ORIGINAL UNCUT QUEEN HOLDEN "JOAN & BOBBY" PAPER DOLLS. Whitman 907. 1928. Folio. Stiff cardboard covers. Two dolls each measuring approximately 17 inches in height. Six pages of costumes and accessories. Two stands are included. In COMPLETE UNUSED, UNCUT, CONDITION. Please see enlargements for details. This is an ORIGINAL 1928 PAPER DOLL - not a reproduction. Please note: the outfits appear cropped in the photos - this is just because of my camera shots - all pages are whole.
BETSY McCALL & COUSIN LINDA PAPER DOLLS. Dayton, Ohio: McCalls, 1968. Two cardboard paper dolls plus a separate folded sheet (on glossy paper) of costumes and accessories - 25 items in all plus the two dolls. Betsy measures 5 3/4 " in height - Linda measures 4" in height. MINT UNUSED CONDITION. Issued in 1968 as a promotional item by McCall's Magazine. The set could be ordered by mail at the cost of 25 cents.
PORTRAIT OF SKIPPER. (The Story Book of Skipper-A New Doll). Story by Ellen Lenhart. Illustrated by Claudine Nankivel. New York: Wonder Books, (1964). 4to. 48pps. Pictorial color covers. Illustrated in color and black, white, and red. A Christmas story about Barbie's little sister, Skipper. In excellent condition.
A vintage composition PIRATE DOLL. Circa 1930s. The doll has been dressed as a pirate. He wears a blue velvet coat, cream silk shirt and tan trousers accented with a red silk cummerbund. The doll lacks the lower half of his left leg and carries a cane. He also has a key tucked inside his cummerbund. As a final touch, there is a jaunty parrot perched on his left shoulder. The clothes appear to be hand made. The pirate theme was possibly conceived to hide damage to the doll's left leg - I have ...click for details
A hollow-cast figure of the Farmer, Blackpool, Fylde Box Co., circa 1950. Noted by Joplin as a figure which was made by several factories - the attribution to Fylde is made because of "MFG" stamped on the base. Pictured on page 127 of Norman Joplin's book "The Great Book Of Hollow-Cast Figures" pub. 1993. Original paint with only very minor loss. Measures 2 1/4 inches in height.
A hollow-cast figure of a farm girl, Timpo, circa 1950s. Green base. A figure of a farm girl wearing a red skirt, blue top, yellow kerchief and carrying a milk pail. Original paint with some loss. Measures 2 inches in height. Pictured on page 242 of "The Great Book Of Hollow-Cast Figures" by Norman Joplin. Pub. 1993.