This is my Strombecker 6-Room Utility Play House A-606 produced in 1938. It's in fairly good shape for being an 82 year old house made of cardboard....30 point cardboard according to the catalog description. This is the smallest of the cardboard houses Strombecker made in this open front play house design.
You can call her Gerty but don't call him anything but Harvey.
And since it was a Strombecker house, she chose
all Strombecker furniture....imagine that.
"Don't ever buy a cardboard house.
It is all but impossible to open the front door."
"What shall I fix for supper? Let's see, I have corn flakes
and an egg frying in the pan. What's in the fridge?"
"Nothing!! There's no back to the fridge! No wonder it's empty!"
on Ebay.....♪♫ I am highest bidder♫♫♪."
Gerty's Ebay feedback is 4769.
Harvey holds his book of Shakespeare's Plays.
He doesn't read it, he just holds it.
Harvey and Gerty have separate bedrooms.
That's one handsome dude looking back at me!"
I need it to see my wavy blonde hair."
If the lid lifted, I would probably have to clean it!"
where the happily married Carpenters live!