The folks in South Carolina's Lowcountry and beyond know a little something about blue crabs and Jimmy is proud to honor that tradition. Jimmy the Crab - Palmetto State Edition features the classic SC flag design with the unmistakeable hue of a piping hot hardshell steamed crab. Jimmy is so happy to have new friends down south!
Jimmy the Crab is an extremely lifelike, to-scale model of a jumbo, male blue crab. Comprised of 13 pieces, Jimmy can be disassembled and reassembled similar to a puzzle -- it's a must have for crab lovers and a beautiful display piece! Jimmy is also helpful to novice crab eaters trying to learn their way around a hardshell crab.
Other Things to Know about Jimmy:
- The design was derived from a real blue crab to ensure an extremely lifelike appearance
- Another name for a male crab is a "jimmy", which is part of the inspiration for the name "Jimmy the Crab"
- Jimmy is the only known crab model that simulates the unique activity of picking a blue crab
- Jimmy's legs and claws attach to his body using ball joints, so the design approximates the movements of a real crab
- The top "jaws" of Jimmy's claws are designed to simulate the opening and closing of the real thing
Jimmy is intended for all crab lovers, ages nine to 109! We do not recommend Jimmy for youngsters under the age of nine as considerable dexterity is needed to assemble & disassemble Jimmy. Additionally, there is potential for small parts, which could present a choking hazard
Includes: (1) Jimmy the Crab (13 pieces disassembled) and (1) Jimmy the Crab blue crab fact book and picking guide
Dimensions: Jimmy the Crab measures approximately 10" by 7" when assembled (and a healthy 6" from point-to-point)