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Old 03-07-2019, 09:26 PM
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You guys should come to Milwaukee to the National Bobble Head Museum. I believe they have over 10,000 different Bobbles.

https://www.bobbleheadhall.com/
Got a feeling it would be a bunch of modern crap. The term “bobblehead” never existed in the glory days of nodders/bobbing heads.
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Saw a Bobblehead Hall of Fame at private collection in San Francisco. over 400 vintage and promotional nodders dispayed by team.
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Got a feeling it would be a bunch of modern crap. The term “bobblehead” never existed in the glory days of nodders/bobbing heads.
For my grandkids, the bobble head crap is what the 60’s and 70’s models are to most of us
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Here you go Rob... not Catman, a guy in the southwest did these for a while, though no longer I'm told. Had him do the ooo-ribay, later bought the Mays off a friend... seems to me this was an old timers day uni for Willie?
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Wonder if they started cranking these out again?
Hey Jimm - I just picked up the one in the middle. It came with some sort of "Note of Authenticity." These things are a bit of a mystery. The maker, Matt Hirsch, used to produce limited numbers (25 for the green base Mays). Then he started doing realistic Mayses that were pretty much knock offs of the original, vintage ones. This latest is kind an amalgamation, although neither the body nor head exactly matches the others. I like them, no matter what the story.
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What country were the original vintage bobbles or nodders made?
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What country were the original vintage bobbles or nodders made?
Per John Brey, a big reseller of vintage bobbin' heads and owner of the Nodder Exchange website:

"1960's Bobbing Head dolls were manufactured by Lego, a Swiss firm, and as we all know were put together in Japan. Apparently Lego made an agreement with Sports Specialties of Los Angeles California which gave S.S. the exclusive rights to import and distribute the dolls. Another firm, Bobbie Enterprises,Inc. sold them through mail order."
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Thank you ooo ribay for the answer. Is that the same Lego who makes Legos plastic building blocks?
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Thank you ooo ribay for the answer. Is that the same Lego who makes Legos plastic building blocks?
No.
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The general feel on the new glossier canada stuff is not suthentic Catman... still cool and very rare though
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