Lovely 8" Antique Herm Steiner German Bisque & Composition Baby Doll ~ Original
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Lovely 8" Antique Herm Steiner German Bisque & Composition Baby Doll ~ Original:
Please view my other listings. Over the summer I will be saleing vintage and antique dolls and doll items. Thanks for looking!(PLEASE READ: sale is only for the doll. The bear is NOT included in this sale.)
Thank you for viewing my sales. I appreciate your interest and offers. Please offer with confidence and check my “Seller’s response” for assurance of accurate representation and description of my items. It has been about a year since I have sold because I am a teacher who sells mainly on my summer break. For the most part, I sell dolls and horse figurines, so if these are of interest to you, please check back often over the summer to see my sales.
DESCRIPTION This sale is for a beautiful German bisque head doll with a composition body. She is a Herman Steiner doll. Marking is a little hard to see, but it reads: MADE IN GERMANY / HERM STEINER / 12/0.( I am only guessing on the "HERM" in particular. It is light, but I can make out pretty clearly the "M" right before the "Steiner". It also matches the markings in one of my identification books, "Doll Values" 5th edition, by Patsy Moyer, page 172.) She is a cute 8" size. Beautiful face with brown sleep eyes, rosy cheeks, and open mouth showing 2 upper teeth. Original brown hair. Sweet original christening gown with matching bonnet and diaper. She is also wearing a pair of pink knit booties. (IMPORTANT. PLEASE READ. sale is only for the doll. Bear not included. Please see my other sales if you are interesed in the bear.) Please carefully view all photos and ask questions if needed.
CONDITION: I consider her to be in excellent condition. No cracks to bisque head. Composition body is in very nice and clean condition. I see a small nick on her compo body at the back neckline. Little pencil marking on her back. Clothing in beautiful condition, too, but has the natural "aged" look - no longer stark white. (From her photos, I discovered that there is a spot of paint on the inside corner of her right eye. It matches the paint that is on the back of her eyelids, so a spot of the paint must have ended up on the corner of her eye. I never would have noticed it without the close-up photo. Very minor and not noticable in person.) Wig/hair is loose and I will stuff her head with tissue for protection when I ship her. Very pretty doll!
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General Information: Before offerding, please view all photos closely, carefully read the entire description and ask any questions. Consider the photos as part of the description. I do my best to honestly represent all of my items, but if I unintentionally miss any major flaws, I will accept a return for a full refund once the item is returned to me in the original condition in which it was shipped. (If this is the case, please contact me by e-mail immediately upon receipt of your item and include photos of flaws not mentioned in sale description or shown in photos.) PayPal payment is due within 5 days of sale end.
Shipping Information: If you purchase more than one of my items, when possible, I will gladly combine on shipping. Generally, I try to ship by USPS mail. I do my best to estimate the total weight for shipping as I do not actually box the item until it is sold so that I may answer any questions about the item. If there is an over-charge in the actual shipping costs, I will gladly refund the difference minus the handling fee. If you wish to insure, please contact me. A small handling fee has been included in shipping charges to help cover packaging expenses.
International buyers: International Buyers – Please Note: No returns accepted. If the sale calculator is incorrect in calculating the shipping expense, offer winner will need to make up the difference in cost before item is shipped. Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost and handling fee. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding or buying. I won't under-value merchandise or mark the item as a gift on customs forms. Doing that is against U.S. and international laws.