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Vintage Bisque Porcelain Doll Shay By Donna Rubert 31 Inches For Sale
VINTAGE DONNA RUBERT DOLLAPPROXIMATELY 31 INCHES TALLMarked high up under wig (which is glued on):SHAYBy Rubert1992The Doll ArtworksI wrote the marks down so I could list them before I reglued the wig on. I always remove wigs because I have to know what I am selling, and that there is no damage to the head. Because this is a modern doll, and not an antique, the wig has been reglued on.Yet these are her markings so you will know who she is.This looks a bit to me like an artist upgrade--she came to me from a very elegant home in San Francisco. The eyes and lashes are remarkable and look more dramatic than I would expect; yet I am not extremely familiar with this Donna Rubert dolls so I am not sure--this may be just the way she was originally produced. At any rate she has a very interesting expression, and when looking at her, you have the feeling she is alive--the position of the eyes gives her a very realistic appearance.Her head turns side to side. Her eyes are fixed in place. Her mouth is a bit glossy and slightly open as if she is about to tell us something....She has a very unusual body that is totally posable, all parts of it, as I have tried to show in the photos. Both arms and legs have wires inside the soft parts, so that you can bend them any which way you prefer. She loves to sit but of course can stand also, as I have tried to show in the pictures. This is a very dense and weighty body; doll alone weighs 7 lbs 4 oz.Her body is covered as if with a nylon stocking over the fabric components which appears to be part of her original construction at manufacture time, and is soft stuffed cloth under that for the upper arms and upper legs.The rest is bisque porcelain.There is no damage to bisque or fabric components of doll.Her wig is synthetic, is clean and neat but appears vintage and this is the way she came to me from San Francisco; I have changed nothing about her, I thought she was just perfect.Her dress is very clean and pressed, and comes with matching pantaloons. She has sturdy child-size oxfords with laces and waist high white infant tights that are a bit loose at the ankles, IMO. Pantaloons have been pinned over in the back as the elastic has quite a bit of give in it.I do thank you for visiting our sale and I ask that you please read everything below prior to placing your I START FROM THE PREMISE THAT YOUR PURCHASE HONORS ME. I WILL DO EVERYTHING IN MY POWER TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE BLESSED BY THE TRANSACTION, AS I HAVE BEEN BLESSED BECAUSE YOU PLACED YOUR TRUST IN ME. PLEASE STUDY PICTURES VERY CAREFULLY TO ENSURE SATISFACTION WHEN ITEM IS RECEIVED, AS I DO CONSIDER THEM PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. I DO ACCEPT RETURNS UNDER CONDITIONS AS SPECIFIED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS LISTING BUT RETURNS ARE A MAJOR HASSLE FOR ALL CONCERNED INVOLVING EXTRA EMAILS, RISK OF DAMAGE IN SHIPPING AGAIN, NECESSITY OF REPACKING BY buyer FOR RETURN, ETC. IT IS SO MUCH EASIER TO JUST REALLY EXAMINE WORDS AND PICTURES FIRST TIME AROUND! PLEASE READ MY response AND offer WITH CONFIDENCE--I AM VERY PROUD OF IT. EVERY SALE IS A CHANCE TO BLESS ANOTHER AS I HAVE BEEN BLESSED BY THE PURCHASE AND THE WINNING buyer. IT IS A CIRCLE OF BLESSING FROM ONE TO ANOTHER.SHIPPING DAY FOLLOWING CLEARED PAYMENT UNLESS A FEDERAL HOLIDAY IS SCHEDULED.NO HANDLING FEE. NO INFLATED SHIPPING CHARGES. JUST THE CHARGE YOU THE buyer CALCULATE BY ENTERING YOUR ZIP. PLEASE NOTE THAT SHIPPING CHARGES ARE INCREASING. I PUT THE AMOUNT I WAS CHARGED ON THE LABEL SO YOU CAN SEE THAT IN MOST EVERY INSTANCES YOU ARE CHARGED LESS THAN THE ACTUAL POSTAGE COST. PLEASE COMPARE WHAT YOU PAID TO WHAT YOU SEE ON THE LABEL. ALSO I INSURE AT MY EXPENSE. SOMETIMES PEOPLE WHO BUY DO NOT UNDERSTAND TRUE POSTAGE COSTS---THIS IS EVEN MORE TRUE BECAUSE MOST SELLERS DO NOT PUT POSTAGE ON THE LABEL SO YOU CAN SEE THE ACTUAL CHARGE AND YOU MIGHT THINK POSTAGE RATES ARE STILL LOW LIKE THEY USED TO BE MANY YEARS AGO. DEFINITELY NOT THE CASE NOW. ESCALATING SHIPPING CHARGES ARE A MAJOR THREAT TO ACTIVITY IN MY OPINION, AT LEAST AS FAR AS LARGE COLLECTIBLES SUCH AS DOLLS ARE CONCERNED. IT IS REALLY JUST TOO BAD.I RECYCLE EVERYTHING AND THERE ARE NO CHARGES FACTORED IN FOR BUBBLE WRAP, ETC.I RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY offer I AM NOT COMFORTABLE WITH FOR ANY REASON AT ANY TIME. I SCRUTINIZE THE response OF EVERY buyer ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH response OF LESS THAN 50. PAYMENT EXPECTED WITHIN 3 DAYS OF sale CLOSE. JUST TO BE UP FRONT IF ITEM IS NOT PAID FOR WITHIN THREE DAYS AND THERE IS NO COMMUNICATION FROM buyer, RESPONSE TO INVOICE, ETC., I WILL OPEN A CASE...NOT BECAUSE YOU AREN'T A LOVELY PERSON OR BECAUSE I DON'T LIKE YOU. THERE IS NOTHING PERSONAL BUT JUST THAT THESE ARE MY RULES AND I DON'T LIKE LETTING THINGS RIDE....I WILL NOT LEAVE BAD response FOR YOU BECAUSE I UNDERSTAND THINGS HAPPEN BUT I WILL NOTIFY . AGAIN...NOTHING PERSONAL! ITEMS ARE PRE PACKED AND FRAGILE; I CANNOT COMBINE SHIPPING. PLEASE DO NOT ASK.ITEMS MUST BE PAID FOR AS WON, WITHIN THREE DAYS. YOU MAY NOT "RUN A TAB" AND PAY FOR EVERYTHING AT ONCE, SAY, AT THE END OF THE NEXT WEEK'S sale. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING. THANK YOU FOR VISITING MY sale. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO EMAIL ANY QUESTIONS AND I WILL ANSWER ASAPRETURN POLICY: Refund of item final price. No refund of original shipping. Request to return must be made within 3 days of delivery date as specified by tracking number.. Item must be carefully packed for return, with care equivalent to original packing by seller.Upon receipt by seller item will be examined as to condition and decision to refund will made based on condition of item on receipt by seller. Item must be in identical condition to that originally listed. BLESSINGS AND LIGHT TO ALL FROM BUNNY....On Jun-08-13 at 16:52:05 PDT, seller added the following information:
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Vintage Bisque Porcelain Doll Shay By Donna Rubert 31 Inches: $178