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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Ventriloquist Central Wishes A Safe and Happy Memorial Day Weekend

 

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For those of us in the United States, we celebrate Memorial Day weekend. Monday will be Memorial Day. It was formerly known as Decoration Day and it’s a day we pay our respects to the U.S. men and women who died while in the military service. Continue reading

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REGISTRATIONS FOR VHC GO UP IN THREE DAYS; ACT NOW TO GET THE BEST PRICE

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Once again, news about the upcoming Vent Haven ConVENTion 2016 from Mark Wade:

REGISTRATIONS FOR VHC GO UP IN THREE DAYS; ACT NOW TO GET THE BEST PRICE

To get the BEST discounted price for Vent Haven ConVENTion 2016 ($140 for first family member/ $100 each for additional family members), you must have your registration postmarked by May 15.

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More Vent Haven ConVENTion 2016 Registration News

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Prices are going up soon and Mark Wade sent us this reminder for everyone:

VENT HAVEN ConVENTion REGISTRATION PRICES GOING UP SOON!!

It’s time to register for the ConVENTion before the price increase on May 15. Registrations must be postmarked by May 15 to gain advantage of the current price.

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