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My $5 Set Of 1960s Louis Marx U.S. Presidents, Now Wall Mounted On A 3-Tier Riser I Fabricated.

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 ..by Anura Guruge


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I Need Louis Marx 1960 President Grover Cleveland — May 19, 2013.
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Meredith, NH Community Yard Sale … — May 18, 2013.


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These were the figures I bought, all jumbled up and thrown together, in a plastic bag, at the Meredith Community Yard Sale last month.

I wanted to display them, so I built this 3-tier riser. Yes, contrary to the widespread belief that all I can do is write, I can, if I put my mind to it, make most any kind of shelving — having 4 decades of hands on experience putting up probably a 1/4 mile worth of shelving.

It appears that I do have Grover!

Those of you who know your presidents, better than obviously does the 12-year old Devanee, probably have already worked it out.

Grover is unique and even President Obama, as I wrote about in 2009, slipped up on that one. Yes, like the notorious 3-term Benedict IX (#146, #148 & #151) Grover served 2 non-consecutive terms (#22 & #24). Though she should have spotted that, that is where Devanee slipped up. She didn’t find the 2nd Grover!

But, the 1st Grover is there, standing proud, in a nice gray long-coat suit. So, I am happy. Joys of yard sales.

I Need A Louis Marx 1960s President Grover Cleveland Plastic Figure PLEASE. Of Course, I Will Pay. Help.

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Meredith, NH Community Yard Sale … — May 18, 2013.


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On Saturday, at the Meredith yard sale, I came across a plastic bag full of little plastic figures. I asked the lady what they were and she said that they were ALL the U.S. Presidents. She wanted $5 for it. She said that it had been her sons and that he had played with them all the time. I asked her how far it went and she said ‘Regan‘. She also implied that the set was complete. The son, who appeared to be in his early teens, was also around – though immersed playing a video game. I bought the bag, without even opening it, since it looked cute and the price was right.

We didn’t get to unpack any of the stuff from the yard sale till yesterday. I got Devanee to use one of her books on the Presidents to sort them out and line them up.

No, it didn’t go as far as Regan. It stopped with Nixon and Grover was missing! That was a bummer. It is a neat set. I will take a picture and post it.

Complete sets are selling on eBay in the $50 to $75 range. No I don’t want to sell it. I want a complete set. I will build some kind of display for it.

IF you have a figure of Grover for sale let me know. Of course, I will pay. If you have another complete set you want to sell. Let me know. Yes, I contacted the seller on eBay.

Thanks.