"M.I. Hummel" Figurine

Mar 02, 2022. 19:42 UTC
"M.I. Hummel" Figurine
United States of America

Hummel figurines

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Goebel Hummel titled "Prayer Before Battle Figurine #20 Boy & Horse. On the bottom of the figurine it has a large V shaped letter in blue with a bee above it. Below the V it says W - GERMANY. Above the V it has "20 imprinted into the clay/porcelain. To the right it says 5 in black ink.



It was a gift from my mother when I was a child. She told me it was very expensive and to take good care of it.

Answered within 1 day
Mar 04, 11:46 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$20 - $40 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$40 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Janet,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
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.
If you'd like for your appraisal to include dimensions, which is customary, please forward in the comments section - at your convenience - the overall height and I'll update this ASAP.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage MI Hummel hand-painted porcelain "Prayer Before Battle" collectible figurine
made in West Germany by W. Goebels, bearing the TMK-3 mark in use from 1960-1963
Depicting a young boy with a toy rifle and horn, praying with his rocking horse; top of base inscribed MI Hummel and marked underneath; script "5" in underglaze black.
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: inherited
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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