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Posted 9 months ago

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Manikin
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Here she is in her modesty cover up( Like it cover anything LOL) . She asked if she could be a Vargus girl and since she had her heart set on it she got her wish . Her arms and legs are reattached and a thumb so she is ready to stand in a lingerie window now on Saks 5th Ave . Or the corner which ever pays the most :-) These mannequins were made with a mixture that a rubber like substance in them . As they became old the rubber tried and cracked it also caused them to become misshaped and legs and body froze in crooked state . The material used did not stand the test of time . Their bodies sometimes would become flat from laying down, legs and ankles bent and stayed that way when they were no longer subtle . She is attributed to Margit Studio's NY NYC a famous sculpter ,who decorated window's from Macy's, bloomingdales and more . It was her dream to make a doll and did make a few that were intended to be dolls and they faired even worse over the years . But she is much more famous for her minature mannequins .
First post of her
http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/97684-my-lastest-project?in=user

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  1. sarahoff sarahoff, 9 months ago
    Wow manikin! Beautiful work, hard to believe its the same gal:)
  2. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Thanks sara :-) I appreciate your comment . She was a mess and glad she has been saved for the future . Hope your having a nice day :-))
  3. AzTom AzTom, 9 months ago
    Very Nice! You are quite the artist.

    Now I have to post my Bandage dude, he's going to want to meet here.lol
  4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 9 months ago
    Stunning !!
  5. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Az post him . Is the the mannequin for ace bandages ? They did a girl like him also . :-)
  6. EJW-54 EJW-54, 9 months ago
    Nice job! She Looks great, kinda looks like Lucy.
  7. lundy lundy, 9 months ago
    nice job , I like her better nakked
  8. AzTom AzTom, 9 months ago
    Yes it is. I have seen photos of the girl but I have never had one. This one came up at an auction I was at and decided he had to go home with us.
    I have photos here somewhere, I'll dig them up.
  9. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 9 months ago
    Amazing work, wish I knew as much as you do about this subject, absolutely fascinating and a number one restoration, wow, I am inpressed !!~
  10. kerry10456 kerry10456, 9 months ago
    Wonderful job, love it. I totally amazed at your talents.
  11. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Thank you Phil . I should have the talent you have to make a photo become irresistible to the eye and to share those photo's . Many many Thanks my Friend xo
  12. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    AZ here is link to the girl "Ace bandage " mannequin. They are actually worth good money men or women :-)
    http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-mannequin-for-ace-bandages-must-see
  13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 months ago
    Wonderful restoration! She's so demure!
  14. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Thank you vetraio50,That is a good word for her I like it "Demure" Many thanks for the love !***
  15. Zowie Zowie, 9 months ago
    It really is a different job to have but someone has to make them you can see a slight resemblance.
  16. AzTom AzTom, 9 months ago
    Thanks for the link Manikin, I don't belong to Worthpoint so I couldn't see a price. I'll do some searching.

    I posted my mannequin.
  17. musikchoo musikchoo, 9 months ago
    Beautiful Mani, just as I knew it would be !! Thank you for the e-mail. I appreciate your info.
  18. walksoftly walksoftly, 9 months ago
    Fantastic job on her restoration Sis, she's ready now to strut her stuff at Saks 5th Ave. or the corner! She would make a great Vargus girl!
  19. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 9 months ago
    Great job manikin!!!!!!!
  20. toolate2 toolate2, 9 months ago
    WOW!! What an amazing job! Trash to treasure for sure!
  21. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Thank you musik,WS(bro) gargoyle and toolate ! I am grateful for kind comments and thank you many times over !***
  22. SEAN68 SEAN68, 9 months ago
    Mani , im driving down and im going to marry her she stunning:) lol!!! just kidding about the married part, but you have done a stunning job on her:)
  23. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Bring the box too Sean she needs a hope chest :-)))))))) lol
  24. SEAN68 SEAN68, 9 months ago
    LOL!!!!!!!!!! IM SURE SHE DOES:) XOXO
  25. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 9 months ago
    Stunning my friend!
  26. AmberRose AmberRose, 9 months ago
    Great job!!!!!
  27. inky inky, 9 months ago
    She's a beautiful girl Manikin and! I agree with vetraio50..very "Demure"..wonderful job...very clever...:-)
  28. kerry10456 kerry10456, 9 months ago
    must be mad at me :-(, just kiddin
  29. walksoftly walksoftly, 9 months ago
    @Kerry, I think the Ace man has her flustered! lol
  30. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    @ kerry :-) sorry I would never be mad at you I got off track , Thank you very much my friend ! xo
  31. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Thank you Phil :-))xo
  32. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Thank you NicoleJerelen :-) I appreciate you stopping and putting some love on her :-)
  33. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Thank you spriteboy42 :-)
  34. kerry10456 kerry10456, 9 months ago
    evening Good looking XXOOXX, hope Doc doesn't read these :-)
  35. Manikin Manikin, 9 months ago
    Good evening to you kerry and xoxox right back at atcha :-)
  36. Manikin Manikin, 8 months ago
    Thank you so much pickrknows and chrissylovescats ! Much appreciated :-)
  37. Manikin Manikin, 8 months ago
    Thank you crswerner, and sugargirl ! I appreciate you stopping and putting a love on her :-)
  38. Manikin Manikin, 8 months ago
    Thank you ttom ! Very much appreciated :-)

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