Spencer Gifts Alfred E. Neuman statue

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2015-06-26 10:49:28

A Spencer Gifts Alfred E. Neuman statue is a figurine depicting the character Alfred E. Neuman, as featured in Mad Magazine.

Background

The character of Alfred E. Neuman is the mascot and cover star of Mad Magazine, and first appeared in a paperback collection of magazine reprints in 1954. He first appeared on the cover of the magazine itself in March 1955 (Mad Magazine #21), and was given the name Alfred E. Neuman in Mad #25.

His famous catchphrase “What, me worry?” first appeared in Mad #24, and the character has gone on to appear on the cover of nearly every issue to the present day.

The Spencer Gifts Alfred E. Neuman statue

The statue measure 12” tall, and features Neuman dressed in a suit jacket, faded jeans and red baseball boots with a matching red tie. The character is depicted in his classic pose of a carefree shrug, with his catchphrase “What, me worry?” engraved on the base of the statue.

They were produced and sold through the American retailer Spencer’s Gifts in 1996, but have since been discontinued.

How much is an Spencer Gifts Alfred E. Neuman statue worth?

The Spencers Gifts statue is almost identical in design to the Warner Bros Alfred E. Neuman statue released a couple of years earlier, and both sell for similar prices.

Boxed examples in good condition can sell on auction sites such as eBay for around $100.

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