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Hummel; Featuring the timeless Hummels produced in Germany by skilled Bavarian artists.  Based on the artwork of Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel.

All pieces listed are "authentic" and are in good condition unless noted otherwise. Some of these Hummels were purchased in Europe in the early 1950’s.

For over a hundred years, the world has been charmed by the gentle innocence of the Hummel figurine. These timeless collectibles have endured the test of time, and collectors worldwide continue to be fascinated by the child-like innocence that they represent. In 1871, Franz Detleff Goebel and his son, William, founded the Goebel Co. Nineteen years later, the first Goebel porcelain doll was produced. See more at bottom of page.

hummel collectible canister set  CANISTER COLLECTION Set of 4
  flour, sugar, coffee, tea   Click on piece to see backstamp
  Danbury Mint 1987 - 1992
  Condition: Mint, Complete with Seals, no box
  Set of 4 DMIHUC $274.99
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hummel collectible plate apple treehummel apple tree backstamp  APPLE TREE BOY & GIRL
  Limited Edition Plate by M. J. Hummel, Germany
  Little Companions Plate Collection
  Danbury Mint 1989 - 1990
  Condition: Very Good, Displayed only, no box
  Plate 8 1/4" # A4356 HUMLITC $24.99
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boy with bird ashtray  BOY WITH BIRD
  This has the V backstamp - to light to show
  Limited Edition Ashtray by M. J. Hummel, Germany
  Pattern: 166
  Status: 1935 - 1989
  Condition: Very Good, Displayed only, no box
  Ashtray 6 1/8" HUBOWBA $68.99
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The following Pieces Are Out of Stock
hummel, adoration
adoration stamp
hummel, barnyard hero
barnyard hero stamp
hummel, close harmony
close harmony backstamp
hummel duet
duet stamp
hummel, easter time
easter stamp
hummel, madonna
madonna stamp
hummel, serenade
serenade stamp
hummel, silent night candle
silent night stamp
hummel, sheet music
sweet music stamp
heavenly protection
hummel, heavenly protection

While in Munich, Frank Goebel viewed a greeting card that caught his eye. The drawings were simplistic yet touching in their innocence. He realized that these simple drawings could be the perfect starting point for a new line of figurines.
The talented artist was Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel, a member of the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, at the Convent of Siessen. In 1934, Franz Goebel wrote a letter to her suggesting that Goebel artists convert her two-dimensional drawings into three-dimensional figurines.
He reassured her that the figurines would be true to her artwork and they would be meticulously handcrafted to meet the highest quality standards.
The introduction of M.I. Hummel figurines was in 1935 at the Leipzig Fair, a major international trade show.
To mark its 100th birthday in 1971, Goebel entered the collectors plate market with the introduction of the first edition of the M.I. Hummel annual plate.

M.I.Hummel and Hummel, in signature and/or block forms, are registered trademarks of W.Goebel Porzellanfabrik Gmbh & Co. KG, Germany. Click here to view trademarks

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