Arthur Hare

A-3325, Arthur Hare

Height: 2 1/4″

Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund

Production Dates: 2000

Mold Book Name: Arthur Hare

Notes: This piece was produced for and sold by C & S Collectibles in England. A total of 500 were made. It is usually classified as a Miniature by collectors, but more closely resembles the Specialties line.

Textured Skunk Baby

A-84, Textured Skunk Baby

Height: 1/2″

Designer: Maxine Renaker

Production Dates:

F1975-S1978, as “Baby Skunk”

Notes: This mold is a revision of A-84, Classic Skunk Baby. The original A-84 was given fur detail (“texture”) and some other body changes, but no change was made in model number or name. In 1978, the factory reverted to the original smooth mold.

Mold Book Name: Skunk, baby

Textured Skunk Mama

A-95, Textured Skunk Mama

Height: 1”

Designer: Maxine Renaker

Production Dates:

F1975-S1978, as “Mama Skunk”

Notes: This mold is a revision of A-95. The original A-95, Classic Skunk Mama, was given fur detail (“texture”) and some other body changes, but no change was made in model number or name. In 1978, the factory reverted to the original smooth mold.

Mold Book Name: Skunk, mama

Early Skunk Papa

A-20, Early Skunk Papa

Height: 2″

Designer: Maxine Renaker

Production Dates:

1948, as “Papa Skunk” (Black/white)

Mold Book Name: Skunk, papa

Gorilla

A-3015, Gorilla

Height: 2 1/8”

Designer: Maureen Love

Production Dates:

S2006-2021 (Black)

Mold Book Name: Gorilla

Notes: This is a slightly smaller revision of 3015, Specialties Gorilla. They can be distinguished by color (Miniature Gorilla is dark brown with eyewhites; Specialties Gorilla is grey with dark yellow eyes) and stamp (Specialties Gorilla has HR stamp on the base).

Grey Whale

A-3191, Grey Whale

Length: 3”

Designer: Maureen Love

Production Dates:

F1995-S1997 (Grey)

Mold Book Name: Gray Whale  

Humpback Whale, head up

A-2080, Humpback Whale, head up

Height: 1 3/8”

Designer: Maureen Love

Production Dates:

S1990-F1990, as “Humpback Whale, head up” (Grey)

S1991-F1992, as “Humpback Whale, head up on base” (Grey, beige speckled base)

F1993-F1997, as “Humpback Whale” (Grey)

Mold Book Name: Humpback Whale—head up

Notes: This piece can range from light grey to very dark grey and white. The glue on the bases has tended to become yellow over time. Both A-2079 and A-2080 can be posed with the head up; see photo for intended orientation.

Humpback Whale, head down

A-2079, Humpback Whale, head down

Height: 1 5/8”

Designer: Maureen Love

Production Dates:

S1990-F1990, as “Humpback Whale, head down” (Grey)

S1991-S1992, as “Humpback Whale, head down on base” (Grey, beige speckled base)

Special Run, c. 1990, for Mystic Marinelife Aquarium in Connecticut, on special card (see photo). Possibly unreleased.(Light to medium grey)

Mold Book Name: Humpback Whale—head dn

Notes: This piece can range from light grey to very dark grey and white. The glue on the bases has tended to become yellow over time. Both A-2079 and A-2080 can be posed with the head down; see photo for intended orientation.

Killer Whale Flukes

A-887, Killer Whale Flukes

Height: ¾”

Designer: Maureen Love

Production Dates:

S1987-F1987, as “Flukes” (Black)

Mold Book Name: Whale flukes

Killer Whale “Lotta”

A-886, Killer Whale “Lotta”

Height: 1 ½”

Designer: Maureen Love

Production Dates:

S1987-S2003 (Black/white)

Mold Book Name: Orca—female (smaller top fin)