Here comes the world-famous Kathe Kruse Sandbaby (so its popular name, because the first dolls in the mid-1920s were weight down by sand), a heavy 2,7-kilogram weight down life like doll whose real name is “Traumerchen” (roughly translating into “Little Dreamer”). These much sought after rare and heavy sand weighted baby dolls were never made for children, they were made as training aid dolls for midwives, always only in small numbers, whilst the unweighted ones were conceived as play dolls.
Our heavy little Sandbaby - Traumerchen with closed eyes here was made in 1984, as the former owner told us. Our sweet baby doll comes with its Kathe Kruse tag, its original christening dress and its original box. The stamp on its right foot is a bit pale and nearly illegible now, I think it was never very clear.
The left foot of our dear old Traumerchen baby is stamped with the Kathe Kruse name stamp as is usual. Vintage Kathe Kruse baby is in mint condition!
Traumerchen is 50 cm / 19 ¾ inches long. Its head is made of plastics, since 1966 all KK doll heads are made this way (except for special editions). The baby’s body is made of formed foam - rubber and covered with stockinet. Vintage Kathe Kruse Sandbaby has a naval and the anatomical requirement for taking a baby’s temperature, not to put too fine a point on it. This rare old doll comes with its original christening gown, a very old baby bonnet and some sweet new baby socks (I added them).
*Please, do be aware that the rattle, cushions, old bed and all other decorations will NOT come with the Kathe Kruse baby doll, this listing is for the doll, her clothes, her wrist tag and the original box ONLY!
A very rare vintage doll, sweet as a button, and produced with some changes in material since 1925 in small numbers only, Kathe Kruse has taken doll making to a whole new level with this doll!

*Please notice: This vintage Kathe Kruse baby doll belongs not into the hands of children; it may not fulfil the safety standards for toys in our time! So, it is not meant as a toy, though an adult collector’s & vintage toy lover’s item for display & decoration only!

We will ship all items worldwide in a fully insured package on Priority mail & provide a tracking number.
Handling, worldwide shipping and insurance are included in our prices!

Handling, worldwide shipping and insurance are included in our prices!
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Kathe Kruse

Hildegard’s Toy Emporium

Kathe Kruse Sandbaby, 20”, heavy midwife training doll, 1984, mib

~ $1,051

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