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Offline Mysstica

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Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« on: Thursday 22 September 2011, 11:05 pm »
Tag is very faded, but seems to read 'Fairview Industrial Corp.' No legible year.

Offline manateejaq

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 22 September 2011, 11:26 pm »
Looks like a knock-off to me! Pretty cute though. :)

Offline Mysstica

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #2 on: Friday 23 September 2011, 12:04 am »
Oh! *giggle* I know it's not a real Carebear Cousin. ;) I just wonder if that's sort of what this was shooting for. I can't find anything similar by the same company, so I wonder if there's a story behind this little guy. ;) (Looking to sell him.)

Offline invaderhorizongreen

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #3 on: Friday 23 September 2011, 01:17 am »
very cute but unlike any knock off i have ever seen

Offline catlover51

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 25 September 2011, 07:57 pm »
I have a mouse that looks similar. I won it at the fair when I was little.

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #5 on: Friday 30 September 2011, 04:52 pm »
Trademarkia has four registered names for Fairview Industrial, all registered under soft toys in 1986/1987. I wonder if it's one of these?

  • Puffin's
  • Zoozel's
  • Kountry Kinfolk
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Offline Mysstica

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 01 October 2011, 12:10 am »
Yeah, I'm pretty confused about the whole thing.  ???

Offline catlover51

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 01 October 2011, 05:43 pm »
My mouse tag says ANCO. so probably not the same

Offline Mysstica

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #8 on: Monday 03 October 2011, 02:26 am »
Interesting! Can you post a picture of your mouse? :)

Offline catlover51

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 04 October 2011, 12:04 am »
Okay so it is mostly the body shape that looks similar.

     

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 04 October 2011, 04:08 am »
That's a very common body type for cheap vintage plushies, catlover51. I had several toys with the same kind of body, including a grey mouse.

Your toy is NOT a Puffin's. Those look like this:



Currently trying to find a reference pic of Zoozels...

Offline Mysstica

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Re: Carebear Cousins Knock-off???
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 04 October 2011, 02:23 pm »
Thanks for the pictures and info, guys. :D

 

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