|Outside of Andy's Hardware|
(Courtesy "Our Town (Lorain, Ohio) YouTube video by stewati1)
|Courtesy 4 Color Cowboy's flickr site|
Eventually, Sherwin Williams (who acquired the brand in 1980) decided to return the Dutch Boy to his roots and regressed him back to his original 1907 appearance, which is based on a painting by Lawrence Carmichael Earle.
The Dutch Boy hand puppet is pretty easy to find on Ebay. In fact, there are several for sale right now (shown below) in various degrees of wear.
|This one's is pretty good shape.|
|So is this one.|
|This one looks like he went 12 rounds with the Pittsburgh Paint peacock.|
|By George, this one's still mint-in-bag!|