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THE GNOME FAMILY™ TOY WRIST WATCH

Children's Play Jewelry
©1979 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

shaped card bubble pack, printed in colours on blue to show the title, maker's details and illustration of a gnome
contains a pink plastic wrist watch with a numbered white face showing an illustration of a gnome cut away at the feet to appear walking when the watch ticks - said on packing to keep the time


Object details

Object type
TitleTHE GNOME FAMILY™ TOY WRIST WATCH (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
card, vinyl
Brief description
THE GNOME FAMILY, Carolina Enterprises, Hong Kong, 1979
Physical description
shaped card bubble pack, printed in colours on blue to show the title, maker's details and illustration of a gnome
contains a pink plastic wrist watch with a numbered white face showing an illustration of a gnome cut away at the feet to appear walking when the watch ticks - said on packing to keep the time
Dimensions
  • Height: 9½in
  • Width: 5in
greatest measurements
Production typemass produced
Copy number
0825
Marks and inscriptions
EMPIRE Toys Kids Love (with a crown above the E) (trademark)
Credit line
Given by the Palitoy Company
Object history
These are an imitation of Smurfs.
Production
Reason For Production: retail
Associated object
Collection
Accession number
B.2074-1999

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Record createdMay 10, 2000
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