24 RED ROSE TEA Wade Figurines NURSERY RHYMES Full Set

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 10,2006
  • Channel: Online Auction

24 RED ROSE TEA Wade Figurines NURSERY RHYMES Full Set
TWENTY FOUR DIFFERENT RED ROSE TEA WADE MINIATURE FIGURINES NURSERY RHYMES FIGURES FOR RED ROSE TEA (no hidden reserve and only 99¢ to start the bidding off )

( see details below about "FIRST BIDDER BONUS" )

This is a complete set of 24 rare Wade Nursery Rhyme figurines that were produced in England and distributed as promotional items with Red Rose Tea in Canada from 1972 to 1979. The first set of Wade figures put out for Red Rose Tea was the 32 piece set of animals. The Nursery rhyme figures , were the second style of this type of promotional set produced by Wade for the Red Rose Tea company. ( Whimisies )

This set consists of:

Humpty Dumpty Little Boy Blue Puss in Boots Three Bears Pied Piper Black Sheep Queen of Hearts Little Red Riding Hood Gingerbread Man Mother Goose Little Miss Muffet Wee Willie Winkie Hickory Dickory Dock Goosey Gander Jack Jill Doctor Foster Tom the Piper's Son Little Bo Peep Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe The House that Jack Built Cat and Fiddle Little Jack Horner Old King Cole

Individually, each of these figures sell in the $4 to $10 range and many of them, such as the Gingerbread Man , The Three Bears and the Black Sheep , to name a few, sell for multiples of that! They are being offered for a low starting bid and no reserve. They are all in near mint condition with no chips, or cracks. This indeed is a great opportunity to obtain the whole set. No more searching for individual figures including the very hard to find and expensive Gingerbread man. The Gingerbread Man is often seen retailing for $30 to $45 each.

NOTES: Also see our other ebay auctions. We are also featuring the first issue of the miniature animals produced for Red Rose Tea by Wade. (We have included a photo of that set as well in this listing.)

CONDITION : Mint

VALUE : $100 to $200

OPENING BID : $ .99 Yes only 99¢ to start the bidding off on this item and be entitled to the First Bidder Bonus see details below

S & H : $12

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