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The Blow Mold Expert

1500 for complete ALF choir?

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I have an oppurtunity to buy a complete set of first generation (smaller 11" heads rather than the later taller figures with 12" heads) ALF choir children, and a set of 2 ALF angel choir children for 1500 for the whole package.  They were displayed at a Sears store in downtown Hamilton, Ontario Canada in the mid 50s and early 60s.  Its the (almost) complete set of 6 small choir children. It has the half body muffin top boy, blonde boy, and brunette boy that screw on to the original plywood church choir box and stained glass window.  I originally thought they were missing legs until i came across a 1956 photo of the bronners showroom with them attached to the church scene.  These three were the only 3 sold without legs to my knowledge.  The set also has two of the three girls w legs. The third girl (pigtail girl) is missing but there is a muffin top boy with legs.  It also contains 2 of the 6 of the ALF choir angels, both the blonde and brunette boy but none of the three girls or the muffin top angel boy.  The seller wants 550 for the three from the choir box scene, and 950 for all the other 5.  I would want to buy all and keep them together as they have been since the assembly line.  I beleive they are worth that likely, but am I correct that there were only 6 styles of first gen ALF choir children? This is before the red robe figures (short and tall) and before the taller white robe figures with droopy sleeves and longer bows (these are fairly common.)  I dont want to post pics without the sellers permission, but the attaatched photo is of the style of choir children in question.  If there are more than 6 of these the set is incomplete enough ill hold off.  As far as I know the three half body choir boys are a complete set and would just get those.  So disregarding the lack of angel children, am i correct in assuming this is the whole set of regular children save for the pigtail girl, and the brunette and blonde boy w legs? Those 3 are coincedentally the 3 easiest of the set to find, so if this was everyone in the set save for those 3 id buy these and find the other 3 later.  Thanks in advance!  



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