Gorilla

A-3015, Gorilla

Height: 2 1/8”

Designer: Maureen Love

Production Dates:

S2006-present (Black)

Mold Book Name: Gorilla

Notes: This is a smaller version of 3015, Specialties Gorilla.

 

Orangutan with baby

A-3147, Orangutan with baby

Height: 1 5/8”

Designer: Robert McGuinness

Production Dates:

S1994-F1995 (Orange)

Mold Book Name: Orangutan and baby

Monkey, climbing, arms forming circle

A-460, Monkey, climbing, arms forming circle

Height: 1 ¼”

Designer: Martha Armstrong

Production Dates:

S1959, as “Climbing Monkey” (Brown, detailed eyes [htf])

F1966, as “Climbing Monkey” (Brown, dot eyes [rare])

Mold Book Name: Monkey, climbing

 

 

 

Keywords: ape, chimp

Monkey, standing

A-415, Monkey, standing

Height: 1 ¼”

Designer: Tom Masterson

Production Dates:

F1958-S1959, as “Monkey #2” (Brown, detailed eyes)

F1966, as “Standing Monkey” (Brown, dot eyes [rare])

Mold Book Name: Monkey, standing     

 

 

 

Keywords: ape, chimp

Monkey, seated

A-414, Monkey, seated

Height: 1 ¼”

Designer: Martha Armstrong

Production Dates:

F1958, as “Monkey #1” (Red-brown, detailed face)

S2011-F2011, as “Monkey” S2011-F2011 (Black), S2012-present (Brown)

Mold Book Name: Monkey, sitting

Chimpanzee Baby

A-313, Chimpanzee Baby

Height: 1 ¼”

Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates:

S1969-F1969, “Baby Chimpanzee” (Brown/green shirt [htf]; Brown, black shirt/green tie [htf])

F1979-F1989, as “Baby Chimpanzee” (Black/green shirt, Black/blue shirt)

Mold Book Name: Chimpanzee baby

Chimpanzee Mama

A-312, Chimpanzee Mama

Height: 2 ½”

Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates:

S1969-F1969, as “Mama Chimpanzee” (Brown with black shading/light blue skirt, bananas [htf])

F1979-F1980, as “Mama Chimpanzee” (Black/yellow skirt, with or without bananas)

[dates unknown] European Special Run (Solid brown, dark blue skirt)

Mold Book Name: Chimpanzee ma

Notes: The bananas were available as a separately sold piece in 1979-1980.

Ape Baby

A-196, Ape Baby

Height: 7/8”

Designer: Tom Masterson         

Production Dates:

S1953-F1953, as “Baby Monkey” (Cream/brown)

F1969, as “Baby Monkey” (Grey [rare], Brown [rare])

S1979-S1980, as “Baby Ape” (Black/white)

Mold Book Name: Monkey, baby

 

 

Keywords: gibbon

Hanging Ape

A-195, Hanging Ape

Height: 2 7/8”

Designer: Tom Masterson

Production Dates:

S1953-F1953, as “Hanging Monkey” (Cream/brown)

F1969, as “Mama Monkey” (Grey [rare], Brown [rare])

S1979-S1980, as “Gibbon Ape” (Black/white)

Mold Book Name: Monkey, hanging      

Notes: The Hanging Ape was designed to hang from a cup or other object, and does not stand alone. Note that the piece pictured in Charlton as “A-195 Gibbon” is an unreleased test, of which only two or three examples are known. This test piece is much smaller than the Hanging Ape. 

Monkey, climbing, right arm extended

A-194, Monkey, climbing, right arm extended

Length: 4”

Designer: Tom Masterson

Production Dates:

S1953-F1953, as “Climbing Monkey” (Cream/brown, pipe cleaner tail and vine)

Mold Book Name: Monkey, climbing     

Notes: This piece was sold clinging to a pipe cleaner “vine”; almost all of the vines have been lost over time. The pipe cleaner tails are more likely to survive.

 

 

Keywords: ape, gibbon