This big Simon & Halbig 1249 doll is known as SANTA. Most Santa dolls can be recognized by the distinctive mark on the lower lip. I have rarely ever seen a Santa that I didn't fall in love with at first sight--and this beauty is certainly no exception. With her huge chocolate brown eyes and a look of pure innocence, she will surely steal your heart as well. She is garbed in antique garments of the late 1800s and has her wonderful original body. One of the prettiest and certainly one of the best, there is NO reason to deny yourself so beautiful a German Girl that will only appreciate in value in the coming years. Every detail is just so on this doll; from antique costume to her luxurious brown mohair wig. If you buy only the BEST, this is a fabulous German girl to snap up as soon as possible.
The Santa mold is highly prized by collectors for her great beauty and somewhat character look. If you don’t have a Santa yet, give this big girl some serious consideration—she will be sure to add a lot more joy and class to your collection! And how often do you come across such a beauty in this large a size?
Layaway is available. Take up to 6 months to pay for her. Just give our office a call at 718,859.0901 to hear details, send us an email, or just let us know at checkout that you'll be needing time to pay!~
The market for these beautiful Santa children is back with a vengeance right now, so I know that she will not be around long. This wonderful example will soar above and beyond your expectations when you meet her in person... this face will always possess a little piece of my heart! I never get tired of the Santa face!
She has a poured bisque socket head on her original fully jointed composition and wood body. Big original brown eyes (now fixed) with painted upper and lower lashes, molded and feathered brows, open mouth with four upper teeth and characteristic lower lip mark, dimpled chin, pierced ears, very pretty brown mohair wig with tight curls and extensions.
Dressed in a stunning antique white cotton dress with ruffles and hand crocheted fine insertion and lace edging, three layers of antique white underwear, cream cotton ribbed socks, antique tan leather shoes (some repairs to the shoes) , a pretty plaid silk bow in her hair and a wonderful antique silk sash at the waist.
MARKS: 1249 / Germany / HALBIG / S& H / 14 1/2
CONDITION: Excellent. A very lovely bisque head with fine quality bisque, very crisp and deep modeling of lovely and desirable Santa features expert painting and pleasant color. The original eyes are now fixed whereas they were once sleep eyes). There are a few isolated wig pulls on the crown (see photos). The original body in excellent sturdy condition but with an old repaint. This is one of the prettiest Simon & Halbig molds!! A real Beauty not to be overlooked!!!!!
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Huge 33" Simon & Halbig 1249 SANTA Antique Doll in Crispy Antique Whites--So Beautiful!