Simon and Halbig Dolly Face, Child Doll #1079 German Bisque Socket Head Doll Open Mouth 32 Marked Bisque Socket Head with Blonde German Made Wig S & H 1079 Germany /4. Brown Glass Eyes (Not In Head) Pierced Ears without Earrings Composition Body with Jointed Limbs Original Socks and Pantaloons Me asurements: 32 - Height 4 pounds 15 ounces - Total Weight Doll Doll's bisque head is hand painted with no chips or cracks; there are some dirt smudges mainly around the bottom of the neck socket. She has four teeth, painted feathered eyebrows and eyelashes. Her eyes are out of her head - brown glass with eye set weight and damaged eye bridge.
Wig and pate have been removed with the pate having cracks and loosened piece. Wig hair is shiny, uncombed and in good condition. Head band inside is marked'42' with maker label marked size'17'. She needs to be restrung as her ropes and joints are loose.I have hooked the lower left leg back on to its knee. Her composition body is shiny overall with some minor smudges and scuffing, especially on the back of her right leg. The baby finger of her left hand is missing the very end of the fingernail and fingertip. The neckline of her torso has a thin rim of finish worn off as do her other joints which have some finish wear, especially where they connect to the next body part. There doesn't appear to be any other cracks or chips on her body. She has the smell being stored in a cedar chest. Clothes Socks Well fitting (most likely original to doll) hand crochet trimmed light pink socks with ribbon fastener.
The socks are in very good condition with no stains, tear or fraying. Underpants Off-white cotton, single snap closure, gathered underpants with machine-made lace trim on legs.
The underpants have a few light speckles in one area on the back of the pants, two small holes in the same area and a 2 stretch of the lace is loose from the hem. Underskirt White cotton, single snap closure, underskirt is gathered at the waistband and has a machine-made eyelet trimmed hemline.
Underskirt has no stains, tears or frays. Clothes have not been washed or ironed and have a whiff of the smell of a cedar chest.Photographs show top, bottom and rotated views of the doll and clothes with detail. Please examine the photographs as they are an integral part of the description. The item "Antique Simon & Halbig Bisque Head German Doll #1079 Compo Body Socket Head 32" is in sale since Friday, September 09, 2016.
This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "zephyr_island" and is located in Friday Harbor, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.