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~THANK YOU GB~Delightful 25" Kley & Hahn 167 Character Boy in Sailor Costume
Ahoy matey! This sailor boy is ready to take to the high seas, on his way to your collection cabinet! Standing at an impressive 25" tall, this delightful baby is bound to make a statement in his sweet sailor's ensemble. Made by Kley & Hahn in the 167 mold, he has a lovely presentation and great condition that will have you swooning. Big blue glass sleep eyes sparkle with life, while a pale bisque face smiles in delight. An original antique wig sits atop his head, while he is adorned in a vintage sailor costume that really sets him apart. Whenever I put up sailor boys, be they babies or dollies, they always get snatched up fast, so here is your chance to own a truly sweet Kley & Hahn model...
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Bisque socket head with nice modeling and painting of features. Deep blue glass sleep eyes with painted lashes, feathered flyaway brows, and an open mouth with two upper molded teeth. Bisque tremble tongue. Slight rosiness to cheeks, and overall pale bisque. Deep cheek dimples, with dimpled chin. Original composition baby body, repainted, standing at 25" tall. He wears his original human hair wig in brown with attached pate.
He wears an adorable vintage sailor costume in navy blue with white trim. Red necktie, white hat in corduroy with pin "I'M FOR ROY J. TURNER". Underneath goes a cream antique chemise with buttons, and diaper, with black cotton socks and brown real leather boots.
Marks: K&H Germany 167 14
CONDITION: Excellent. Bisque head free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. Overall, the bisque is gorgeous, and the eyes sleep well. Great modeling and painting of facial features, with overall pale bisque and nice complexion. Body is original, but has been repainted: the left leg is repainted differently than the rest, with a pinker finish than the yellow rest of the body. The stringing has become slightly loosened. Tremble tongue wiggles quite a bit! Costume is good. Overall, a cute boy with a great presentation.
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