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    Historic First Ronald McDonald McDonaldland Statue (McDonald's/Setmakers, 1971). Here is one of the most important parts of Ronald McDonald/McDonald's history. The very first McDonaldland Playground was opened in 1971 in Chula Vista, California. This is the very first Ronald McDonald statue, made by hand, in a fiberglass mold, and placed in the first McDonaldland Playground in Chula Vista. He was removed and replaced, updated in 1974, when the statue had changes made to his hair, pockets, and head angle. The first statue used "M" decals for the French Fries pocket. This historic 47-year old piece comes with the original architectural model sheet print of the statue. Ronald is 6 feet high, with amazing 3-D detail to his red zipper. This comes directly from the Setmakers Archives. Minor paint wear and tear, crack in waving hand pinky finger, minor handling wear with scratches. Sold as-is. Third Party Shipping will be required. Good condition.

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    September, 2018
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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