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    Posted 11 years ago

    JimLinderman
    (203 items)

    I am guessing this piece is from a trade stimulator, with a logo on top of the goon's head. Any ideas? Composition material, hook inside indicates it was a puppet (or moving device) head. Anyone know the logo?

    Thanks!

    Jim Linderman Dull Tool Dim Bulb

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    1. Ian156, 11 years ago
      For my money its painted papier mache, or possibly plaster, the hat thing may be a thin veneer of leather. My leatherette film camera cases crack like that. Wafer thin strips of leather or 'leatherette' over cardboard.
    2. jojomang jojomang, 11 years ago
      Thanks to Todd at Neato Coolville for solving this mystery! He tweeted to us "That's the head from a Happy Hotpoint doll made by Cameo. He was the mascot for Hotpoint appliances. http://www.antiquesimagearchive.com/items/D9924318.html";
    3. epson233 epson233, 11 years ago
      hey jojomang -- good sleuthing -- you go girl!!!!! -- have a great weekend -- thanks jim for posting

      for those going to the site -- remove the "; at the end of the address by clicking on the above website -- just takes you to the message "server not found" -- was hoping to find the year hotpoint used this mascot
    4. JimLinderman JimLinderman, 11 years ago
      YEAH! Thanks everyone, especially JOJO and Todd at Neato Coolville!
      Someone gets a free t-shirt, but I'm not sure which of you.
      Jim Linderman Dull Tool Dim Bulb the Blog
    5. jojomang jojomang, 11 years ago
      Sorry for the bad link... eeeeek! Here it is: http://www.antiquesimagearchive.com/items/D9924318.html

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