Simon and Halbig mold 1249 other wise known as Santa. 27 inches tall !
She was sold and made around 1910 to be set under Christmas trees for little girls gift from Santa.
Original blond mohair wig and attached pate.
Original working sleep eyes of deep chocolate brown.
Open mouth painted with the little mark on lower lip that is distinct to this mold. All original teeth intact.
Pierced ears one very tiny, tiny chip on one ear lobe cant even call it that its so small. Earrings replaced.
The back of the one shoe is worn down to the second layer below white leather. It is NOT the sock you see showing through but I know that's what it looks like in photo. It is a tan colored leather below the white outer leather.
Look at her DRESS !!!
BEAUTIFUL full, ORIGINAL satin in a delicate ivory with lace overlay on bodice and sleeves.
Due to age of dress it is melting on front from being handled over her years.
It has an old repair stitch on front of skirt.
Not It really noticed .
Please handle her with utmost care.
Socks and shoes are antique .
One shoe has more wear then the other . Note the embroidered butterfly inset decoration on sides of shoes. Ties replaced.
Her body is original and in fantastic condition. Stringing is good holds pose very well.
One foot has minimal separation across toes that's been reinforced and will not further move.
Oh...her underwear is all antique too. I would say original as well.
Rare to find this mold number with so many high points .
She does retain most eyelashes. Painted upper and lower lashes. Multi stroke eye brows that are molded and expertly painted as is entire face. Delicate smooth creamy light bisque.
And Of course her head has been lighted and NO damage to report.
Tempting to just keep her for myself
Layaway in six months or less.
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Simon and Halbig 1249 "Santa" All Original