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Vintage 1960 3 face Whimsie Doll, Faces Rotate
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Vintage 1960 3 face Whimsie Doll, Faces Rotate

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Sold Date: 09/24/2009
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay

Vintage 1960 3-faced Whimsie Doll from the American Doll & Toy Corp. This ingenious and endearing doll has a knob atop the hat on the head which turns the face. T is a freckled miserable looking face (a case of the measles, is my diagnosis), a sleeping face, and an “all better” smiling face. The head and hat is plastic or vinyl. The body is a pliable, soft rubbery material. The doll is roughly 19” not including the knob on the hat.
The doll has one great big problem - the head is detached. The rubber edge on the body neck has a ¼”-½” tear - just large enough for the head to escape. The body has its original stuffing, The body is lightly soiled and smudged and has some reddish coloring on some fingernails - no doubt added by a budding manicurist. Faces have some minor dinginess and t but are still vivid. T is a touch of wear to the white finish on the knob. I found the doll wearing the pink flannel robe shown. I don’t know if this is original. The robe has pilling, some wear, and a replaced ribbon tie. The doll was also wearing some blue cotton knit elastic waist panties which didn’t seem original but are going with!
Always happy to combine shipping!
Buyer pays Parcel Post or Priority Mail S&H in U.S. or Priority Mail to other countries. Because of weight, exact cost depends on location. Shipping weight is 3-4 pounds from zip code 13776. INSURANCE IS EXTRA AND DETERMINED AT THE END OF THE AUCTION. Buyer pick-up is NOT an option. NYS residents add appropriate sales tax
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS - Please note! International Buyers are responsible for any customs, import duties, taxes at your end. These are not included in the item price or item shipping charges. They are normally collected by the delivering shipping company at your end or when you pick the item up. Please check with your local customs office if you need to know what these costs will be, prior to bidding. I can not mark item as gift!
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