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#916 Puzzletown Set B - Huckle Cat's Family Cottage
Years Made: Playskool Toy Department
Department 7:
Playsets
1977-19??

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PSK211 - Playboard


PSK188 - Playboard


PSK189 - Ramp


PSK213 - Roof


PSK270 - Cottage Door


PSK271 - Cottage Back


PSK272 - Cottage
Side #1


PSK273 - Cottage
Side #2


PSK274 - Garage
w/ Roof #1


PSK275 - Garage
w/ Roof #2


PSK276 - Garage
Wall #1


PSK277 - Garage
Wall #2


PSK200 - Pine Tree


PSK230 - Bush


PSK199 - Short Rock Wall


PSK278 - Long Brick Wall


PSK233 - Square Brick


PSK204 - Bed


PSK280 - Car


PSK281 - Grocer Cat


PSK282 - Mother Cat


PSK283 - Huckle Cat

Description: The Richard Scarry Playskool Puzzletown series is considered one of the most creative playset series available in the 1970's. Each puzzletown set includes woodboard "wall" pieces and roof pieces that can be assembled in a vairety of ways to build different playsets.

Huckle Cat's Family Cottage includes pieces to make a cottage and garage, and includes 3 figures: Grocer Cat, Mother Cat, and little Huckle Cat.

Accessories:
  • PSK211 - LARGE Playboard Base - Rectangular green hard-plastic playboard base with raised squares creating grooved lines (furrow or "ditch") to support Decorated Woodboard (Puzzle) Pieces. Has 8 long grooved lines and 8 short grooved lines. The outside edge squares have a small square hold in the bottom left corner (to attach road/ramp pieces). Measures 12" long x 12" wide x 3/8" tall.
  • 2 each - PSK188 - Playboard Base - Rectangular green hard-plastic playboard base with raised squares creating grooved lines (furrow or "ditch") to support Decorated Woodboard (Puzzle) Pieces. Has 4 long grooved lines and 8 short grooved lines. The outside edge squares have a small square hold in the bottom left corner (to attach road/ramp pieces). Measures 12" long x 6" wide x 3/8" tall.
  • 2 each - PSK189 - Ramp - Tan (light brown) hard-plastic road ramp with a rock-simulated pattern on top. The tallest end of the ramp has an extended c-shaped clamp (to attach ramp to playboard base or to connect 2 ramps together to make a bridge). Measures 3" wide x 2-3/8" long (including c-clamp) x 1/2" deep.
  • 10 Roof Pieces - PSK213 - YELLOW rectangular hard-plastic roof piece with rounded scalloped roof shingles molded on one side and a raised "grid" on the other side. The "grid" is one long line with 4 equally spaced + shapes. Measures 5-7/8" long x 1-3/8" wide x 3/8" thick.
  • Decorated Woodboard (Puzzle) Pieces:
    • 4-Piece Cottage:
      • PSK270 - Front Door Wall - White exterior with small blue house number sign marked, "7", a mouse floating up on a red balloon, and a cat in upper window (above door opening) blowing a trumpet. Blue interior with broom by door opening, lamp on table on other side of door. Measures 6-1/2" tall x 7-3/8" wide.
      • PSK271 - Back Wall - White exterior with pig cooking on BBQ grill. Blue interior with sink, dishes on shelf above sink. Measures 6-1/2" tall x 7-3/8" wide.
      • PSK272 - Side Wall with Window #1 - White exterior with bird bath by window opening (mouse in boat inside bird bath). Blue interior with green chair by window opening, orange coat hanging on rack on other side of window. Measures 4-3/8" tall x 4-1/4" wide.
      • PSK273 - Side Wall with Window #2 - White exterior clothes line above window opening (red shirt and brown shorts on clothes line). Blue interior with TV by window opening, round green ottoman and oval picture of pig on other side of window. Measures 4-3/8" tall x 4-1/4" wide.
    • 4-Piece Garage:
      • PSK274 - Garage Wall with Roof Pitch #1 - White exterior with cat riding red tricycle. Tan interior with hot water heater and electrical outlet. Measures 5-5/8" tall x 5" wide.
      • PSK275 - Garage Wall with Roof Pitch #2 - White exterior with rake, waterhose, and pot holder in window (Lowly Worm in pot). Tan interior with red tricycle, wheel hanging on wall by window, crate on floor. Measures 5-5/8" tall x 5" wide.
      • PSK276 - Garage Side Wall #1 - White exterior with tree (mouse on swing hanging from tree). Tan interior with red lawnmower, paint and brushes on shelf, spare tire on floor. Measures 4-3/8" tall x 2-7/8" wide.
      • PSK277 - Garage Side Wall #2 - White exterior with pig carrying trash can. Tan interior with red lawnmower, paint and brushes on shelf, spare tire on floor. Measures 4-3/8" tall x 2-7/8" wide.
    • Trees & Bushes:
      • PSK200 - Pine Tree - Green tree with brown pine cones (same design on both sides). Measures 5" tall x 3-1/2" wide.
      • PSK230 - Green bush (same design on both sides). Measures 2" tall x 3-3/4" long.
    • Short Wall/Divider Pieces:
      • 4 each - PSK199 - Short Rock Wall - Short grey rock wall (same design on both sides). Measures 1-3/8" tall x 2-7/8" wide.
      • 1 each - PSK278 - Long Brick Wall - Long wall with red bricks (same design on both sides). Measures 1-3/8" tall x 5-3/4" wide.
      • 10 each - PSK233 - Brick Square - Small square piece with red bricks (4 rows of bricks) - (same design on both sides). Measures 1-3/8" tall x 1-1/4" wide.
    • Roadway Signs:
      • PSK234 - Street Light - Tall blue antique-style street light with small pink sign on side marked, "BUS STOP" (same design on both sides).
      • PSK279 - Mailbox - Red, White, Blue striped mailbox on brown post (bush under mailbox) (same design on both sides). Measures 2-1/4" tall x 1-1/4" wide.
  • PSK204 - Medical Bed - DARK BLUE rectangular bed with a headboard, footboard, and slightly raised rectangular pillow. Marked, "PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG, R091501000" on the bottom. Measures 3-1/8" long x 2-1/4" wide x 1-1/4" deep.
  • PSK280 - Car - Long GREEN car with engine pipes on the sides, grill and headlights on the front, and upright peg (hitch) on the back. Bottom of car is marked, "©1976 RICHARD SCARRY, PLAYSKOOL® HONG KONG, A092001000". Measures 5-7/8" long x 2-1/4" wide x 1-1/4" tall.
  • 3 Richard Scarry's Puzzletown Figures (Squeezable Plastic Figures):
    • PSK281 - Grocer Cat - Male cat wearing green hat with carrot behind one ear, light blue shirt, green pants and white apron - holds carrot in one hand and red tomatoe in other hand. Stands on a round green base, bottom is marked, "RICHARD SCARRY ©1976, PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 2-7/8" tall.
    • PSK282 - Mother Cat - Female cat wearing a blue dress with white apron, white hat and she carries a red spoon. Stands on a round green base, bottom is marked, "RICHARD SCARRY ©1976, PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 2-1/4" tall.
    • PSK283 - Huckle Cat - Small boy cat wearing yellow shirt and blue pants. Stands on a round green base, bottom is marked, "RICHARD SCARRY ©1976, PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 1-3/4" tall.
Variations: None.
Other Information:
  • PSK284 - Complete Set in Original Box.
  • PSK285 - Box ONLY - Sold in a 15-1/4" x 12-3/4" x 3" box marked "Puzzletown Set B - Huckle Cat's Family Cottage".
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