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    The Beatles Yellow Submarine Prototype Test Set Porcelain Figurines With Security Tags (Goebel, 1968). All we can say is wow! This porcelain set is a pre-production prototype of the very limited 1968 edition of the Yellow Submarine figures, made by the famous German company Goebel -- perhaps best known as the exclusive manufacturer of the highly-collectible Hummel figurines. It is in every way the same as the very limited production run, with the exception of having none of the psychedelic paint, which would have been hand-applied to the versions later made for sale.

    Includes: 1) John Lennon measuring approx: 8.5" tall with metal security tag and numbered #A005613. The bottom of his shoes right foot says: Bull 308 and left shows 1968 with blue writing on the side; 2) Paul McCartney measuring approx: 8.5" tall with metal security tag and numbered #A005607. The bottom of his shoes right foot says: Bull 308 with blue writing on the side. The left foot shows 1968; 3) George Harrison measuring approx: 8.5" tall with metal security tag and numbered #A005609. The bottom of his shoes right foot says: Bull 308 and left shows 1968 with blue writing on the side of his pant leg; 4) Ringo Starr measuring approx: 8.5" tall with metal security tag and numbered #A005611. The bottom of his shoes right foot says: Bull 308 with blue writing on his pant leg. The left foot shows 1968.

    This test set is in Near Mint condition, with no chipping, the glaze fresh and shiny. The movie Yellow Submarine was a whimsical animated feature that set the standard for this type of cinema for years to come. These examples are beyond rare and will fit nicely into the better part of your collection. Don't miss out a rare opportunity to purchase this magnificent, elusive figurine set! COA from Heritage Auctions. From the Connie and Dennis Dailey Monumental Beatles Collection.




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    July, 2021
    16th-18th Friday-Sunday
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