Antique Squeeze Doll Mechanical Automation. Presented for your consideration is this interesting and RARE automation doll. The doll is either French or German and has a bisque head with a wooden body and limbs. The doll wears an Elizabethan era costume and has painted socks and shoes.In each hand is a gold tone metal cymbal which come together when the peg in the chest is pressed. At the time of listing the doll will bring the cymbals together when the peg is pressed but the cymbals sit lop-sided so that they won't come together on the flat sides (please refer to the last photo for details). The bisque head has parted lips that show teeth, painted rosy cheeks, eyebrows and eyelashes with glass stationary blue eyes. Back of the head is marked with "503 11/0".
The doll is completed with a blond wig. This neat automation doll would make a great addition to any general antique or doll collection! Wig is loose from the head, some wear is present on the head and red staining is on the top of the hat.
Some wear is present on the clothes from age. A small hole is in the back of the shirt. Overall in VERY GOOD condition for its age. Please refer to the photos for the best details. Measures 13" tall, 5 1/2" hand to hand and 2 from the tip of the nose to the back of the head.These charges are the buyers responsibility. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. Please note that we try our hardest to assure accurate descriptions of the items we list. Thank you and good luck! This item is being offered by: The Hitching Post Antiques Mall.
We are located 2 miles west of beautiful Tecumseh, Michigan, on M-50 near the intersection of M-52. Our store operates seven days a week, 361 days a year, during the hours of 10:00 a. - Your Friends at the Hitching Post Antiques Mall. Please check out my other items.
And be sure to add me to your favorites list. The item "Early Antique French or German Bisque Headed SQUEEZE DOLL Mechanical AUTOMATION" is in sale since Tuesday, December 15, 2015.This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Other Antique Dolls". The seller is "hitchingpostantiques" and is located in Tecumseh, Michigan.
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