THIS BLOG IS DEDICATED TO MY TWIN BROTHER, BILL DYKES (1943-1995). WE WERE NOT ONLY BROTHERS BUT PARTNERS IN BUSINESS AND BEST FRIENDS! AND TO ALL THE "BUTCHERS" THAT HAVE PASSED ON TO THE BIG LOT IN THE SKY!

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Friday, August 7, 2009

PEE WEE & MARTY PINSON'S NOVELTY JOINTS

Now this is flash!
Last week at the Delaware State Fair.



KING BROS CIRCUS 1965 #1 (FROM JIM ELLIOTT)


This version of King Bros Circus was owned by the
Acme Circus Operating Co. Which also owned Selld & Gray
and Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros Circus.
It is also interesting to note that all these shows were
Lettered by Roger Boyd.




KING BROS CIRCUS 1965 #2 (FROM JIM ELLIOTT)
















KING BROS CIRCUS 1965 #3 (FROM JIM ELLIOTT)
















KING BROS CIRCUS 1965 #4 (FROM JIM ELLIOTT)





Sunday, August 2, 2009

DOREY MILLER PICKING UP EQUIPMENT FROM ALLAN C. HILL #1 ('95 OR '96)

In the Fall or winter of 1995 or '96 Dorey Miller was framing a new circus.
"The Chinese Imperial Circus"
Dorey purchase equipment from the Defunct Circus USA from Allan C. Hill.
Allan had the Circus USA title out in the 1995 season.
These pictures were taken when Dorey's crew went to Sarasota to pick up
the equipment to take to Hugo.
If you recognize any of the personnel feel free to comment!
Or if you know any info I'm leaving out please comment also!







DOREY MILLER PICKING UP EQUIPMENT FROM ALLAN C. HILL #2 ('95 OR '96)
















DOREY MILLER PICKING UP EQUIPMENT FROM ALLAN C. HILL #3 ('95 OR '96)











Ready to roll to Hugo!




DOREY MILLER PICKING UP EQUIPMENT FROM ALLAN C. HILL #4 ('95 OR '96)




Below is what the Chinese Circus looked like after it opened.
You can see Dorey didn't change the paint scheme a whole lot.












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