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#722 Musical Push Chime
Years Made:
Fisher-Price Toy Department
Department 8:
Push, Pull, & Floor Toys
1950-1967


1950-1952


1953-1967


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Wheel Design

Description: The very first Melody Push Chime was the #722 Musical Push Chime. When pushed, delightful tunes chime from the round metal cylinder. The chime was given plastic wheels for 1963-1988's #757 Melody Push Chime. In 1989 the #757 model number was changed to #2018. In 1993 the Push Chime was given a large chunky plastic push handle and introduced as the #2012 Melody Push Chime.
Accessories:
  • 1950-1952:
    • FPT4344 - Push toy with a metal cylinder between two red wooden wheels. The cylinder chimes when the toy is pushed. The cylinder is white with a red, yellow, and blue stripe in the center and picture of nursery rhymes on the sides. A nickle plated metal bracket attaches the wheels to a yoke with a threaded hole in the center of the yoke to attach the removable push stick. Measures 7-1/2" wide, 5" diameter.
    • FPT4809 - Red 16-1/2" long wooden push stick with a yellow PLASTIC stopper on one end.
  • 1953-1967:
    • FPT4345 - Push toy with a metal cylinder between two red wooden wheels. The chlinder chimes when the toy is pushed. The cylinder has pictures of nursery rhyme figures around the sides. A nickle plated metal bracket attaches the wheels to a yoke with a threaded hole in the center of the yoke to attach the removable push stick. Measures 8-1/2" wide, 5" diameter.
    • FPT4809 - Red 16-1/2" long wooden push stick with a yellow PLASTIC stopper on one end.
Variations: None.
Other Information:
  • 1950-1952 - Patent Pending.
  • 1953-1967 - Design Patent No. 167,975.
  • 1955-1967 - Patent No. 2,685,148.
  • Canadian Patent No. applied in 1953. Canadian Patent No. 120/18,456.
  • Copyright Fisher-Price Toys.
  • 1954 original retail price was $1.25 in the East and $1.39 in the South and West.
  • The chime used on this toy was also used on 1951-1953's #700 Cowboy Chime.
  • Also see 1963-1988's #757 Melody Push Chime.
  • Also see 1989-1992's #2018 Melody Push Chime.
  • The Push Chime was redesigned in 1993 as the #2012 Melody Push Chime with a large yellow plastic push handle, a blue metal rolling chime, and 2 red wheels.
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