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Category Archives: Paul Winchell
Over the years I have had quite a few of the Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff figures go through my hands.. I was contacted again about a pair of figures and of course I said I was interested. The seller … Continue reading
As most of you know I was a clock dealer for many years. A lot of folks thought I dealt in watches too but watches are a different thing and I never really got into them for collecting or to … Continue reading
Here’s a video showing a toy Jerry Mahoney that Paul Winchell used to produce. Like this blog post? Buy me a coffee or send me a tip!
As a kid growing up all of us watched Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney on his show every Saturday morning it was a great show to watch filled with fun and surprises and of course those duo Jerry Mahoney and … Continue reading
We posted a picture of a “mystery female ventriloquist” which turned out to be Rita Winchell, the younger sister of ventriloquist Paul Winchell and we posted information about creating a “Special Tribute Page” for Rita Winchell (click here for Rita … Continue reading
Bob Conrad from New Jersey, sent in these great clippings of Paul Winchell to share with everyone. Like this blog post? Buy me a coffee or send me a tip!
A little while ago I did a blog about the 1966 issue of the toy Jerry Mahoney which was released by Paul Winchell. Today I would like to continue by showing you the Knucklehead Smiff released by Paul Winchell in … Continue reading
Jerry Mahoney, Paul Winchell, Knucklehead Smiff Two of the most famous of all the ventriloquist figures are Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff. What you may not know is that Knucklehead is a derivative of the Jerry Mahoney figure. During the … Continue reading
A few days ago I showed you this great little Brant Gilmer “Knucklehead Smiff”. A few of you emailed me to see a video of this little guy, so here it is. Like this blog post? Buy me a coffee … Continue reading
Brant Gilmer’s “Knucklehead Smiff” Quite a while ago I did a deal in which I acquired this fabulous rendition of the famous Knucklehead Smiff carved in basswood by Brant Gilmer. Brant’s work is of the highest caliber and this creation … Continue reading
One of our regular readers (and someone I’ve done a few deals with from time to time), John Robinson sent me this email and shared some photos as well, so I thought I would share them with the Ventriloquist Central … Continue reading
Back in the 1960’s Paul Winchell became disenchanted with the Juro Toy Co and decided to release his Jerry Mahoney & Knucklehead Smiff figures himself. He did a wonderful job on these toys because the likeness of the characters was … Continue reading