MastroNet Winter 2003
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Little plastic stamps with colorfully painted wooden handles are the trademark of the early Colorforms printing sets, and you can't get any earlier in the line's production history than these two. Produced in 1962, as both small and large sets, these are probably the first printer sets the company ever produced. Both produce charming images of circus performers using the early 1960's graphics that are so popular with collectors today. The box artworks for the two sets are also outstanding, capturing the period style perfectly. Contents of small set (set # 507): original cover art (gouache on board w/mech. text additions - 8-1/2" x 13"); pos.'s for cover (4) and platform (4); 8" x 10" color photo transparency of child's hand holding stamp (used as a platform image); and a NM game. Contents of large set (set # 5007): original cover art (gouache on board w/mech. text additions - 15" x 13") and platform art (gouache on board, w/pl. ov. containing text additions, 21-1/2" x 18-1/4"); 8" x 10" color photo transparency (same image and purpose as the one above); pos.'s for cover (4) and platform (4); prog.'s for cover (set of 8); and a NM game in a VG/EX box.
"Circus Printer Set" - Two Games - 1962
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