TYPE LB CATERPILLAR
Caterpillar made from wooden segments and lead tail piece. This 1950's type caterpillar is rarely seen and very rarely seen in orange colour, usually it will be green. The first wooden caterpillars had more segments than the later ones in mid 50's.
The puppet has strings to the head attached to small nails in the wood, and one to the middle wooden piece.
The painted decoration is unusual, all these decorations are individual.
The wooden antennae are good with no repairs.
Box is good with original name stamp.
(Actual Puppet is shown in "Pelham Puppets, A photographic Guide" Volume 1 page 246 by Paul Coleman. It has been in my personal collection for several years.)