This listing is for a nice vintage 1950's mohair large yes-no monkey made by Schuco. The Schuco Company was founded in Germany in 1912 and is one of the premier and earliest makers of mohair teddy bears and animals. A similar monkey was produced by Steiff and named "Jocko", however, I don't know what Schuco called this adorable little guy. He's called the "yes-no" monkey since at the turn of his tail, the monkey turns his head for "no" and when the tail is raised and lowered, his head makes the motion for "yes". The movement is smooth and this action works correctly.
Dimensions: 18" tall and 6" wide at shoulders.
Condition: This mohair monkey is in very good Estate condition good but he does have the following minor problems. There are some pin-point moth holes on the felt face with more pronounced moth holes on the other felt areas (ears, hands and feet), two fingers have the wire protruding at fingertips and there are some worn areas in the mohair body with the biggest mohair wear being on his upper chest. Please view all photos as part of the description. The monkey has an internal growler, however, this no longer works and his straw stuffed body has hardened with age. Although he's got a few moth holes and worn spots on the mohair, this monkey is adorable and has lots of personality.
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