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Posted 1 year ago

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austrohung…
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These are two from a series of wooden figurines (they were sold as souvenirs, not as toys) I keep from my childhood.

They clearly follow the path opened by Kaj Bojesen and Kaj Franck in the 1950s in terms of wooden toys. In Spain these figurines were made from the late 50s to... probably early 80s? You cvould find them in a glossy painted finishing or made in a series of differet wood colours, just like these ones.

There were several brands for these, but the most popular ones were Goula and Vila. Goula is still working nowadays as a factory for artisan traditional wooden toys.

And just like I keep mine from my childhood, Carlos has got his own. I guess I'll take pics of his and share them here too :)

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 1 year ago
    Adorable!
  2. nldionne nldionne, 1 year ago
    Amber took the words right out of my mouth:)
  3. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 1 year ago
    Thanks Amber and nldionne! I am so happy you chose the word adorable!!! :) And thanks everyone else for your loves!!!
  4. artislove artislove, 1 year ago
    super expressive!! impressive,...
  5. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 1 year ago
    Adorable and witty!!! Love them!

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