...........
...............................................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................



..........................
.............................Wall of Marionettes await auction
................................................- Spring 2005
...............
Display Cases filled with Hand Puppets and Props at the same auction.
............
What is believed to be a early version of Jojo the Puppet and several items pertaining to Jojo.



...........................
Cases filled three large walls, all filled with the entire collection of Paul's Puppets ( Hand Puppets ) . Marionettes filled three other walls.
...........................
Under this wall of puppets for auction, back drop and sets can be seen. On the wall, in the center, you can clearly see characters from the Tinderbox.
................
Hand puppet soldier from the Tinderbox awaits the auction

............................................................................................................
All of the sets from Paul's Puppets were made and created by Bernie and Edie Paul. As much detail as possible was added to make the set look as real as possible.
........
A nervous looking puppet gets ready to be sold at auction.
.........................................................................................................................
This mean old witch seems to be pointing those at the auction away from here and towards Cinderella, who was hanging out a few feet away.


....................
Sleepy soldier from the Tinderbox ( Hand Puppet )

.............................................
A face only a mother could love. On second thought, we'll let mom make an exception for this one.





.................................

...........................The Royal Chef, Marionette.





........

Characters from Ali Baba ( Marionette Show ) at the auction .
....................................................
This character, believed to be from the play Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, doesn't look to happy on auction day.

................
..................The Coachman looks ready for bids.


.............................
.....................Punch and Judy Hand Puppets awaiting the Auction

...................
 Santa Claus, from the Paul's Puppets show A Night before Christmas, but I'm not sure who that is behind him .

...............
Another view of one of the walls of puppets available that day.



...........................................................
I'm not sure what play the Talking Tree belongs to, but this puppet would make you look twice at how it turned out.

................................................................
Three marionette elves, believed to have been used in the Paul's Puppets play Snow White and the Little Men 

...............................................................
One of the most popular auctioned off puppets was the Hula Dancer marionette.

..
...................................


.................................
More details and props that were available.



..................................................
........The very popular diver from the play the Little Mermaid.


...........................
.................The marionettes from the play the Fox and the Crow..

..............
............Piles of set material await auction.
......................................
.......Another popular puppet that day was that of the mermaid.

.................
...........The marionette Rumplestilizkin .

............
...........One of several kings auctioned off that day.

....................
................................." Puppet Mobile"

.....................
................................" Puppet Mobile # 2 "

...........
.............. Side view of the Puppet Mobile



.............................................................................
This Marionette almost looks as if he's willing to put up a fight to anyone who dares to remove him from the wall.




...............

...................A jester marionette.


.......................
.............................The knight on the horse puppet.

.......................

.............................
 
.............................................................................................................................................................

.......................................................................................................... ..................... .....................