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German Dolls126 of 267Schonhut reduced size ringmaster circus doll.I cannot figure out the value of this doll anywhere, any ideas?
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    Posted 7 years ago

    ktbarrett1…
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    Doll has ceramic head marked with made in Germany.

    Looks like original body, arms and legs are stuffed not ceramic.

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      Bye-lo doll by Grace Putnam !
      Released in 1923 by designer Grace S. Putnam, Bye Lo baby dolls were truly one of a kind during the time because they include a sculpting design, which highlights infant accuracy rather than baby idealism. A German doll with remarkably realistic characteristics, Grace S. Putnam created the Bye Lo baby doll collection following a divorce in an attempt to support her family as a single mother. With an eye for detail, Grace S. Putnam switched manufacturers many times during the 30 years of production to meet the demands of high-quality manufacturing. Inspired to resemble the lifelike features of a 3-day-old baby, Bye Lo baby dolls rose to such popularity that they earned the nickname "million dollar babies."
    2. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      This is what original body looks like , Price is high on this one but wanted you to see what body should look like.
      These dolls are often found as reproductions . Yours is not but many listed are repro's done by people in ceramic class and some are well done and there is a pattern for the bodies . Just tossing that in for anyone buying one someday
      http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-GERMAN-BYE-LO-BABY-CIRCA-1923-1924-BEAUTIFUL-EXAMPLE-/371340522976?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item56759eb5e0
    3. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      Are hands light weight they should be made of celluloid ? I always like a close up of face and undressed to see body to verify age .

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