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#900 Fisher-Price Circus
Years Made:
Fisher-Price Toy Department
Department 7:
Playsets
1962-1963

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Description: This delightful 30-piece circus set comes with a large circus wagon with a removable roof that can store all of the accessory pieces that came with the set.
Accessories:
  • FPT3382 - Wooden Circus Wagon that has hinged doors on each end that lower to make a ramp. The wagon has white wooden cage bars, a red rectangular base, and it rolls on 4 yellow wooden wheels with colorful paper lithographs on the sides. Measures 15" long, 10-3/4" high, and 8-1/2" wide.
  • FPT3384 - red/white cloth wagon pull string with a blue wood ball on the end.
  • FPT3383 - rectangular Circus Wagon roof. This roof has brilliant colors on the top along with 2 yellow wooden ornamental pieces that are attached to the top edges of the roof. Measures 15" long.
  • 11 flat wooden figures with colorful lithographs on 2 sides of the figure. Each figure has movable white plastic arms and legs, except the seal which has only 2 arms, no legs. These figures are approximately 6" high:
    1. FPT3372 - Ringmaster - wears a red jacket and a black top hat.
    2. FPT3380 - Camel - brown body with one hump, wearing blue and red harness and circus gear.
    3. FPT3381 - Dog - white and brown dog with it's tongue is sticking out.
    4. FPT3374 - Giraffe - yellow body giraffe with orange spots and a blue ribbon around his neck.
    5. FPT3378 - Bear - brown bear wearing a blue circus hat.
    6. FPT3376 - Elephant - gray elephant with a red circus hat on his head and a red blanket on his back. The blanket has, "Baby Jumbo", written on it.
    7. FPT3375 - Seal - black seal with red garland around his neck. This figure has 2 white plastic front arms.
    8. FPT3379 -Tiger - orange and white tiger with black stripes.
    9. FPT3377 - Monkey - wears an orange hat and shirt and blue shorts. His tail is often missing, it is essentially a white pipe cleaner made to wrap around or hold things.
    10. FPT3373 - Horse - white horse with a brown tail and mane. He wears a blue and yellow head dress and a red harness.
    11. FPT3371 - Clown - this clown has a red and white striped body with blue front buttons, a blue hat and a big yellow ruffled collar around his neck.
  • Circus paraphernalia:
    1. FPT3360 - 4 each - red wooden ladders with 6 white plastic rungs (measures 11 3/4" long). WFL: 07-AE-43-4-B
    2. FPT3361 - 3 each - yellow plastic ladder connector.
    3. FPT3363 - yellow plastic trapeeze
    4. FPT3362 - 4 each - yellow wood dowels (10" long, 11/32 diameter). Be careful - some people have made replacements for these that are NOT the correct diameter and do not allow the trapeeze and spinner to work.
    5. FPT3366 - yellow plastic semi-circle with pegs (male) that is used with the FPT3367 listed below to make a ring that is 11" in diameter and used for ladders and figures to stand in. *See Variation Below
    6. FPT3367 - yellow plastic semi-circle with holes (female) that is used with the FPT3366 listed above to make a ring that is 11" in diameter and used for ladders and figures to stand in. *See Variation Below
    7. FPT3369 - black wooden barrel/tub. The sides are slightly tapered, it has gold flecks in the black paint, and a 3/8 hole passes through the center of the barrel.
    8. FPT3364 - red plastic "ball" with a hole to fit on the seal's nose or on the end of one of the wooden dowels. Measures 1-1/2" diameter.
    9. FPT3457 - light blue plastic balancing board. This balancing board is flat and has 2 grooves in the top that holds that accessory figures's legs in place.
  • FPT3458 - Instructions.
Variations:
  • FPT22366 - aqua plastic semi-circle with pegs (male) that is used with the FPT22367 listed below to make a ring that is 11" in diameter and used for ladders and figures to stand in.
  • FPT22367 - aqua plastic semi-circle with holes (female) that is used with the FPT22366 listed above to make a ring that is 11" in diameter and used for ladders and figures to stand in.
Other Information:
  • FP900CBOX1962 - retial display box that could be used as a circus prop or stage. The box has an open front, a red circus tent top shape at the top and it measures 12-1/2" tall, 12" deep and 28" long. This set also came with a 4-color instruction booklet that also gives child ideas of how to set up his circus.
  • Also see 1932-1938's #250 Big Performing Circus for the very first Fisher-Price set that used a wooden circus wagon and wooden cut-out figures with movable limbs.
  • Also see 1964's #900 Big Performing Circus, as it is exactly the same as this set, except the Big Performing Circus has 1 additional piece: a yellow plastic aerial spinner (3-arms coming out from a central disk - spins when placed over a dowel).
  • Also see 1964's #55 Fisher-Price Big Circus Display.
  • Also see 1963's #902 Junior Circus (22-piece set)
  • Also see 1965's #904 Beginner's Circus (13-piece set)
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