585 mm (length); 170 mm (width); 334 mm (height)
Place of origin
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
A Fisher Price toy digger mounted on a yellow plastic base, which has four wheels with black tyres. The front of the base has a radiator grill and a cross arm to support the arm of the digger, when it is being transported. The digger itself consists of a long arm and a moveable bucket. The bucket is operated by one lever attached to the control unit and the arm by another lever. The control unit is freely mobile on the base, rotates through 360 degrees, and is made of orange plastic. It has, on the top, a recess in which sits the driver. He is made of plastic and has moveable arms, legs and head. He is wearing a silver painted hard hat, a blue T shirt, brown trousers and black boots. The words 'Fisher-Price' are embossed on the front bumper and on the top of the control unit. Total number of items is 2.
Marks and inscriptions
Embossed on the underside of the base: '301/FISHER-PRICE TOYS/EAST AURORA N.Y./MADE IN USA. PAT PENDING.'
Makers and roles
Fisher-Price Toys , maker