24 Most Valuable Denim Days Figurines (Complete Value Guide)

The beautiful Denim Days figurines have embodied many real-life moments that inspire the average man to appreciate the ordinary from the 1980s to the closing of HomCo’s doors in 2008. No season has been misrepresented or not represented at all, making it an ideal year-round gift.

The Denim Days figurines, as the name implies, have trademark denim outfits. The most recurring characters, Debbie and Danny, are adorable depictions of thoughtful farm kids who go about their everyday chores, adding a sprinkle of magical moments to them.

Do you own any Denim Days figurines or have them on your wishlist? This article is for you. We will discuss the value of Denim Days figurines to help you plan accordingly.

Denim Days Figurines Value

HomCo’s Denim Days figurines depict many themes and were mass-produced. There is something for everyone and every season in the Denim Days collection of figurines, making them the ideal gift.

Denim Days figurines, unlike other collectibles, do not have a clear value system because of how they were produced and distributed.

The brand is also not old enough to have the “antique advantage” in terms of higher value. When it comes to determining the value of your Denim Days figurines, the same rules apply as they do for other collectibles.

Condition

The condition of the figurine determines its value. The better the condition, the higher its value, and vice versa. So you can find two identical figurines in a store but notice a significant price difference.

– Mint Condition:

A figurine with its original box is in mint condition. In addition to the original box, the figurine must be unused and include its other accessories, such as tags, in this case.

Mint condition Denim Days figurines are also free of cracks, chips, and discolorations due to how they were stored. They are usually very valuable compared to other figurines from the same scene.

– Excellent Condition:

The original box may be present in this case, but it has been used or has other telltale signs of use. It may or may not have body damage, which preserves its value, but not as much as mint figurines. The figurine may be “used,” but the original box its resale potential.

– Good Condition:

Denim Days figurines in good condition are missing their original boxes and show signs of use but also minor damage. These are averagely valued since some may have no damage but only lack their original box.

Seller’s Choice of Price

Most of the time, sellers base the value of Denim Days figurines on what they believe they should sell for rather than the collective market value. This is why various vendors would sell the same type of figurine at different prices.

Whether the figurine is mint or not does not affect its value as long as it is sold. This blunder on the part of some vendors allows serious collectors to swoop in for the home run because they get to buy low, hold for a long time, and sell high when the market turns.

Times and Seasons

Denim Days are more of a thoughtful present than collectibles. As a result, during certain seasons, such as Christmas, the value of Christman-themed figurines is far greater than that of the Summer Days series or Fall. This is primarily related to market movement.

Fun Fact: Mary C. Crowley founded HomCo in 1957, and she ran her successful business based on her biblical beliefs and principles.

Denim Days Price List

HomCo Denim Days figurines were created as part of the home decorations sold at Home Interiors and Gifts Inc.’s home parties, which were essentially social events. At the parties, the decorative items were displayed and sold.

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The Denim Days figurines shared a common theme that depicted simple farm life and activities. Debbie and Danny, the most popular characters, were always dressed in their trademark denim, worn by South Texas farmers and gives the brand its name.

Since their release in the 1980s, Denim Days figurines have been artistic housemates in many American homes. They have added life and substance to the interiors, and they are in constant circulation on the market. These figurines are generally not expensive and maintain a price range of below $100 for single figurines.

24 Most Valuable Denim Days Figurines

Here are 24 of the most valuable Denim Days figurines showing the remarkable moments of Debbie and Danny and their family.

1. Holiday Time Snowman

Holiday Time Snowman
A Denim Days figurine of Danny holding a snowman and Debbie kneeling with a broom(Source: eBay

The Holiday Time Snowman is fully packed with Christmas cheer in its overall design as well as in the little details. One look makes the onlooker want to curl up in warm blankets by the fireplace with a cup of hot chocolate.

Debbie and Danny wear their trademark denim overalls, but instead of the short-sleeved shirt, they wear long-sleeved shirts. Another detailed addition to the outfits is the scarves around their necks.

This used figurine is listed on eBay for $75 and is said to have its original tag, though the box is missing. On Etsy, another in mint and unused condition sells for $315.

  • Year: 2003
  • Estimated market value: $315

2. Cookies For Santa

Cookies For Santa
A Denim Days figurine displaying a kitchen scene with Debbie holding baked cookies(Source: Etsy

Debbie and Danny prepare for Santa’s visit in this “Cookies for Santa” figurine. The cookies are already baked and ready to be served by Danny. This scene is a picture of many American households on Christmas Eve. Debbie is dressed for the holidays, complete with a Christmas cap.

On eBay, two used versions of this figurine sell for $74.99 and $40.80, with the former cracking lightly at the indicated locations. It costs $200 to buy on Etsy.

  • Year: 2006
  • Estimated market value: $200

3. 50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary
A celebratory Denim Days figurine with the whole family(Source: eBay

This is a large figurine created by Homeco in 2007 to commemorate their 50th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of Denim Days. It shows the whole Denim Days family and a cake held by Danny. Unlike other Denim Days figurines, this one has a wooden base and is quite heavy.

A piece in good condition but without its original box sells for $85 on Etsy, while an unused and unopened piece sells for $149.99 on eBay.

  • Year: 2007
  • Estimated market value: $149.99

4. Santa Sharing Christmas Spirit

Santa Sharing Christmas Spirit
A Denim Days figurine featuring Debbie, Danny, Santa, and some animals(Source: Etsy

This item was part of the 1985 collection. Santa is shown holding a sack of nuts, while Debbie and Danny crouch to play with two rabbits and a deer.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $99.99

5. Bringing Home the Tree

Bringing Home the Tree
A Denim Days figurine with Debbie and Danny pulling a Christmas tree(Source: Etsy

Debbie and Danny are shown riding horses and pulling on a gold cord to move their Christmas tree. They are dressed for the season, with both wearing scarves, Danny wearing a jacket, and Debbie wearing ear muffs.

  • Year: 2000
  • Estimated market value: $89.99

6. Guardian Angel

Guardian Angel
A Denim Days figurine with Danny and Debbie resting in front of a Guardian Angel statue(Source: Etsy

Debbie and Danny share the space with a winged female angel. Debbie sits on the snow while Danny kneels in front of her, fixing her shoe.

  • Year: 1997
  • Estimated market value:  $74.99

7. The Go Cart

The Go Cart
A Denim Days figurine designed with children working on a Go Cart painted with a big red ‘8’ on a table covered with checkered cloth(Source: Esty

Tagged ‘The Go Cart’, Debbie and Danny in their denim overalls are working on a Go Cart in this detailed depiction. They have their own specific duties. Debbie paints a ‘8’ on the side of the kart with bright red paint, while Danny hammers in some nails to keep the kart from falling apart.

  • Year: 2000
  • Estimated market value: $65

8. Whitewashing The Fence

Whitewashing The Fence
Debbie and Danny adding white paint to a fence(Source: Etsy

Debbie and Danny are doing another farm chore in this figurine. They can be seen whitewashing a portion of their fence. Danny applies the coating while Debbie huddles over the paint bucket.

  • Year: 2001
  • Estimated market value:  $60
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9. A Child is Born

A Child is Born
A Denim Days figurine with the snow-covered ground and a wreath on a birdhouse(Source: Replacement

This 1985 figurine from HomCo Denim Days depicts Christmas and is called A Child is Born. Debbie takes a prayer stance, while Danny kneels and raises his hands in praise. They are both facing the flower wreath on a stump.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $59.99

10. Play Time

Play Time
Debbie and Danny sitting on opposite ends of a seesaw, with a dog perched in the middle(Source: Etsy

Play Time shows Debbie and Danny on a wooden seesaw. Danny is high in the air while Debbie sits low to the ground. They both wear the evidence of their fun in their smiles.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $52

11. Bobbing For Apples

Bobbing For Apples
Danny playing Bob for apples from a wooden bucket while Debbie watches(Source: Etsy

After all, all work and no play makes Danny and Debbie dull. Debbie and Danny make their farm chores more enjoyable by playing the children’s game, Bobbing For Apples.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $52

12. Summer Harvest

Summer Harvest
Danny and the dog look at Debbie holding a plate of tomatoes(Source: Etsy

Danny holds on to a rake as he stands beside Debbie, who is sitting and holding a plate of tomatoes, with a dog at her feet. This figurine gives a picture of harvest time.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $52

13. Our Scarecrow

Our Scarecrow
A Denim Days figurine featuring a scarecrow(Source: Etsy

This figurine shows Debbie and Danny are having fun with their old scarecrow as the harvest ends. Danny offers the scarecrow food from the bounty. On Etsy, it is priced at $52. While on eBay, its price is $45.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $52

14. Our Birdhouse

Our Birdhouse
Debbie and Danny looking up at their birdhouse(Source: Etsy

Debbie and Danny’s birdhouse is made of wood and has a bird carving that resembles their actual bird. Their little yellow bird is held by Debbie while Danny tries to pry open the birdhouse.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value:  $52

15. The Price Pumpkin

The Price Pumpkin
A Denim Days figurine depicting Debbie holding a pumpkin labeled ‘1st’ and Danny kneeling close to it(Source: Etsy

The Price Pumpkin figurine depicts a fair, the Fall Festival, where a competition was held to determine the best of the production year. Debbie’s pumpkin came in first place in that category. On eBay, this 1997 figurine has a selling price of $43, and $25 on Etsy.

  • Year: 1997
  • Estimated market value:  $43

16. Jesus Loves Us

Jesus Loves Us
A Denim Days figurine featuring a spiritual scene(Source: Replacement.com

The ‘”Jesus Loves Us” Denim Days figurine shows Danny and Debbie in their denim overalls over long-sleeved shirts in a “spiritual” scene. The former holds his cowboy hat across his chest, as is customary for men when praying.

Debbie is sitting with a Bible on her lap and palms together to signify prayer. The white rabbit in front of Danny’s feet is a charming addition to this figurine.

  • Year: 2001
  • Estimated market value:  $39.99

17. Portrait of Debbie

Portrait of Debbie
A Denim Days figurine of Danny painting a portrait of Debbie(Source: Etsy

This 2003 figurine shows Debbie and Danny in the act of art making. Debbie stands as the model, holding some flowers, while Danny is the artist, creating an almost accurate portrait of Debbie. On Etsy, this piece is priced at $39.99 and is in good condition.

  • Year: 2003
  • Estimated market value:  $39.99

18. The Picnic

The Picnic
Debbie and Danny of Denim Days having a picnic(Source: Etsy

Debbie and Danny are settling in for a picnic after finishing their morning chores on the farm in “The Picnic” figurine.

They sit on a cloth while Danny unpacks their sandwiches and Debbie prepares to empty their thermos into waiting cups. This figurine was created in 1998 and is available on Etsy for $38 and on eBay for $39.99.

  • Year: 1998
  • Estimated market value:  $39.99

19. The Melon Patch

The Melon Patch
Denim Days figurine with two characters each holding a melon(Source: eBay

‘The Melon Patch’ is one of the first Denim Days figurines created in 1985. The figurine depicts a bountiful harvest for Danny and Debbie, with several melons in a wooden cart. This figurine goes for $39.99 or 24.99 on eBay, from different sellers.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $39.99

20. Debbie Helping Mom

Debbie Helping Mom
Little Denim Days Debbie helping her mom in the kitchen(Source: Etsy

Debbie and Danny are typically depicted performing farm chores and engaging in enjoyable activities together. However, they are sometimes depicted in sentimental settings that arouse a wistful sigh. Debbie assisting her mother in the kitchen is one of those captivating scenes.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value:  $36.50

21. Santa’s Visit

Santa's Visit
A Denim Days figurine showing Debbie and Danny receiving presents from Santa(Source: Etsy

As seen in “Santa’s Visit”, Debbie and Danny are shown receiving gifts from Santa. Debbie and Danny stand beside Santa’s sleigh, each holding a gift, while the sleigh is parked comfortably on the snow. This 1985 figurine is priced at $36 on Etsy, while on eBay, it sells for $24.99.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $36
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22. Let’s Go Caroling

Let's Go Caroling
Debbie and Danny standing in front of a Christmas tree in a snow-covered street, holding a Christmas Carol book(Source: Etsy  )

Sweet Danny and Debbie spread Christmas cheer by singing Christmas carols on the street despite the snow. This figurine depicts a memorable Christmas moment beside a Christmas tree. On Etsy, it is priced at $30 and $33 on eBay.

  • Year: 1998
  • Estimated market value:   $33

23. Grandpa’s Story

Grandpa's Story
A Denim Days figurine with Debbie and Grandpa in the middle of storytime(Source: eBay

“Grandpa’s Story” is a vintage HomCo Denim Days figurine depicting a sweet moment between Debbie and Grandpa. On Grandpa’s leg, a book, most likely a storybook, is opened. He appears to be speaking to Debbie, who stands by him with an affectionate arm around him.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $29.99

24. The New Colt

The New Colt
A Denim Days figurine featuring a young colt(Source: Replacement

Debbie and Danny are shown cooing over a young colt in “The New Colt.” Debbie is shown mid-pat while Danny holds a brush. They welcome the new colt with open arms and are eager to learn how to care for him.

  • Year: 1985
  • Estimated market value: $29.99

Denim Days Collection Price List

Most of the Denim Days figurines are sold for below $50. Here are 13 Denim Days figurines that are priced above $50. These prices are not consistent with every seller.

Figurine
Year
Price
Store
Holiday Time Snowman
2003
Etsy
Cookies For Santa
2006
Etsy
50th Anniversary
2007
eBay
Santa Sharing Christmas Spirit
1985
Etsy
Bringing Home The Tree
2000
Etsy
Guardian Angel
1997
Etsy
The Go Cart
2000
Etsy
Whitewashing The Fence
2001
Etsy
A Child is Born
1985
Etsy
Play Time
1985
Etsy
Bobbing For Apples
1985
Etsy
Summer Harvest
1985
Etsy
Our Scarecrow
1985
Etsy
Our Birdhouse
1985
Etsy

Denim Days Collection Value

As a collector, there is hope that a collectible will appreciate in value over time. The value placed on  Denim Days figurines in the current market is not very high. Most of the figurines cost a few dollars, with only a few exceeding the $100 mark.

The value of Denim Days figurines is determined by the individual pieces and their sellers. A single figurine, for example, with only Debbie or Danny performing an activity, is usually less expensive than paired figurines. When determining the value of a Denim Days figurine, the seller’s whim is usually dominant.

It may not always be the case, as singular pieces may become in demand in their due season. However, there is a general appeal to Debbie and Danny sharing space, and it is even better when other faces join in, like Santa or Grandpa

If you wish to become a collector of Denim Days figurines, it is important to ascertain what series you want to collect. Having a direction with your collecting would help you gain clarity even when you eventually sell.

There are various series of figurines in the Denim Days collection. You can choose to focus on figurines with a Christmas theme or a summer theme. It is up to you, and only time will reveal whether the value will increase or decrease.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Type of Material are Denim Days Figurines Made From?

The Denim Days figurines were made of porcelain and had a bisque finish. They are also hand-painted.

Where Were the Denim Days Figurines Made?

The earlier figurines had Taiwan as the place of manufacture on the back stamp, while the later figurines stated China as their origin.

Are the Denim Days Characters Real?

The story behind the characters has real undertones, and the characters may have been representative of Mary’s children, but they are fictional.

Final Thoughts

The greatest value derived from the Denim Days figurines is the smiles, joy, and warm-hearted familiarity that they have generated over the years as they have filled the empty spaces in American homes. Denim Days figurines have the potential to become sought-after for their collectible value. Kindly leave a comment below if you have any questions or comments.

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