When posting comment please make sure the comment is related to identifying the age of the Hummel.If you have a Hummel value related question then please see the Hummel Price Guide page.Find the Age of your Hummel using this Guide To find out how old your Hummel figurine is, look on the underside and find the Goebel stamp or makers mark. Compare the trademark on the base of your Hummel to the date stamp chart below. (Hummel means bumble bee in German and the V stands for Verkaufsgesellschaft or distribution company). Nevertheless, from time to time, an undocumented variation may surface. From 1946 through 1948 it was necessary to add the stamped words "Made in the U. Zone Germany." This mark was used within various types of frames or without a frame, underglazed or stamped over the glaze in black ink. They radically changed the trademark, instituting the use of a bee flying high with a "V".To find out how old your Hummel is look on the underside of your Hummel Figurine and find the Goebel stamp or makers mark. Most of the known marks used over the years are shown here.Nevertheless, from time to time, a rare and undocumented variation may surface.
I remember the Hummel Figurines that where always on the shelf just out of my reach when I was a little kid running around grandmaâ€™s house.
Most of the known marks used over the years are shown here. When both are used on the same piece it is known as a "double crown" mark. Hummel's death, Goebel wished in some way to pay tribute to her fine artistry.