|My very own FRED FLINTSTONE FLIVVER - snapped in my|
back garden half an hour ago. The box is for the remote-control
version, and is a reproduction I made myself from an original
It always irks me when I can't be more specific about
time, whether I'd started school, etc. So that's why I can say
only that I got my FRED FLINTSTONE's FLIVVER in
as that because, as well as the two different-in-appearance
distinguishable from the remote-control one - except for
not having a remote-control (obviously). All three
versions were made by MARX TOYS.
|Here's the other version of the friction-drive toy. Who knows,|
perhaps a remote-control version of this one was also made?
most certainty which toy it accompanied because I'm
therefore unsure which version I actually owned.
grandparents every Sunday. After tea, I'd excuse my-
self and take a walk along to my former neighbourhood,
there to gaze upon the two houses in which I (and Fred)
had once lived. It was a strange sensation to return Fred
my former neighbourhood with Fred in tow, though on that
occasion, it was with 'new' Fred, not 'old' Fred. To me
however, they were one and the same.