Unique Antique Carved German Wooden Hand Puppets "Two Bearded German Men"

Early Carved Wooden German Puppets "Two Bearded German Men"

Sale price $58.50 Regular price $80.00


Product Description:  A handsome pair of hand puppets depicting two bearded men, made in Germany most likely during the 1920's - 1930's.  Both feature hand-carved wooden heads, hands and feet, painted features, and vintage fabric body.  Fingers fit into the head and arms allowing movement of the puppet.  

Note:  Being sold only as a collectible, not a toy.  Due to age, they are not recommended for children of any age. Refer to "Condition" below for additional information.

Circa:  Most likely 1920-1930's

Product Dimensions:  
Man with black beard: 17” tall, head size: 3 1/2" H
Man with gray beard:  16” tall, head size: 3 1/2" H

Product Weight:  5.6 ounces (pair)

Material:  Wood, cloth, paint

Maker:  Unknown

Origin:  Germany

Markings:  White cloth tag with faint, worn lettering "Made in Germany".  Black bearded man lost his tag.

Color: Black bearded man:  blue and red clothing with black shoes.  Gray bearded man:  green and gray clothing with black shoes.

Condition: Previously owned - used.  Some surface wear, facial color loss and scuffs. The man with the green jacket has a small nail protruding from the left and right side of head, where it may have once been securing a hat (as shown).  His green jacket has a few small tears on right arm.  Condition is consistent with age and use.

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