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#405 Lofty Lizzy
Years Made:
Fisher-Price Toy Department
Department 8:
Push, Pull, & Floor Toys
1931-1933


Round Paddle


Guitar Paddle


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Description: The Lofty Lizzy is one of the 16 very first toys that were made by Fisher-Price in their beginnings in 1931. Lofty Lizzy is one of the Fisher-Price patented Pop-Up Kritters (Patented October 5, 1926-No. 1,601,983) that are made of bead and string construction allowing the Kritter to spring to life when the strings are pulled tightly, squirm and sway around as the strings are loosened, and laying flat when the strings are loosened all the way. Pop-Up Kritters are mounted on a paddle and the control strings have metal loops on the end to allow easy maneuvering.
Accessories:
  • FPT19820 - Yellow wooden bead giraffe with black spots and black oilcloth ears. Made of beads with string through middles. Mounted on a round green wooden paddle. Measures 7" tall, 13" long paddle. *See "Variations" below.

Variations:
  • FPT4180 - Yellow wooden bead giraffe with black spots and black oilcloth ears. Made of beads with string through middles. Mounted on a guitar-shaped green wooden paddle. Measures 7" tall, 13" long paddle.
Other Information:
  • 1931 retail price was .75¢.
  • 1932 retail price was .50¢.
  • 1933 retail price was .25¢
  • Sold in a 13-3/4" long, 4-5/8" wide, 1-3/4" deep four-color lithographed box.
  • Patent No. 1,601,983.
  • Lofty Lizzy poem printed in 1931 Fisher-Price catalogue:

    I'm Lofty Lizzy to my friends-
    I'm full of funny falls and bends.
    Just work my string
    A simple thing,
    The fun begins and never ends.
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