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Posted 7 years ago


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Hi! I recently bought an old doll at a local yard sale and would appreciate any information on how old it is. I have researched everywhere and have been unable to find one like it. The picture I posted was one that I found that closely resembles the head, but mine is 20" in circumference and the body is made up of some type of small knit netted material and stuffed with a gray yarn substance. The doll is 23" inches from head to toe and cute as a button! Thanks for any help!

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  1. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 7 years ago
    She looks like a Kewpie. the body and hands tell the whole story
  2. Maureen, 7 years ago
    Thanks for the info...I'm still not able to find one with the brown material body mine has, though...maybe handmade?
  3. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 7 years ago
    No it's compostion. Some companies made the legs together, Cameo movable legs. Look up Kewpie and look at the hands too. It's not home made though. The first were bisque, then came compostion.
  4. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 7 years ago
    Take a picture of it without the clothes, and a full body shot
  5. Maureen, 7 years ago
    Sorry, the only pic I have of it is on my phone...I can text it to you if possible...
  6. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 7 years ago
    No I don't give out my number. I see this is for sale on ebay. I have to say however if there is only one picture I don't see it doing well. A doll collector will want to see the condition of the whole doll
  7. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 7 years ago
    Okay now I see. Yes the body does look home made.
  8. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 7 years ago
    This is the picture you used right?

    If you have the net on your phone you can send it to your email address.
  9. Maureen, 7 years ago
    Thanks again for the info...I understand about you not wanting to give out your number...this pic is from's the only one I could find that had the head like mine...the body is different, though...I'll have to get someone to take a pic for me that I can post for more clarity...thanks again!
  10. iamken iamken, 7 years ago

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