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#918 Puzzletown Set D - Mayor Fox's Town Center
Years Made: Playskool Toy Department
Department 7:
Playsets
1977-19??

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PSK211 - Playboard


PSK188 - Playboard


PSK189 - Ramp


PSK190 - Roof


PSK212 - Roof


PSK213 - Roof


PSK214 - Town Hall/Jail


PSK215 - Town Hall/Jail


PSK216 - Town Hall/Jail Floor


PSK217 - Town Hall/Jail Doorway


PSK218 - Jail Wall


PSK219 - Dept. Store


PSK220 - Dept. Store


PSK221 - Dept. Store Floor


PSK222 - Dept. Store Doorway


PSK223
Veggie Stand 1


PSK224
Veggie Stand 2


PSK225 - Veggie Wall


PSK226 - Candy Store


PSK227 - Bakery


PSK228 - Candy Wall


PSK200 - Pine Tree


PSK229 - Apple Tree


PSK230 - Bush


PSK231 - Rock Wall


PSK232 - Wood Wall


PSK233 - Square Brick


PSK234 - Street Light


PSK235 - Stop Sign


PSK236 - Stop Light


PSK237 - Car


PSK238 - Motorcycle


PSK239 - Mayor Fox


PSK240 - Mrs. Murphy


PSK241 - Sgt. Murphy

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.

Mayor Fox's Town Center includes puzzle pieces that build a town, including everything from a Mayor's office in Town Hall to a Veggie market stand and a Bakery.

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.
  • 14 Roof Piece:
    • 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.
    • 4 each - PSK212 - ORANGE 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.
    • 4 each - 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:
    • 5-Piece Town Hall / Jail:
      • PSK214 - Tall thin 2-Story Wall with 2 square open windows. White exterior with green sign marked, "TOWN HALL". Blue/green interior with pig bust statute on 1st level and wood mayor desk on 2nd level. Measures 8-1/8" tall x 5" wide.
      • PSK215 - Tall thin 2-Story Wall. White exterior with yellow sign marked, "JAIL". Blue/green interior with jail cell 1st level and police officer holding keys and looking outside window on 2nd level. Measures 8-1/8" tall x 5" wide.
      • PSK216 - Narrow Floor - One side has blue checkered pattern, police hat, cuffs and whistle on floor. Other side has wood floor with round blue rug, letter, pencil, and envelope on floor. Measures 4-3/4" long x 2-3/4" wide.
      • PSK217 - Doorway - Square piece with white exterior, open doorway in center, blue mailbox by door, and yellow clock above doorway. Interior is blue/green with an owl bust statute and a mouse with a law book. Measures 4-3/8" tall x 4-1/2" wide.
      • PSK218 - Wall - Square piece with white exterior, mouse in barred window. Interior is blue/green with mouse in barred window and sign above window marked, "NO SMOKING". Measures 4-5/16" tall x 4-5/16" wide.
    • 4-Piece Department Store:
      • PSK219 - Tall wide 2-Story Wall - White exterior with 2 columns, large window with shoppers inside and sign near top marked, "DEPARTMENT STORE". Light blue interior with tagged store items on walls to purchase. Measures 7-1/8" tall x 4-3/4" wide.
      • PSK220 - Tall wide 2-Story Wall - White exterior with 2 columns, large window with toys on display in the window and sign near top makred, "BIG SALE". Light blue interior with bunny tailor standing on stool on lower level and 3 signs on top level: "YOU ARE HERE", "BIG SALE", and "SEWING MACHINES". Measures 7-1/8" tall x 4-3/4" wide.
      • PSK221 - Wide Floor - One side has blue checkered pattern with wrench and skates (tag marked, "CHEAP", and roll of green fabric on floor. Other side has wood plank floor. Measures 4-3/4" x 4-3/8".
      • PSK222 - Doorway - Square piece with white exterior, open doorway in center, 2 columns and sign above door marked, "DEPARTMENT STORE". Interior is light blue with cameras on shelf for sale on one side of the door, and skiis and golf bag on other side of door. Measures 4-3/8" tall x 4-1/2" wide.
    • 3-Piece Vegetable Stand:
      • PSK223 - Side 1 has a waving female cat with red pencil behind ear, bag of potatoes and sign marked, "FRESH CORN". Side 2 has red hand trunk hanging on wall, brown shopping bags, pad, and pencil on wall. Measures 4-1/4" tall x 3-1/8" wide.
      • PSK224 - Side 1 has a yellow cash register, scales and white sign marked, "VEGETABLES". Side 2 has barrell of apples, boxes stacked on floor, and thermometer on wall. Measures 4-1/4" tall x 3-1/8" wide.
      • PSK225 - Short brown stack of boxes with a pumpkin, strawberries, corn-on-the-cobb and other veggies (same design on both sides). Measures 1-3/8" tall x 4-1/8" wide.
    • 3-Piece Candy Store / Bakery:
      • PSK226 - Candy Store - Yellow exterior with candy-cane shaped sign marked, "CANDY STORE". Green interior with female cat wearing green dress holding red lollipop, mouse carrying large blue lollipop, and black old-fashion phone on wall. Measures 5-3/16" tall x 4-1/8" wide.
      • PSK227 - Bakery - Yellow exterior with blue/green sign marked, "BAKERY". Green interior with female pig carrying a pie. Measures 5-3/16" tall x 4-1/8" wide.
      • PSK228 - Candy Wall - Short blue wall with 2 peppermint sticks, brown hunk of chocolate, yellow lollipop, and mouse running out of a grey candy scooper. Measures 1-3/8" tall x 4-1/8" 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.
      • 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.
      • 2 each - PSK230 - Green Bush (same design on both sides). Measures 2" tall x 3-3/4" long.
    • Short Wall/Divider Pieces:
      • 3 each - PSK231 - Rock Wall - Grey rock wall (same design on both sides). Measures 1-3/8" tall x 4-3/8" wide.
      • 3 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.
      • 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.
    • 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).
      • PSK235 - Stop Sign - Red stop sign on blue stand (mpuse on tricycle on base stand). Other side has sign with yellow plate (smiling face in plate") marked, "George's SIDEWALK CAFE". Measures 3-1/4" tall x 1-1/2" wide.
      • PSK236 - Stop Light - Grey 3-light stop light with mouse police officer near base (mouse holds red sign). Other side has yellow sign marked, "TOWN PLAZA" with shop names. Measures 3-1/4" tall x 1-1/2" wide.
  • PSK237 - Car - Blue 1-seat car with rounded hood and upright peg (hitch) on the back. Bottom of car is marked, "©1976 RICHARD SCARRY, PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 5" long x 2-1/4" wide x 1-3/4" tall.
  • PSK238 - Police Motorcycle - Red motorcycle with squared attached side car. Inside wall of side car is marked, "PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 4-1/8" long x 2-3/4" wide x 1-7/8" tall.
  • 3 Richard Scarry's Puzzletown Figures (Squeezable Plastic Figures):
    • PSK239 - Mayor Fox - Fox wearing a red jacket, purple ribbon marked, "MAYOR", green pants and a tall green top hat. Stands on a round green base, bottom is marked, "RICHARD SCARRY ©1976, PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 2-1/2" tall.
    • PSK240 - Mrs. Murphy - Brown female dog wearing a purple dress with white apron, white bonnet and carries a grocery bag. Stands on a round green base, bottom is marked, "RICHARD SCARRY ©1976, PLAYSKOOL®, HONG KONG". Measures 2-3/8" tall.
    • PSK241 - Sgt. Murphy - Brown male dog wearing blue police uniform, white rounded-top hat with goggles, and has bowed legs (to fit onto the police motorcycle). Bottom of one foot is marked, "©1976", bottom of other foot is marked, "R.S.". Measures 2-3/8" tall.
Variations: None.
Other Information:
  • PSK242 - Complete Set in Original Box. WFL: 07-BC-13-3-E
  • PSK243 - Box ONLY - Sold in a 18-1/2" x 12-1/2" x 3" box marked "Puzzletown Set D - Mayor Fox's Town Center".
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