|Winning Bid:||$501.83 (includes 15% Buyer's Premium)|
|Bidding Ended:||January 18, 2007 at 12:07 PM EST|
Auction 190 - Part II
Item numbers 955 through 2671 in auction 190.
17" tall withcloth body and soft vinyl head. Puppet was made for and with the collaboration of Andy Levison. He owned a rare 19" tall Jackie Gleason doll by Ruston from the early 1950s. Overseen by Andy,
a mold of the doll's head was made and then a duplicate head was cast in vinyl for this puppet. It was then professionally hand-painted and a seamstress made a detailed and accurate "costume" for the puppet including a hat. Great detail and a unique item. Mint. Comes with a photo of the original doll. From the Andy Levison Collection. (H - $200 to $400)