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Uncle Sam

Smooth flat back, no markings.

Height = 12 and 2/16 inches.











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Uncle Sam

Hollowed out back, no markings. Likely a reproduction cast from the original Uncle Sam.

Height = 11 and 11/16 inches.










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Primitive Indian

Back is slightly hollowed out, with "L H ." in mirror image. On the front of the base: incised lettering "LEWIS.HELERICK" with the "S" written backwards.

Height = exactly 13 inches.










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Bugler

WWI military figure, with bugle and rifle.  No markings.

Height = 12 and 1/16 inches.











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Gaucho

Full figure solid, no markings. The hat has a 5/8 inch hole in the top.

Height = 15 and 7/16 inches.










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Spanish Guitarist

Full figure solid, except hollowed out behind his chest, where there is a marking: "LVL PAT PEND". One screw holds the guitar to his belly, and the hands are cast with the guitar.

Height = exactly 11 inches.








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Accordian Player

Flat back, no markings.

Height = 6 and 12/16 inches.










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Drummer

Flat back, no markings.

Height = 6 and 11/16 inches.










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Banjo Player

Smooth and flat on the back, but no markings.

Height = 6 and 7/16 inches.









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Sax Player

Flat on the back, no markings.

Height = 6 and 15/16 inches.









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Crossed Out

Back is completely flat. Raised letters on front of base: "CROSSED OUT". Probably an early repaint.

Height = 7 and 4/16 inches.








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Crossed Out

Back is completely flat. Raised letters on front of base: "CROSSED OUT". Original paint design, to indicate the crossword puzzle craze.

Height = 7 and 6/16 inches.








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Happy Hooligan

Full figure solid, no markings. This doorstop depicts the comic strip character from the pre-1920 era, drawn by Fred Opper.

Height = exactly 12 inches.








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Happy Hooligan

This postcard depicts the comic strip character Happy Hooligan from the pre-1920 era, drawn by Fred Opper.









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Captain at the Tiller

Flat back except hollowed out behind the barrel. No markings.

Height = 5 and 7/16 inches.








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Robinson Crusoe

The tree acts as a handle and is thicker on the top. Back is flat, no markings.

Height = 9 and 14/16 inches.








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Rip Van Winkel

Hollow back, but solid base, no markings on the back, but has incised lettering on the front of the base: "RIP VAN WINKEL".

Height = 8 and 10/16 inches.







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Little Old Salt

Full figure solid. No markings.

Height = 6 and 9/16 inches.








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Fisherman at Wheel

Flat back. No markings.

Height = 6 and 3/16 inches.










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Fisherman in Boat

Hollow back of boat, but fisherman has a flat back, no markings.

Height = 6 and 14/16 inches.







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Reclining Buddha

Full figure solid but the base is slightly hollowed out. No markings. Door porter style doorstop, with the hair forming a handle.

Height = 11 and 2/16 inches.






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Oriental Man

Hollow back with no markings, two piece casting with the figure held to the base with two large screws.

Height = 8 and 8/16 inches.

 






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Popeye with Pipe

Across the back of his shoulders: "©1929"  and below that: "KING FEATURES SYN".

Height = 8 and 15/16 inches.








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Popeye with Spinach

Heavy solid full figure. No markings. Cast in lead.

Height = 6 and 4/16 inches.









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Pirate with Chest

Hollowed out on back, but base is solid with a flat back, and the number 98 on the  base behind the treasure chest.

Height = 9 and 13/16 inches.








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Pirate with Sword

Hollowed out back, no markings.

Height = 12 and 5/16 inches.








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Pirate with Sack

Slightly hollowed out back. No markings.

Height = 12 and 1/16 inches.









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George Washington

Flat back. No markings.

Height = exactly 12 inches.









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Man with Cane

Back is flat. No markings.

Height = 10 and 1/16 inches.









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Yellow Clown

Back slightly hollowed with grooves. No markings.

Height = 6 and 9/16 inches.







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Clown

Two-sided, solid. No markings.

Height = 10 and 4/16 inches.









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Clown with Big Feet

Slightly hollowed out on the back. No markings.

Height = 11 and 10/16 inches.








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Harlequin

Flat back with "© MAYFAIR, INC"

Height = 10 and 8/16 inches.









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Genie

Solid with flat back, very thick and heavy. Has number "921" on the back.

Height =  7 and 1/16 inches.







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Knight on Horse

Heavy full figure solid cast iron piece. Nice detail. No markings. Cast as all one piece, except the lance.

Height = 7 and 3/16 inches.








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Knight in Armor

Almost full figure, but hollowed out behind his torso where it has markings: "LVL" and "PAT PEND". Base is held on by 2 screws.

Height = 13 and 6/16 inches.








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Knight in Armor

Hollow back, raised number "15" behind his shield. Base is hollowed out but has a solid floor.

Height = 9 and 11/16 inches.








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Bellhop

No Markings, hollowed out on back but has a solid base.

Height = 7 and 7/16 inches.







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Civil War Drummer

Full figure solid cast iron figure, with attached pot metal drum.  No markings.

Height = 7 and 4/16 inches.







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Seated Clown

Two-part casting. Has number "1281" on the hollow back of the clown and on the base. Two screws hold him onto the base.

Height = 7 and 15/16 inches.







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Colonial Lawyer

On the back of the post, "PAT APPLIED FOR" and on the back of the base, "TRADE \WS/ MARK"

Height = 9 and 13/16 inches.







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George Washington

Hallowed back, no markings.

Height = 14 and 10/16 inches.








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Pilgrim

Flat back is cobbled, and has the B&H logo in a circle at the back of the base. There are two rubber knobs on the back of the base.

Height = 10 and 5/16 inches.







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Pilgrim in Cape

Back is completely flat. No markings.

Height = 7 and 5/16 inches.








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Sir Walter Raleigh

Full figure solid, in lead. On the top of the base, at the back reads: "CAST IN LEAD FROM THE HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT"

Height = 6 and 15/16 inches.







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Musketeer on Horse

Full figure, in pot metal. No markings.

Height = exactly 10 inches.








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Scottish Highlander

There is another Scottish Highlander by the same maker, with a spear instead of the axe. Being made earlier, and in Britain, they have a bit rougher casting than most American doorstops.

Height = 14 and 12/16 inches.





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Scotsman with Clay Pipe

Flat back, no markings.

Height = 11 and 15/16 inches.








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Fagin from Oliver Twist

Hollowed out back, with raised letters in a rectangle: "MADE IN ENGLAND". Also has incised letters on the back: "Fagin from Oliver Twist" and "R  798003". Two bolts under the base hold his feet. Two screws for rubber bumpers behind his head.

Height = 14 and 12/16 inches.







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Organ Grinder

Fairly flat but two-sided design. No markings.

Height = 9 and 13/16 inches.









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Putting Golfer

Solid base, but golfer is slightly hollowed out behind his head and body. The number "34" is on the back behind the bushes.

Height = 8 and 6/16 inches.








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Overhead Golfer

Solid base, but golfer is slightly hollowed out behind his head and body.

Height = 9 and 6/16 inches.








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Living Legend Golfer

Hollowed out base and back. No markings on the back, but on the front: "Resident Pro" and "Learn From A Living Legend".

Height = 7 and 12/16 inches.








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The Tiger

Back is hollowed behind head and torso. Has number "269" on back. Also has "© FISH" on the front of the base.

Height = 9 and 5/16 inches.







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Messenger Boy

Solid base but hollowed out on back of his trunk and head. Number "249" on back behind his knees. Also has "© FISH" on the front of the base.

Height = exactly 10 inches.








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Small Footmen

Has "272" behind the belly of one of the footmen. Also has "© FISH" on the front of the base.

Height = 9 and 1/16 inches.








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The Snooper

Solid and two-sided but very thin. Has "THE SNOOPER" written on both sides of the base. No numbers.

Height = 13 and 4/16 inches.









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Toy Soldier

Hollow base and back, with raised numbers: "950" behind his pelvis.

Height = 11 and 13/16 inches.









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Flat back with no markings, but back of the base is hollowed out.

Height = 12 and 10/16 inches.




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Sailor and Keg

Hollowed back and base with no markings. Has a thick base very similar to the base of the Soldier with Flower pictured above.

Height = exactly 12 inches.







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Sailor and Keg

Flat back with no markings. This is a reproduction of the original (above) which has a thick base and hollowed out back.

Height = 10 and 9/16 inches.










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Sailor, Large

Full figure with no markings. Three-piece construction, with two screws in the back and two screws under the base.

Height = 13 and 10/16 inches.








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Britain's Pride

Hollowed out back with no markings, except the lettering: "BRITAINS PRIDE" on the front of the base.

Height = 11 and 4/16 inches.








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Cornucopia Man

Hollowed out back, but very heavy. English.

Height = 10 and 2/16 inches.









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Warrior

Hollowed out back, but very heavy solid base.Made by Bradley and Hubbard. Marked with "B&H" and "7795" in the hollowed out back. Has 2 rubber bumpers on the back of the base, and one behind his head.

Height = 13 and 5/16 inches.







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Gnome with Keys

Full figure, two-part casting, screw on his back, legs are solid. On back of his cap: "PAT. PENDING"

Height = exactly 10 inches.









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Gnome

Full figure, two-part casting, screws on lower back and back of his cap. Legs are solid. No markings.

Height = 10 and 15/16 inches.









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Gnome with Barrel

Full figure, two-part casting, screw on his back,no markings.

Height = 14 and 9/16 inches.








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Gnome with Pot

Full figure, solid. No markings.

Height = exactly 12 inches.

 







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Good Night Elf

Flat on the back but textured, and has a small circle behind the base with "B&H", and two rubber bumpers. On the front, raised letters: "GOOD NIGHT". Made by Bradley and Hubbard.

Height = 7 and 15/16 inches.







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Elf with Crystal

Full figure solid, no markings. One of the seven dwarfs?

Height = 5 and 15/16 inches.








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Mad Hatter

Full figure hollow. Raised numbers "666"  found inside the base, on one side, in raised numbers.

Height = 6 and 9/16 inches.







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Humpty Dumpty

Full figure hollow, heavy for its size. The number "661" is found inside the base (raised numbers).

Height = 4 and 9/16 inches.









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Carpenter

Full figure, hollow. The number "665" is found inside the base, in raised numbers.

Height = 5 and 13/16 inches.








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Colonial Soldier

On back of base: "ALBANY FOUNDRY CO.  ALBANY" and the number "34".

Height = 9 and 10/16 inches.








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Magna Charta

Back is hollowed out, and there is a small fin supporting the middle of the base. On the front, the monument reads: "BILL OF RIGHTS" and "MAGNA CHARTA".

Height = 9 and 3/16 inches.







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Man Plowing

Hollow base, back of figure is mostly flat with some reinforcement built into the casting. 
On base a quote from the poet Burns: 
"Wee modest crimson tipped flow'r
Thou's met me in an evil hour
Wee sleek cow'rin tim'rous beastie
O! What a panic's in thy breastie"
and the larger letters: "BURNS" in the center of the base.
On the back of the base: "GREENLEES GLASGOW" in raised letters.

Height = 5 and 14/16 inches.


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Rough Rider

Flat back, with incised numbers behind the base: "S222". On the front of the base, incised letters: "ROUGH RIDER". The letters "U.S." are found at the back of his saddle blanket.

Height = 5 and 9/16 inches.








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The Grand Old Man: Amos Alonzo Stagg

Hollowed out back. Across the solid base:  "THE WESTERN FOUNDRY CO."   Stagg coached college football until he was 97 years old.  He invented the college bowl game in 1894,  the tackling dummy, the T formation, and backfield in motion. He lived from 1862-1965.

Height = 6 and 10/16 inches.





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Amos Alonzo Stagg












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Abraham Lincoln

Hollowed out back, with "165". Solid base.

Height = 6 and 2/16 inches.









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Country Doctor

Full figure, solid, no markings.

Height = 6 and 9/16 inches.

 








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Mountie

Slightly hollowed out behind his coat, and the back of his head is flat, otherwise full figure. Number "780" on the back of the base.

Height = 6 and 5/16 inches.







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Policeman

Very heavy, but hollowed out behind trunk and legs. On the back is: "LE MUR. LGT. CO. PAT. PENDING"

Height = 7 and 13/16 inches.









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State Trooper

Full figure, solid on a square base.  On the front of base is:

"PENNSYLVANIA
 STATE POLICE"

Height = 8 and 8/16 inches.







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Beefeater

Back is flat with no markings.

Height = 8 and 11/16 inches.








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B & H Butler

Heavy casting with flat back, except hollowed out behind the trunk and the head. The B & H logo (Bradley and Hubbard) is found under the base. There are two rubber knobs behind the base. The figure is held to the base with two screws.

Height = 11 and 6/16 inches.







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Waiter

Cast in aluminum. No markings.

Height = 7 and 12/16 inches.










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Butler

Back is hollowed out and has grooves. No markings.

Height = 12 and 9/16 inches.










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Sheik with Sword

Full figure and solid. No markings.

Height = exactly 6 inches.










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Pirate Sitting on Chest

Full figure hollow, no markings.

Height = 6 and 13/16 inches. 










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Standing Indian

No markings. Back is slightly hollowed out. Also found in the reverse image.

Height = 13 and 15/16 inches.










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Venetian Oarsman

Marked on the bottom with an elaborate pattern, and the name "JAQUES LONDON".

Height = 9 and 4/16 inches.

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Wine Man

Heavy solid full figure, but back of the base is hollowed out. No numbers.

Height = 9 and 10/16 inches.











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Whimsical Man

Flat back but hollowed out behind his head. Round hole at the back of the base for a wooden wedge. The number "1258" on middle of back.

Height = Exactly 7 inches.








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Man with Top Hat

Flat  back, and has "217" on back behind his torso. Behind the base is "© J. HELD JR."

Height = 7 and 11/16 inches.









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Man with Cane (Dapper Dan)

Flat front and back, with the front heavily embossed with the design. Base is thick, and extends back 5/8 inch, and forward 3 inches. No markings.

Height = 8 and 6/16 inches.








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Man with Cane

Flat front and back, with the front heavily embossed with the design. Base is thick, and extends back with a hole for a rubber bumper. Just above the base on the back is the number "1256".

Height = 7 and 5/16 inches.







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Charlie Chaplin

Hollowed out back, but base is solid, no markings.

Height = 9 and 14/16 inches.









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Baseball Player

Back is slightly hollowed out, and marked with "O. C. F. 1912".

Height = 16 and 15/16 inches.








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Football Player

Full figure, solid. Base is solid with a flat back.No markings.

Height = 5 and 10/16 inches.









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Hobo Caddie

Back is hollowed out with no markings.

Height = 8 and 9/16 inches.








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Hobo with Sack

Full figure solid, no markings.

Height = Exactly 7 inches.











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Man with Flowers

Large raised numbers on the back: "821" behind his hips. Back is hollowed out half way, but still very thick and heavy. Base is solid.

Height = 9 and 2/16 inches.








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Street Musicians

Partly hollowed out behind the bodies and legs, shoulders and heads are full figure. No markings. Base is solid.

Height = 6 and 12/16 inches.







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Olive Picker

Partly hollowed out in the back, and the number "207" is behind the olive basket in the middle. Base is solid.

Height = 7 and 11/16 inches.









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Major Domo

Has number "1249" on the back.

Height = 8 and 8/16 inches.








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Amish Man

Full figure and solid.

Height = 8 and 11/16 inches.









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Indian Brave

Full figure solid. Number "1" on back of base.

Height = 8 and 6/16 inches.

© Rick Voakes 2012