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#917 Puzzletown Set C - Farmer Alfalfa's Farm
Years Made: Playskool Toy Department
Department 7:
Playsets
1977-19??

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PSK188 - Playboard


PSK189 - Ramp


PSK190 - Roof


PSK244 - Silo Roof


PSK245 - Barn Door


PSK246 - Barn Window


PSK247 - Barn Floor


PSK248 - Barn Wall


PSK249 - Silo Wall


PSK200 - Pine Tree


PSK229 - Apple Tree


PSK250 - Tomatoe Bush


PSK251 - Corn Stalk


PSK252 - Plant


PSK253 - Pumpkin


PSK254 - Watermelon


PSK255 - Chicken


PSK256 - Rooster


PSK257 - Ducks


PSK258 - Mouse


PSK259 - Water Pump


PSK260 - Bail of Hay


PSK232 - Wood Wall


PSK261 - Short Wood Wall


PSK199 - Short Rock Wall


PSK233 - Square Brick


PSK262 - Tractor


PSK263 - Cart


PSK264 - Farmer Alfalfa


PSK265 - Mother Goat


PSK266 - Cow

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.

Farmer Alfalfa's Farm includes pieces to make a barn and silo, plus lots of garden pieces, such as pumpkins, watermelon and tomatoe plants. Figures include Farmer Alfalfa, Mother Goat and their cow.

Accessories:
  • 3 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.
  • 6 each - PSK190 - WHITE 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.
  • PSK244 - White silo roof with a square bottom, pyramid top, and squared simulated roof shingles on all 4 sides of the pyramid. Bottom/inside of silo roof is marked, "PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG, R091701000". Measures 1-3/4" square x 1-1/4" tall.
  • Decorated Woodboard (Puzzle) Pieces:
    • 4-Piece Barn:
      • PSK245 - Tall wide 2-Story Barn wall with a door and hayloft window opening. Dark red exterior with a lantern by the door and rope leading up to the hay loft. Red interior with grey milk jug on wall by hayloft opening, shovel and rope on wall by door. Measures 7-5/8" tall x 6-1/2" wide.
      • PSK246 - Tall wide 2-Story Barn wall with a dark red exterior with a yellow sunflower design near the top and a green barrel/water trough (Lowley Worm in trough) near the ground. Red interior with a brown ladder, calendar and tools on the wall.
      • PSK247 - Wide floor piece with light brown wood plank floor covered with corn and bags of corn feed (same design on both sides). Measures 4-3/4" x 4-5/16".
      • PSK248 - Square barn wall with dark red exterior (dog peeking out of window). Red interior with square window in center showing corn growing outside the window - has tools hanging on wall on sides of the window. Measures 4-3/8" tall x 4-5/16" wide.
    • 4-Piece Silo:
      • 4 each - PSK249 - Tall thin silo wall with long thin red wood boards, 2 brown support boards in the middle, a square window with corn falling out near bottom, and yellow sign marked, "SILO" near the top. Measures 7-3/8" long x 1-3/8" wide.
    • Trees, Bushes, Plants (Large to Small):
      • PSK200 - Pine Tree - Green tree with brown pine cones (same design on both sides). Measures 5" tall x 3-1/2" wide.
      • PSK229 - Apple Tree - Large tree with red apples, mouse with red parachute and white paper plane. Tree trunk has heart carvings and names (same design on both sides) Measures 6-7/8" tall x 5" wide.
      • PSK230 - Green bush (same design on both sides). Measures 2" tall x 3-3/4" long.
      • 2 each - PSK250 - Green tomatoe bushes - has 2 green plants with red tomatoes and a sign marked, "TOMATOES". (same design on both sides). Measures 2" tall x 3-3/4" long.
      • 2 each - PSK251 - Green rectangular tall corn stalk (same design on both sides). Measures 3" tall x 1-1/2" long.
      • 2 each - PSK252 - Small green square with short green thorny-looking plant (same design on both sides). Measures 1-1/2" tall x 1-1/2" long.
    • Produce:
      • 5 each - PSK253 - Orange pumpkin with green stem (same design on both sides). Measures 1-3/4" tall x 2" wide.
      • 3 each - PSK254 - Green watermelon (same design on both sides). Measures 1-7/8" tall x 2-3/8" wide.
    • Animals (All are small square block pieces):
      • PSK255 - Brown chicken/hen sitting on a nest (same design on both sides). Measures 1-1/2" tall x 1-1/2" long.
      • PSK256 - Rooster with blue tail feathers, yellow neck and red face (same design on both sides). Measures 1-1/2" tall x 1-1/2" long.
      • PSK257 - 2 Ducks in blue water - large brown duck and small yellow duck (same design on both sides). Measures 1-1/2" tall x 1-1/2" long.
      • PSK258 - Green square background with mouse farmer holding pitchfork. Farmer mouse wears blue overalls and a dark yellow hat (same design on both sides). Measures 1-1/2" tall x 1-1/2" long.
    • Miscellaneous Farm Items:
      • PSK259 - Light brown antique-style water pump with blue bucket of water near the base (same design on both sides). Measures 2-7/8" tall x 1-3/8" wide.
      • 2 each - PSK260 - Yellow bail of hay with Lowley Worm keeping out the end of the bundle (same design on both sides). Measures 2-7/8" tall x 1-3/8" wide.
    • Fence & Wall Pieces (large to small):
      • 2 each - PSK232 - Wood Wall - Brown wooden plank wall (13 short wood boards) - (same design on both sides). Measures 1-3/8" tall x 4-3/8" wide.
      • 2 each - PSK261 - Short Wood Wall - Brown wooden plank wall (9 short wood boards) - (same design on both sides). Measures 1-3/8" tall x 2-7/8" wide.
      • 2 each - PSK199 - Short Rock Wall - Short grey rock wall (same design on both sides). Measures 1-3/8" tall x 2-7/8" wide.
      • 4 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.
  • PSK262 - Tractor - Red tractor/truck with one seat in the front and a large square flatbed in the back. The rear of the tractor has a red upright peg to attach the hay cart. Bottom of car is marked, "©1976 RICHARD SCARRY, PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG, A091701000". Measures 5-5/8" long x 2-1/4" wide x 1-1/4" tall.
  • PSK263 - Hay Cart - Yellow hay cart with a squared hay bed. Rolls on 2 black wheels and has a long arm on the front with a loop on the end (to fit over the hitch peg on the rear of the tractor). Bottom of cart is marked, "PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG", A091702000. Measures 3-1/4" long (including hitch) x 2-5/8" wide x 2" tall.
  • 3 Richard Scarry's Puzzletown Figures (Squeezable Plastic Figures):
    • PSK264 - Farmer Alfalfa - Male goat figure wearing a yellow hat, light blue jacket, and dark blue pants (wears a white feed bag on his belt. Stands on a round green base, bottom is marked, "RICHARD SCARRY ©1976, PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 2-1/2" tall.
    • PSK265 - Mother Goat - Female goat with a yellow "straw" hat, green dress with yellow collar and sleeves. and she holds a feed bag with red food by her waist. Stands on a round green base, bottom is marked, "RICHARD SCARRY ©1976, PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 2-3/8" tall.
    • PSK266 - Cow - Brown cow with yellow horns, yellow bell, and yellow hooves. Bottom of belly is marked, "PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 2" tall x 2-3/4" long x 1-1/4" wide.
Variations: None.
Other Information:
  • PSK267 - Complete Set in Original Box. WFL: 07-BC-15-0-A
  • PSK268 - Box ONLY - Sold in a 17" x 12-3/4" x 3" box marked "Puzzletown Set C - Farmer Alfalfa's Farm".
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