This pretty 18" antique bisque doll is marked " Germany Heinrich Handwerck (Si)Mon & Halbig 1. The "Si" in Simon is missing. She has her original blond mohair wig, brown sleep eyes, an open mouth with four teeth, and pierced ears. Her composition ball jointed body is stamped "Heinrich Handwerck Germany".
Her outfit includes a cotton onesie, a pale peach lace dress with cotton lining and wide satin sash, antique pale blue fabric shoes and antique socks. The shoes are stamped with a "1" and a heart with swirly designs. She has one "pearl" earring.There is a blue satin bow in her hair. Her bisque is perfect with no damage or repairs.
IMPORTANT REVISION: I have discovered what appears to be lifted or missing paint behind her left ear, just visible in photo # 8. It does not appear to be a hairline.
If you request, I will send you a close-up. There are two rubs on her right cheek, a firing dot on her neck, and a tiny raised (factory done) dot above her right eyebrow.Her body is in excellent condition with very minor wear and soil. There is wear to the sole of one shoe.
The item "Antique Bisque 18 Heinrich Handwerck Simon Halbig Doll Orig Wig & Body Germany" is in sale since Sunday, November 27, 2016. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German".The seller is "spacecadet49" and is located in Hayward, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.