Mystery Parrot in a Cage

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Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by spudgy » Sat Sep 08, 2012 4:32 pm

:?: Okay folks, Here's another challenge for you. It's a put-together parrot in a cage. The parrot swivels around it's center perch. :?: It's 3/4" x 3/4" x 3/8".
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Re: Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by dianep2 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:18 pm

Wow, your parrot in a cage really is a mystery. What a neat little toy. My guess is NOT Cracker Jack but I am not the expert. I hope one of our experts replies to your post. CJ or not, it sure is cute. Thanks for showing us your little mystery.
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Re: Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by Cyndy Boesch » Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:05 pm

I have this same put-together in red. I think it is Cracker Jack.

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Re: Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by dianep2 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:21 pm

:confused: Thanks, Cyndy. Like I said, I am not the expert. Now that I know it is Cracker Jack, I sure wish I had one. If you have a dup, save it for me.
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Re: Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by spudgy » Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:22 pm

Thanks Cyndy and Diane. Wouldn't it be nice if there was a complete, definitive catalog of every prize ever made? I personally have many toys that have the CJ look and feel but I keep holding them out of my displays for lack of proof, not to mention that I wouldn't know which series and date to put them in. Hmmmm. Maybe I shouldn't discriminate against a poor little toy just because of it's questionable pedigree. LOL.

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Re: Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by Luke » Sat Sep 08, 2012 8:39 pm

1960's is all I can tell ya, as that's when the put-togethers were made. But take that with a grain of salt, as my expertise is rather limited with Cracker Jack prizes.

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Re: Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by dianep2 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:33 pm

:funny: Spudgy, I think a catalog like that would only appear in Cracker Jack Heaven but it is a wonderful thought. Yes, I guess we CJ collectors do have to own up to the fact that just maybe there are a few cute little toys out there that are not CJ. Hard to believe though.
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Re: Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by gracecarriveau » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:57 am

For some reason it reminds me of a cereal premium. Although I don't know or remember why at the moment. :|p

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Re: Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by dianep2 » Sun Sep 09, 2012 11:17 am

That is always a possibility, too. Any other opinions about the "bird in a cage" out there?
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Re: Mystery Parrot in a Cage

Post by Luke » Tue Sep 11, 2012 4:58 pm

spudgy wrote:Wouldn't it be nice if there was a complete, definitive catalog of every prize ever made?
In a way we're working on that with our Study Groups. If there's something you wish to see, you could always start a new study group. Schools in session! Which reminds me, I have a new study group to make tonight. ;)

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