This wonderful vintage "Cowardly Lion" string holder from the Wizard of Oz is 7" high and is made of chalk. It is from the 1950s. It is incised with "Copyright MGM 390x". It is in very good condition - having no chips or cracks with only minor crazing due to age. All of its paint is original. This is one of four in a series that originally sold for $5.00 a set. It listed in the 2007 "Schroeder's Antiques Price Guide" on page 521 for $395.00.
In May 2010, set of 4 sold for $2530 including commissions. Please check link( http://www.hakes.com/item.asp?AuctionItemID=55438#pictures ).Home | My Inventory | Oz Books Price Guide | Oz Resources | Free Oz Newsletter | FAQ | Contact me