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    Posted 4 years ago

    jscott0363
    (520 items)

    Hello everyone!!

    Back to the doorstops. You've seen my reproduction of the waddle of penguins doorstop. This is one of the originals from the 1930's or 1940's. As you can see, this one is once piece design, whereas the reproduction has each of the penguins bolted to the base. Also, the reproductions are 12" tall and 11" long. This one only measures about 7 3/4" tall and 9 3/4" long.

    There are no markings, so, I'm unsure of the manufacturer of this one. This version is becoming more and more difficult to find. This one is in wonderful condition and, evidently, has never seen the outdoors and was probably only used during the winter or holiday season.

    Thank you all for stopping in for a look!!

    Scott

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    Comments

    1. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Another to add to your fine flock!
    2. roddyq roddyq, 4 years ago
      Great write up Scotty good to know about the repo.
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      fortapache,
      Thanks very much!!

      Roddy,
      Thank you. I'm still learning more and more about doorstops everyday!

      Gary,
      Thanks!! And thank you for the cool link! I did enjoy that.
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks everyone for the loves and for stopping byBonnie
      Rob
      aura
      Thomas
      buckethead
      fortapache
      Roddy
      Kevin
      Mike
      Gary
      BB2
      and
      Kgremax
    5. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 years ago
      I've never seen this in real life. Actually, I do not run across too many doorstops.
    6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      vintagelamp,
      I come across quite a few doorstops, but many I see are reproductions. This particular one is the first I've seen in many years.
    7. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks very much for the loves and for stopping by
      vintagelamp
      Karen
      and
      Phil
    8. Rick55 Rick55, 4 years ago
      Very cool Scott! I guess it's follow the leader again :)
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks Rick!! Yep, it's definitely follow the leader.
    10. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      As seen on CW Facebook!
    11. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks fortapache!!
    12. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks everyone for the loves, comments and for stopping by
      Karen
      Judy
      Jlmam
      skivatinitz
      Ken
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      Rick
      Wandlessfairy
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      and
      Kyra
    13. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 4 years ago
      Aww the little waddlers! So sweet! :)
    14. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks so very much Katherine!!
    15. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks for the loves and for stopping by!!
      T.
      and
      Anna
    16. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thank you Jenni for the love and for stopping by!!!

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