Ventriloquist David Erskine Collection

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David Erskine is one of the main stays of ventriloquism history. He has written many articles for the Oracle Magazine and was a great personal friend of W.S. Berger and I am happy to say is a great friend of mine today.

Over the years David amassed a great collection of ventriloquial material including figures, books, posters and ephemera. He did however have to sell off some of his great collection when he moved not to long ago. But…as luck would have it, he took some great photographs of his collection prior to moving and sent them to me so that I could share his collection with the ventriloquist community. So take a few moments and look at his fine collection. If you look real close you will see a couple figures that now even reside in my collection.

Click Here To See David Erskine’s Collection

Thanks David for sharing with us.



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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One Response to Ventriloquist David Erskine Collection

  1. Bill Smith says:

    W-O-W!!!!!!!! What an AWSOME collection!!!! Only saw one thing on Senor Wences though, so guess I have him beat there! HA! Thanks for sharing this Mr. Erskine! I knew a friend of yours when I lived in San Antonio, Texas. Ann Sterling {Mahendra}.

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