This vintage collectible figurine is of Sam's Car with Sugar tagging along for the ride home with the family's Christmas tree, which is from Enesco's exceptionally charming Precious Moments village called Sugar Town. Sugar Town is the creation of artist Sam Butcher and was inspired by the heartwarming story of his own birth, family and friends.
Sugar Town is named after Dr. Sam Sugar who delivered him at his parents' home where they were celebrating New Year's Eve. Baby Sam surprised everyone at the party by insisting that he be the first home town arrival of the New Year, being born at 12:15am. Sam's vision of "The Sweetest Place on Earth" has been dedicated to all his special friends and family members by portraying them as various figurines within the collection.
Sam's Car figurine is signed by Sam Butcher and has the Butterfly production mark stamped on the bottom to denote its 1993 release (see pictures). The figurine is made of porcelain bisque, which is hand-painted in pastel colors, and is just one among several Sugar Town figurines available under the Vintage Collectibles section.
All Sugar Town figurines available were owned by one person and never displayed. So all are in mint condition and come in their original boxes, which were carefully stored in a smoke-free environment.
Precious Moments Item #529443 || Product Mark: Butterfly (1993)
Condition: New in Box (opened only to inspect and take photos)
Size: 3.5"H x 4.5"L x 3"W || Book Value: $50.00
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