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WADE GUINNESS "WELLINGTON BOOT" PROMOTIONAL FIGURE. 1968.

In December 1968, Guinness Brewing commissioned George Wade to produce four promotional figurines based on characters featured in the "Guinness Book of Advertising."
The order was for 3000 sets of the four figurines and 8000 singles ( 2000 each of the four ). These figurines have proven to be highly collectable and due to the limited issue, are hard to find and thus command a high price.

None of the figurines are marked with a Wade backstamp or mark but all have " GUINNESS " mold-marked on the front of the base. However, the hand painted underglaze finish is unmistakably "WADE".

WELLINGTON BOOT-- This figure is based on a contemporary caricature of the Duke of Wellington after the Battle of Waterloo and first used as a Guinness advertisement in 1933. The figure measures 3-1/2" high by 1-3/4" oval shaped base.

In EXCELLENT condition, no chips or cracks.

Please look at my other GUINNESS PROMOTIONAL FIGURINES of this set in my listings.

Pickup: Avondale, Auckland.

Will combine postage for more than one purchase where possible.
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  • Seller location: Auckland City, Auckland, NZ

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