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#777 Teddy Bear Zilo
Years Made:
Fisher-Price Toy Department
Department 8:
Push, Pull, & Floor Toys
1950-1954

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Description: In 1946 Fisher-Price introduced the very first toy featuring a teddy bear playing a 5-note xylophone in the #752 Teddy Xylophone. 1950's #777 Teddy Bear Zilo features the same movement and 5-note xylophone but a different teddy bear lithograph.
Accessories:
  • FPT4392 - Red rectangular wooden platform with a 5-note xylohpone on the front and a wooden cut-out teddy bear on the back. The bear has paper lithographs on the sides of a brown bear with big blue eyes, a red shirt with a white collar and green bow tie, blue and white striped shorts, and black shoes with green socks. Bear has seperate wooden movable arms with paper lithographs on both sides of red sleeves and brown bear hands. Each arm has a mallot attached to the hand. When pulled, the the bear moves his arms to stike the 5-note xylophone with his mallots. The platform rolls on 4 blue wooden wheels. Measures 10-1/2" high, 9" long, and 4-1/2" wide. *See "Variations" below.
Variations:
  • FPT19406 - Red rectangular wooden platform with a 5-note xylohpone on the front and a wooden cut-out teddy bear on the back. The bear has paper lithographs on the sides of a brown bear with big blue eyes, a red shirt with a white collar and green bow tie, blue and white striped shorts, and black shoes with green socks. Bear has seperate wooden movable arms with paper lithographs on both sides of red sleeves and brown bear hands. Each arm has a mallot attached to the hand. When pulled, the the bear moves his arms to stike the 5-note xylophone with his mallots. The platform rolls on 4 yellow wooden wheels. Measures 10-1/2" high, 9" long, and 4-1/2" wide.
Other Information:
  • Patent No. 2,089,885.
  • British Patent No. 497,058.
  • Copyright Fisher-Price Toys, Inc.
  • 1954 original retail price was $2.00 in the East and $2.19 in the South and West.
  • Also see 1946-1950 #752 Teddy Xylophone.
  • Also see 1955-1957's #634 Tiny Teddy for a smaller version of the #777 Teddy Bear Zilo with a 3-note xylophone and different platform.
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