SET: FATHER TUCK'S MECHANICAL DOLLIES

Set Information edit

Set Comment

boxed set of 10 GROUPS OF FAVOURITE DOLLS WITH MECHANICAL MOVEMENT. DESCRIPTIVE VERSES TO EACH BY CLIFTON BINGHAM. ENDLESS DELIGHT.
box is marked RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LTD., PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. & HER MAJESTY QUEEN ALEXANDRA.
each has a verse and trademark publishing info but no numbers, see also the German versions of the marionette sets.

Items in Set

Card Title Ref Prefix Num In Set Card Comment
Pics
CLOWN DOLL Yes A FIGURE OF FUN. I AM A MERRY, LITTLE CLOWN, I NEVER GRUMBLE, SIGH OR FROWN, IT'S BETTER FAR TO LAUGH THAN CRY WHATEVER HAPPENS, SO SAY I. 2
DEAR DOLLIES Yes I'M HAPPY, THOUGH I'M ONLY SMALL, WITH JUMPING JACK AND PRETTY POLL, I'VE BROUGHT THEM BOTH TO CALL ON YOU, BECAUSE THEY'LL MAKE YOU HAPPY TOO. also comes with an advertising sticker COMPLIMENTS OF LONGMAN & MARTINEZ, PAINT AND VARNISH MAKERS, N.Y. P.A. & SMALL CO. YORK, PA. WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS OF THE L. & M. PAINT 3
doll in green dress No 1
DOLLY FROM CHINALAND Yes A HAPPY CHINEE. PLEASE, I HAVE COME FROM CHINALAND, WITH FLOWERS AND FAN IN EITHER HAND; I'M HAPPY NOW- IF YOU LIKE ME, THEM I SHALL DOUBLY HAPPY BE 2
INDIAN DOLL Yes INDIAN DOLL. NOT AS WILD AS I LOOK. I AM A WILD RED INDIAN, PLEASE, FROM FAR AWAY ACROSS THE SEAS, BUT DON'T BE FRIGHTENED ALL THE SAME, FOR REALLY I AM VERY TAME. 2
Pierrot No 1
SCOUT DOLL Yes BE PREPARED! I AM A SCOUT DOLL, BRAVE AND TRUE, MY DUTY I'M PREPARED TO DO; MY BUGLE AND MY FLAG YOU SEE, SO BE PREPARED TO WELCOME ME. this copy has a broken leg 2
SOLDIER DOLL Yes THE CALL TO ARMS. WITH BUGLE CALL AND BEAT OF DRUM, FROM CHOCOLATE CAMP, TOY TOWN, I COME, THE CALL TO ARMS I MUST OBEY, SO PLEASE TAKE ME TO YOURS TO-DAY. 2
SWISS DOLLY No FRIENDS FROM THE FARM. I'VE JUST COME FROM AN ALPINE FARM, A PET FROM THERE UPON EACH ARM, I WOULD HAVE BROUGHT THEM ALL TO YOU, BUT COULD NOT CARRY MORE THAN TWO. also comes with an advertising sticker COMPLIMENTS OF LONGMAN & MARTINEZ, PAINT AND VARNISH MAKERS, N.Y. P.A. & SMALL CO. YORK, PA. WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS OF THE L. & M. PAINT 5
THE DUTCH DOLLY Yes A LITTLE DUTCHESS. I AM A LITTLE DUCHESS SWEET, TO GIVE MY BABIES DEAR A TREAT, WE'VE COME TO SEE YOU-THOUGH WE'RE DUTCH, WE'RE SURE YOU'LL LOVE US VERY MUCH. this copy has damaged legs 3