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        First Whimsies (1953 - 1958)
49 Animal Figurines sold in ten numbered sets
     - 9 sets of 5
     - 1 set of 4
       
  Red Rose Tea - Series 1 (1967 - 1973)    
32 Animal Figurines
     - 25 Whimsies
     - plus 3 unique to Canada
       (Alligator, Sea Lion, Poodle)
     - plus 4 only available in Canada &
       Tom Smith Crackers Animates
       (Frog, Butterfly, Fantail Goldfish, Terrapin)
.

 
           
 
Red Rose Tea - Series 2 (1971 - 1979)    

24 Nursery Rhyme Figurines
  Second Whimsies (1971 - 1984)
60 Animal Figurines sold in twelve numbered sets
     - each set had 5 figurines
     - figurines were available individually or as a set.
     - Wade numbered them from 1 - 60
     
  Red Rose Tea - Series 3 (1981)    
15 Whoppas - not packaged with the tea, but available by mailing in a proof-of-purchase plus $1 for postage
 
    Whoppas (1976 -1981)
15 larger animal figurines
     - 3 sets of five, sold individually
     - advertized as the:
       "Big brothers to the famous Whimsies"
       
  Red Rose Tea - Series 4 (1982 - 1984)    
23 Animal Figurines
     - 17 Whimsies new to Canada
     - 6 the same as Series 1
       (Giraffe, Fox, Rabbit, Bush Baby,
          Beaver, Corgi)
        Red Rose Tea American Series 1 (1983 - 1985)
15 Animal Figurines (all single colour glazes)
     - 11 were the same animals as Canada Series 1
     - 1 was the same as Canada Series 4 (Turtle)|
     - 3 were new - never issued in Canada (Elephant, Hare, Squirrel) 
 
  Red Rose Tea - Series 5 (1985 - 1986)    
15 Animal Figurines
     - all single colour glazes

        Red Rose Tea American Series 2 (1985 - 1996)
20 Animal Figurines (all single colour glazes)
     - 15 were identical to the Canada Series 5
     - 5 were new - never issued in Canada (Cockateel, Kitten, Pony, Puppy, Bunny)
 
              Red Rose "Decaffeinated Tea"  promotion (1992)
     - Same as the American Series 2, but
       not packaged with the decaffeinated tea.
     - Available by mailing in an order form,
       a UPC, plus postage.
     - A seperate UPC was required for each figurine.
 
                 
                 

 

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