1920s BONZO Dog Paper Mache FIGURE SOUVENIR w/ Orig SPRING TAIL Studdy GERMANY . For Sale - New and Used

1920s BONZO Dog Paper Mache FIGURE SOUVENIR w/ Orig SPRING TAIL Studdy GERMANY .



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1920s BONZO Dog Paper Mache FIGURE SOUVENIR w/ Orig SPRING TAIL Studdy GERMANY .:
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"BONZO" The DOG 1920's PAPER MACHE FIGURAL SOUVENIR: 1 Original 1920's-1930's "BONZO" The DOG Figural Souvenir with Original Metal Spring Tail - Bonzo Figure made of Paper Mache (?) which appears to have a sort of thin plaster like outer coating, Hand painted accents - Marked Germany - base is hand painted "Souvenir at/of Victoria, Canada" - Has Original Metal Spring type Tail which is RARE to find - Note: This is NOT a Coin Bank - SIZE: "BONZO" is est. 5-1/2" wide" x 5-3/4" tall, looks complete, Note: The White paint is not bright white - has no main cracks or chips - NOTE: the only defect I see is maybe a factory flaw? which shows a small cracking area between the front legs like it cracked from age or maybe the coating was too thin at time of creation? - Sold As-Is - SEE ALL IMAGES. 1920s BONZO Dog Paper Mache FIGURE SOUVENIR With Orig SPRING TAIL Studdy GERMANY 1920s BONZO Dog Paper Mache FIGURE SOUVENIR With Orig SPRING TAIL Studdy GERMANY

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"BONZO" The DOG 1920's PAPER MACHE FIGURAL SOUVENIR: You are offerding on 1 Original Vintage 1920's-1930's "BONZO" The DOG Figural Souvenir with Original Metal Spring Tail - Bonzo Figure made of Paper Mache (?) which appears to have a sort of thin plaster like outer coating, Hand painted, Air brushed accents - Marked Germany on bottom - Bottom front of Fig. base is hand painted in black "Souvenir at/of Victoria, Canada" - BONZO is shown posed smiling - Has Original Metal Spring type Tail which is very hard to find - Note: This one is Not a Coin Bank - a truly Wonderful Bonzo Item - Rare & Ready to Display.

 

TRIVIA: Bonzo the Dog is a fictional cartoon character first created in 1922 by George Studdy.  Other Characters included Bonzo's Girl friend "Chee-Kee" the Pekingese & "Ooloo" The Black Cat. He quickly became one of the most popular dogs around and was a widely known celebrity in the 1920s. Bonzo starred in one of the world’s 1st cartoons, became an inspiration for mass-marketed merchandise, and became a favorite among children and adults.

  Bonzo was the source of inspiration for a major merchandise campaign. In the 1920s several bookstores, department stores, and toy stores were selling Bonzo merchandise. Merchandise was mass-produced and manufactured not only in Bonzo’s home country of England, but also in America, Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, and the Netherlands.

 

SIZE: "BONZO" is est. 5-1/2" wide" x 5-3/4" tall, Nice piece, looks complete, Detailed Accents - Nice Paint Note: The White paint is not bright white - SEE IMAGES - has no main cracks or chips - NOTE: the only defect I see is maybe a factory flaw? which shows a small cracking area between the front legs like it cracked from age or maybe the coating was too thin at time of creation? - the Bottom Base has a gray cardboard cover which shows made in Germany - Nice - Sold As-Is, As Shown - Fabulous when displayed - The item you see here is the item you will receive - SEE DIGITAL IMAGES for Sharpness & Defects.

 

Fine Condition or Better: Nice, Great Paint, Clean, Bright Not too faded, as shown, Factory flaw cracking area at top of front legs?, used, Has light wear, may have surface scratches or paint wear, No major cracks or broken areas, has light stains, has some wear along the bottom outer edge area, Has age yellowing, Sold As-Is - has been stored away for decades - Any Questions Gladly Answered - A NICE Addition to Any Collection ... or Give it as a GIFT!

 

 

NOTE: THIS is a Vintage Item & NOT a newer Reproduction.

 

 

 

 

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