1958 Whitman Help Yourself Picture Word Puzzle "Kitschy Fun 1950s Artwork"

$14.95

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1950s WHITMAN EDUCATIONAL WORD PUZZLE BOARD NO. 2

Wendel and Betty Fuddlemeyer peaked around the corner of the living room to watch their two-and-a-half-year-old son, Julius slowly put puzzle pieces in position on a Whitman Picture Word Puzzle.

“Look, he’s doing it, he’s actually doing it,” Betty whispered in Wendel’s ear.

“He’s a genius I tell you, a prodigy. He may be the next Edison, Einstein or Von Braun,” Wendel responded.

The two parents gushed with pride at the realization that their young son was exhibiting advanced intelligence, that is until little Julius began to eat one of the round puzzle pieces undoubtably convinced they were indeed cookies.

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ITEM DESCRIPTION:
Here's a fun vintage children's puzzle made by Whitman Publishing Co. in 1958. This thick cardboard puzzle is chock full of colorful mid century artwork. The "Help Yourself Picture World Puzzle " (No. 2) educational puzzle measures 14.5" X 11.5" . It features 27 - 1.5" diameter puzzle pieces, each with a picture that the child is suppose to match with the word. This old puzzle would look great framed in a child's room or use the puzzle pieces for crafting, scrapbooking, etc.

CONDITION:
This puzzle is in pretty good shape considering its age and that it was played with by children. The corners are dog-eared and there's some edge wear, scuffs and light soiling but the graphics are bright.

We have another similar Whitman puzzle available: https://www.etsy.com/listing/189102484/1958-whitman-help-yourself-picture-word

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