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#159 Ten Little Indians TV Radio
Years Made:
Fisher-Price Toy Department
Department 1:
Audio, Visual, Musical, Educational & Electronics
1961-1966


Larger Photo


Stars on Knob
& Triangular
Screen


Stars on Knob
Lip Around
Screen


Notes on Knob
Lip Around
Screen


Swiss


Japan

Description: The very first music box tv radio made by Fisher-Price was 1959's #148 Jack And Jill, a wide rectangular wooden box with a wooden carry handle on top supported by two short metal posts. The same music box body style was used with 6 other music boxes, including the #159 Ten Little Indians TV Radio. The music box mechanism could be either Swiss or Japanese.
Features Overview:
Wind-Up Knob:
Stars on Knob

Music Notes on Knob
Edge of Screen:
Triangular Screen Edge

Raised Lip around Screen
Accessories:
  • Wide rectangular wooden music box that plays, "10 Little Indians". The top of the music box has a spring antenna with a yellow wooden bead on the end and a round blue wooden carry handle that is supported by 2 steel posts. A round yellow wooden knob on the left side of the front acts as a pretend "channel selector". The front center of the music box has a white plastic "speaker" with a round white knob in the center that winds the music box. Pictures of 10 indians (including a baby) revolve past the "screen" on the front of the music box as the music plays "Ten Little Indians". The back of the music box has a litho picture of indians, teepees, and words to the song "Ten Little Indians". Measures 7-1/4" wide, 7-1/4" high (including antenna and bead), and 2" deep.
    • Top litho is marked, "TV-RADIO FISHER•PRICE TOYS".
Variations:
  • FPT1763 - Uses is Swiss music box machanism. WFL: 07-AE-09-3-B.
    • Back litho is marked, "159 MADE IN U.S.A. ©61 FISHER•PRICE TOYS INC. GENUINE SWISS MUSICAL MOVEMENT"
  • FPT1764 - Uses is Japanese music box machanism. WFL: 07-AD-02-0-A
    • Side litho is marked, "MUSICAL MOVEMENT MADE IN JAPAN".

Repair
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Other Information:

TEN LITTLE INDIANS
1 little 2 little 3 little indians
4 little 5 little 6 little indians
7 little 8 little 9 little indians
10 little indian boys

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