Details about Vintage 1930s Composition 27" Shirley Temple Doll * Near Flawless * Rare!See original listing
Feb 14, 2014
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
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Vintage 1930s Composition 27" Shirley Temple Doll * Near Flawless * Rare!
Incredible pristine and near flawless all-original condition, 27" tall, and sooooooooooo adorable!
She plays the piano, almost! Loves to play, and will miss all of her friends. Bye Betsy, Bye Tiny, Bye . . . . . !
Where do I begin? She's stunning, a definite keeper, so hesitant to sell! I'm hoping that it is twice in a lifetime that a doll like this will come into my possession.
This beautiful vintage 1930s composition Shirley Temple doll is in near flawless conditiion, and extremely rare to find in this meticulous state. Shirley retains her full and beautiful original wig with most of its original curls, face painting is perfect, her flirty glancing eyes easily move side-to-side as it should and are clear, sparkling white teeth and a perfect tongue, infamous dimples dimple like when she was new, and her composition is amazing. No crazing, no fractures, no missing digits, uniform skin tone, blushed elbows and knees, composition near flawless!
Shirley will come to you wearing an adorable ensemble created by a lovely current seamstress found on Ebay. The pristine white and red cotton patterned dress has an adorable white vee collar edged in white eyelet, and four of the cutest red buttons. Styled in Shirley's typical pleats, and two white buttons in the back for closure. Her matching hat is also included, and both dress and hat fit her perfectly. She will also be wearing white cotton panties. Shirley's front snap white oil-cloth shoes are original to her, but in a fragile state. I deliberately did not take her shoes off for the photos, as the shoes still snap, and I was concerned of breakage. Her feet do feel whole, and I can't imagine them being in a different state than the rest of her near flawless body.
Near flawless, as she does have the typiclal joint rubs, and minor surface rubs here and there. Although Shirley is able to hold poses, her stringing could be better. Shirley's right arm, unless you pose her in the right position will have a tendency to fall down by her side (see photo, right arm holding pose). Her limbs are heavy, and strongly suggest you always keep her on a stand. Almost forgot, Shirley does have one small hairline crack atop her right eye, and one even smaller and finer line on the left side of her lips, hardly noticeable. That's it! Minor age-related imperfections, otherwise flawless. Extremely well taken care of for 80 years.
Please look at the photos, and use the magnifying option to see for yourself her remarkable condition.
Doubt you will find another 1930s composition 27" Shirley Temple doll in this amazing condition. If for any reason she should not sell, I will place her back into my own personal doll collection.
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