SET: FATHER TUCK'S ANIMALS AND THEIR RIDERS

Set Information edit

Set Comment

boxed set CONTAINING 10 BEAUTIFULLY COLORED MOVEABLE ANIMALS & 10 RIDERS. ANY ANIMAL CAN BE RIDDEN BY ANY FIGURE AND CAN BE PLACED IN ENDLESS VARIETIES OF LIFELIKE ATTITUDES. ONE HUNDRED DISTINCT CHANGES. VERSES BY NORMAN GALE.
box is marked RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL.
PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN & HER MAJESTY QUEEN ALEXANDRA..
riders and animals are marked the same plus DESIGNED IN ENGLAND. PRINTED IN BAVARIA,
there are no numbers.

Items in Set

black boy
black boy
Size
3 x 6 1/2 in.
Categories
boy in blue with blue hat and holding roses
boy in blue with blue hat and holding roses
Item Comment

possibly does not fit into set as is a lighter cardboard and does not have the dark brown printing on the back where the brace gets attached

Size
3 x 6 1/2 in.
Categories
THE BEAR
THE BEAR
Item Comment

on reverse DON'T BE NERVOUS! PERHAPS YOU THINK YOU HARDLY DARE TO TRUST YOUR RIDERS TO A BEAR; BUT I AM CERTAIN YOU WILL FIND THIS CARDBOARD BRUIN VERY KIND.

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
8 x 6 in.
Categories
THE CAT
THE CAT
Item Comment

on reverse PUSSY'S REQUEST. SOME CALL ME THIS, SOME CALL ME THAT, PUSSY, OR TAB, OR KITTYCAT: CHOOSE ME A NAME, AND LET ME BE YOU PLAYMATE IN THE NURSERY
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK AND MONTREAL. DESIGNED IN ENGLAND. PRINTED IN BAVARIA

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
8 x 7 in.
Categories
THE DOG
THE DOG
Item Comment

on reverse CAESAR'S OFFER. YOUR FACE IS WASHED, YOUR HAIR IS DONE, AND I HAVE HAD MY RIBBON TIED; SO IF YOU WANT A BIT OF FUN JUMP ON MY BACK AND LEARN TO RIDE.

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
8 1/2 x 7 in.
Categories
THE DONKEY
THE DONKEY
Item Comment

on reverse HIS WAGES. I HOPE THAT THOSE TO WHOM I LEND MY BACK WILL TREAT ME AS A FRIEND, AND WITH A LUMP OF SUGAR PAY THEIR DONKEY FOR A HAPPY DAY.
this copy has damaged feet

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
riders 6.5 in tall, animals 7.5 in.
Categories
THE ELEPHANT
THE ELEPHANT
Item Comment

on reverse SO GOOD! SO GOOD AN ELEPHANT SHOULD BE, I THINK, IN EVERY NURSERY; HE NEVER WANTS TO FRET OR SCOLD, AND DOES EXACTLY AS HE'S TOLD.

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
riders 6.5 in tall, animals 7.5 in.
Categories
THE GOAT
THE GOAT
Item Comment

on reverse VERY TRUSTABLE. THIS NANNYGOAT WILL NOT DISGRACE THE KIND EXPRESSION OF HER FACE. JUMP UP IN CONFIDENCE-SHE SCORNS TO BUTT A RIDER WITH HER HORNS.

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
riders 6.5 in tall, animals 7.5 in.
Categories
THE LION
THE LION
Item Comment

on reverse THE LION IS CALLED THE KING OF BEASTS, AND IS ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL TO THE CAT TRIBE...., INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THE ANIMAL NOD NATURALLY, THE STRING SHOULD BE FITTED INTO THE GROOVES OF THE STRUT AT BACK SUFFICIENTLY SLACK TO ENSURE AN EASY ACTION OF THE HEAD. THE STRUT IS THEN DRAWN OUT TO AN ANGLE WHEN THE MMODEL WILL STAND FIRMLY

Author
NORMAN GALE
Categories
THE PIG
THE PIG
Item Comment

on reverse TUBBED. THIS SPLENDID PIG HAS JUST BEEN TUBBED BY SEVERAL STABLEMEN, AND SCRUBBED: I'M SURE THAT THOSE WHO WISH TO RIDE UPON HIS BACK WON'T BE DENIED!

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
riders 6.5 in tall, animals 7.5 in.
Categories
THE PONY
THE PONY
Item Comment

on reverse GENTLE AND TAME. I USED TO BE SO VERY WILD THEY WOULD NOT TRUST ME WITH A CHILD, BUT, TAME AND GENTLE, NOW I TROT WITH EVERY CHILD MY FRIENDS HAVE GOT.

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
riders 6.5 in tall, animals 7.5 in.
Categories
THE SHEEP
THE SHEEP
Item Comment

on reverse QUITE WILLING. IT SEEMS A LITTLE STRANGE, OF COURSE, TO USE A LAMBKIN LIKE A HORSE; YET IF YOU MOUNT, AND SAFELY SIT, YOU'LL SEE HE DOES NOT MIND A BIT!

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
riders 6.5 in tall, animals 7.5 in.
Categories
THE ZEBRA
THE ZEBRA
Item Comment

on reverse A REAL FRIEND. GO WHERE WE WILL, WE SHALL NOT FIND A ZEBRA HALF SO GOOD AND KIND: BLOW HIM A KISS AND PAT HIS HEAD, HE'LL GALLOP TILL IT'S TIME FOR BED.

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
8 x 7 in.
Categories