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RUPERT™ FARMSTAND

Farmstand Set
1994 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

card box with small window, printed in colours to show the title, makers' details, photographs of the toys included in the set and illustrations of Rupert Bear; lower left corner is cut open to reveal a blister over the figure of Rupert, there is a hole cut out to allows the stomach of the toy to be pressed before it is removed from the blister pack - it says "Hello Let's Be Friends!"
contains a white moulded figure of a bear dressed as a farmer in red, green and yellow with a yellow scarf and cream hat; the figure is battery operated (these are provided) and will say the phrase when its tummy is pressed
12 piece set of plastic toys include a farm van, cart, boxes of fruit, sign post, scarecrow, a tree and a bush
*these are watersafe and can be used for bathtub play


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleRUPERT™ FARMSTAND (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
card, moulded vinyl
Brief description
Unopened boxed twelve piece playset, Rupert Farmstand, made in Hong Kong for Toy Island USA in 1994 and imported by Toy Options Limited
Physical description
card box with small window, printed in colours to show the title, makers' details, photographs of the toys included in the set and illustrations of Rupert Bear; lower left corner is cut open to reveal a blister over the figure of Rupert, there is a hole cut out to allows the stomach of the toy to be pressed before it is removed from the blister pack - it says "Hello Let's Be Friends!"
contains a white moulded figure of a bear dressed as a farmer in red, green and yellow with a yellow scarf and cream hat; the figure is battery operated (these are provided) and will say the phrase when its tummy is pressed
12 piece set of plastic toys include a farm van, cart, boxes of fruit, sign post, scarecrow, a tree and a bush
*these are watersafe and can be used for bathtub play
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.25in
  • Width: 12.25in
  • Depth: 3.25in
Production typemass produced
Copy number
Stock No. 12072
Marks and inscriptions
  • 12 Piece Playset includes Watersafe Talking Clown Rupert FOR AGES 1½ & UP (front of box; printed)
  • RUPERT CHARACTERS ™ & © 1994 EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS PLC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
  • THE RUPERT FIGURE INCLUDED IN THIS SET IS WATERSAFE-FOR BATHTUB PLAY
  • trademark jack in the box on an island with a single palm tree and TOY ISLAND® underneath (back of box)
Credit line
Given by Toy Options Limited
Object history
Originally lent by Toy Options for the Rupert Exhibition, 1997
Toy Options imported the toy in 1995.
Production
MADE IN CHINA PATENTS PENDING

Reason For Production: retail
Associated object
Other numbers
  • 0 54682 12072 3 - product number
  • 044 95/070 - importer's number reference
Collection
Accession number
B.231-1999

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Record createdFebruary 15, 2000
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