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Posted 10 months ago

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TinyMagpie
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I found this little guy last week, and he's quickly become one of my new favorites. I don't know anything about him, but he has a lot of charm and character! I'd like to take the duct tape off his belly... suggestions?

Measurements: 13" L x 9 3/4" H x 3 3/4" W

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  1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 10 months ago
    Welcome to CW!!! Cute toy!
  2. TinyMagpie TinyMagpie, 10 months ago
    Thank you!! :)
  3. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 10 months ago
    Thank you for posting!!! WE love new blood in our midst!!! Only a year ago I, did my first posting!
  4. Manikin Manikin, 10 months ago
    Welcome to CW , Your Elephant is made of oil cloth which was popular in animals and doll bodies during 40's 50's . You could take duct tape off carefully . I would guess he has a seam that let loose . I might try fabric glue to the seam to keep it closed. he is wonderful and their are collectors for oil cloth animals . Nice Post !!!!!! he is very nice find
  5. TinyMagpie TinyMagpie, 10 months ago
    Thanks so much for your comments!!!!!
  6. Manikin Manikin, 10 months ago
    Bellin his is oil cloth not leather :-) And the plastic eyes place it 40's to 50's . The ones you found are wonderful though!!!!!!!!
  7. Manikin Manikin, 10 months ago
    oh ok bellin :-) Big prices on those you found wowee ! Are you going out thrifting today ?
  8. TinyMagpie TinyMagpie, 10 months ago
    bellin, those are really cool... thanks for sharing!! :)

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