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Wanted: 1970's Big Bird Plush Doll

Discussion in 'Sesame Merchandise' started by kattz7, Apr 2, 2010.

  1. kattz7

    kattz7 New Member

    Does anyone know where I can purchase a Big Bird that was made back in the 70's.
    I was only 8 then, so all I can remember is he had a hole at the back of his head for the finger to enter for moving his beak open and closed. This Big Bird also did not have plush legs. His legs were made of a hard plastic or something to that nature. He was all yellow and about 14 inches tall.
    I had him stolen at 10 years old and would love to have him replaced. I have not seen any Big Birds that have a hole in the back of the head for beak movement or with hard plastic legs since mine was stolen, so maybe he was a special series...no idea.

    Thank you
  2. hemi

    hemi Member

    PLEASE CHECK OUT THE "FOR SALE SECTION" ON MY MUPPET COLLECTABLES WEBSITE
    I HAVE YOUR RARE BIGBIRD FOR SALE FOR A DECENT PRICE
    HERE'S THE LINK
    http://www.everyoneweb.com/www.muppetcave.com/
    GREATINGS HEMI
  3. kattz7

    kattz7 New Member

    Thank you for your response.

    I am very much interested in viewing your Big Bird, however, with all the merchandise on your site I can't find him.
    Could you please provide the exact URL and the price you are asking. Here is my personal email if you would like to make a deal on my dearly sought after Big Bird. discanddat at hotmail dot com

    Thank you,
    Kim
  4. Pino

    Pino Member

    They appeare also a lot on Ebay usa... just keep a look at that and mail them about the finger insered behind its head ;)
  5. hemi

    hemi Member

    Hi Pino,

    Its the Topper Toy bigbird that she was looking for,it was only produced 2 years from 1971-72
    Its a really rare puppet and i cant agree that they appaere a lot on ebay.com,otherwise i would have bought them for sure!
    think its the nicest bigbird puppet ever released!
    last 4 years i only spotted 3 of them,2 wich i bought,other one was boxed and reached higher level bids!
  6. Pino

    Pino Member

    is that one different then the questor version?
    I see them regularly on ebay
  7. hemi

    hemi Member

  8. Pino

    Pino Member

    Aaaaah the I was lucky.. I have that one bought on Ebay a month ago for just 12 dollars. I see you have Ernie too is that also different with the questor?
  9. hemi

    hemi Member

    hi pino,
    this is not my collection,but the collection of Joad Henry from Canada (ik ben van Belgie)
    i only have Oscar mib,bigbird unboxed
    Topper toys ernie got two versions as you can see in his collection only there shirt are different
    dont tell me you bought bigbird boxed for 12$ because than you really made a awnsome deal!
    Aldo for 12$ you also made a great deal (even unboxed) because its a really rare puppet
  10. bird143

    bird143 New Member


    Kattz7,
    Are you still interested in the 1970's Big Bird? I have one and would consider selling it.


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