World’s Greatest Grandpa Figurine
Tell your dear Grandpa how much you love him with this retro vintage Russ Berrie & Co. resin greatest grandpa figurine. Grandpa will be so surprised when he reads the original label on the base and learns his gift was actually made in the U.S.A. It will send him off reminiscing of the good old days. The old sticker reads: ‘Russ Berrie & Co., Inc. – Copyright 1965, 1968, 1970 – Unbreakable – Made in the USA – Wallace Berrie & Co. Inc.’. This cute grandpa figurine is also marked ‘W & R Berries Co. 1970’ molded into the figurine on the back base.
Made by W R Berrie & Company. Russ and Wallace Berrie made these very popular figurines in a wide variety in the 1960’s and 1970’s. They created the molds and reproduced their figurines in resin, the hot new medium of the day. The resin color is a vanilla cream. It appears lighter and darker depending on the carving.
This rocking grandpa is in perfect condition. There is green felt on the base and it has shrunk with age. He measures 6″ tall and weighs 1 lb.