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Jack Beckitt’s first professional Ventriloquist Dummy Johnny with seven movements by Davenports

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Royal Tunbridge Wells , Kent
Jack Beckitt’s first professional Ventriloquist Dummy Johnny with seven movements by Davenports, well moulded painted papier-máché head with painted features and teeth, glass eyes, tin eyebrows and brown hair, head with the following movements, both ears, eyes move from side to side, right eye lid winks, upper lip raises, left eyelid winks, lower mouth and teeth and eyebrows raise, (slight loss to one cheek), head only, approx. 10 ¼” (26cm) high, not including wooden pole with pullies and a maroon jacket with slit to back and two moulded hands. Together with a guide to Ventriloquism by Paul Stadelman including 19 Comedy dialogues and a copy of It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vent by Jack Beckitt.
Jack Beckitt’s first professional Ventriloquist Dummy Johnny with seven movements by Davenports, well moulded painted papier-máché head with painted features and teeth, glass eyes, tin eyebrows and brown hair, head with the following movements, both ears, eyes move from side to side, right eye lid winks, upper lip raises, left eyelid winks, lower mouth and teeth and eyebrows raise, (slight loss to one cheek), head only, approx. 10 ¼” (26cm) high, not including wooden pole with pullies and a maroon jacket with slit to back and two moulded hands. Together with a guide to Ventriloquism by Paul Stadelman including 19 Comedy dialogues and a copy of It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vent by Jack Beckitt.

Dolls, Dolls Houses, Teddy Bears, Mechanical Music and Juvenalia

Sale Date(s)
Venue Address
The Spa Hotel
Mount Ephraim
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN4 8XJ
United Kingdom

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The Spa Hotel  Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN48XJ

For all enquiries for this auction please contact Leigh Gotch (Dolls, Dolls Houses,Teddy Bears,Juvenalia) 07736 668702 or email leigh.gotch@candtauctions.co.uk  and Laurence Fisher (Mechanical Music) 07704 779603 or email laurence.fisher@candtauctions.co.uk

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We can recommend the following companies for shipping, who will be happy to quote and pick up:

MailBoxes TunbridgeWells 

t:01892510155 

Email:greg@mbetunbridgewells.co.uk

Jentel Packing

t:01268 776777

Email: enquiries@jentelpacking.co.uk

Alternatively you can collect on the day from The Spa Hotel, Tunbridge Wells or after the sale from our office 

Unit 4 High House Business Park

Kenardington

Near Ashford

Kent

TN26 2LF

 

Please contact our office before calling in person to collect.

C&T Auctioneers and Valuers are not responsible for any damage caused when items are in transit with postal or courier firms. We are also not responsible for any package sent either by ourselves or any third party company which is lost in transit.

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