Monday, October 26, 2020

Mermaid Jokers

 Mermaids intrigue me. Do they exist and do they lure lonely sailors to a watery but ecstatic death like in the Odyssey?  Do they fall in love with humans like Ariel and the mermaid in the Splash film? The ones in Harry Potter were a particularly mean strain of merpeople.

 I have seventeen fish-tailed lovelies in the art section and another five in other parts of the collection. 

I’ll start with a particularly lovely joker and mermaid who just this week (11/20) joined us from eBay.

This next one hadn’t even arrived yet but I’ve paid for it on eBay:

This next one is definitely my favorite. Very 50s fantasy, reminds me of the old film South Pacific.
A two tailed joker? Must be time for a Starbucks coffee.
Very colorful and a full robust tail on this lovely. A full head of hair too.

Here are the 15 mermaids that I've collected in one space. There are three ladies on this page that are not mermaids, at least one appear to have human legs. The other two are just head shots so it's harder to tell.

As I've mentioned, I think there are more mermaids elsewhere, perhaps in the statue section (or the travel section, I think I have a photo of the Little Mermaid from Holland). Found it!

There could be some in the girlie section although I have trouble imagining it. And surely there are some in the cartoon section since there's whole films about Ariel and I know there's one of the SeaWitch. I might also look in  the sea creatures section.

I just found this pair of met people in, would you believe, the juggling section!

And in the cartoon section, there was definitely the Sea Witch. Ursula!

Here's three more mermaid jokers found in the musical category, wind section.  They are jokers by Nintendo. Note the Nintendo brand the restaurant promotion both have the N, for Nintendo, on the banner.  But the Japan Airlines one was more fully customized with the Japan Airlines logo on it.

And here’s a lot more Nintendo mermaid jokers that I just bought:

What type of jokers do you want to see next? 
Musical String Section
- Jokers: The Wind Section
Musical Trios Ensemble Groups of Jokers
- Percussion Musical Jokers
Famous Musicians
Star Wars Jokers
Juggling Jokers
Monkey and bear jokers

1 comment:

  1. There's also the mermaids that are in the music wind section!


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