Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tonner's Leading Ladies of Oz Sneak Peeks

Hard to believe but the September 4th auction date is coming up fast!!! 

These dolls are going to be amazing!!!!  And they support a good cause.  Please see this press release for additional info.  

A HUGE THANK YOU to  Tonner Doll Company for sharing these incredible photos!!

R. John Wright 75th Anniversary Wizard of Oz Mouse Additions

Tin Man
Edition of 200
SRP: $450.00

Brought to life for the first time in the form of a mouse, the gallant Tin Man is made of fine mohair plush with realistic shading, resin hands and feet, blue glass pupil eyes, inset whiskers, and a leather tail.

Measuring just 3" tall and jointed at the neck and shoulders, this delightful mouse character comes outfitted in an authentic costume constructed of precision-cut card stock bonded to metallic paper. A matching funnel-shaped hat and a custom-made miniature axe complete his trademark ensemble.

Edition of 200
SRP: $450.00
Oz's beloved Scarecrow is made of fine mohair plush with hand painted features, resin hands and feet, blue glass pupil eyes, inset whiskers, and a leather tail. A built-in metal stand provides effortless display.

The Scarecrow comes authentically outfitted with a neck ruff of coarse 'burlap' fabric and a tunic tailored of custom-dyed cotton flannel. The costume features tears, patches, straw and rope accents, and delicate airbrushed shading. Atop his head, a black felt hat with a matching rag hatband completes his trademark ensemble.

Cowardly Lion
Edition of 200
SRP: $450.00
Measuring just 3 inches tall, the Cowardly Lion comes... authentically outfitted in a full lion suit made of fine mohair with subtle airbrushed coloration and felt paw pads. His mohair mane cascades around his face and is topped with a tiny red silk bow. A tuft of fur at the tip of his mousey tail completes his trademark costume.

Forthcoming characters are Glinda, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Nikko.  All editions of 200. 

Dorothy is available now

Images and descriptions courtesy R. John Wright

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Links to Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary Info

If you want more information than is offered on the Checklist here's a list of more 75th Anniversary coverage from this blog.  And check in often as more is sure to be added!

Dylan's Candy Bar

McDonalds Happy Meal

Mead Calendars

Barnes and Noble

Quilting Treasures

Round 2: Forever Fun
(The Wicked Witch model has been cancelled)

Jersey Jack

Record Day

Langers Juice

Lionel Trains

Warner Home Video

Royal Chain: Helzberg and Angelica



Tonner Dolls

Leading Ladies of Oz Doll Auction



Wilde Imagination

Harper Collins Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary Companion

R.John Wright Wizard of Oz Mice

If you search the individual companies or Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary more info will show up if desired.