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The first, a red version, was issued between 1984 and 1990 and sell for £40-45 per figure on Ebay.
Six Bunnykins figurines were produced based on Sister Mary Barbara's illustrations in 1939 and were designed by.
This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.
Presently, the Royal Doulton brand holds two Royal Warrants, the Royal Albert brand holds two Royal Warrants and the Minton brand holds one.
These six original figures are very rare and cost between £500 and £2000.