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#407 Dizzy Dino
Years Made:
Fisher-Price Toy Department
Department 8:
Push, Pull, & Floor Toys
1931-1932


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Description: The Dizzy Dino is one of the 16 very first toys that were made by Fisher-Price in their beginnings in 1931. Dizzy Dino 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:
  • FPT4182 - Hot pink/mauve colored wooden bead dinosaur with light blue head and green feet (made of beads with string through middles). He pops up when string is pulled, goes limp when released. Mounted on a round black wooden paddle. Measures 7-1/2" tall, 13-1/2" nose to tail, 13" long paddle.
Variations: None.
Other Information:
  • 1931 retail price was $1.00.
  • 1932 retail price was .75¢.
  • Patent No. 1,601,983.
  • Sold in a 13-3/4" long, 4-5/8" wide, 1-3/4" deep four-color lithographed box.
  • Dizzy Dino poem printed in 1931 Fisher-Price catalogue:

    I'm Dizzy Dino, if you please
    Full of life from nose to knees.
    Just buy me quick
    And learn the trick-
    I'm made for fun, the world agrees.
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