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Store Displays259 of 40530'' countertop manni's - refurbed- elgin motorized window display
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    Posted 7 years ago

    skipmartin
    (15 items)

    got this on ebay - seller said it was from 30's or 40's from shillitos dept store---obviously from the early 60's- I think she was in a drug store window - maybe holding a Whitman sampler!!
    anyway she needed a lot of work - cleaned her clothes- fixed her "wig" which was crumbling (its painted tissue) and totally repainted her- if anybody has any idea about her origins please let me know!!!

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      Is she full size or miniature ? I never heard of tissue hair ? Interesting hair and nice job on the clothes .
    2. skipmartin, 7 years ago
      she's 4' tall- the hair is painted paper or tissue - it had to be trimmed and repainted. the wig is removable . the work that went into this mini manni is incredible!!
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      Mani, when I 1st saw this, I immediately thought it was something you posted. LOL

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