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Just added another Frank Marshall Ventriloquist antique dummy to the collection

Here is a really cool Frank Marshall antique Ventriloquist dummy circa 1940’s. I love the face on this one. Frank Marshall made some of the most famous dummies of all time including Jerry Mahoney, Danny O’Day, Farfel and some say even Charlie McCarthy….  His pieces are are considered some of the rarest most collectible pieces today. I have been collecting ventriloquist dummies for over 20 years and I am always looking to add more.   […]

Steve “the Customer Service Guy”

Here is Steve giving me a hard time once again. We will be on the road most of March in the Midwest come on out and meet Steve, maybe he can give you some computer advice!

McElroy Like Ventriloquist dummy mold

Here is  a new ventriloquist dummy I am working on. He is made to look similar to my original McElroy dummy. Its a fun character and will be great to use him in the act.

Collection

For over 20 years Andy Gross has been collecting ventriloquism and magic empherma. His collection now consists of over 250 antique ventriloquist dummies dating back to the early 1800’s. Andy is always looking to expand his ever growing collection of antique ventriloquist dummies and any related items to ventriloquism and or magic! Be sure to contact him today if you have anything that he may be interested in or if you are just curious as to what […]

Cool Shot of McElroy Ventriloquist Dummy

I am in the airport waiting to get out of South Dakota.. it is 1 degree… So Orlando will be nice tonight… I just saw this cool shot of my my 75 year old McElroy ventriloquist dummy. All original..

Here is a a photo of one of my most recent antique ventriloquist dummy additions…

Here is a a photo of one of my most recent antique ventriloquist dummy additions to the collection. This was built circa 1950 by Len Insull out of England. It is an extremely rare face that has over 6 mechanical movements in mint cond. Note the upper and lower moving mouth is made from leather…