toy box (pastimes: toys)

Yellow cardboard box for a Pinocchio string puppet, decorated with images of other puppet characters, and with two plastic windows in the front. One of the pieces of plastic has become detached. It is printed the text 'Pelham Puppets, Marlborough Wilts. Hand made puppets for children with fully illustrated instructions. Made in England'.

There are no instructions in the box.

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