London, South Kensington
14 October 2003
'Tufty the Squirrel and his Furryfolk Friends'
twelve road safety puppets produced by RoSPA for distribution to County Councils and other organisations - heads made from moulded and painted papier-maché, with fabric and fur bodies, including Tufty, Policeman Badger, Harry, Bobbie, Griselda, Willy, Minny Mole and Harry --each apx. 35cm. high (F-G, sd. to extremities) (12)
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The Tufty Club was launched by RoSPA in 1961 to educate the under fives, with 60,000 members by 1962. The characters appeared for several years in Tufty Club books and television road safety campaigns.
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