This wonderful item appeared at auction in Lincoln in September 2014. It created quite a bit of interest from collectors and it turned out to be a rare colourway the Wade Woodpecker which was designed by Faust Lang. The model is approximately 17cm high.
Pictured left: Faust Lang at work – click here to read a feature on Faust Lang and Wade
Pictured right: 1930s Wade Green Woodpecker by Faust Lang
Even the Wade Collectors Club had not seen this colour before.
What’s it worth?
The 1930s Wade Green Woodpecker sold for £180.
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