Relive Childhood Joy of Fisher-Price Toys in Virtual Museum 

The pull-cord telephone with the moving eyes and a red-button nose, wooden ducks pulled through countless backyard adventures and, one of our personal favorites, a bright red music box teaching clock from 1962. These Fisher-Price toys are just a few of the ones featured in a special virtual museum on Instagram. Toy manufacturer Fisher-Price, part of Mattel Inc., is celebrating its 90th anniversary with a virtual look at all its iconic toys.  
Ninety toys from each decade of the last 90 years can be found, each with a description and picture. The trip down memory lane includes the small 1966 Two Tune Music Box TV displayed on a tray with a typical 1960s TV dinner. The 7-inch TV plays two songs as two different picture stories scroll across the screen. Also featured is a 1968 Big Red Barn, with doors that trigger a “moo” sound when opened, as well as a farmer family and animals. 
Fisher price toys are an inexpensive nostalgic collectible.  Just remember many toys have stayed in production over the years. For more information on collecting vintage Fisher-Price toys read our sales report on Kovels.com. If you enjoyed Fisher-Price toys as a child — or still have a few of those toys in your basement or attic and want to look at their history — “mooove” on over to the virtual museum and enjoy! 

fisher-price chubby chief elephant pull toy

Early Fisher-Price Chubby Chief Fireman Elephant push/pull toy, No. 110, head and legs move and bell rings when pushed, original bell, 11 in., $330. Photo: Morphy Auctions

Fisher Price record player, turntable, plays 33 and 45 rpm records, in working condition, 1978, $31. Photo: Denotter Auctions, LLC

Fisher-Price Racing Ponies pull toy, No. 760, wood. Two horses, each with a bell, two jockeys in red and blue racing “silks” race each other as toy is pulled, (edge wear and minor paper creasing), 1936, 7 by 9 1/2 in., $300. Photo: Morphy Auctions

Fisher-Price Doctor Doodle pull toy, No. 132, wood and plastic, original box, (some stains and nicks), 1950s, $71. Photo: Scheerer McCulloch Auctioneers, Inc.

Photo: @fisherprice.toymuseum on Instagram



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