Ken Spencer Figure Head Stick


This Ken Spencer head came in to me and the head stick had been cut off at the base of the neck. Why this was done I have no clue.

But I had to replace the head stick so I had one made by Steve Kilgore and restrung the original cord through the new head stick and placed the lever for the mouth dead center on the front of the head stick. So it can be used by right or left hand fore finger.

This was how Paul Winchell set up his head sticks. I took a picture of the remnant of the original head stick which was still inside the neck. It will stay with this figure.

His mouth works very well now this way




If you have an interest in this great figure give me a shout as he is for sale.


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2 Responses to Ken Spencer Figure Head Stick

  1. Phil McConkey says:

    Nice Dan!…….I wonder sometimes what people are thinking when they attempt to do there own modifications to figures(without having much experience in doing so)I believe modifications can be done by owner only if they are easily reversible so to retain value of said figure.

  2. Lee Dean says:

    Winchell used index/forefinger mouth lever front center of stick, and thumb for combination eyes/eyelids control left side of stick

    I use mouth lever front center of stick, and use both thumb and first finger to hyperextend left/right head movement and to work with either hand.

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