Up for sale is an adorable vintage paper diarama of a Western Town called Cactus Creek- The front page of the booklet that turns into a diarama says: "A Western Town for a Special Boy" and "Here is a real western town to set up, with stores, stable, stagecoach, and streets filled with cowboys, prospectors, and outlaws! HOPE YOU HAVE A RIP-ROARING TIME!" - The following places are featured when the booklet is completely opened: Palace Restaurant, Brown's Feed & Supply Co, General Store, Wills Margo Stage Co.- U.S. Post Office, Pony Express Office, Mountain Mining and Land Co., Territory Marshal's Office, Longhorn Saloon, El Dorado Hotel, Bank, Livery Stable, Davis & Sons Harness Makers, and Blacksmith. - Detailed and colorful paper pictures also pop-up including: a horse drawn carriage, store front, stagecoach and various horses. - Windows in the stable and hotel can be opened - Porch roofs over the bank and harness maker's shop can be lifted up - In addition there are 10 separate paper figures that are printed in color on one side and black/white on the other. These figures can be stood up by folding back the tabs. The figures include horses with riders, donkey, gun toting dualers, cavalry man, boy, bandit, dog, cat, woman with parasol and more! - The booklet is spiral bound with instructions on the back and is made by Hallmark Cards - It is in very good condition except for the following: Rust lines from the paperclip recommended to keep the card opened (although these lines aren't seen when diarama is clipped open), the paper water trough is missing and the card is signed in ink on back by Aunt Emma, again this isn't seen when the card is fully opened. - In conclusion this is a wonderful vintage paper toy collectible!
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