Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab (1950)
From ORAU's collection of Atomic Toys
This was the most elaborate Atomic Energy educational set ever produced, but it was only only available from 1951 to 1952. Its relatively high price for the time ($50.00) and its sophistication were the explanation Gilbert gave for the set's short lifespan. Today, it is so highly prized by collectors that a complete set can go for more than 100 times the original price.
It also came with a comic book called "Dagwood Splits the Atom" and a government manual, "Prospecting for Uranium".
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