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#485 Mickey Mouse Choo-Choo
Years Made:
Fisher-Price Toy Department
Department 8:
Push, Pull, & Floor Toys
1949-1954


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Description: This brightly colored toy features Disney's Mickey Mouse driving his very own steam locomotive that is just like the one at Walt Disney World. When the toy is pulled, the bell on top of the engine's boiler will ring loudly to clear the tracks.
Accessories:
  • FPT8350 - Red rectangular wooden platform with a round cylinder on the front and a wooden Mickey Mouse cut-out on the back. The cylinder has a black paper lithograph on the sides of a steam engine boiler, a round metal cap on the front, a black wooden bead on the top front, and a large nickle bell on the top back. The Micky Mouse cut-out has a paper lithograph on both sides of Mickey Mouse wearing a blue and white striped engineer's cap, a red bandanna scarf with white polka-dots, red short, yellow shoes, and white gloved hands with the train engine throttle in one hand. A metal bar with a red wooden bead is attached to the front of the Mickey Mouse cut-out. When the toy is pulled, the bar and ball move to strike the bell. The toy rolls on 4 yellow wooden wheels. Marked "W.D.P.". Measures 8-1/2" long, 7" high, and 3-1/2" wide.
Variations: None.
Other Information:
  • Patent No. 2,069,181.
  • Copyright Walt Disney Productions.
  • 1954 original retail price was .79¢ in the East and .85¢ in the South and West.
  • This toy is a new litho version of 1938's #432 Mickey Mouse Choo-Choo.
  • The following poem can be found in one of Fisher-Price's mini-catalogues reguarding the #454 Donald Duck Drummer and #485 Mickey Mouse Choo-Choo:

Donald Duck is the drummer boy
Who fills the air with sounds of joy
As Mickey Mouse steers his choo-choo train
Ringing the bell with might and main.

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