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Teaching toy - UNCLE NED


  • Object:

    Teaching toy

  • Place of origin:

    Taiwan (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1973 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Airfix Products Ltd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printed card, moulded vinyl

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Palitoy Company

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

card box printed in colours to show the title, maker's details and photograph of the toy; printed in three languages
contains an inflatable figure of heavy vinyl designed to teach children how to lace, button, buckle and zip

Place of Origin

Taiwan (manufactured)


1973 (manufactured)


Airfix Products Ltd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

printed card, moulded vinyl

Marks and inscriptions

ages 3 - 6
box; printed

Romper Room is a trademark of Hasbro Industries Inc
box; printed


length: 13 in, width: 12 in, depth: 1.5 in

Object history note

Part of the Palitoy Archive

There was also a female version called AUNT CLARA.

Descriptive line

Uncle Ned, Airfix, Taiwan, 1973

Uncle Ned, Airfix, Taiwan, 1973

Production Note

Reason For Production: retail


Card; Vinyl


Printed; Moulded

Production Type

mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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