Status: SOLD!
Date: 11/23/2015
Venue: eBay
Price: ??,???
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2 Antique 1870-1880 Patent Washable German Composition Head Limb Dolls 12" + 14"

This listing is for a pair of antique Patent Washable dolls. They came in as part of a large doll collection, and the following information was provided by the seller. They're German composition with straw stuffed bodies and original clothes, mohair wigs, and blown glass eyes. One doll is about 12", and the other is about 14". The taller doll has replacement arms. They were both made around 1870 to 1880. They were appraised in 1990 at a price of $55 and $60, respectively, by professional doll appraiser Elizabeth F. Mooney. The dolls have scuffs and wear from use including around their eyes, noses, and mouths. Their outfits show some discoloration and wear, and the taller doll's right leg has some damage. These dolls are selling as-is. Please see the photos below to see everything that is included, and contact us with any questions before bidding. We have a low opening bid and no reserve price so don't miss your chance to win!

The winning bidder can pick up this item at our store in Colchester, Vermont to save on shipping charges. All local pickups are subject to 7% Vermont state sales tax.

More information about doll appraiser Elizabeth F. Mooney:

She was the founder and past president of the Green Mountain Doll Club with 35 years of experience in the restoration and repair of antique dolls, and was a member of the Board of Appraisers for Fleming Museum Appraisal Day. The name of her business was Doll Hospital and it was located in Burlington, Vermont.

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The winning bidder can also pick up this item at our store in Colchester, Vermont. All local pickups are subject to 7% sales tax.

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