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20.5” Simon & Halbig 1299 Character Child circa 1912 -- Those Dimples!
This delightful little darling is just as sweet as they come. Dressed in her sweet original antique white cotton dress with insertion lace and insertion light blue silk ribbons, she’s ready to face a new day! Her feathery light blond mohair wig crowns her like an angelic halo. What a sweet character girl she is!
She is a rare 1299 antique character doll by Simon & Halbig and a fine example of what the German doll industry had to offer during the heyday of the character doll era (circa 1910-1917). She has a Bisque socket head on a fully jointed composition body with original pull string criers (working), beautiful blue sleep eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, molded and feathered brows, open mouth with two upper teeth, dimpled cheeks and chin, pierced ears, and a fine quality blond mohair wig.
~This sweet little girl is offered on our customizable layaway plan! Take your time to pay for this angel by sending monthly installments. Feel free to call our office at 718.859.0901 to discuss a layaway, or to hear a personalized, in hand description of her wonderful condition. Would you like more images? Feel free to request additional photographs by emailing us.
Dressed in a very attractive antique lacy white dress with insertion lace and insertion pale blue silk ribbons. Underneath, she wears two layers of antique cotton and lace underwear, antique white rayon knit socks, antique style pink leather high lace-up boots with metal buckles. On her head is a sweet wired pink silk bonnet with lots of ruffles and lace.
MARKS: S H 1299 / 8
She is GUARANTEED to be a genuine antique doll made in Germany circa 1912 by SIMON & HALBIG. She is GUARANTEED to be free of hairlines, chips, cracks or restoration to the bisque head.
CONDITION: Excellent. She has fine quality bisque with detailed decoration of features as well as very crisp modeling of adorable character face with full round cheeks, small open mouth with character expression. The good quality body with original finish has some minor age wear. A wonderful rarer character girl; she is very desirable to collectors of antique character dolls. This is an uncommon mold with so much appeal! Be the first one in your doll circle to own one of these beauties!
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20.5” Wonderful & Sweet Simon & Halbig 1299 Character Child circa 1912 -- Those Dimples!
$1,300 USD SOLD
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