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