Collectible Hummel Figurines

Hummel figurines are some of the most sought after of the porcelain figurine collectibles with several of the models valued in the hundreds and even thousands of dollars.  Examples of some of the more valuable of the pieces are "For Father", "Globe Trotter", "Little Goat Herder", and "Going to Grandmas".

Hummel figurines, also known as M. I. Hummel figurines are based on the art work of Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel.  Originally her drawings were of country children painted as art cards.

In the 1930’s Sister Maria was introduced to Franz Goebel who ran a porcelain firm in Germany.  Based on her artwork he wanted to produce a line of figurines depicting the innocence of childhood.  Goebel provided clay mockups of some of her drawings which she approved and soon after granted sole rights of her drawings to Goebel.  She personally approved the sculpting and painting of each porcelain piece.

The mark of Sister M. I. Hummel is incised on every piece. Sister Hummel requested that her personal stamp of approval would appear on every piece and under the direction of the members of the convent, approvals were made with care. All Hummels have a mold number which is a number that is incised on the bottom of each M. I. Hummel figurine at the factory. Another
definitive identifier is the Goebel stamp on the underside of the figurine which is an official Goebel trademark. The trademark has changed a few times over the years and each time it does it creates a stir in the Hummel collectible community.

As with all types of collectibles, condition and rarity will affect value, but don't let anyone tell you that your Hummel figurine is not collectible or not valuable.

Here are some Hummel figurines on eBay:

Hummel/Goebel Figurine  SCHOOL BOY 'V' with Bee 822/0 W. Germany
Hummel/Goebel Figurine SCHOOL BOY 'V' with Bee 822/0 W. Germany
$8.95
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M.I. Hummel Figurine Merry Wanderer #
M.I. Hummel Figurine Merry Wanderer #
$15.00
Time Remaining: 1h 43m
Buy It Now for only: $50.00
HUMMEL 333 BLESSED EVENT WITH ORIGINAL BOX
HUMMEL 333 BLESSED EVENT WITH ORIGINAL BOX
$37.00 (7 Bids)
Time Remaining: 33m
Lot of 6 Vintage Goebel Hummel Figurines West Germany Excellent Condition
Lot of 6 Vintage Goebel Hummel Figurines West Germany Excellent Condition
$71.00 (20 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 32m
Hummel Signs Of Spring 203 2/0
Hummel Signs Of Spring 203 2/0
$12.99
Time Remaining: 56m
GOEBEL Hummel
GOEBEL Hummel "PICTURE PERFECT” # 2100 • TMK8 • ORIG BOX + PLAQUE+ BASE!!
$1,200.00
Time Remaining: 29d 3h 32m
Buy It Now for only: $1,200.00
Miniature hummel figurine
Miniature hummel figurine
$1.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 36m
Hummel Teacher's Pet The Love Lives On 2014 Exclusive Figurine #2125 Tm-9 White
Hummel Teacher's Pet The Love Lives On 2014 Exclusive Figurine #2125 Tm-9 White
$39.99
Time Remaining: 56m
2010 Hummel Club Goebel LITTLE LUCK Boy with Horseshoe + Box FREE Ship
2010 Hummel Club Goebel LITTLE LUCK Boy with Horseshoe + Box FREE Ship
$25.00
Time Remaining: 29d 50m
Buy It Now for only: $25.00
Hummel Goebel 125 Anniversary School Girl Doll with Stand
Hummel Goebel 125 Anniversary School Girl Doll with Stand
$17.50
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