Here comes a sweet Alt, Beck & Gottschalck character baby, made 1912 and with magnificent bisque head mold number 1352.
Our antique German baby doll measures 33 cm / 13 inches sitting and 48 cm / 19 inches overall.
As you can see in the photographs, the bisque head sits on a composition body.
The head is marked on the back: “ABG 1352 / 45 Made in Germany 14”.
Our Alt, Beck & Gottschalck baby has fully functional brown glass sleeping eyes, some lashes are missing, and eye lashes are also painted. The eyebrows are feathered, the nostrils accentuated, mouth is open with movable tongue and two front teeth showing. Baby has the sweetest dimples and an adorable double chin. The bisque head is perfectly in order, has only some glue rests around the rim and on the outside of the right eye appears to be a hairline, maybe it is there from production. The head was lit up in the darkness with a spotlight, the hairline did not show.
The blond wig is made from genuine human hair and fine.
The composition body has some traces of age as is shown in the photographs; the accentuating lines on the hands are missing, on the feet they are present.
Alt, Beck & Gottschalck baby wears a light blue undergarment, a splendid vintage cotton baby dress and a fine vintage knitted wool baby jacket, the flower crown is old too, made of chenille and fabric.
All in all, this antique German baby doll is an adorable sweet darling in very good condition!
Please, be aware that NONE of the decorations you see in the photographs will come with the antique doll – this listing is for the 1912 made Alt, Beck & Gottschalck doll baby ONLY!
*Please notice: This antique German doll belongs not into the hands of children; it may not fulfill the safety standards for toys nowadays; so it is not meant as a toy, though an adult collector’s item for decoration & display only!
Handling, worldwide shipping and insurance are included in our prices! We will ship all items in an insured package or registered letter on Priority Mail and provide a tracking number. Exceptions may apply in times of international crisis, such as pandemic or war!
Handling, worldwide shipping and insurance are included in our prices! Exceptions may apply in times of international crisis, such as pandemic or war!
Alt, Beck and Gottschalck character baby 1352 German bisque head made 1912
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