From time to time I’m asked why I offer some of my figures for sale from the Ventriloquist Central Collection and the answer is pretty simple.
In the real world most of us just do not have unlimited funds. I am one of those. I have learned that you must , at times, sell items that you hate to part with to allow for the arrival of new items. This is true of ventriloquist figures as well.
I am constantly searching for new Marshall figures and sometimes when they appear you had better be ready or you will miss them.
The figures from the Ventriloquist Central Collection that I have offered for sale are great examples of figure makers and would be a great figure for anyone else’s collection or performer for that matter. I pride my collection for being a high quality collection.
Upgrading is the cornerstone of creating a great collection. This was true even with W.S. Burger. He did a lot of wheeling and dealing and was constantly upgrading.
I did have a few people that emailed and were kind of upset that I would sell some of the figures but this is just what happens to make the collection grow and get better so to all those who were cringing at the thought of me selling off a few figures, take heart the collection keeps getting better.
In fact I have some items on the Ventriloquist Marketplace now!!!
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Ventriloquist Central is the brainchild of Dan Willinger and Steve Hurst. Dan is a ventriloquism enthusiast and ventriloquist figure collector. He has been collecting for over 25 years. He created the Ventriloquist Central Collection. It now has over 100 ventriloquist figures and over 50 of them are Frank Marshall figures. Steve is a ventriloquist as well as builder of ventriloquist figures. He also has a background in sales, marketing, building websites and computers. Because they both love the art of ventriloquism, the website Ventriloquist Central was born. For more information about the website, go to: http://www.ventriloquistcentral.com
Copyright 2013 by Dan Willinger and Steve Hurst
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