Beautiful and very expressive doll mold 719 , 18 tall (46 cm) : This mold appears to be the earliest numbered one which Simon & Halbig made (circa 1886). It is the version with solid dome head, closed mouth and inset eyes. The bisque has a good quality and is free of hairline, crack or restoration. Incised'S 11 H 719 DEP' The body is original : jointed body with straight wrists. The wig is an antique human hair wig in good used condition (french wig circa late XIX°).
About the clothes : everything is antique, the 2 underwears, socks, dress, hat, leather boots. Condition of the head : a small chip at one ear (see pic), a minor wig pull behind the head, a little discoloration at a cheek (don't forget that the pictures are close-up).Condition of the body : original painting and body finish except : 3 fingers were restored, a toe of the right foot was restored, a repair too, near the opening for the legs (see pic n° 11). Condition of the clothes : good but the hat is a little used, a minor repair at one boot, a small hole at one underwear. Feel free to ask me any question. The item "18 rare Simon & Halbig mold 719 circa 1886.
Antique german bisque head doll" is in sale since Saturday, May 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "let_it_bid" and is located in Cagnes sur Mer.This item can be shipped worldwide.