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Simon & Halbig 979 Bisque Head Doll

Auction:
2314
Lot:
88
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Simon & Halbig 979 Bisque Head Doll, c. 1880s, sleeping brown glass eyes, sharp Roman nose, full cheeks, open mouth with two upper and one lower square inset teeth, pierced ears, impressed 979 15 mark, original blonde mohair wig, early Kestner straight wrist composition body with eight separate balls in original finish (some paint wear), dressed as a boy in 18th century style maroon and green satin costume (some fiber loss), brown socks, tan kid shoes, ht. 25 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Bisque Head , Fashion, Kestner, Mohair, Sock