Dumbo Bank

5058, Dumbo Bank

Height: 5 ¾”

Designer: Don Winton

Production Dates: F1956-S1957

Mold Book Name: Dumbo Bank

The sticker was applied on the base of the bank, covering the large pour hole. Most stickers have been removed or torn to allow coins to be removed.

The Dumbo Bank was briefly re-released in the Designer’s Workshop line in Fall 1967, as B-775 “Elephant Bank.” That version is not a Disney piece and is extremely rare.

Dumbo, small

5015, Dumbo, small

Height: 1 3/8”

Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates:
S1956-F1956, as “Dumbo”
S1957, as “Dumbo (Miniature”)

Mold Book Name: Dumbo

Notes: This is also known as “Flying Dumbo.” A small feather was originally attached to the trunk.
Dumbo was sold on a card which read, “Walt Disney’s DUMBO. With the aid of a magic feather and oversized ears, he set a new altitude record for elephants.” Reproduced by Hagen-Renaker Potteries, Monrovia, California. © Copyright—Walt Disney Productions.”

Timothy Mouse

5014, Timothy Mouse

Height: 1 ¼”

Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates: S1956-F1956

Mold Book Name: Timothy Mouse

Notes: Timothy is from the “Dumbo” line. Hagen-Renaker also named a Designer’s Workshop mouse “Timothy,” but this was not a Disney piece.

Timothy Mouse was sold on a card which read, “Walt Disney’s Timothy Mouse. From Walt Disney’s DUMBO we present the Great Circus Ringmaster and Elephant Pilot. Reproduced by Hagen-Renaker Potteries, Monrovia, California. © Copyright—Walt Disney Productions.”

Dumbo, large

5056, Dumbo, large

Height: 3 ¾”

Designer: Don Winton

Production Dates: F1956

Mold Book Name: Dumbo, Large

Notes: Large Dumbo was listed on the Fall 1956 order form in a column titled, “Disney Line,” which was distinguished from the “Disney Miniatures.” The Disney Line were marked with stickers and were not glued to cards.