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Mettoy tinplate doll's house

The doll's house comprises a two-storey, five room, main dwelling with a single-storey garage attached at the side. The tin printing is quite detailed and includes red bricks, flowers and windowsills on the exterior and wallpaper, various floor coverings, gas and open fire places, framed pictures and furnishings, all printed in bright colours, in the interior. A child's bedroom is decorated with wallpaper illustrated with toy soldiers and a tiny version of the doll's house printed into the wall. The garage is well detailed with work benches, a spare tyre, inner tube, tyre pump, various tools and a hand mower. The doll's house also has its original box and instruction leaflet with directions for assembly by tab and slot.

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(Accession num: 85/2577-83)

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tin dolls house, excellent condition, red brick, antique, vintage, retro, mettoy, toy house, 86/2677, color scale, british, plastic, house, bricks, windows, window shutters, pot plants, lanterns, lights, chimney, tiles, roof, bricks, red, cream, white, child, house, door, window, roof, chimney, white, red, lamp, England, Great Britain

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