Happy Thanksgiving from Ventriloquist Central

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For those of you celebrating this holiday in the U.S., both Steve and I want to wish everyone out there a most wonderful and fulfilling Thanksgiving holiday…enjoy the food, family and friends wherever you may be.

Dan and Steve
www.ventriloquistcentral.com

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Pinxy Figure Restoration is Complete

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It gives me such great pleasure to show you all this fantastic George Pinxy Larsen figure in restored condition. It is time consuming for sure but the end results are always what makes the effort worth doing.

He stands the standard 40″ tall, his mouth works perfectly smooth His body is all original including all fabric covering and he retains his 1930’s side button leather shoes.

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Pinxy Restoration Almost Done

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I am so happy with this little fellow I just can’t say it enough. I knew he was great from the moment I saw the first picture of him but now that I have once again given him his details and coloring and new wig, well to me he just screams greatness.

I am still waiting for the kid leather to arrive that has to go under the chin so once that is here and completed I will post more pictures.

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Pinxy Restoration Moving Along

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It is always a pleasure to see the fruits of your labor and today that happened for me. The face on this great George Pinxy Larsen figure really starfted to pop.

I painbted the mouth, did the eyeliner and eyelashes and eyebrows plus added the upswings at the corners of the mouth to give him that smiling look.

Now the best part of the restoration comes with the addition of the shading and wig.

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Pinxy Restoration Coming Along

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I just love it when everything works out just right. I was able to finish sanding
and have now applied the under coat and this is the first coat of flesh tone.

I was able to come very close to the original flesh color that was originally used by George PINXY Larsen.

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Pinxy Restoration – Sanding

 

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The first thing you must do when restoring an old figure, like this pinxy, is to remove all the layers of paint coating the face. Such was it with this Pinxy.

After many hours of tedious hand sanding I have got down to the wood in most of the face areas. That is the hard part.

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More Pinxy Restoration

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As will happen sometimes you find a diamond in the rough. This is what happened
to me with this Pinxy figure.

I realised after receiving him that he was not just over painted but in fact there was
a coating of plastic wood which was smoothed out and overpainted but it was rough.

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More Information for the Ventriloquist, Circus, Carnival and Magic Auction

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Here is more Information for people who want to register for the Ventriloquist, Circus, Carnival and Magic Auction. This comes from Klia Ververidis of Crown Auctions.

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Pinxy Restoration

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You may have noticed in the first blog with pictures that this fellows eyes were
not positioned correctly. I opened the head and the glass eyes were installed using plastic wood.

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Hear Ye Hear Ye Ventriloquist Figure Auction

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I just wanted to again alert everyone that if you want a great Frank Marshall or Jack Coats or Finis Robinson or Craig Lovik or Howie Olsen or many other ventriloquist figure, this will be your opportunity to make a score.

The sale is also online so you must sign up or you can call in and bid live.

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Pinxy Figure for Ventriloquist Central

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I am happy to share with you all a really superb Pinxy Figure that I recently acquired.

It is a full 40″ Tall and mouth movement only.

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The 2016 Ventriloquist Dummy, Magic, Circus, Carnival and The Peculiar Auction

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Here is a quick heads up that Crown Auctions is doing another big sale
of Ventriloquism and circus items. There are many great ventriloquist figures
and some great circus items as well.

To make it easy here is a link for you to see:

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