The Walking Hobo
Thanks to the overwhelming success of the 2016 Silver Hobo Nickel coin collection, legendary engraver Paolo “Mr The” Curcio authorized the production of a one-of-a-kind Silver Hobo Nickel solid 925 silver statue!
Popping right off the reverse of The Train coin, the 2016 characterized walking hobo statue features a base fashioned from the rocky-bedded grade of railroad tracks, torn up clothes, an open-toed shoe, a corn husk pipe, tattered hat, and a sack full of his earthly belongings. The detail of the statue is stunning, right down to the fasteners securing the rails to the ties!
The miniature walking Hobo contains a whopping 10+ Troy Ounces of silver and stands at just over 3 inches tall. Each statue is hand-crafted and completed with the HotCo.co proprietary silver antique polish, and bears a unique production number, weight and purity laser-etched on the underside of the base.
Production is limited to only 1,000 silver statues, so act fast before they’re all gone!
- contains 10+ Troy ounces of solid silver
- guaranteed minimum weight of 337 grams of .925 silver
- base width is 2" (50mm), height is 3" (77mm)
- limited production of only 1,000 casts
- base laser-etched with weight, purity & unique production number
- unique antique silver finish
Paolo "Mr The" Curcio
From his studio in Spain, Mr Paolo Curcio, known throughout the carving world as Mr The, turns private commissions and personal curiosities into some of the most breathtaking reliefs ever carved. Engraving between forty and seventy Hobo Nickels each year, Mr The pushes the envelope on what is possible on such a small canvas. Mr The is credited as starting the Big Head Mini Man style, creating a caricature of classic formats.
Mario Taboada Duro
Spanish artist freelancing from Madrid for more than 20 years as CG sculptor for various industries, from advertising to product visualisation and video games, Mario Taboada Duro brings to life unique fantasy creatures from his vivid imagination.
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