Van Halen OU812 Promotional "Ape with Skull" Sculpture

 

Sculpture itself

OU812 promotional monkey sculpture--frontal view

OU812 promotional monkey sculpture--back view

OU812 promotional monkey sculpture--frontal view

The statuette weighs about 12 pounds and is approx. 9 1/2" tall. It is made of bronze-painted clay-type material. The base carries the "OU812" inscription, along with the Warner Brothers logo. First two images courtesy of Glen Trosch.

 

OU812 CD and record cover

OU812 CD cover with "ape with skull" sculpture

OU812 record cover with "ape with skull" sculpture

 

Page from a Japanese magazine
(Rockin' On, Aug. 1988)

Page in Rockin' On showing the OU812 promotional  "ape with skull" sculpture

 

Van Halen arm patch

Van Halen arm patch depicting the OU812 "ape with skull" sculpture and the Warner Brothers emblem

 

 


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