Mr Peanut Planters Advertising Wood Segmented Toy by Schoenhut Toys

Product #T494C

All original wood segmented toy doll that depicts the popular Mr Peanut with his top hat, he is the well known icon for Planters Peanuts. This wood toy measures 8 1/2″ high and is approximately 8″ wide when you extend it’s arms out as far as they will go. Note that there is a paper with information that reads, ‘Mr Peanut Doll – The Mr. Peanut advertising doll was made by the Schoenhut Toy Company, founded in 1911 in Philadelphia by Albert Schoenhut, for the Planter’s Nut and Chocolate Co. The nut and chocolate organization was formed in Wilkes-Barre, PA in 1906. The trademark, ‘Mr Peanut’ was adopted for promotion by 1916. The Planter’s Nut Company merged with Nabisco in 2004. Mr Peanut was honored and earned a star on Madison Avenue’s Walk of Fame. What a fun Schoenhut toy to add to your Antique advertising collections!

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