BETTY BOOP HEART BUST Made of rubber 6″ tall x 7 1/2″ wide x 5″ deep. Added to collection in Sept. 1999 coin slot is in the bridge of the heart and coin release is a large blue twist plug in the bottom. Void of any markings as to origin or manufacturer. ( Now in my opinion this is a sign that maker did not apply or pay to use this copy right material ) Excellent condition value $20.00 to $35.00 B
BETTY BOOP Plastic bust of this famous cartoon image. Measures 10 1/2″ tall x 8 1/2″ wide x 5 1/4″ deep . Red dress orange earrings blue eyes and black hair. The coin slot is at the back top of the head with the coin release plug in the bottom. |Void of any markings as to origin or maker. Made in two parts the head snaps together to the body. Added to collection in Sept. 1998. When empty off balnce needs coins in bottom to stabilize.
Betty Boop is an animated cartoon character created by Max Fleischer, with help from animators including Grim Narwick She originally appeared in the Talkartoon and Betty Boop film series, which were produced by Fleischer Studios and released by Paramount Pictures. She has also been featured in comic strips and mass merchandising.
A caricature of a |Jazz Age Flapper, Betty Boop was described in a 1934 court case as: “combin[ing] in appearance the childish with the sophisticated — a large round baby face with big eyes and a nose like a button, framed in a somewhat careful coiffure, with a very small body of which perhaps the leading characteristic is the most self-confident little bust imaginable.”[ Despite having been toned down in the mid-1930s as a result of the Hays Code to appear more demure, she became one of the best-known and popular cartoon characters in the world. Excellent condition Value $20.00 to $30.00 B
Very colorful and cartoonish banks. Purchased at Planet Hollywood in Toronto in summer of 1996 and then another one was given to me in the Mid 2000’s . Coin slot on top coin release on bottom with fitted plug. Measures 6″ L X 5 1/2 T Made of Hard Plastic Made in China some have a yellow bottom and some have a blue bottom with different plugs both bottoms are pictured above. Have 2 in the collection Very Good Condition Value $15.00 to $45.00 B
This picture taken from web site shows many colors.
Face is sensor activated so when coin is put near mouth rubber face moves as to eat coin. (they do not work very well). Body of bank is hard plastic with rubber covering as face and coin slot. Measures 3.78X3.78X3.86 inches. Come in a many colors. Product of Hong Kong Value $5.00 yo $15.00 G