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Whitman Stock #4559 Major Matt Mason Frame Tray Puzzle.

 

Whitman Major Matt Mason
Frametray Puzzle. Photo by Les Rayburn. From the collection of Les Rayburn.

WHITMAN #4559 MAJOR MATT MASON FRAME TRAY PUZZLE
Copyright 1968--first year available 1969

Made in U.S.A. by Western Publishing Co. Inc. This 26 piece 11 3/8" x 14 1/2" frame- tray puzzle is fun to assemble and has very colorful graphics of Major Matt Mason on his Space Sled over a moonscape.

The upper right hand corner of the typical Whitman frame-Tray puzzle title bar where the title and all copyright info is listed reads "Develops coordination and motor skills". The lower right hand corner within the graphics states "Major Matt Mason" is the registered trademark of Mattel, Inc. for it's DOLL. Used under license from Mattel, Inc.

PACKAGE DESCRIPTION:
Each puzzle was sold with only a cellophane wrapping covering the puzzle and holding the pieces in position.

DEALER CATALOG SPECS:
Unknown

VARIATIONS:
None

COMMENTS:
These are still fairly common and reasonably priced collectibles today.

ALSO INCLUDED IN:
Frame tray puzzles were sold as individual items only.

 

Copyright 1997 Keith Meyer. All rights reserved.
Revised: February 25, 2006.