Caterpillar

5057. Caterpillar

Height: 1 ½”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: F1956

Mold Book Name: Caterpillar

Notes: The Caterpillar has a slightly rounded base, and is often pictured perched on a Hagen-Renaker Miniature toadstool, but the two pieces were neither sold together nor attached by the factory.

March Hare

5046, March Hare

Height: 1 ½”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: F1956

Mold Book Name: March Hare

Notes: The March Hare was issued on a card which read, “Walt Disney’s March Hare asks for ‘just half a cup, please’ at the Mad Hatter’s ‘unbirthday party.’ From ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ Reproduced by Hagen-Renaker Potteries, Monrovia, California. © Copyright Walt Disney Productions.”

Mad Hatter

5045, Mad Hatter

Height: 1 1/8”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: F1956

Mold Book Name: Mad Hatter

Notes: The Mad Hatter was issued on a card which read, “Walt Disney’s Mad Hatter pours tea at his ‘unbirthday party.’ From ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ Reproduced by Hagen-Renaker Potteries, Monrovia, California. © Copyright Walt Disney Productions.”

Alice

5047, Alice

Height: 1 ¾”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: F1956, as “Alice”
S1957, as “Alice (shelf sitter)”

Mold Book Name: Alice

Notes: Notes: Alice was not issued on a card. Earlier pieces had a rectangular gold foil sticker which read, “Walt Disney’s ALICE, by Hagen-Renaker, © Walt Disney Productions.” Later pieces had a small round gold foil sticker reading “© Walt Disney Prod.”