This is a vintage Seymour Mann's Collectible Wind Up Musical Doll named "Bernadette." This 18 inch doll is in great condition - still in its original box with both name tag and a tag which provides information on Mann's musical doll reproductions. In part, it states that "each doll is hand painted porcelain bisque... authentic costuming, carefully researched, leather shoes, hand fabricated, combine to make our dolls something of value."
Bernadette is wearing a beautiful period costume, and comes with a satin bronze colored hat and purse.
The wind up key is key in one of its boots, and works perfectly. This is an 18 note song, which was familiar but which I could not identify.
The back of her neck has the copyright symbol and the start of the date, however, her cloth body covering is glued to her neck and I could not read the entire markings. Although research indicates Seymour Mann dolls are in great supply, I could not find another "Bernadette."
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Vintage 1982 Seymour Mann Musical Doll - Bernadette