Upon doing some research about the history of this particular piece, I received the following E-Mail from a representative of the manufacturer:
Letter Received from: Mr. Jack Hesselbrock Ral Partha Enterprises 5938 Carthage Court Cincinnati, OH Mon, 19 Feb 1996 Dear Mr. Laliberte, Thank you for your letter. We issued the three headed troll a decade ago (my best guess) or earlier (maybe). The heads apparently had some likeness to the Stooges. Sometimes, our sculptors take artistic license by doing what they think is funny or an inside joke. For instance, they once put our biggest competitor's face as the head of a serpent. Once, they put my likeness as the head of a Corporate Dragon; cause I'm the boss. I do not know any sources for finding more of these figures. Most distributors returned these pieces when we discontinued them and they were melted into the pot. Actually, the whole episode with these type pieces leaves me puzzled. As soon as I find out the pranks are taking place, pieces are immediately discontinued. Thank god it hasn't happenned for awhile. You wondered what these pieces are worth if you could come up with one of them? I really don't recall the retail price but if it was nicely painted, you may be able to regain the original retail. The quality of sculpting has gotten so good over the last decade that earlier miniatures are so inferior that only a real fine paint job would recoup the original investment. In any case, a collectable should be purchased because the buyer likes it and has to have it for some particular reason. I don't want to discourage you but very few of these figures made it into the market and even fewer still made it into someone's hands after the recall. Good luck in your endeavor if you choose to find one. I really can't be of any help with the search. Sorry!!! You are the first to try to find one. Cordially, Jack Hesselbrock
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