Vintage Ideal Composition 18" Shirley Temple Doll In Tagged Sailboat Dress

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 19, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

ITEM DESCRIPTION:

Here is a lovely "lightly restored" eighteen inch Shirley Temple from Ideal in the mid 1930s.
She is a sweet doll with lovely original finish on her body and head.
She is marked on her head 18 SHIRLEY TEMPLE IDEAL Cop N&T and SHIRLEY TEMPLE on her back.
She has a lovely replaced mohair wig, renewed sleep eyes with all their sable lashes - (one corner of her lashes are turned up).
Jointed at the neck, shoulders and hips, well strung for posing - all fingers and toes present in excellent condition.
Open smiling mouth with her original six upper teeth, felt tongue, and a dimple in each cheek,
Face paint includes original multi-stroke eyebrows, painted lower eye lashes pale cheek blush and lip paint.

COSTUME: Shirley wears a tagged "boat" dress in red, original onesie, socks and shoes. Her dress is missing the boat applique and missing a button in back - the NRA tag is bright.

Additional Notes On This Doll:
You may ask what a "Lightly Restored" doll is. Good question.
Since I restore and sell dolls, I need words to define the varying levels of restoration applied to a doll.
I always do the least amount necessary to make the doll look "factory fresh" while keeping her as original as possible.
This doll needed a little help - not really all

CONDITION:
Very Good Lightly Restored Condition. Doll has a new mohair wig, renewed eyes. Very light crazing, no chips two tiny cracks around eyes - normal paint wear to all joints and a few small spots of dirt that did not come off with cleaning - No lifting or flaking of her surface. Wearing an NRA tagged dress, original onesie, socks and shoes. Her dress is missing the boat applique and missing one button in back. The tag is bright.

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