20" Shirley Temple composition doll w/box 1930's

This is the earliest Shirley Temple doll and is known as a prototype. Distributed by Ideal before they applied for a patent. So she is not marked on her back or head. They were also called the cheekier or label in head doll. I don't know if she has a label in her head as I can't see inside. She is in her original box and there are a few issues with the box. There is a piece above her head that will need to be taped. I will let the new buyer decide if they want to do that. The lid is missing a small amount around the outer edge. I think this doll was originally given to someone in a hospital. When I received her she had a nurse outfit on and the original dress was in the box. Today when I went to list her I found a little note and her original hair ribbon in the tissue paper. The composition has all over fine crazing but nothing major such as lifts. She also has a little rub on the tip of her nose. Dress is original but the only tag is a size tag. The only damage I see is some age spots or discoloration. It has all the original pleats and you can tell by the feel it has never been laundered. As it is still stiff with the original sizing. Underneath she has what I believe is the original onesie. Same as with the dress no damage found. Original socks, shoes, and pinback button also. I have been collecting Shirley Temple dolls for over ... read more