This page: last update last week
May 2014: patience is a virtue.. at last, a decent Pelham Hank Puppet acquired :)

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Although all being official merchandise, none are copyright dated.
All were produced in the 1950's. Most are self explanatory. Enjoy! 

HANK SOAP

Cullingfords of Chelsea    
Box 3.5 "x 2"  (9cm x 5cm0    
     Handpainted  *  Price 2/3 (12p)     

SILVER KING SOAP

Cullingfords of Chelsea   
Box 3.5 "x 2.8"  (9cm x 7cm)  
     Handpainted  *  Price 2/3 (12p)   

 

   TV PUPPETS HANK
 

TV PUPPETS MEXICAN PETE
 

   Tower Press (what is SK on puppet?)
Cardboard pieces affixed with paper fasteners.     
Others issued ~: Andy Pandy, and ??...
 how many in this series?

   closer view

 

HANDKERCHIEF

10" x 7.5" (26cm x 19cm)

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TRAY

Thin sheet metal

 

FLEXI DISC RECORD

Titled 'HONK! HONK! HANK'S HIGHWAY SONG' 

Hardy Record Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
7 x 7" pictorial card, laminated, with an overlaid clear flexi disc.

A Road Safety Song by Francis Coudrill.          
Includes musical accompaniment by Jonathan.

In conjunction with ROSPA:
 The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

 

TV COMIC FILMS

Martin Lucas Limited, Lancs  *  7.5" x 1.5" (19x 4cm)
Slides and viewer were sold separately.  Comic strip stories.

The one shown here: 
TVH3  "HANK saves the old Ranch-House" ~ actually has 45 different b&w illustrations,
written and drawn by Francis Coudrill. Also: TV4 "HANK and the Bank Robbers"          

 

HANK'S MAGIC SCREEN


Glass screen with Interchangeable images

 

QUOITS GAME

 Chad Valley  *  9" x 8.11" (23cm x 28cm)
Not titled, etc.
Coudrill's first draft for this game is featured on the next page

 

HANK CACTUS AND LARIATS

Chad Valley  *  Box 12" x 7" (30cm x 18cm)  
Yes, based on the conventional game ''nakes & Ladders"'     
This example is missing one of the playing pieces :(                
Coudrill's first draft for this game is featured on the next page .

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HANK SHOOTING GAME 

 Chad Valley  *  Box 14" x 9" (33cm x 23cm)
See first draft art for this on the  following page.

HANK THE COWBOY SKITTLES GAME

HANK SKITTLES 

 Chad Valley
See the lid's production art for this on the  following page.

 

HANK'S BAGATELLE


Chad Valley  *  16.5" x 8.5" (48cm x 22cm)
Play area is the base of the box.

 

SILVER   KING  PUPPET



No copyright, etc stated    
 5" (13cm) in height) 1 hand
Jointed wooden puppet,    

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HANK PULL-ALONG TOY


London Toy Co. Ltd.~ 'A LUNTOY Product'
  12" long x 10.5" tall (30ccm x 27cm)
Wooden toy. Silver's hoofs are affixed to the
 wheels with an angled metal pivot, so as to   
produce (simulate) a galloping motion when
 the toy is pulled along.                                       

 

HANK AND SILVER KING


Manufactured by Sacul.
Handpainted hollow metal figures.

Other character products manufactured by 
 Sacul in the 1950s include Andy Pandy etc,
 Bill & Ben with Little Weed,  Peter Pan and
Captain Hook,  Rob Roy (film adaptation).   

 

HANK FIGURE

Chad Valley  *  5" (13cm) tall + hat
Body of (perishable) vinyl rubber. Felt hat.  

 

HANK HAND PUPPET

Chad Valley  * 14" tall (36ccm)
With the rubberised face and hands being very susceptible      
to  perishing,  and the original retail price being at a prohibitive
10 Guineas (10.50p), there cannot be many in existence!        

 

HANK VENTRILOQUIST  DOLL

Chad Valley  * 17" tall (43 cm)
Extra piece on reverse of his top to slot one's hand through
to hold him whilst pulling the string that is attached to the   
wire rod that controls his jaw. Has a spring within to pull      
the mouth back into original position. A very scarce item!   

nb. Appears to be complete?  There is no indication     
that another holster with gun was affixed to his right hip.

 

HANK PUPPET

Pelham Puppets  * 12.5" tall(32 cm)
Not issued in Pelham's yellow version box


HANK THE COWBOY MERCHANDISE IS ALWAYS REQUIRED !


Francis Coudrill:
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Peter Rice Destiny One 2006

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