Superman carnival chalkware figure (1940s)

1940s Chalkware FigureThese Superman “chalkware” figures were given out as prizes during carnival games in the early 1940s and were made of plaster.  Other characters created were included Mighty Mouse, Popeye and the Lone Ranger to name a few.

Although these figures were not officially licensed, they are now among the most sought after vintage Superman collectibles.

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