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Big J Illinois

Selling off more molds

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BamaSanta    93

Love that Nativity set J. It is my favorite only in front of the Santa's Best that Sears used to sell. Looks to be in great condition.

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jfelix    6

Don't know the value but the nativity is very nice.

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Mel Fischer    302

I think all of those should have their makers names molded into them.  As for values, I don't keep track of values of any of the blow molds, my interests are in their history.

Mel

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Big J Illinois    286

Hey Mel, I know it's not about the value, but I do know it's worth somthing, not sure how much though. I would ask for a fair price. Of all the molds you have , I am sure you know a value for insurance reasons.... I know I would insure them , if I had ALOT and rare ones. Thoughts?

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Big J Illinois    286

UDATE:Just sold the whole nativity set this AM!! :( sad to see it go,but the guy who bought it, said it will be well cared for!!

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Mel Fischer    302
4 hours ago, Big J Illinois said:

Hey Mel, I know it's not about the value, but I do know it's worth somthing, not sure how much though. I would ask for a fair price. Of all the molds you have , I am sure you know a value for insurance reasons.... I know I would insure them , if I had ALOT and rare ones. Thoughts?

No, we don't have a value for insurance reasons and our arrangements are to give them all to a fellow collector along with all my files on them at no charge when the time comes to part with them.

Mel

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TED    99
On 7/16/2017 at 6:26 PM, Big J Illinois said:

Have this set we are selling. Does anyone know a value, and a maker ?

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i know I'm late to the party here but I'll take a stab at it just for fun.  The Mary w/Jesus, Joseph, wisemen, the ox (far left) and the single donkey all appear to be TPI.  The 3 little angels and all the sheep look like Grand Venture.  The camels, the 2 matching donkeys, and the cow (to the right of the ox) are probably Gen Foam (but could be Empire if they are older). 

I don't remember who it was but someone once said (paraphrasing) in a post about Nativities that their favorite thing was seeing how people mixed and matched figures from different sets to make up their own Nativity.

TED

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