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Circus

Ring Master

The central figure in the Big top was released in 1800 pieces f both 4/5 and mini in 1974.
Price: $40 (4/5 size) or $30(mini)

Tom Thumb

Ski Country put Tom on a chair to show him in relation to the other members of the circus. His vital statistics are embossed on the back of the chair. 1800 pieces of each
size were released in 1974.
Price: $38 (4/5 size) or $24 (mini)

P.T. Barnum

This unusual bust design features the most famous circus owner of yesteryear. The entire head is the stopper. 900
4/5 and 1200 minis were released in 1976.
Price: $58 (4/5 size) or $36 (mini)

Clown

The only other bust design by Ski Country was released in 1974; 1800 4/5 and an equal number of minis. The clown's hat is the stopper.
Price: $71 (4/5 size) or $45 (mini)

Palomino

Part of a two bottle set issued in 1976. Released in quantities of 900 4/5 and 600 minis.
Price: $66 (4/5 size) or $47 (mini)

 

Lipizzaner

The second part of the two part Performing Horses set. They were released in the same numbers. 900 4/5 and 600 minis.
Price: $69 (4/5 size) or $56 (mini)

 

Jenny Lind (yellow)

Jenny was a Swedish songtress recruited by Barnum for his circus. She was originally sampled in green, but Barnum Festival authorities requested her in yellow to match the colors of the Swedish flag. Her base is inscribed with her name. Only 240 4/5 and 250 minis were released in yellow.
Price: $152 (4/5 size) or $164 (mini)

 

Jenny Lind (blue)

In the Blue 500 pieces of both the 4/5 and the mini were released.
Price: $93 (4/5 size) or $82 (mini)

 

Circus Lion

The large head of the lion was the stopper on this design and, due to the weight of it, there was a great deal of breakage. 1200 minis were released in 1975 and 1200 4/5 in 1976.
Price: $49 (4/5 size) or $33 (mini)

 

Circus Tiger

He was designed to compliment the other performing animals in Ski Country's circus. 1002 4/5 and 1512 minis were released in 1975.
Price: $51 (4/5 size) or $36 (mini)

 

Circus Wagon

Only the 4/5 was released in 1977 in a very small quantity of 600 pieces. Few of these saw national distribution because most were sold at the Barnum Festival Headquarters in Connecticut. It was actually designed to be part of a 5 or 6 piece circus train.
Price: $58 (4/5 size)

 

Circus Elephant

He was designed with an uplifted trunk for good luck. 1800 of both the 4/5 and mini were released in 1974. Like the Lion the weight of the elephant's head as the stopper caused a great deal of breakage on this piece.
Price: $51 (4/5 size) or $47 (mini)

 

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