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Most items on this page are returnable for any reason.  I will refund the purchase price only and not shipping.  I will ship via USPS, unless requested otherwise, and will send the least expensive way I can.  If it is stated that shipping is included in the price and you buy multiple items, I will adjust the shipping to reflect actual shipping costs.   

All the dolls shown here can be returned.  It can be hard to buy via a website photo, although I think the photos here give good information about the condition of the doll you're purchasing.  You can always ask questions or request more photos of things that are not clear.  My email is  (suzannesdolls@aol.com or mcbraar2000@yahoo.com).

 

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Here's a TLC 8" Betsy McCall doll from the 1950s-1960s.  This doll has blonde hair.  She is missing the barrette on the left side.  She has the rubber skull cap.  There is some hair loss at the upper left hand side.  The wig, other than this area, is very full and very pretty longer hair.  Her eyes open and close easily.  She does not have a crotch split.  Her knees has tiny splits and there is a small flare to each knee.  Her right leg is very loose and has just recently started to fall out when she is picked up!  Yikes!  But she could be a good "parts" doll, or an extra model if you have more Betsy costumes than Betsy dolls.  $20...shipping extra   SOLD

 

AMhead4.jpg (51214 bytes)AMhead1.jpg (110237 bytes)AMhead2.jpg (107380 bytes)AMhead3.jpg (76808 bytes)This is an A.M.390 head with a 8-1/4" head circumference.  There are no hairlines or breaks, but there is a chip out of the left ear....not noticeable from the front and when wigged.  There are some paint scrapes on the face...a few on the lips and brows and cheeks.  The head still has the original brown sleep eyes in the original sleep setting  $20...shipping extra   SOLD

 

Catterfelder2.jpg (191568 bytes)Catterfelder3.jpg (169410 bytes)Catterfelder4.jpg (169303 bytes)Catterfelder5.jpg (201015 bytes)Catterfelder1.jpg (221871 bytes)This doll has the best face!  She's a 14-1/2" German toddler with the marks "W&Co." "201" "Thuringia" "6".  The W&Co mark is attributed to Erste Steinbacher Porzellanfabrik of Steinbach, Germany.  She has her original sleep eyes and unbroken bisque (although there are a few pepper spots and a couple of pits).  She also has her original wig....a bit sparse but I hated to replace it.  Her toddler body is multi-jointed with a fat tummy.  She still has her original combination underwear, socks and white center-snap shoes.  Her pink & white dress is newer but suits her so well!  $225...shipping extra

 

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hanna1.jpg (196278 bytes)hanna2.jpg (148655 bytes)hanna3.jpg (43459 bytes)hanna4.jpg (68309 bytes)hanna5.jpg (95470 bytes)I've had this Schoenau Hoffmeister "Hanna" doll for a long time.  These ethnic Hannas are not really rare dolls, but I think this one is unusual because she has so many of her original clothing items.  She has both ankle wreaths, both wrist wreaths, her neck wreaths and her hair wreath.  Her cotton top has its original soft stuffing, adding a little bit of a bust to this girl.  A few years ago, the elastic had gotten so old it needed to be replaced.  With a painted bisque head like this, any time the wig is removed, some of the paint goes, too.  That's what you're seeing in the close-ups of the head.  She has no damage other than the missing paint.  A real sweetie!  $125

 

ginny2.jpg (253273 bytes)ginny1.jpg (426326 bytes)This is a Vogue Ginny....a bent-knee walker from the 1960s.  Her wig has been replaced with a new one.  She has had a little repaint on her lips.  Her walking mechanism works well....her head twists from side to side and her legs are moved.  The dress that comes with her is unmarked but of the same time period as she is.  $15   SOLD

 

 

 

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We often overlook dolls made in Japan and think of them as "poor quality" but this 12-1/2" little girl begs to disagree!  She was made in Japan to compete with the open-mouthed girl dolls from Germany.  If you didn't know the mark on the back of her head was from the Japanese firm, Morimura Brothers, you might think she was German.  She has her original composition body and comes with what I believe to be her original onesie, shoes & socks.  I'm not sure about the rest of her clothing but it is certainly of the same time period that she is from.  Her bisque is beautiful...on a par with nicely-made German dolls.  She has blue sleep eyes with painted lower lashes.  Her brows are a light multi-stroke brown.  She wears a brown human hair wig.  Just a lot of good stuff going on here!  SOLD

 

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Here's an 11" Grodnertal reproduction doll.  The underwear is 100% cotton and lace-trimmed, made to fit her exactly.  There are 3 pieces....a chemise, a pair of drawers, and a petticoat.  Her dress is of a muted 100% cotton print, trimmed at the neckline in sage green silk.   SOLD   

 

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