Vintage Lil Abner PAPPY & MAMMY YOKUM DOLLS 21" 1957
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Sold Date: 07/18/2009
Channel: Online Auction
Welcome to my auction...This auction is for a unique set of vintage dolls from 1957. Mammy and Pappy Yokum, Lil Abner’s parents from Dog Patch USA. The dolls are about 21” tall. They are marked on the back of their heads Baby Barry Dolls circle C 1957. They are jointed only at the neck. They are vinyl or rubber dolls with stuffed vinyl/rubber bodies. They might be wearing their original clothing, I’m not sure since I can’t find them in any of my books to verify. They both need to be cleaned. Mammy does have her pipe. She has some paint rubs on her hat. One of the button holes on her blouse is torn about 1” long. Her shirt is pinned to her skirt. Her skirt looks like a piece of flannel. She has no missing fingers or deep gouges or tears to her stuffed body that I can find. I think her socks and boots might be original. Pappy is in the same condition as Mammy no paint rubs to his head but he does have some thin hair plugs. He also has what looks like might be ink on his right hand and on the crack of his bottom. No damage to the fingers. I think he should have had a patch on the left pant leg on his pants, but it has come off. Both dolls have what look like holes in the back of their heads, like you would insert a vintage Christmas light. They may have been display pieces, I’m not sure. The holes are not damage, they look to me like they were made this way. A very unusual and unique pair of dolls to add to your collection. Feel free to e-mail me with any questions prior to bidding. I will do my best to answer all questions. I do my best to describe each item. I purchase the items I sell at Yard Sales, Flea Markets and Estate Auctions. I am not the original owner of any of the items I sell so tfore, I can not guarantee that the item is from a smoke free home. If smoke odor is an issue, please do not bid.Thanks for stopping by.. check out my other auctions as I try to offer unique and vintage items and I will gladly combine orders to save you $$$$$ on shipping. Shipping is actual shipping + $1.18 handling fee. Which includes Delivery Conformation on the package. I ship parcel post, media mail or first class whenever possible to reduce your shipping costs...Insurance is extra at buyers expense/request.... I package each item with the utmost care, but I can not be responsible for what happens once it leaves my hands. When more than one auction is won, Shipping is actual shipping cost and .18 for delivery conformation on the package. International shipping is actual shipping + $1.00 handling fee. I ship first class international when I can to reduce the shipping cost, Please remember, I can not track or insure first class international packages. I offer Priority shipping. If you choose first class you are assuming the risk that the package may be damaged or lost. When more than one auction is won, Shipping is actual shipping cost.If payment is not received in ten days, the item will be re-listed and a non-paying bidder alert will be sent. Sorry, but it cost to much to list and not have bidders follow through, so PLEASE if you don’t intend to pay, don’t bid. If you have a problem with making payment, please contact me and I’ll be happy to work with you. If t is an issue with your item when you receive it, please contact me, so we can work to resolve any issue, prior to posting negative feedback. I am an honest seller, but I do sometimes make mistakes (I’m only human). I never expect a buyer to pay for any error of mine. I value your business. HAVE A MOST WONDERFUL DAY ... come back and visit again real soon.
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