Prototype Randotti "Jungle Cruise" Elephant Figure.

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Disneyana Start Price:600.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,200.00 USD
Prototype Randotti  Jungle Cruise  Elephant Figure.
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This item SOLD at 2018 Aug 25 @ 17:31UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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(Disney, 1971) An unproduced prototype figure, created by the Randotti Company, of an elephant from the "Jungle Cruise" attraction. Randotti famously created the popular tombstones, skulls, and other souvenirs from the early days of Disneyland. In 1971, shortly before the opening of Walt Disney World, Disney had Randotti develop these new "Jungle Cruise" figures to be sold once the new park opened. However, during production, the limbs and the trunks of the elephant figures would frequently break while being separated from the mold. It was decided that Randotti should focus their production on the other, more easily produced souvenirs for Walt Disney World. As such, very few of these figures were created and none were ever sold in the parks. This figure bears the "Randotti" copyright on the base. This item measures 7.5" tall and is in good condition, with an expected break in the left-arm and some small chipping throughout.