Columbia Toys Stuffed Chimpanzee Mr. Bim Yellow Red Suspenders Banana

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United States
First Item: $10.50
Additional Items: $5.00

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Vintage stuffed chimpanzee holding banana in right hand, wearing red suspenders with one metal bell.
Tag reads: Columbia Toy Products, Kansas City
Mr. Bim of 1950s or early 60s.

This toy has a rubber face, hands, banana, ears, and shoes. The rubber is intact but needs cleaning. Suspenders have lost their elasticity but are there. One bell remains on the right suspender, red bow, yellow upper and brown limbs and lower body. The previous owners had to have been fairly heavy smokers.

Other very similar stuffed toys are called Zippy or Zip but I believe this is actually Mr. Bim.

NOTE: This item is being sold as a collectible and is not for use by children.


Vintage Origin Details

Columbia Toy Products



Mr. Bim




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United States

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Plush Material

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Plush Material and rubber

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