japan. Entex and Sears imported those into the US in the 70’s and 80’s and repackaged them under such brands as Loc Bloc and Brix Blox. The “S” is actually a K on ...
Dean Rumsey's user avatar
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Is this part real LEGO or a knockoff?

I've shuffled through my pieces collection and found sadly none in dark blue, but all 17 I've found in either old grey or red have the same attributes you mention: Top stud is hollow, with an H-...
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Please help identify this vintage (but non-Lego) brick!

I have solved the mystery. After searching up many different vintage plastic bricks (I had no idea there were so many), I stumbled upon LOC BLOC, made in the USA in the 1970's by a company called ...
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Please help identify this 1980's, very odd, Non-Lego brick!

Had to tell for sure, but it looks like it came from the red car in this Mega Bloks set: http://blokcity.com/wiki/9801_Build_%26_Race_Speedway Here's an image including that part from this set:
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Is this part real LEGO or a knockoff?

My best guess, they are fake. Mainly because of point 4 & 5 Lego is always very keen on hiding the seam caused by the molding Lego include in most molds a mound number but they are always hidden ...
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Please help identify this vintage (but non-Lego) brick!

This is positively a Kawada brick: Thanks to @Dean Rumsey for pointing me in the right direction to find an example so any doubts can be put to rest. He seems to be paraphrasing the Wiki article that ...
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Are these bricks old LEGO/Duplo clones?

As suggested by @mindstormsboi I contacted LEGO customer services and sent them a link to this question as well as many additional photos. The information was passed to their expert team and the ...
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Different brand, slightly bigger than Lego

Taking an image from the linked course site and using Google Image Search for reverse image searching, then applying a layer of Google Translate to make sense of the exclusively Japanese results has ...
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What LEGO clone brand are these with 4-peg studs?

They look similar to Arckit, but the "stud" placement is different. Perhaps you have a picture of an earlier design? https://www.dezeen.com/2015/05/24/architect-modelling-system-arckit-posh-lego-...
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Are these bricks old LEGO/Duplo clones?

From the LEGO Wikipedia Page "1961 and 1962 saw the introduction of the first Lego wheels, an addition that expanded the potential for building cars, trucks, buses and other vehicles from Lego bricks. ...
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