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1961

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Events[edit]

  • LEGO was awarded its US patent for "Toy Building Brick." The design called for a hollow rectangular brick with studs on top and a round hollow tube on the bottom.
  • LEGO Italy was established.
  • LEGO reached an agreement to allow Samsonite to begin producing and selling LEGO products in North America.
  • The first LEGO wheel was introduced.

Sets introduced[edit]

Facts about "1961"