Ashes to Ashes

D-438, Ashes to Ashes

Height: 1 ¾”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: S1959-F1959

Motto: Why rush it / I was gonna resign anyway.

Mold Book Name: Ashes to Ashes

Tex

D-433, Tex

Height: 2 ¼”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: S1959-F1959

Motto: I still say / MARTINIS [sic] is a sissy drink.

Mold Book Name: Tex

Hula Hooper

D-432, Hula Hooper

Height: 2 1/8”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: S1959-F1959

Motto: 938, 939, 940… Oops!

Mold Book Name: Hula Hoop

Notes: This piece was sold with a curtain ring as a “hula hoop”; most rings have been lost over time.

Horse Laugh

D-431, Horse Laugh

Height: 2 ½”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: S1959-F1959

Motto: It only hurts when I laugh.

Mold Book Name: Horse Laugh

The Ribbon Clerk

D-430, The Ribbon Clerk

Height: 1 ¼”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: S1959-F1959

Motto: Feel like… / you’ve been through the wringer?

Mold Book Name: Ribbon Clerk

Split Personality

D-429, Split Personality

Height: 1 ¾”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: F1959

Motto: You’re alright… / how am I?

Mold Book Name: Split Personality

Silent Sam

D-428, Silent Sam

Height: 1 ¾”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: S1959-F1959

Motto: Say…/Did I say the wrong thing?

Mold Book Name: Silent Sam

Notes: This piece is found in both gloss and matte. A small white button was glued to the mouth; these have often been lost over time.

Yogi

D-426, Yogi

Height: 1 ¾”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: F1958-F1959

Motto: So? / What’s on your mind?

Mold Book Name: Yogi

The Tycoon

D-425, The Tycoon

Height: 2”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: S1959

Motto: Money isn’t everything / as long as you eat well.

Mold Book Name: Tycoon

Hard Working Harry

D-424, Hard Working Harry

Height: 1”

Designer: Nell Bortells

Production Dates: F1958-F1959

Motto: THIS… / is the story of my life .

Mold Book Name: Hardworking Harry