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#517 Houseboat
Years Made:
Fisher-Price Toy Department
Department 3:
Games & Puzzles
1977-1978

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Description: This is a 12-piece Pick-Up & Peek Puzzle. The 12 hardwood pieces fit into a hardwood tray. Most of the pieces have a small yellow plastic knob on them that allows child to lift the piece from it's place on the tray. Another picture is hidden under the puzzle piece, and is revealed when child picks the piece up. The picture on the cover is of a blue houseboat with characters on the boat engaging in various activities, such as fishing or napping. The houseboat resembles the Original Little People #985 Play Family Houseboat.
Accessories:
  • FPT2362 - Rectangular pressed wood puzzle board with recessed areas to place puzzle pieces. The puzzle board is marked "Fisher-Price®, HOUSEBOAT, 517, AGES 3-6, 12 PIECES" in the top center.
  • 12 puzzle pieces:
    • FPT2363 - Yellow captain's area that fits on the roof of the houseboat. The captain's area has a captain figure wearing a red and black cap and a blue short-sleeve shirt. Has a small round yellow plastic upright peg in the center of the puzzle piece.
    • FPT2364 - Left side houseboat roof area with red and white awning on the edges. Has a small round yellow plastic upright peg in the center of the puzzle piece.
    • FPT2365 - Right side houseboat roof area with red and white awning on the edges.
    • FPT2366 - Dad figure laying on a red lounge chair. He wears a green hat, white short-sleeve shirt, blue pants, and red shoes. Has a small round yellow plastic upright peg in the center of the puzzle piece (on legs).
    • FPT2367 - Blue right side of the house boat with a white door that has a window on the top half. The window has a red headed girl waving. Has a small round yellow plastic upright peg above the door.
    • FPT2368 - Blue houseboat center with 2 windows that have yellow curtains.
    • FPT2369 - Blue left side of the houseboat with 1 window that has yellow curtains.
    • FPT2370 - Excited boy figure. Has a small round yellow plastic upright peg in the center of the puzzle piece.
    • FPT2371 - Boy holding a fishing rod. Has a small round yellow plastic upright peg in the center of the puzzle piece.
    • FPT2372 - Unknown description.
    • FPT2373 - Unknown description.
    • FPT2374 - Unknown description.
Variations: none.
Other Information:
  • FPT8085 - Mint (unopened) puzzle set. Measures 13-1/2" wide, 11-1/3" high, and 7/8" thick.
  • FP517BOX1977 (Box ONLY) Sold in display box that measures 13-1/2" wide, 11-1/3" high and 7/8" thick.
  • FP517SET1977 - (Complete Set) Complete puzzle set.
  • This puzzle was sold in #550 Pick-Up & Peek Puzzle Assortment.
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