This sweet little doll is incised Simon Halbig K Star R on the back of her head. It also looks like the letter L is incised near her crown opening. No damage to bisque. Painted eyebrows, painted upper and lower lashes, blue sleep eyes with original wax on lids. Open mouth with painted lips, upper teeth are showing. Rose blushed cheeks. Five piece composition body with original glossy finish. Some wear to paint on her back and around her neckwell area. Original mohair wig (somewhat sparse on her left side). Possibly restrung at some point in her history--little knots at the stringing holes in arms and legs. Swivel neck, jointed at arms and legs. Dressed in antique pantaloons, Antique slip, sweet little vintage pink dress with embroidery and matching wide brimmed hat, vintage satin slippers. There is a small area in the back of the dress where the skirt and bodice have separated and will need to be restitched. She stands 9" tall.
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Please note, Ruby Lane's calculated shipping is an estimate and sometimes can be intimidating. Rest assured, I only charge my actual shipping costs and will refund any excess you have paid. I sell vintage and antique items with a history; oftentimes items may show wear from a former life. I always try to note any serious condition issues. Layaway is available. A 20% non refundable deposit will secure the item and we will work with you regarding the length of the layaway.
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