I am very happy to share with you this very nice Marshall figure
which recently came to the Ventriloquist Central Collection. This is
a full size figure and dates from the early 1940's.
He has slot jaw, upper lip and rolling eye winker. What is unusual
is that the eyes in this figure are glass and therefore the rolling
eye is the glass color. The eye never appears to ever have been
painted for when it rolls down closed, it is so close in the eye
socket that paint would just rub off in the process of rolling down.
The neck is the semi ball and socket as the full ball and socket was
not yet being used by Marshall.
This figure originally came from the estate of John D. Addley of New
York who was a magician. If anyone reading this has any more
information on this fellow it would be greatly appreciated so I can
add such information to this listing.