Tuscany Plaster Statue of The Wolf Man from 1973

Tuscany Plaster Statue of The Wolf Man from 1973

Tuscany Studios Wolf Man

My pal Matt has decided to share another cool monster rarity this Halloween season. This time, it’s the very rare 1970s Tuscany Studios Universal Wolf Man statue. Take it away Matt.


“Tuscany Studios Was based in Chicago, and produced statues similar to Esco, but instead of being made of chalkware, they were solid plaster. They stand a little bit taller than Esco statues, and are quite a bit heavier. They made statues of Dracula, the Wolfman, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The Jekyll and Hyde reversible statue is an interesting amalgam of different interpretations The Wolfman is my favorite of the lot. And fits in perfectly next to his Esco cousins.”

Tuscany Studios Wolf Man

“Compared to their Esco brethren, Tuscany statues are harder to find. The legend goes that the owner of Tuscany Studios was a devout Catholic and brought his parish pastor to his studio. As the story goes, the priest was highly disapproving of the theme of monsters which seem to support devilry, and so the owner of Tuscany Studios stopped production on the monsters, and destroyed the molds, alas. To me, nothing says 1970s monsters quite like chalkware statues”


Tuscany Studios Wolf Man


Tuscany Studios Wolf Man



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1 Comment

  • caffeinatedjoe on October 27, 2022

    Holy Crap! That is awesome. I would hold on to that by the paw and never let it go!

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