Hummel-Latest News Munich Press Written in German “Munchener Presse” Goebel stamp 1950s-W. Germany 5”
5” H x 2” W
Inherited from German Grandmother’s collection
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Hummel figures were incredibly popular among collectors in the 1950s-1990s and there are a lot of them on the market, unfortunately with less demand than supply so it is quite rare for individual pieces to be worth more than $5-50 each, at auction. The value can occasionally be boosted if the piece retains its original factory packaging.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A vintage MI Hummel painted porcelain collectible "Latest News" figurine
made by Wm Goebel, West Germany, bearing the underglaze blue TMK-3 / "Stylized Bee Mark" in use from 1960 to 1972.
Depicting a young boy seated on a stool reading the Munchener Presse' back of square plinth incised "MJ Hummel."
4 inches high, 2 inches wide
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition; value assumes no chips, cracks, repairs or losses.
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.
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