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 on: March 11, 2020, 06:51:43 PM 
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 on: December 27, 2019, 08:02:59 PM 
Started by odin - Last post by odin
Hello people.

This site rates the Rumph items for scarcity, using a 1-6 star rarity scale. The common 1-2 star items are hard to make a guess about quantities as they were mass produced. Im more curious about the 3-4-5-6 star items.
3=probably less than 100 remain. 4=probably less than 25 remain. 5=only a handful are know to exist. 6=most likely a one of a kind piece.

So, the 3 and 4 star items were not mass produced in Brazil, but made in the Rumph studios and sold at renaissance festivals. Probably formed in a 'mold'. Yes?

The 5 star items are pre production test pieces?...from a mold or hand sculpted?

And the 6 star were Rumphs hand sculpted prototypes?

How were the quantities in the ratings determined? Based on actual data from Rumphs friends and co workers who made them? Or from observing the number of items which become available on ebay?

Of course the numbers are guesses. Ive got 2 scrooge mugs. Supposedly fewer than 25 remain. So, many more than 25 were probably produced (maybe hundreds), but based on how many appear on ebay, the presumption is that many of these mugs were broken or thrown away over the years? Is that how the numbers were derived? Ive been watching ebay for many years and bought 2 scrooge mugs, was outbid on one for sure, and maybe missed seeing a few auctions. As far as i know, no scrooge mugs have appeared on ebay in 3-4 years. But how many sit in boxes or on shelves of owners who dont know what theyve got? How many are in collections? Is 'fewer than 25' a realistic number? Im guessing there are more than 25 in existence, but if youre in the market to buy one then the fewer than 25 number might be realistic.


 on: December 27, 2019, 07:33:08 PM 
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My favorite piece is the Scrooge tankard. Ive got 2 of them. Both from ebay. One was sold by the 'rumph estate'. How long ago was that?...2015 or 2016?  I have not seen a scrooge mug on ebay since then. This site rates the scrooge mug a '4 star' on the rarity spectrum: 'probably fewer than 25 remain'. One is signed by rumph on the side. The other is not signed.

 on: August 23, 2019, 09:02:01 AM 
Started by samshousevip - Last post by samshousevip
Here are some items I found already sold listed from highest to lowest

$510  Wild Haired Girl mug
$400  Barbaric Bar and Beastly Bookshelf
$400  Zunill the Maiden
$400  Man in the Moon cup
$396  Beauty & the Beast mug
$350  Guitar Fiend
$300  Barbaric Bar and Beastly Bookshelf
$300  Zolthar the Wizard
$300  Demon Drinking Horn
$275  T & A bong
$250  Magic Chalice
$240  the Fiddler
$240  Demon Drinking Horn
$238  Beauty & the Beast mug
$225  Mr. D bong
$200  Iguana mug 
$175  Pegasus mug
$150  Magic Chalice
$150  Insatiable Satyr decanter w/ box
$140 Steppin Out bong
$137  Rockin Wiz bong
$123  Democrat mug
$110  Rockin Wiz bong
$100  Horned Satyr Bong
$100  Insatiable Satyr decanter w/ box
$100  Richard Nixon mug
$90   Unicorn pitcher
$85   Nicotineous & the Dragon
$79   Republican mug
$75   Nicotineous & the Dragon
$70   Nicotineous & the Dragon
$66   Democrat mug
$54   Unicorn Mug
$50   Insatiable Satyr decanter
$50   The Magic Age of Rumph catalog
$40 Unicorn mug
$36   Cops n Dopers comic book

 on: August 05, 2019, 06:59:18 PM 
Started by THE RUMPH Webmaster - Last post by samshousevip
 Not that it's my 1st Rumph piece bought but because of the rarity the Fiddler is my favorite piece.  Once I get a Beastly Bookshelf then that will take over as my favorite just because of the size of it. There's a few that come close but IMO 1973 The Sphinx would be my Ultimate favorite w/ nothing surpassing it.

 on: August 01, 2019, 05:03:49 AM 
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I believe I see it saying the RUMPHS if you look close enough

 on: July 25, 2019, 09:19:30 PM 
Started by samshousevip - Last post by samshousevip
I just started collecting Rumph pieces & have put together a list of items I'd like to obtain for my collection.
Any help will be much appreciated  Smiley   * denotes most wanted

          - WANTED -
*1973 Barbaric Bar & Beastly Bookshelf AKA: Display 26"x40"
*1973 Insatiable Rumph's Cologne
*1973 Oil of the Horney Display

*1973 Eartha Erogenous
1971 Bogart
1971 W.C. Fields
1973 Insatiable Satyr Cologne
1973 Dr. Rumph's Oil of the Horney
        Dr. Rumph's Traveling Freak Show

*1975 Sorceress
*1980 Snail & Girl
*1985 Moonglow
*1988 Lefty aka Jerry Garcia
*1989 Drummer
1975 Gremlin Mind Circus
1975 Wizard Bust
1979 Aligator
1979 Six Fingered Wizard
80/81 Pete (Green)
1981 Gnome on Turtle
1984 Wizard
1985 Death Rider
1985 Mr.D.
1986 Mini Pete
1989 Rockin' Wiz aka Wizard Guitar
1989 Toolin Pete

*1983 Wizard stemmed pipe
*1985 Unicorn
*1985 Wizard

*1973 Butteater
*Country Taste - Berney Karp  
*Grim Reaper - Berney Karp
1971 Nicotineous & the Dragon
1973 Gremlin
Day of the Dead - Berney Karp
Death Rider - Berney Karp

*1971 Magical Chalice
*1976 Man in the Moon
*1983 St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun
1975 Wizard Mind Circus
1975 Fair Maiden
1975 Wild Haired Girl
1975 Regal Unicorn  
1980 Unicorn
*1975 Christmas Fair Jug  

*Belial, the Demon
*1973 The Sphinx
*1976 Double Faced Planter

*1975 Captain Murderer

*1971 Rumph Mirror Frame
*1978 Haunted Mirror

*1969 Sorceress & Demons

*1974 Sorceress

 on: April 30, 2019, 06:49:18 PM 
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I sent you an email

 on: April 22, 2019, 05:21:42 AM 
Started by THE RUMPH Webmaster - Last post by gumball
I'd be interested in these two. I can be reached at [email protected]

Christmas Fair Jug
Wild Haired Girl Tankard

 on: April 19, 2019, 05:38:33 PM 
Started by THE RUMPH Webmaster - Last post by THE RUMPH Webmaster
I have the following pieces for sale.  Contact me if interested:

Barbaric Bar and Beastly Bookshelf
Christmas Fair Jug
Gremlin Mind Circus Bong
Wild Haired Girl Tankard
The Demon Drinking Horn
Fair Maiden Cup
Wizard Mind Circus Tankard
Dragon Mug
Stone-throwing Ogre Tankard
Bloody Mary Glass
Eartha Erogenous Decanter
World Cup

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