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RUPERT™ MUSICAL CAR WITH REMOVEABLE DRIVER

Toy Car
1994 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

card window box printed in colours to show the title, makers' details, illustrations of Rupert Bear and photographs of the range of toys in the series; at the front a hole has been cut to allow a button on the bonnet of the car to be press, a tune is played; with white card box lining which secured the car and figure
contains a red one seater car decorated in yellow and with pale blue and green 'flower' wheels and pale lavender daisy chain around the body; on the bonnet is a green button which can be pressed; battery operated
seated figure of a white Rupert Bear in the normal red jersey with yellow scarf and trousers;


Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 4 parts.

  • Toy Car
  • Figure
  • Box
  • Box Lining
TitleRUPERT™ MUSICAL CAR WITH REMOVEABLE DRIVER (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
printed card, moulded vinyl
Brief description
Plastic Rupert musical car made in Hong Kong for Toy Island USA in 1994 and imported by Toy Options Limited
Physical description
card window box printed in colours to show the title, makers' details, illustrations of Rupert Bear and photographs of the range of toys in the series; at the front a hole has been cut to allow a button on the bonnet of the car to be press, a tune is played; with white card box lining which secured the car and figure
contains a red one seater car decorated in yellow and with pale blue and green 'flower' wheels and pale lavender daisy chain around the body; on the bonnet is a green button which can be pressed; battery operated
seated figure of a white Rupert Bear in the normal red jersey with yellow scarf and trousers;
Dimensions
  • Length: 7in
  • Height: 6.75in
  • Depth: 4in
Production typemass produced
Copy number
Asst. No. 12050
Marks and inscriptions
  • RUPERT CHARACTERS ™ & © 1994 EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS PLC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED (lower back of box; printed)
  • trademark jack in the box on an island with a single palm tree and TOY ISLAND® underneath
  • For Ages 1½ and Up (top front of box; printed)
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 objects
Collection
Accession number
B.233:1-1999

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Record createdFebruary 15, 2000
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