Simon & Halbig held nothing back when designing and producing their delightful "Santa!" She is immediately recognized by the characteristic mark on her lower lip, a feature of all Santa models. This particular doll is the 1249 model, with a bright bisque head, detailed with painted and molded features that bring her to life. She has bright blue sleep eyes that beg for attention. She stands at 21" tall, on a lovely original finish body. Her delicate golden curls grace her head, while she is dressed to present from head to toe, in a wonderful antique style dress and antique leather shoes! She's in excellent condition, and is ready for your love! Do not waste a moment more; make this beauty your own!
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She has a bisque socket head, with blue glass sleep eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, and feathered brown brows. She has an open mouth with the characteristic lower lip mark typical of all "Santa" dolls, and four upper teeth. She has a pale overall complexion and gentle blushing of her cheeks, and a slight dimple on her chin. She has pierced ears, and wears a golden blond mohair wig in a short, curly style. She stands at 21" tall on her original fully-jointed antique wood & composition body.
She wears a lovely silk and lace dress, with a ruffled collar, and an insertion lace top and skirt. Lace edging decorates the sleeves, collar, and skirt. Underneath she wears a white cotton full slip and a pair of white lace edged pantaloons. White knit socks and her antique white leather shoes adorn her feet, and a lace hat with peach cap.
MARKS: 1249 / HALBIG / Germany / SANTA / S & H / 9
CONDITION: Excellent. Her head features top-quality painting and modeling of features. There is a slight rub to the right cheek. The eyes sleep well, with good alignment. The wood & composition body is nice, with tight stringing and typical and expected minor age wear. The wig is supple and full, with a soft feel. The costume is great, in clean and sturdy condition, with great presentation. Overall, this is a lovely doll! Who doesn't love a Santa?
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