.........The Puppet Auction






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" Puppet Mobile"

" Puppet Mobile # 2 "


Wall of Marionettes await auction
- Spring 2005


Display Cases filled with Hand Puppets and Props at the same auction.

 Side view of the Puppet Mobile


Hand puppet soldier from the Tinderbox awaits the auction


Punch and Judy Hand Puppets awaiting the Auction

Whatis believed to be a early version of Jojo the Puppet and several items pertaining to Jojo.


Cases filled three large walls, all filled with the entire collection of Paul's Puppets ( Hand Puppets ) . Marionettes filled three other walls.

This Marionette almost looks as if he's willing to put up a fight to anyone who dares to remove him from the wall.


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...................A jester marionette.

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...........The marionette Rumplestilizkin .




The marionettes from the play the Fox and the Crow.
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The very popular diver from the play the Little Mermaid.

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Three marionette elves, believed to have been used in the Paul's Puppets play Snow White and the Little Men .



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One of the most popular auctioned off puppets was the Hula Dancer marionette.
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.....One of several kings auctioned off that day.


The knight on the horse puppet.
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Another view of one of the walls of puppets available that day.


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Another popular puppet that day was that if the mermaid.
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.......Piles of set material await auction.




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This character, believed to be from the play Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, doesn't look to happy on auction day.
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This mean old witch seems to be pointing those at the auction away from here and towards Cinderella, who was hanging out a few feet away.







Under this wall of puppets for auction, back drop and sets can se seen. On the wall, in the center, you can clearly see characters from the Tinderbox.





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Characters from Ali Baba ( Marionette Show ) at the auction .






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..........The Royal Chef, Marionette.

 Santa Claus, from the Paul's Puppets show A Night before Christmas, but I'm not sure who that is behind him .


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All of the sets from Paul's Puppets were made and created by Bernie and Edie Paul. As much detail as possible was added to make the set look as real as possible.
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Sleepy soldier from the Tinderbox ( Hand Puppet )
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A face only a mother could love. On second thought, we'll let mom make an exception for this one.

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I'm not sure what play the Talking Tree belongs to, but this puppet would make you look twice at how it turned out.



A nervous looking puppet gets ready to be sold at auction.

......The Coachman looks ready for bids.
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......More details and props that were available.







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