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A rare Simon & Halbig fashionable doll

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A rare Simon & Halbig fashionable doll

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A rare Simon & Halbig fashionable doll with swivel neck, closed half-smiling mouth, fixed bright blue eyes, long brows, ears pierced into the head, elaborately arranged blond mohair wig held by blue silk ribbon, cotton twill over wood body with swivelling or tongue and groove joints at shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle, bisque arms, socks, shoes and underclothes -- 17in. (43cm.) high, circa 1870 (arm needs attaching, body stained) See Colour Plate 10
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

A similar body type is illustrated on page 59 of How to Collect French Fashion Dolls by Mildred and Vernon Seeley and on page 124 B2 of Fashion Dolls by Maree Tarnowska.

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