Plastic, metal and paper
Gramophone - 225 mm (length); 208 mm (width); 111 mm (height), Each record - 112 mm (diameter)
Place of origin
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National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
A cream and red plastic toy gramophone. On the top is embossed in small gold letters 'Fisher Price, Music Box Record Player'. Beneath this is a yellow on/off switch and below this is the yellow turntable on which the records can be placed. To the right of the turntable is a yellow arm to activate the records. The front of the player is red and has a yellow turn button to wind up the mechanism and a white leaf design with a bird. The back of the player has a slot for the records and a carrying handle. In the slot are three records, blue, green and mauve which can be put on the turntable and play nursery rhymes. On the sides of the player are labels with a picture of musical instruments, spray of leaves and a bird. Across the top of the label is printed 'Musical Movement Made In Japan' and in tiny print across the bottom 'c 1966. 1971 Fisher Price Toys, East Aurora, NY14062 USA'. Total number of items is 4.
Makers and roles
Fisher Price , maker