Ch to Cz - Heads & Figurines

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Chaka (1st Version)

1st Version - Series A Composite. Sculpted by Fred Wright. Height 8 inches. Has a brown  headband or red headband with yellow spots. Produced between 1962 and 1967.

It has the inverted wire hanger and a sticker which reads "Chaka Zulu Warrior King 1788-1828

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st Version Chaka
 
Chaka transformed the insignificant tribe of Zulus into the fierce warrior nation which terrorized a large part of South Africa during the 19th century. Under his ruthless direction the whole Zulu nation was organized for the sole purpose of war and conquest. Chaka was murdered by his two brothers during the conspiracy of 1828.

The three different paintings of the headband. The first two are the first version Chaka, the third is the second version Chaka

Chaka (2nd Version)

2nd Version - Series A Composite. Red headband and a recess back. Produced in 1988

 

Rarity - Fairly Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Version Chaka

2nd Version Chaka

2nd Version (back)

Chaka Base Lamp See Lamps    
Chambermaid Possible experimental model that may have never been produced. If this model does exist it would have been one of the last made by Bossons (1995/1996) 

See also Riverboat Gambler, Gamekeeper.

 

Chef

Produced between 1970 and 1996. Height 6 inches. Series B Composite.

1st Version has hollow back + staple mount and is slightly larger.

2nd Version tends to be a lighter colour.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st Version

 

2nd Version

Chensing.

Shelf Ornament produced between 1962 and 1963. Sculpted by Fred Wright. Height 8 inches. There is also a rarer lamp version. Tibetan is the similar wall hung version and is  is Very Common. Also see Chensing Lamp (see Lamps)

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cheyenne

Produced between 1970 and March 1992 when the mould was destroyed. Sculpted by Fred Wright. Height 11 inches. Wall Figurine Composite.

(see Detailed Studies)

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is a Second Design with a fringed jacket.

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Cheyenne (Bare Arm)

Produced for a few months in 1989.  Sculpted by Fred Wright. Height 11 inches. Wall Figurine Composite.

This model came with a plain or painted shield. The painted shield version is rarer.

(see Detailed Studies)

 

Rarity - One of the Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plain Shield Version

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Plain shield version

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Cheyenne (Bare Arm with Paint Shield)

 

The rarer painted shield Version

 

Rarity - One of the Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice that the above models are painted slightly differently from the model on the right (look at the shields in particular).  This is not unusual for Bossons models which were all hand painted by different paintresses, so some variations were inevitable (SC & FO).

Churchill

See Winston Churchill    

Clipper Captain

Produced 1993  to 1996. Sculpted by Alice Brindley. Height 5 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Coaching Days Lamp See Lamps    
Coaching Days Bookends See Bookends    

Col Custer & Sitting Bull

Produced 1990 to 1996. 9500 pieces made  as a Limited Edition model. Sculpted  by Alice Brindley. Height 7.5 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'Lt Col Armstrong Custer & Sioux Chief Sitting Bull'. Limited Edition of 8500 copies.

Col Custer & Sitting Bull (cont)
Cook

One of the last Bossons to be produced in 1996. Prototype that never went into production. Sculpted by Alice Brindley.

 

Rarity - The Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'Cook ' personally signed by Jane  and Ray Bossons. They don't come any rarer than this ...

 

Coolie

Produced 1964 to 1970. Series A Composite.

Sculpted by Fred Wright. Height 8 inches. There are green and blue shirt versions.

 

Rarity - Fairly Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cossack

Produced in 1996 only

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Corsican

Produced 1960 to 1969. Series B Composite. Height 5.5 inches.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cowboy See Rawhide    

Coxswain Produced 1986 to 1994.

Sculpted by Alice Brindley. Height 6 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cricketer

One of the last Bossons to be produced in 1996

 

Rarity - One of the Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Custer and Sitting Bull See 'Col Armstrong Custer & Sioux Chief Sitting Bull'