There are many girl Hummel figurines, some are very well known such as Hummel 47 Goose Girl or Hummel 141 Appletree Girl. However there are many girl Hummel figurines that you may not know about. In this article I will countdown some of my favorite girl Hummel figurines you might not have heard of before. I have also included the estimated prices of them. … [Read more...]
The Berta Hummel Collections
When you hear the name Hummel, you might instantly think of the Hummel Figurines produced by Goebel. Or you might be thinking of the late, world-renowned artist, Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel, who was known for her iconic drawings of children that perfectly encapsulated their innocence and wonder. … [Read more...]
Hummel Annual Christmas Plates
As one of the eight plate series released by Hummel over the years, the Annual Christmas Plate series was the shortest-lived. Hummel released its first annual Christmas plate back in 1995, with its last official Christmas plate being released in 2000. Modeled by master sculptor Helmut Fischer, what made these plates unique from many of Hummel's other plate designs, was the way in which they used raised reliefs instead of flat featured images. This gave the angel figure on the plate, a more … [Read more...]
When it comes to Hummel plates, one of the most well known series for collectors, are the annual plates that were first released between 1971 and 1995, and then again between 2000 and 2004. Unbeknownst to some collectors, there are actually several plate series to collect. … [Read more...]
What’s The Difference Between Hummel and Goebel?
I get many questions about Goebel and Hummel Figurines. One that has been asked most frequently is “What’s the difference between a Hummel figurine and a Goebel figurine?” In this article I will go over what and if there is a difference between the two figurines. Defining Goebel and Hummel Goebel: A pottery company that first began during 1871. The Goebel company was originally well-known for their porcelain works of art. Prior to the introduction of Goebel's M.I. Hummel line, the … [Read more...]
Ways to Find the Value of Hummel Figurines and Plates?
Pat Pruitt asked I have a collection of Hummels and plates that my Mother brought over from Germany when she came to the states in 1955. What would be the best way for me to find out their value? There are a few options you have for finding out the prices of Hummels and most antiques and collectibles in general. For the Hummel items, you can check out our free Hummels Figurines and Collectible Value Guide, it covers some of the more commonly requested pieces values. If what you have does not … [Read more...]
Wayside Harmony (Hum #111)
Mark Fisk asked I have a Hummel 111 Wayside Harmony that resembles TMK6 but has an added copyright symbol to the right of the G. is this a real mark? Over the years many of their trademarks have been altered, either by choice, or out of necessity. The TMK6 was first used in 1979, which was when they first removed the classic Bee sitting in the V from their logo. While traditionally speaking, the © would appear to the left-hand side of the trademark. The TMK6 did have several variations made … [Read more...]
Hummels Referenced in Popular Television Shows and Movies
Hummels; porcelain figurines produced by Franz Goebel, based upon artworks by Berta Hummel, have become famous collectors items over the years. Since the first Hummel figurine was produced in 1935, Hummels have grown in popularity making them one of the greatest collectible items of the twentieth century. Due to their popularity and constant increasing value, Hummels are often referred to in famous television shows and movies. This article outlines a few instances where Hummel figurine … [Read more...]
Famous Hummel Museums Around the World
Das Berta Hummel Museum Location- Bavaria, Germany Opening Hours- Monday to Saturday- 9am - 5pm Sunday- 10am - 5pm Admission- Adults- 5, 00 Euro Children- 3, 00 Euro Overview- This Hummel Museum originally began as a house in 1875 and has been always owned by the Hummel family. It wasn't until 1994 that one room of the original Hummel house was transformed into a museum where guests could view hundred of Hummel figurines and associated artworks. Not only filled with … [Read more...]