This offering is for a 20” Simon & Halbig 1250 marked bisque shoulder head doll. She is well known and highly prized as the shoulder head version of the “SANTA” doll. SHOULDER HEAD: The bisque shoulder head is in immaculate condition with no factory flaws, chips, cracks, facial rubs or restoration. Her large brown glass sleep eyes are a focal point on her beautiful face. The bisque is the desirable pale color, the blushing is perfectly natural and has no rubs. The hand painted facial details are superb and her open mouth with four upper teeth has the smile so admired by collectors. The pale blonde 100% real mohair wig is of medium length and styled with small loose curls. The ears are perfectly pierced and adorned with vintage clear and aquamarine crystal earrings. The back of the shoulder plate is marked “GERMANY// S & H 1250 DEP.” BODY: The doll’s original body is comprised of kid leather with ball jointed composition arms and hands. All fingers are present with one pinkie and one index finger restored (please refer to photos). Otherwise, the composition has its original paint and is in excellent condition The doll’s leather has been reinforced around the back of the stitched leather neckline and the chest to strengthen the leather in order to prevent future tears. The bottom portion of the leather legs and feet have been repaired to prevent leaks. The rivets are solidly mounted at the hips and knees. The body is clean, solid, supple, has sturdy repairs and is in very good overall condition. COSTUME: This costume for this beauty consists of a vintage white cotton eyelet dress that closes in the back with buttons and has a pink satin ribbon tie at the dropped waist. The newer white slip is a cotton blend and the doll also wears bloomers. Lace stockings and German styled shoes with pearl decorations were recently added. There is no damage or repairs to any of the freshly cleaned garments. The piece de resistance is the very old French designed head piece that consists of rows of colored lace and taffeta. This head piece is the perfect accessory for the doll’s pale blonde hair and is in very good condition. What a beauty! Please contact me with any questions you may have. FREE Domestic shipping by USPS Fully Insured Standard Mail. International shipping may be arranged by contacting me. A 2 month Layaway Plan is available -- just ask. Thank you very much for your visit and for taking time to learn more about the doll and view the photos.
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