Mr Turnip marionette (Luntoy)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Mr Turnip marionette (Luntoy)

BTMM map 036.gif
location:

Arch Four , Area 36
Lead figures (display)

A marionette of "Mr Turnip", a character from the BBC children's television program "Whirligig

The piece was manufactured for the London Toy Company ("LunToy") by Berret & Sons), in 1953, and still has its original box.

External references

  • Whirligig, turnip.net (scroll down to get to the "Mr Turnip" section)
  • Norman Joplin, The Great Book of Hollow-cast Figures ISBN 1872727786 p.359