This VERY LARGE 27" (27 INCHES TALL) doll is marked on her forehead with a "W" in script, and on the back of the head, "Germany, Heinrich Handwerck, Simon and Halbig. She is also marked at the base of her neck on the back with an impressed "5". She comes with an original Victorian picture button of her original child owner - just adorable! This BIG DOLL is one of several that we are listing from the personal collection of a prominent late collector who collected antique dolls for more than 50 years. She passed away some years ago, and these dolls came from her daughter who is now in her 70s.
We are listing all of them with NO RESERVE. CONDITION: Very good condition body, with set brown eyes and bisque head. Her wig is old and REAL HUMAN HAIR, and could be styled in a different manner if the new owner chooses. There are no cracks or detracting chips to the bisque head.Her composition body is original. She also comes with what looks like reproduction Victorian necklace and earrings.
Please see the other wonderful antique bisque dolls we are listing from this collection, including the attractive 12 antique school boy doll that is pictured in two of the photographs to provide a little perspective of just how tall this Simon and Halbig doll is! The item "Large 27 Antique SIMON HALBIG Heinrich Handwerk Bisque Head Doll VERY GOOD COND" is in sale since Thursday, September 08, 2016. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German".
The seller is "photique007" and is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.