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Soft ball - SOFT BALL

SOFT BALL

  • Object:

    Soft ball

  • Place of origin:

    England

  • Date:

    ©1970

  • Artist/Maker:

    Airfix Products Ltd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    card printed in colours
    foam rubber

  • Museum number:

    B.399:1-1999

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

card and cellophane window box, printed in colours to show the title, maker's details and an illustration of children playing with the toy
contains a yellow foam rubber ball

Place of Origin

England

Date

©1970

Artist/maker

Airfix Products Ltd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

card printed in colours
foam rubber

Marks and inscriptions

©Airfix Products Ltd 1970
Made in England
packaging; printed

Dimensions

width: 4¼ in cube

Object history note

Part of the Palitoy Archive

Historical context note

This toy was produced in several colours, including blue and red. The foam rubber is now very fragile and the yellow is the colour which has survived the best.

Production Note

Reason For Production: retail

Materials

Card; Foam rubber

Techniques

Printed

Production Type

mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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