Ventriloquist Central Collection Video Series – “Fakini’s” Jack Coats Figure

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Here’s a video showing “Fakini’s” Jack Coats Ventriloquist Figure. Fakini was a regular attendee at the Abbott’s magic gathering and it was there back in 1970 or so that he purchased this fellow.

I do believe that he was actually the second owner of the figure and the original owner’s name was Ray Savidge. I come to this conclusion because inside the case that housed the figure, according to Tiffany, there were letters from Abbott’s to Ray Savidge giving him Jack Coats contact information.

This Coats figure is a full size figure standing 40″ tall, He has slot jaw, side to side self centering eyes, winkers/blinkers and hand shaker. He is 100% original and has never been touched or repaired. Wig and paint and mechanics just as done by Jack Coats.

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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:

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2 Responses to Ventriloquist Central Collection Video Series – “Fakini’s” Jack Coats Figure

  1. Ben says:

    He’s a beauty. Tell me Dan surely with all those figures hanging out at your place your tempted to learn ventriloquism or have you already?

  2. Dan says:

    I have said it many times. I am a collector of figures and I do not perform.

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