Paul Winchell’s Knucklehead Smiff 1966

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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 1966.

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These are extremely hard to find today and rarely are ever offered for sale. I think they are great because their likenesses are so close to the original Winchell figures. The Juro toys just did not capture those lovable characters.

I take my hat off to Paul Winchell on the manufacturing of these toys and it really is too bad it was for just one year but that certainly created these very collectible toys.




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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