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Posted 4 years ago


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original-1932 17" tall
Ideal- Queens NY
has NT and a C with an op inside the c
Hi just trying to locate info for her.
I am not selling this- please do not delete.

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  1. stefdesign stefdesign, 4 years ago
    Sure looks like a Shirley Temple to me.
  2. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 4 years ago
    Once Christmas of 1934 came, and Ideal saw how successful the Shirley doll would be and so they got a patent on the Shirley Temple doll. For the first year of production, the name SHIRLEY TEMPLE was stamped on the doll along with a COP, which stood for Copyright Pending. Once Ideal got the copyright, the dolls said SHIRLEY TEMPLE on their head and back. The markings came as follows:

    1.SHIRLEY TEMPLE (in the shape of a half circle)
    2.SHIRLEY TEMPLE (in the shape of a half circle) IDEAL N.&T.Co. (inside the half circle, usually written IDEAL, straight across, on one line, and N.&T.Co. on the next), this mark also came with COP (C with the O and P inside it), to stand for Copyright Pending
    3.Shirley Temple
    SHIRLEY TEMPLE (just as written)
    4.Shirley Temple with IDEAL in a diamond below it, I have also seen just the Ideal in the diamond on the back of some Shirley dolls.
  3. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 4 years ago
    She is either a 16" or an 18" composition doll. Clothes really matter with these dolls. Sometimes a mint outfit will go higher than a doll. She is in really good shape except the fading on the face.
  4. donna18103, 4 years ago
    i poeted another pic of the back of her neck.

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