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MOVERS

Friction Drive Toys
©1979 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

card sheet printed in colours to show title, maker's details and illustrations of Mr. Men characters; bubble pack which has been slit open at the back and resealed with cellotape and sticky paper
contains 12 Mr. Men Movers and 6 red cars and 5 yellow boats (plus half a boat from a set of 6)
friction drive in figures
tested and scraped

Object details

Object type
Titles
  • MOVERS (manufacturer's title)
  • MR. MEN (series title)
  • EARLY DAYS (series title)
Materials and techniques
printed card, moulded plastic
Brief description
Mr. Men Movers, Hong Kong, 1979
Physical description
card sheet printed in colours to show title, maker's details and illustrations of Mr. Men characters; bubble pack which has been slit open at the back and resealed with cellotape and sticky paper
contains 12 Mr. Men Movers and 6 red cars and 5 yellow boats (plus half a boat from a set of 6)
friction drive in figures
tested and scraped
Dimensions
  • Length: 23in
  • Width: 18in
Production typemass produced
Credit line
Given by the Palitoy Company
Object history
Part of the Palitoy Archive
The figures sit into the vehicles and as the figures move so do the cars or boats.
Production
Made in the Crown Colony of Hong Kong for Denys Fisher Toys West Yorkshire

Attribution note: tested sample
Reason For Production: retail
Associated objects
Collection
Accession number
B.1364-1999

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Record createdJuly 10, 2000
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