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1984 Schmid Beatrix Potter Simpkin Hanging Ornament

1984 Schmid Beatrix Potter Simpkin Hanging Ornament

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Like New, Old Store Stock. Vintage 1984 Beatrix Potter Simpkin Hanging Ornament from Schmid.  Never used. In Excellent condition for its age. Free of cracks, chips, stains, and crazing.

Hand-painted polished glaze ceramic ornament. The cat is in the story of The Tailor of Gloucester. The story is about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by the grateful mice he rescues from his cat “Simpkin” and was based on a real world incident involving a tailor and his assistants. For years, Potter declared that of all her books it was her personal favorite.

A shiny glaze covers the vibrant Simpkin and shows off the beautiful shade of the cat’s green coat and pink bag. Original tag is still attached to the original gold cord of this ornament. It is stamped on the back “c FW Co 1984”. Simpkin was originally purchased for my former store as part of my Beatrix Potter Schmid collection in 1985. This is the last Simpkin ornament left in my inventory. I will also include a gift box to store your ornament in.

All of the Schmid ornaments are retired as Schmid & Company closed its doors in 1995.

  • Height - 3 in
  • Width - 2 1/8 in

This 1984 ornament is in excellent condition and is considered new as it was never sold. The rare ornament will brighten any child’s holiday tree or a great gift for the discriminating Beatrix Potter collector

        Items that I sell that are marked vintage, antique or collectible may show some signs of wear to the original boxes or original package when available. See pictures for detail. All of my items come from a smoke-free environment. I do combine shipping on multiple items.

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