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Fibreglass moulds for cartoon characters available

BY Sinethemba Vitshima 07.07.17

TROUBADOUR Productions, the long-standing Durban costume hiring business, has had to close.

 

Barry Meehan said, since the untimely passing last year of its founder, Peter Gardner, it has unfortunately proved impossible to keep the business running, as Peter’s knowledge and professionalism in costuming, casting and creating cartoon characters was the pivotal driving force in the successful running of the business over the last 30 years.

 

All costumes, furniture, props and equipment have been sold off. All that remains are over 60 moulds used in creating fibreglass heads for cartoon characters. Someone who has an entrepreneurial flair and a good sales technique, offering character costumes and mascots for corporates, shopping centers, schools etc, could use these.

 

Anyone interested in taking these over as a business venture, should contact Barry Meehan on barry@troubadour.co.za for more information

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