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Drawing Kit
Place of origin

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 13 parts.

  • Box
  • Box
  • Tray
  • Pen
  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Instructions
  • Clamp
  • Ring
  • Ring
  • Ring
  • Disc
  • Hand Written Sheet
TitleSpirotot (manufacturer's title)
Production typemass produced
Marks and inscriptions
  • ®Made in England by Palitoy, a division of General Mills UK Ltd (printed on box)
  • CHAD VALLEY (Trade mark)
Credit line
Given by the Palitoy Company
Object history
Designed and copyrighted by Denys Fisher, the toy was later made by Palitoy using the Chad Valley trademark which had become part of Palitoy, like Denys Fisher, in the late 1970s (1979).
This was made under the Chad Valley Label; it has the hand written date 5.1.81 (05/01/1981).

Reason For Production: retail
Other number
23504 - product number
Accession number

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Record createdSeptember 17, 1998
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