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Mechanical toy - PLAY RAIL

PLAY RAIL

  • Object:

    Mechanical toy

  • Place of origin:

    Taiwan (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ©1978 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tomy Corp (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printed card, moulded plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Palitoy Company

  • Museum number:

    B.1122:1-1999

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

card box printed in colours to show the title, maker's details and illustration of the toy; two pieces of cut and shaped plain card lining
contains a group of multicoloured plastic shapes in plastic bags, some have been tested and are missing pieces - giraffe, 5 parts to the mechanical layout and a sign; 4 orange curved track, 6 red straight track, two part pink elephant loco which contains the battery housing, 2 blue and white birds, 2 figures, a pink monkey, brown seat
sheet of instructions
battery operated

Place of Origin

Taiwan (manufactured)

Date

©1978 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Tomy Corp (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

printed card, moulded plastic

Dimensions

Length: 16¾ in, Width: 12¾ in, Depth: 3½ in

Descriptive line

Merry Go Zoo, Tomy, Taiwan, 1978

Merry Go Zoo, Tomy, Taiwan, 1978

Merry Go Zoo, Tomy, Taiwan, 1978

Merry Go Zoo, Tomy, Taiwan, 1978

Merry Go Zoo, Tomy, Taiwan, 1978

Production Note

marked MADE IN TAIWAN

Attribution note: tested
Reason For Production: retail

Materials

Card; Plastic

Techniques

Printed; Moulded

Production Type

mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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