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A Spring Break with Betty Boop, Part 2

1989BabyBoopSpringMugAs we continue our Springtime collectibles, the next thing that springs to mind is actually a Baby Boop item.  It is a Baby Boop Ceramic Mug from 1989.  The mug is 3 inches tall and pictures Baby Boop blowing bubbles at Pudgy.  She is dressed in a pink bonnet, flowers all around, it is so springtime! Printed and glazed on bottom “© 1989 King Features Syndicate Inc., Fleischer Studio Inc. All Rights Reserved Exclusively distributed by Presents P5412”.

In 2000, Wade introduced Betty Boop Springtime.  Betty has her picnic basket, straw hat, and a bunny.  As with most Wade productions, this was limited to 1000 pieces, so is somewhat difficult to find.

Hope you continue to enjoy this little springtime break.  As always, if you have any questions about a collectible I cover, just post them here!


Fa La La La La, It’s a Betty Boop Christmas!

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1930s Christmas lights

Here we are in December, and the holiday season is upon us!  And through the years, Betty Boop has certainly enjoyed taking part in Christmas.  Personally, I find this very interesting, as Betty takes on the role of Santa Claus in some cases, and to the best of my knowledge, would be the first female to appear as the Jolly Old Saint Nick!  Betty was always a trendsetter, far ahead of her time, and I certainly appreciate and celebrate the Fleischers’ efforts at bringing gender equality into the mainstream.

One of the first appearances by Betty as a Christmas item is in the Cartoon Comics Christmas Tree LightsContinue reading

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