For me that would be
Uncle Sam and his Lady Friend.
As with collecting other holiday pieces,
Most basically remain true to the original tall, lean, and lanky
I found him at an estate sale along
with a companion piece of a carved army officer.
How I wish I knew the story of the individual who
carved this wonderful piece of folk art.
in July of 2011. You can read more about each of the figures
as well as other Americana I collect here.
Wishing each of you a Happy 4th of July!