Worm with Hat “Homer”

A-3083, Worm with Hat “Homer”

Height: 1 ½”

Designer: Edith Carrion

Production Dates:

F1992-F2007, as “Homer” (Green, blue cap)

Mold Book Name: “Homer” Baseball Worm

Inchworm Baby

A-486, Inchworm Baby

Height: ½”

Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates:

S1961-F1961, as “Baby Worm” (Aurasperse green & yellow, red hat)

S1962, as “Baby Worm” (Olive green/yellow stripe [htf])

S1973-F1977, as “Baby Inchworm” (Dark green, Bright green)

Mold Book Name: Worm, baby

Inchworm Mama

A-485, Inchworm Mama

Height: 1”

Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates:

S1961-F1961, as “Papa Worm” (Aurasperse green & yellow, red hat)

S1962, as “Papa Worm” (Olive green/yellow stripe [htf])

S1973-F1977, as “Mama Inchworm” (Dark green, Bright green)

Mold Book Name: Worm, pa

Caterpillar Brother

A-254, Caterpillar Brother

Height: ¾”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates:

S1955-S1957, as A-253 “Baby Caterpillar” (Green/yellow hat, blue propeller)

F1969-S1978; S1981-F1982, as “Brother Caterpillar” (Green with blue, lavender or maroon cap)

Mold Book Name: Worm, son   

Notes: The original number A-253 was changed in 1969; A-253 was reassigned to the Caterpillar Sister.

Caterpillar Sister

A-253, Caterpillar Sister

Height: ¾”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates:

F1969, as “Sister Caterpillar” (Green/orange bow [rare])

S1981-F1982, as “Sister Caterpillar” (Green/magenta bow)

Mold Book Name: Worm, sister 

Notes: The number A-253 was originally used for the Caterpillar Brother, A-254.

Caterpillar Papa with hat

A-252, Caterpillar Papa with hat

Height: 1 ¼”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates:

S1955-S1957, as “Papa Caterpillar” (Green/brown hat, pipe)

S1966-F1966, as “Papa Caterpillar” [colorway uncertain]

F1969-F1973, as “Father Caterpillar” (Green/black hat, facial detail, Orange/black hat [rare])

F1974-S1978, as “Papa Caterpillar” (Green/black hat, facial detail)

S1981-F1982, as “Pa Caterpillar” (Green, black hat, outlined mouth)

F1986-S1988, as “Pa Caterpillar” (Bright green/black hat & pipe)

Mold Book Name: Worm, papa (with hat)          

 

Caterpillar Mama with hat

A-251, Caterpillar Mama with hat

Height: 1”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates:

S1955-S1957, as “Mama Caterpillar” (Green, yellow bonnet/ties)

S1966-F1966, as “Mama Caterpillar” [colorway uncertain]

F1969-F1973; F1974-S1977, as “Mother Caterpillar” (Green/yellow bonnet, no ties)

F1977-S1978, as “Mama Caterpillar” (Green/yellow bonnet, black ties)

S1981–F1982, as “Ma Caterpillar” (Green/yellow bonnet, black or no ties)

F1986-S1988, as “Ma Caterpillar” (Bright green/blue bonnet with white spots)

Mold Book Name: Worm, mama

Notes: This mold was previously misidentified as A-254.

Caterpillar Baby

A-119, Caterpillar Baby

Height: 5/8”

Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates:

S1950-F1952, as “Baby Caterpillar” (Green, Green w/white spots [S-shaped mold])

S1953-F1953; S1957-F1957, as “Baby Caterpillar” (Green/yellow front; Solid green) [straight tail]

S1971-S1972; F1973; F1974-S1976, F1976-S1977 [?], as “Baby Worm” (Brown, Orange/green spots)

Mold Book Name: Worm, baby

Notes: The mold was changed in 1953 from an “S” shape to a straight-tailed version. The order forms indicate some confusion between A-038 and A-119. From Fall 1963-Fall 1969, the order forms give the number A-038, but show a drawing of A-119 Caterpillar Baby (second mold version). From Fall 1976-Spring 1977, the number given is A-119, but A-038 is shown.

Caterpillar Mama

A-100, Caterpillar Mama

Height: 1”

Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates:

S1950, S1951-F1953, as “Mama Caterpillar” (Green, Green w/white spots, Green w/yellow front)

F1957-F1958, as “Mama Worm” (Green w/yellow front)

S1971-S1972, F1974-F1976 [?], as “Papa Worm” (Brown, Orange/green spots)

Mold Book Name: Worm, mama

Notes: The order forms indicate some confusion between A-037 and A-100. From Fall 1963-Fall 1969, and from Fall 1974-Fall 1976, the order forms give the number A-037, but show a drawing of A-100.

Worm Baby

A-038, Worm Baby

Length: ¾” Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates:

F1962-S1963, F1963-F1969 [?], as “Baby Worm” (Orange/green spots, facial detail, Orange/green stripe, Orange, Brown)

S1973, F1976-S1977, as “Baby Worm” (Orange/green stripe, Orange, Brown)

Mold Book Name: Worm baby

Notes: The order forms indicate some confusion between A-038 and A-119. From Fall 1963-Fall 1969, the order forms give the number A-038, but show a drawing of A-119 Caterpillar Baby (second mold version). From Fall 1976-Spring 1977, the number given is A-119, but A-038 is shown.