hopping horrors

Wind Up Hopping Horrors

I had never seen the Wind-Up Hopping Horrors before I spotted them on Hake’s this morning. But I like the name and I love this display.

hopping horrors

According to Hake’s
8x9x2” deep colorful box contains 9 (of original amount of 12) small unusual wind-up toys. 1960s. Die-cut lid includes images of Indian Chief, tiger and gorilla. Moderate scattered wear including one corner split and some light creases. VG. Each wind-up is about 2.5” long with main “body” section in hard vinyl. Snake has additional thin vinyl body attachment of 5” while insect has rubber legs. All others have life-like hair accents and these are: 2 identical skulls, Indian Chief, cattle skull, hippo, lion, tiger, leopard. Six original keys are included. All are working and N. Mint.

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