Skip navigation
Bradley's Toy Town Post Office

Object Name: Miniature post office
Date: ca. 1910
Related People:
Medium: Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 1 1/2 × 8 1/4 × 11 in. (3.8 × 21 × 27.9 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Springfield
Description: "Bradley's Toy Town Post Office" miniature child's post office including a postman's mask, a cardboard fronticepiece and two wooden stands to create the office, seven letters with envelopes, five picture post cards, three telegrams, a cablegram, two postal orders and three sheets of stamps in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with an image of two children mailing letters in a green "TOY TOWN" mailbox with letters floating above their heads; box cover inscribed, "BRADLEY'S/ TOY TOWN/ POST OFFICE/ THE WORLD'S/ BEST GAMES/ BRADLEY'S/ MADE IN AMERICA/ 4440".
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.337
Send to a Friend
Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "BRADLEY'S/ TOY TOWN/ POST OFFICE/ THE WORLD'S/ BEST GAMES/ BRADLEY'S/ MADE IN AMERICA/ 4440"