London, South Kensington
3 December 2001
A rare Schuco sand toy Father Christmas
with velvet face, painted features, white mohair beard, red felt suit, black velvet trousers, white felt gloves, metal feet, wired arms, stopper in hat and original factory tags --6in. (15cm.) high, circa 1933 (some trim replaced, possibly done at factory)
Originally from the Schuco Archive auction in the 1970s.
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