Frank Marshall Figure on eBay

I would like to thank everyone who has emailed me with links for the Frank Marshall figure that is listed on eBay right now. I actually saw this figure about ten minutes after it was originally listed on the auction site. I do in fact watch eBay with regularity so there isn’t much that I don’t see.

I have been asked many questions about this figure and to answer all, the paint on the figure is NOT original. Also the nose was shaved down to make it more of a black nose. The wig is incorrect too. It need a total restoration.

I am sure these things were done to this figure because who ever was using it needed it to fit the venue the performer was doing. It is too bad because it was a very nice figure but as I have stated many times if it is your tool you do what you have to do to get the job and make money. Would I restore this figure? The answer is of course I would. It would be a crime to leave it in this state and must be brought back to Frank Marshall’s standards.

I hope this helps anyone that has been curious.


Have you seen the Frank Marshall Tribute DVD, click here


Dan Willinger 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. Because of his love for the art of ventriloquism, Mr. Willinger created the website Ventriloquist Central. For more information about the website, go to:

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