BEAUTIFUL orig antique BRU brevete doll shoes cherry red leather w/ heels & bows

These are a simply wonderful pair of stamped original antiqueBru shoes for a Bru brevete in a deep cherry red leather with high heels. How rare to find such a pretty pair in this fashionable style and colour and in such fine condition for their age! Considering that the Bru brevete dolls were only made in the year 1879 – 1880, and that over the years dolls shoes were so easily lost, they must also be very rare to find indeed. They are sized 0 which I believe is for the smallest Bru brevete but I will give a rough guide to size - they measure fractionally under 1 and three quarter inches in length and fractionally under three quarters on an inch wide at the widest point of the sole.

These elegant French fashion shoes have dainty tapered black high heels and their original beautiful silk bows on the front, all in excellent condition. The leather has not deteriorated with age and the stitching is sound. Signs of wear are minor and can be viewed on the photos – please view. The main flaw I can see is a very minor matter in my opinion – a small stain on one sole. The soles of both shoes are leather and stamped with the pointed oval with the fancy Bru ‘B’ inside.

The shoes were a spare pair belonging to a Victorian poured wax doll of mine called Alice. Neither Alice nor I had ever really examined them closely until a few days
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