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I am offering a Precious Moments annual 1993 figurine called "Happiness Is At Our Fingertips." The Item No. is #529931. It is made from porcelain bisque.
Variation - Butterfly - Stock #10551 - $22.99
- There is a box, tent card, and hang tag with this item.
- It is securely placed in its Styrofoam container.
- The original box and outer band (if applicable) may show signs of storage and/or age.
- This item is "New Other," never displayed, stored in its box since purchase."New Other," as defined by , means: a new, unused item with absolutely no signs of wear. The item may be missing the original packaging, or in the original packaging but not sealed. The item may be factory second or a new, unused item with defects. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any style="text-align: center;">
This figurine is in"MINT"condition. There are no chips, crazing, repairs, fading of colors (if any), or obvious flaws. The Precious Moments logo, name, symbol and item number are embedded into the mold on the bottom of the figurine which guarantee authenticity. The item has been opened for inspection and picture-taking for this ad. Please review all photographs to make your own assessment of the condition of these items. This piece comes from a smoke-free Environment.
HISTORY OF PRECIOUS MOMENTS
As written inThe 1999 Thirteenth Edition Genuine & Original Greenbook Guide to Precious Moments by Enesco: "Sam Butcher, the artist and creator of Precious Moments, first began his career as a 'chalk board minister,' using illustrations to teach young children about God."
"In 1974, Sam partnered with a friend, William Biel, to start the 'Jonathan & David' inspirational greeting card business that featured the teardrop-eyed children he had been drawing for family and friends. He called them 'Precious Moments' because they spread love, caring and sharing in everyday situations. The Card Company was the first step toward success for the artist and his Precious Moments illustrations."
"It was in 1978 that Enesco Corporation President Eugene Freedman first saw Sam's simple drawings on a small line of greeting cards and posters....When Gene called Sam and Bill, they were initially reluctant to talk to him, as they were hoping to have the artwork made into porcelain themselves...."
"Mr. Freedman took the artwork to Japan to his friend, Master Sculptor Yasuhei Fujioka, and with his creative genius, Fujioka-san transformed the illustrations into figurines...."
"In the fall of 1978, the first 21 porcelain bisque figurines, each one handcrafted and individually painted, were introduced on the market....The Precious Moments Collection by Enesco is now the number one collectible in the country and numbers more than 1,500 subjects for every occasion and every sentiment."
"....The drawings are sent to the Precious Moments Design Studio in Nagoya, Japan, where a team of highly skilled artisans translates the art into a finely sculptured clay model."
"It requires five to seven days to produce a single Precious Moments figurine. Each artisan is extensively trained from the sculptor to the painter, who takes three years to master the famous teardrop eyes--considered to be the most important and most difficult element of the figurine. It's this attention to detail and quality that has kept the Precious Moments Collection so highly valued by collectors and so true to Sam's original artwork."
"The three founding 'fathers' of the Collection, Sam, Gene, and Fujioko-san, are loyal to the integrity of the Collection and their belief in living the Precious Moments motto of 'Loving, Caring, and Sharing.' Whatever the occasion, the Precious Moments Collection expresses a heartfelt sentiment without saying a word. Collectors have found joy in both giving and receiving Precious Moments figurines."
FREE SHIPPING IN THE CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES FOR THIS ITEM!!
ADDING THIS BEAUTIFULLY DETAILED FIGURINE TO YOUR PRECIOUS MOMENTS COLLECTION IS A "MUST."
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Michigan residents to pay a six percent (6%) sales tax.
Shipping will beFREEWITHIN THE CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES.
Your merchandise will be shipped eitherUSPS PRIORITY OR FEDEX HOME DELIVERYwhich should reach you within 2-8 business days; however, once the merchandise leaves my hands, I have no control over delivery times. All merchandise has delivery confirmation added to it. I assure you that the best packing supplies will be used. I ship within one (1) business day after your payment has been confirmed.
International shipping is to the following countries: Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and United Kingdom. This international shipping is done through the Global Shipping Program with . Merchandise values will not be marked below value and items will not be as "Gifts" -- US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.
I will also ship to Hawaii, Alaska, United States Protectorates and APO/FPO's. For Hawaii, Alaska, United States Protectorates and APO/ FPO's the Buyer must email Seller requesting an approximate shipping cost.
TERMS OF SALE
I have done my best to describe the merchandise as accurately as possible based on how I have viewed the item through my eyes. If there are any obvious imperfections, I will clearly state that and state, "As Is," within my description. Color is very hard to depict in photographs, which I personally take; therefore, please be aware that the color of the item may not be exactly as shown in the photographs. I am not an expert or a collector. I kindly request that if you have any questions regarding your offer on any item, please e-mail me prior to offerding to avoid any future problems. It is my philosophy that all matters can be resolved to our mutual satisfaction as long as there has been communication by both parties.
This item has a14 Day Return Policy. TheBUYERmust contact the Sellerwithin 14 days after receipt of the itemin order to receive a full money back refund. It is the responsibility of the buyer to pay for all return shipping fees. The item(s) must be packed and returned in the same condition as received. The method of return mailing must be the same as was shipped to the buyer; either USPS FIRST CLASS, USPS PRIORITY or UPS Ground. I endeavor to show high quality photographs and to give accurate and honest descriptions on each item. Please review these photographs and make a determination as to whether you should purchase this item or not.
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This item may have been previously owned and will state as such.If we state that an item is "New" we are stating that the item has never been on display or used. The box may have been opened andthe contentsremoved, but that was done for inspection and to take pictures of the item you will be receiving. Any descriptions given of merchandise is made to the best of my ability, knowledge and research. Any errors or omissions are not made with the intention of misleading or deceiving. It is for that reason that I ask you to email me with any questions before submitting a offer in order to avoid any confusion or conflicts.
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