This One Was Made by Multi Products of Chicago, in 1954.
" 1954 Multi Prod. Inc.", Incised in Back Base. No Label on Front, but Does Like It Had One.
It is Made from Wood Flour/Powder, Waxes and Resins that Were Compressed into a Mold, then Handpainted, in Most Instances. Very Similar to SYROCO Products and Often Dubbed SYROCCO, Because of the Similarities.
He Has Wear Throughout, but No Cracks. Has a Hole in His Left Hand, Which May Have Been for Another Feather.
I'm selling my Syroco and Multi Products figurine collection, which my Father began 50 years ago. Over 200 items--Stay Tuned !!!
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As most of you know, authentic SYROCO (a.k.a. Syrocco, Siroco, SyrocoWood, Syroco Wood) items were made by SYracuse Ornamental CO., in Syracuse N.Y. and MPI (a.k.a. Mult Prod, Multi Prod, MPI) items, were made by Multi Products Inc., of Chicago, IL. Many similar items were made by OrnaWood, Burwood, Anri and Homco. Anri figurines were generally hand carved and the others produced wall items, clocks, pipe holders, etc., but not many figures. Multi Products Inc. had a contract with Walt Disney Productions, in the early 40's, to produce many Disney Characters. The bases were often incised with MPI, WDP and KFS (King Features Syndicate--Comic Strip Characters).
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