|Dimensions||3 × 2.5 × 4.5 in|
Clockwork Pig w/ Drum
WIND-UP PIG PLAYING DRUM. Schuco 980/2 Drumming Pig. Pale pink felt body, head and arms. Pig has tongue sticking out and rosy cheeks. He is wearing a white cap and blue overalls and is carrying a tinplate drum w/ red design on sides. Keyhole in back for wind-up key. He is holding a drumstick in either hand, and when wound he raises his arms up and down to bang on the drum. Part of a Walt Disney Three Little Pigs set. Manufactured by Schuco. Made in Germany, c. 1934.
Based on Disney’s 1933 Silly Symphony animated short film “Three Little Pigs”. In 1934, Schuco struck a licensing deal with Disney, which allowed them to design toys in the likeness of the characters in the film.
Obvious overall wear and age. Felt is faded, discolored and has some holes. See photos. still works when wound.