A-195, Hanging Ape
Height: 2 7/8”
Designer: Helen Perrin Farnlund
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. It has been erroneously attributed to Tom Masterson.
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.