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Popeye Figural — Two Versions

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Price: Buy Now for $255.00
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Location: California, United States
Started : 5/5/2015 4:45:11 PM
Ended: 5/8/2015 1:40:04 AM
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Popeye Figural — Two Versions
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Seller Ebay ID / Identifiant eBay du vendeur: wirehelix
Seller Name / Nom du vendeur: Jack D. Bandy
Club Memberships / Vendeur membre des clubs: ICCA SMLCC
OFFERS: Not Accepted
DESCRIPTION

Popeye Figural — Two Versions


Offered in this lot are two versions of the familiar Popeye figural.  The earlier version–on the left in the photo--was produced by Bulls’ Pressjanst Aktiebolag, a Swedish Company.  It was patented in England April 28, and in France May 4, both in 1937.  It is made of pewter and is marked on the base "BULLS/COPYRIGHT/PAT.


The other Popeye piece is of a more recent vintage.  Although these Popeye corkscrews were sometimes part of an opener/bar tool set, they were also sold separately in special customized metal boxes—as was this one.  This piece comes complete with the original metal box and the insert warranty/guarantee card from The Table Theatre Co. Limited.  The bottom of the figural is marked “TM & © 1999 KFS, Inc.”


I consider both pieces to be in excellent to virtual mint condition.


See photos and Wallis, “British Corkscrew Patents”, page 201, Berntson & Ekman, “Scandinavian Corkscrews”, pages 47-51 and Bull, “Figural Corkscrews”, page 180.

Please ask any questions before clicking “BUY NOW” at wirehelix@yahoo.com

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Payment, Postage and Insurance

All Buyers---Please DO NOT PAY until you havereceived your invoice with payment instructions.

U.S. Buyers----Payment by check preferred.  Buyers to pay postage, Delivery Confirmation and insurance (if desired). If possible, shipping will be by Flat Rate Priority box unless requested or required otherwise because of size and/or weight.  Flat Rate boxes vary depending on size of box required.  If containers other than the USPS Flat Rate boxes are required, postage is by weight and can vary accordingly.  If you need shipping and/or insurance cost estimates, just let me know. Registered Mail is also available for an additional cost for more valuable item.

International Buyers---Please DO NOT PAY until you have received your invoice.  For shipping costs---please inquire since international shipping costs vary widely depending on destination, weight, size of box and value. I will do my best to provide as accurate an estimate as possible prior to actual shipment.

All Buyers: Please do not pay until you have received my invoice. It will be emailed as quickly as possible after the auction.

Please email any questions before clicking “BUY NOW” at wirehelix@yahoo.com

 

CONDITION

I consider both pieces to be in excellent to virtual mint condition.

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