Model [Milne and Choyce Building]

Lego, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Lego, Manufacturer
Description
Lego model of "Milne & Choyce Ltd." building, aka Milne and Choyce. This is a tall heavy structure, 7 stories high, cream in colour and built entirely from Lego pieces. The base is a long green piece of wood on which the whole structure sits. This model is a replica of the famous department store which was on Queen Street in Auckland until it was demolished in 1984.

Object label:
For over 100 years, Milne & Choyce Limited was one of Auckland's leading retailers. This model is a replica of the famous department store which stood on Queen Street in Auckland until it was demolished in 1984. The store sold fashionable clothing, and provided a dressmaking service. In later years the store also contained a barber and hairdresser. Milne and Choyce was eventually bought by the Fletcher group of companies and closed in 1973.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
Milne & Choyce Ltd. Printed
Accession No
1981.496
Credit Line
Lego. Model [Milne and Choyce Building], 1981.496. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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