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This book is based upon an antique doll collection auctioned by Theriault’s of Annapolis, Maryland. Alexander Consultant: Bruce deArmond Design: Travis Hammond Photography: Gerald Nelson Senior Conservator: Terry Lanford Conservators: Meredith Dupree, Hana Holbrook, Scott Netro $69 Printed in Hong Kong


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have always been in awe of the extraordinary body of work created by Madame Alexander. But once I determined to part with my collection and began the process of bringing these treasures out from the boxes and closets where they had been primarily stored for preservation sake, I was visibly reminded at how beautiful the dolls are, from the carving of the classic Margaret face mold to the exquisite fabrics and trims, all in the proper scale. Madame’s insistence on quality and details have proven the test of time with collectors.

made products to America, Madame recruited her three step-sisters to help make cloth dolls for sale at their father’s doll hospital and antique store to keep his business viable. In her twenties, she changed her name to “Beatrice,” a more romanticsounding name, yet, ever the practical woman too, she focused on creating her simple cloth dolls to gain financial footing in the hard-knuckle business world. Ultimately, she was so successful that her husband, Philip Behrman, had to quit his job at a men’s hat store to take over as president of the Alexander Doll Company, as it was not socially acceptable that a woman could be in charge of such a successful business. Meanwhile, she turned her attention to the product line. She needed to determine what the market wanted, what was missing in the market and what she wanted to produce. Madame reflected on her own life and realized that what she wanted was to broaden the education of young girls. Soon, thereafter, dolls exhibiting the arts and literature appeared. In another example, many say that the Red Cross Nurse was one of Madame’s first cloth dolls. Why had Madame chosen the Red Cross Nurse? It was the war effort and the Red Cross Nurse was a woman of action, determination and resilience, the type of woman that she admired.

But my biggest admiration of Madame Alexander is for her entrepreneurial spirit and tenacity to succeed in spite of the barriers created by society and the business world to which she aspired. Bertha Alexander Behrman was born in 1895. Her father died when she was a toddler. Her mother, Hannah Pepper, remarried to Maurice Alexander and added three more daughters to the family. Even in the beginning, Madame lived in unaccustomed circumstances. She was a very talented artist and won awards in school at Washington Irving High School in New York. Her plans were to go to Paris and study art, but family financial reversals prevented her from going. So she did what most young girls did at the time, marry and have children. Yet, while Madame proceeded on that traditional path, she yearned for something more.

Madame was at the right place at the right time for pushing the societal norms. Who would be better prepared to address what young mothers wanted for their daughters than a mother with artistic ability and desire to expand the horizons of young girls? When

Madame was always looking for artistic expressions of her talents. Then, as World War I shut off German3


Madame entered the business world, she was determined that no one was going to hold her back. Learning from her step-father the insights from running a business and experiencing the effects first hand when negative financial reversals happen, Madame knew she had to do more to compete than anyone else. In pondering how to maintain a market image and brand, Madame chose quality, cuttingedge style and creativity. She leveraged off the publicity of movie and cartoon features to create her dolls. She quickly adapted to the industry and started trademarking doll names and concepts to keep the competition at bay. When Ideal Doll Company secured the rights to Shirley Temple dolls, whose popularity was overwhelming, Madame moved swiftly to secure the US rights to the Dionne Quintuplets. She read “Gone with the Wind” in one sitting and then immediately contacted Margaret Mitchell to secure the rights to produce Scarlett O’Hara dolls, even prior to the movie rights being secured by MGM. Scarlett became a staple in the Alexander line for decades. Madame identified with the tenacity and determination of Scarlett because, in many senses, she had lived those same experiences in her life. After World War II, changes in manufacturing began to be explored. Dow Chemical partnered with Madame to create new materials in doll production. It was her financial success in the 1930s and early 1940s that allowed the Alexander firm to absorb the initial startup costs and revamping of this revolutionary manufacturing process. Further, the postwar years opened up new clothing styles and fabrics which fell right into Madame’s love of fashion designing. This revolution in fashion is most visible by noting the dramatic change in Princess Margaret Rose fashions between 1949 and 1950. The first hard plastic dolls had the look of a streamlined Godey fashions but, soon after, became light and airy chiffon fashions. The public demanded more, and

Madame supplied them. The so-called pink brides were cutting-edge fashion. Innovation after innovation was created with the Glamour Girls and Shadow series. Walking dolls and changes in wigs quickly followed. The public applauded the introduction of Alexander-Kins in 1953 and then, with the appearance of Cissy in 1955, Madame hit her stride with the creation of truly high society fashion. Madame’s secret was shopping in the New York fashion district for left-over runs of high-quality fabrics that first showed up in the Cissy fashions and later in costumes for Elise, Cissette and AlexanderKins. No fabric was wasted. In 1953, the Coronation dolls and exhibit at A&S department store was a pinnacle, not only of superb dolls, but also of publicity. Gaining national recognition on television was a major marketing coup for the Alexander Doll Company. Always thinking of how to better compete in the doll industry, Madame also developed her own Movietoon news reel to promote her dolls in theaters. Madame Alexander never abandoned her dual role as ambassador of beautiful dolls and as a leader in promoting the rightful place of women in industry and the arts. Her struggles were surely wearisome, but faltering was not an option. There is a well-known photograph in Playthings Magazine of a benefit dinner given a retiring male executive in the toy industry. The dining room is full of men executives and sitting there right in the middle of the room is Madame Alexander. She is the only woman in the mist of all the men and her presence is striking. I hope you enjoy viewing this collection of beautiful and rare dolls from the golden age of the Alexander firm. It has been a joy developing this collection and, with this Theriault’s catalog, we can all enjoy seeing them up close and personal, for surely “Love is in details.” - Rodney Waller 4


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2. Most Endearing Lad as Ring Bearer in Original Ivory Satin Costume, 1950 12” (30 cm.) All hard plastic, blue sleep eyes, blonde mohair bobbed wig. Wearing tagged ivory satin lace-edged shirt and shorts, socks, laced leatherette shoes, and carrying an ivory satin pillow with “diamond” ring. Near mint, with original box marked “Ring Bearer” and cloverleaf hang tag. Alexander, 1950, an endearing representation of the midcentury concept of “the wedding party.” $400/600

1. The Quintessential Margaret Rose Bridesmaid in Yellow Gown 1950 21” (53 cm.) Side part and curled auburn mohair wig with floral hair accent. Wearing a tagged soft yellow full-length gown over yellow taffeta underskirt which has silver edging at the hem, taffeta panties, net hose and pale yellow satin shoes, accessorized with a crystal beaded necklace and floral bouquet. Near mint with vibrant coiffure and coloring. Alexander, 1950, the doll was presented as Margaret Rose Bridesmaid, and is considered a quintessential example of the firm’s early post-war work. $2200/2800

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18� (46 cm.) Dark blonde mohair wig in soft, cascading curls and a beautiful complexion. Wearing tagged pale yellow sheer nylon full-length gown over yellow taffeta with lace trim and collar, yellow satin sash and bonnet streamers, wide-brimmed straw bonnet; bouquets of rose buds at her waist and decorating the bonnet, net hoop petticoat with taffeta panties, ribbed knit socks, black side-snap shoes with fabric bows. Near mint. Alexander, 1949, with especially lovely complexion, coiffure and costuming. $900/1200

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4. Rosy-Cheeked Alexander-Kins in Rare Pastel Party Ensemble, 1953 8� (20 cm.) Straight leg non-walker body, tosca wig, wearing tagged yellow organdy dress, pastel lavender pinafore, slip, panties, socks, side-snap shoes, stiffened lace hairpiece with floral accents. Near mint with bright rosy cheeks. Alexander, 1953, very rare model, few other examples are known to exist. $1600/2300

5. Alexander-Kins in Distinctive Golden Yellow Taffeta Gown with Crown, 1956 8� (20 cm.) Bent knee walker body, brunette wig with tiara. Wearing tagged golden yellow taffeta gown trimmed with white rosebuds, long slip of tulle and taffeta, panties, socks, gold foil shoes with ties. Near mint doll with rosy cheeks. Alexander, with Wendy wrist tag, model 623, 1956, vibrant, crisp gown with elegant feature of tulle and taffeta slip. $1400/2100

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6. Cissy in Lilac Organdy Dress with Yellow Accents and Wide Brim Woven Hat, 1958

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20� (51 cm.) Dark blonde wig in pageboy hairstyle. Wearing tagged lilac organdy shirtwaist dress with yellow bow, yellow sash with corsage accent and puffed, three-quarter sleeves, taffeta slip and panties, hose and lilac heels with matching insole. Doll is generally excellent, costume near mint. Alexander, model 2214, 1958, with original box. The rare model was offered in two color variations, this is the more difficult to find, and has bright, crisp colors, exceptional hat with coordinating flowers. $1600/2400

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and “Nina Ballerina” clover wrist tag. Alexander, 1950, rare example of a Madame Alexander (Madam) label and box without the “e.” $1000/1500

8. Exceptional “Story Princess” Doll in Original Box, Exclusive for ZCMI Department Store of Salt Lake City, 1948 15” (38 cm.) Cascading curled floss brunette wig with a floral headpiece. Wearing tagged multitiered white organdy ruffled gown, attached slip, and matching panties, long ribbed knit white stockings, white side-strap shoes with floral detail and Story Princess wand attached by blue satin ribbon. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1948, the model was based on the Arlene Dalton Chapin character of “Story Princess” for KSL radio program and later for a children’s TV program based in New York City. This particular variation was a 1000 doll custom store order from ZCMI of Salt Lake City and includes her custom gold store booklet and original store gold box with Alexander Doll Company label on inside of the box lid. $1800/2200

7. Nina Ballerina with White Pleated Tutu in Original Box, 1950 18” (46 cm.) Blonde floss wig curled atop her head with rose accents. Wearing tagged elaborate white tutu of satin and pleated organdy with floral and silver rick-rack trim accents, attached stiff underskirt and separate slip attached to panty, bead necklace, and pink slippers. Near mint, with original box

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9. Rare “Fashion of a Century” Doll in Blue Period Gown with Original Box, 1951

pink feather fan attached to wrist by blue satin ribbon. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 6018, 1951, with original box and original cloverleaf hang tag, from the “Fashion of a Century” series, created for the Mid-Century Exposition of 1950, an exceptionally rare example that is perfectly-preserved, with exceptional high cheek color on the beautiful porcelain facial finish. $4500/6500

18” (46 cm.) Sophisticated braided silk and cotton auburn upswept hairstyle. Wearing tagged blue satin ensemble representing a turn of the century gown with ruffled skirt detail and floral garland accent on gown’s bodice, taffeta slip, panties, early net hose with gold foil shoes, and rare

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10. Rare “Fashion of a Century” Doll in Pink Satin Period Gown with Original Box, 1951 18” (46 cm.) Silk and cotton dark blond upswept hairstyle in elegant double chignon. Wearing tagged pink satin off the shoulder gown with dropped waist, accented with gold sequins, taffeta petticoat, panties, early net hose with pink satin shoes, long black lace gloves and matching pink reticule with sequin

detail. Near mint condition. Alexander, No. 6023, 1951, from the “Fashion of a Century” series, with original box and cloverleaf hang tag. Created for the Mid-Century Exposition of 1950, She features exceptionally high cheek color with a porcelain facial finish, and is in superb flawless state of preservation. $3500/5000

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11. Stunning Princess Margaret Rose Bridesmaid in Aqua Blue Silk Gown Over Pink Taffeta, 1950 18� (46 cm.) Side part and curled auburn mohair wig with floral cascade. Wearing aqua blue silk gown over pink taffeta underskirt that creates a beautiful visual effect by blending colors together; the gown is edged with silver trim and jeweled detail at bodice, and accessories include beaded necklace, floral corsage at the waist, matching floral bouquet that is attached to her hand with silver trim, matching pink panties, silver foil shoes. Near mint. Alexander, 1950, with cloverleaf hang tag. The doll is notable for crisp costume fabrics and especially beautiful coiffure. $2500/3500

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12. Rosy-Cheeked Alexander-Kins in Maypole Dance Costume in Original Box, 1953-54 8� (20 cm.) Straight leg non-walker, blonde hair with blue hair ribbon. Wearing tagged pale blue organdy dress with camellia pink organdy pinafore, pink rayon socks, baby blue side-snap fuzzy shoes, white organdy slip with a double row of lace at the hem, matching white organdy panties. Near mint with rosy cheeks and vibrant costume and coiffure. Alexander, in original box. Model 458, 1953-1954 doll. $300/500

13. Distinctive Pink Ballerina Karen with Ornate Coiffure with Original Box, 1949 14� (36 cm.) Elaborate blonde coiffure in braided coronet and side braids which are interwoven with pink roses and flowers. Wearing tagged original pink net tutu generously trimmed with metallic gold rickrack, ruffled sleeves, layered underskirts, pink nylon panties, ballerina slippers and with black velvet ribbon accent at her throat and wrists. Near mint. Alexander 1949, with original box, and having elegant original coiffure and vibrant costume. $1800/2300

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full skirt, ribbon banner with faux-jewels, petticoat and panties with lace ruffles, gold shoes, silver crown, and purple velvet robe with gold metallic trim. Near mint. Alexander, 1954, with pristine coiffure and complexion, the doll celebrated the coronation of Queen Elizabeth. $500/700

16. AlexanderKins Pierrot Clown in Pink Costume, 1956

14. Pair, Alexander-Kins as the Beautifully Romantic Romeo and Juliet, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Including Romeo, model 474, with red caracul wig, straight leg walker body, wearing tagged purple knit jumpsuit under black felt jacket with pagoda sleeves, trimmed lavishly with pale green soutache, gilt braid, and turquoise-felt flower with centered brass medallion, with matching pink feathered cap, silver boots and with unique wrist tag. And Juliet, model 474, with tosca hair gathered into an elaborate arrangement of curls at her crown that is captured in a metallicgilt framed crown, with curls below, straight leg walker body, wearing tagged ivory satin brocade floor-length gown with red-velvet yoke and matching long-sleeved flowing over-gown, each with gilt-looped edging, panties, gold shoes. Near mint condition with vibrant costumes. Alexander, 1955, the pair was inspired by the United Artist film release of that year. $1300/2500

15. Fabulous Alexander-Kins Queen with Purple Velvet Robe, 1954

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8” (20 cm.) Dark blonde hair with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walker body. Wearing tagged ivory taffeta brocade gown with scooped neck, fitted waist and

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8” (20 cm.) Short blonde caracul wig, bent knee walker body. Wearing tagged pink satin clown costume with matching cap trimmed in white pom-poms, white tulle neck ruffle, peach satin shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 561, 1956. $400/600

17. AlexanderKins Baby Clown and His Pup “Huggy”, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Carrot-red caracul wig, clownpainted decorations on the face. Wearing tagged coral and turquoise taffeta clown costume with tulle ruffle at neck, gold metallic edging, gold shoes, and felt cap with applique flowers; his gold leash is attached to a plush white dog, “Huggy,” with turquoise felt cap and pipe-cleaner legs. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1264, 1955, with exceptionally beautiful painting of clown features, crisp and fresh costume. $500/700


18. Exquisite Glamour Girl with Cascading Garland of Flowers, 1953 18” (46 cm.) Tosca hair, walking style body. Wearing tagged Godey style floor-length gown with black velvet bodice, nylon taffeta skirt and sleeves, stiffened black net cap with black lace ruffle and tulle streamers, matching hooped pink petticoat and panties, net stockings, black front-snap shoes. A lavish bouquet of blacktrimmed flowers cascades from her waist, matching the flowers in her bonnet, which was described in the original Alexander catalog as having “enormous chic”, and she carries a black hat box with gold Fashion Academy medallion. Near mint condition. Alexander, from the rare Glamour Girl series, model #2010C, 1953, with rich vibrant colors of perfectlypreserved costume, complexion and coiffure. $2500/3500

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19. Glamorous “Cherie” Dressed for the Opera in Original Box, 1954 18” (46 cm.) Dark blonde hair in elaborate coiffure. Wearing a “bouffant gown of heavy white satin caught up in a graceful drapery with bright pink roses (and) full-length opera coat of Goya pink taffeta, lined and fastened at the throat with a dashing big bow,” as described in 1954 Alexander catalog, along with rosebud coronet, pink satin bag, taffeta hooped petticoat, panties, stockings, ivory satin shoes. Near mint, some slight color run from coat to gown. Alexander, model 2030B, the doll was presented as “Cherie dressed for the opera” from the “Me and My Shadow” series, 1954. $1800/2500

20. Very Rare Alexander-Kins as Little Godey Lady with Original Box, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Dark blonde curly hair in original coiffure, straight leg walker body. Wearing tagged coral pink gown with black beaded jacket, elaborate cut-out black hat with pink feathered and fuchsia roses, organdy full slip, pantalets, black suede-like side-snap shoes, socks. Near mint condition. 20. Alexander, model 491, 1955, original “All Little People Everywhere” wrist tag and original box, the doll is superblypreserved with vibrant complexion and costume colors. $1200/1800

21. Alexander-Kins as Victoria from “Me and My Shadow” Series, 1954 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walkingstyle body. Wearing tagged costume in the 1850 fashion comprising slate blue taffeta gown, taffeta petticoat, cutwork pantalets, socks, blue sidesnap shoes and stiffened lace cap with pink silk ribbons and flowers, and fuchsia reticule. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1954, the doll was presented as the shadow model of the 18” portrait Victoria, both from the “Me and My Shadow” series of that year. $800/1500

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22. Beautiful Victoria Portrait Lady from “Me and My Shadow” Series, Original Box, 1954 18” (46 cm.) Tosca hair with curled bangs and hair drawn back into two clusters of curls at the back of her head, walking-style five-piece body, green sleep eyes. Wearing a tagged costume reminiscent of 1850 fashions, comprising slate blue faille taffeta with side panniers and bustle drapery delicately etched with narrow white silk braid, delicate tulle sleevelets, tulle hooped taffeta petticoat, panties, stockings, black snap shoes, elaborate “tiny hat of starched white lace with a top-knot of roses and forget-me-nots” (as described in the Alexander catalog) tied with fuchsia streamers, velvet fuchsia reticule,”diamond” earrings. Near mint condition. Madame Alexander, the portrait model “Victoria”, #2030C, 1954 with original box. The “Me and My Shadow” series, introduced in 1954, was described in the Alexander catalog as “portrait dolls of charm and distinction with miniature portrait dolls to match...Each doll a gem of perfection”. $2300/3500

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23. Extremely Rare McGuffey Ana in Black Velvet FurTrimmed Coat, 1951 21� (53 cm.) Honey-colored soft mohair wig with curly bangs and braids, five-piece body, grey-green sleep eyes. Wearing original black velvet coat with white fur trim, matching muff with pink padded lining, black felt bonnet with pink felt lining trimmed with pink flowers, pale pink cotton voile dress with lace trim, cotton slip and panties, white knit leggings, and black ankle boots. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1951 with gold Fashion Award wrist tag. The doll is virtually unknown in this rare color combination and superb state of originality of coiffure, complexion and costume. $8000/12,000

24. Rare McGuffey Ana in Burgundy Velvet Coat with Brown Fur Trim, 1951 21� (53 cm.) Honey-colored soft mohair wig with curly bangs and braids, five-piece body, grey-green sleep eyes. Wearing original burgundy velvet coat with brown fur trim, matching muff with blue padded lining, burgundy felt bonnet with blue felt lining trimmed with pink and blue flowers, white cotton voile dress with lace trim, cotton slip and panties, white knit leggings, and black ankle boots. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1951, pristine state of preservation with beautiful cheek blushing, coiffure and costume. $5500/7500

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25. Petite McGuffey Ana in Burgundy Velvet Coat with White Fur Trim, Original Box, 1951 15� (38 cm.) Honey-colored soft mohair wig with curly bangs and braids, five-piece body. grey-green sleep eyes. Wearing tagged burgundy velvet coat with white fur trim, matching muff with blue padded lining, burgundy felt bonnet with blue felt lining trimmed with pink and blue flowers, white cotton voile dress with lace trim, cotton slip and panties, white knit leggings, and black ankle boots. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1951, with original box, a most pleasing variation of costume colors on the dainty petite doll that is beautifully-preserved. $2500/3800 24.

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26. McGuffey Ana in Burgundy Velvet Coat with White Fur Trim, 1951 21� (53 cm.) Honey-colored soft mohair wig with curly bangs and braids, five-piece body, greygreen sleep eyes. Wearing tagged burgundy velvet coat with white fur trim, matching muff with blue padded lining, burgundy felt bonnet with blue felt lining trimmed with pink and blue flowers, white cotton voile dress with lace trim, cotton slip and panties, white knit leggings, and black ankle boots. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1951, a beautiful companion to the preceding doll in grand size, with lovely complexion and costume. $5500/7500

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floral apron trimmed with organdy lace, cotton slip and panties, natural straw bonnet trimmed with pink rose, white knit leggings, black ankle boots, Near mint. Alexander, 1951 with original box labeled 5800, and having vibrant complexion and costume, perfect coiffure. $1400/1800

15” (38 cm.) Honey-colored soft mohair wig with curly bangs and braids, five-piece body, grey-green sleep eyes. Wearing tagged costume comprising blue corduroy coat with brown fur trim, matching muff with blue satin lining, blue felt bonnet with pink felt lining and floral accents, white cotton voile dress with lace trim, cotton slip and panties, white knit leggings, brown ankle boots. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1951, with cloverleaf hang tag, a most endearing color variation of the classic costume. $1600/2500

29. McGuffey Ana in Red Floral Dress with Red Straw Bonnet, 1949 15” (38 cm.) Honey-colored soft mohair wig with curly bangs and braids tied with red ribbons, five-piece body. grey-green sleep eyes. Wearing tagged costume comprising red cotton floral dress with white organdy apron accented with lace and red bows, cotton slip and panties, white knit stockings, red ankle boots and red straw hat with colorful flowers. Near mint. Alexander, 1949, very rare early presentation of McGuffey Ana in hard plastic has beautifully-preserved cheek blush and vibrant fresh costume. $800/1000

28. Pristine McGuffey Ana in Blue Cotton Dress with Original Box, 1951 15” (38 cm.) Honey-colored soft mohair wig with curly bangs and braids, five-piece body, grey-green sleep eyes. Wearing tagged costume of bright blue dress with pink

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leg walking body. Wearing tagged ensemble comprising navy blue iridescent taffeta dress, pink velvet puff hat, white organdy slip, panties, black suede-like side-snap shoes, white knit 31. socks. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1954, with original pink/white wrist tag and original box. Described in Alexander brochures as “all dressed up”, the little doll was issued in 1954 in conjunction with “Winsome Binnie Walker” in matching costume. $700/900

30. Maggie Walker in Embossed Blue Dress with “Maggie” Gold Tag, Original Box, 1953 15” (38 cm.) Honey blonde hair in soft curls with large blue satin ribbon, walking-style body. Wearing tagged blue/white dress with embossed floral motif, matching panties, red suede belt, red suede shoes, white ribbed socks, natural straw hat with pink ribbon and flowers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1530, 1953, with original gold wrist tag “Maggie” and beauty box with curlers, original box, beautiful rosy cheeks. The doll first appeared in the 1953 Alexander catalog, offered in three sizes of which this is the most petite. $600/900

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32. Pair, Alexander-Kins “Wendy and Billy Go To the Circus”, 1960 8” (20 cm.) Including Wendy with red-haired wig with flip curls and bangs, and Billy with side-parted cropped blonde hair, each with bendable-knee walkingstyle body. Wearing matching costumes with houndstooth checkered skirt or parts, with attached shirts, red belt or sash, little red bow tie, socks, she with red woven hat and brown suede-like side-snap shoes, and he with checkered cap and brown shoes with ties. Near mint condition. Alexander, models 320 and 322, 1960, the models were presented in the catalog as “going to the circus”. $600/900

33. Pristine “Mommie and Me”, Exclusive for Lane Bryant Department Store, with Baby and Box , 1955 15” (38 cm.) Blonde hair, Margaret-face. Wearing tagged navy blue iridescent taffeta dress with white pique collar and cuffs, pearl buckle belt, white bonnet with flowers and black lace, taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle, panties, stockings, black front-snap shoes. Near mint. Alexander, 1955, the model was marketed as “Mommie and Me”, this version being a department store exclusive for Lane Bryant, with original box. Included is the original 5” painted eye hard plastic doll by Irwin Plastic Co, chose to wear the tagged Christening outfit created for the doll by Alexander. Both dolls have beautiful complexion and costume, her unique and original hat not seen with any other Madame Alexander doll. $1200/1800

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36. Petite “Winsome Winnie Walker” in Original Mid-Century Fashion, Original Box, 1953

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15” (38 cm.) Blonde curls, walking-style body. Wearing tagged double-breasted navy coat with white pique collar and cuffs over red taffeta dress and panties, white socks, red suede-like frontsnap shoes, blue flannel cap, white gloves. Near mint. Alexander, model 1536, with original box, this being the smallest size of Winnie, introduced in 1953. $500/700

37. “Winsome Binnie Walker” in Iridescent Navy Blue Dress and Fuchsia Puff Hat, Original Box 1954

35. “Winsome Winnie Walker” in Original Mid-Century Fashion, Original Box, 1953 18” (46 cm.) Tosca wig with short curls, walking style body. Wearing tagged double-breasted navy coat with white pique collar and cuffs over red taffeta dress and panties, white socks, red suedelike front-snap shoes, blue flannel cap, white gloves, and carrying black hat box with curlers. Near mint. Alexander, model 1636, with original box having Fashion Academy label; the doll with new style face was introduced in 1953; that facial model became Cissy in 1955. $500/800

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18” (46 cm.) Brunette rooted curled hair, walking style body. Wearing a tagged Iridescent navy blue taffeta dress with crisp white pique collar and cuffs and pearl buckle detail, fuchsia pink velvet puff hat tied with fuchsia satin ribbon, taffeta and tulle petticoat, taffeta and lace panties with ribbon detail, navy suede-like shoes with jewelry detail at the toe, white ribbed socks, white gloves. Near mint.


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Alexander, 1954, model 1823, original box, with very beautiful complexion; in the 1954 catalog the doll was described as “looking so young and dressed up”. $500/700

38. Beautiful and Unique “Sweet Violet” in Original Box, 1954 18” (46 cm.) Brunette curled rooted hair, fully-jointed walking body jointed at knees, elbows, and wrists. Wearing tagged fitted coat of lilac faille with white fur muff, purple velvet puff hat with floral accent, pink taffeta dress with matching panties, black suedelike shoes, white ribbed socks and white hatbox with curlers. Near mint . Alexander, 1954, model 18788, with original box and attached “Sweet Violet” booklet; the doll was described in the Alexander catalog as “the only fully-jointed, walking doll ever made”. $800/1200

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39. Outstanding “Judy - A Debutante”, the Rarest of the Mystery Portrait Series, 1951 21” (53 cm.) Vibrant auburn hair drawn back into elaboratelyarranged braided loops at the nape that are captured by a rhinestone-studded snood, hand-painted facial features including hand-painted delicate brows, lower lashes, eyeshadow and coral lips, retaining one of her original elongated eyelashes. Wearing tagged silver-blue silk organdy full-length gown with tiny sleeve-lets, decorated with a sprinkle of rhinestones, corsage of silk flowers at the left shoulder and cascades of flowers on the skirt, double pink taffeta petticoat and panties, silver-blue felt slippers, net stockings, pearl necklace and rhinestone earrings. Near mint. Alexander, 1951, exquisite uniquely-painted features, perfect original coiffure, vibrant costume and with gold foil Fashion Academy wrist medallion; a very rare variation of the better-known matching portrait with purple gown. $12,000/17,000

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40. Exquisite “Victorian Bride” Portrait Doll with Couture Quality from the Rare Mystery Series, 1951 21” (53 cm.) Blonde coiffure drawn back into arrangements of curls at the crown and nape and a cluster of curls at her forehead, hand-painted facial features including brows, lower lashes and lips. Wearing tagged intricately constructed ivory satin two-piece gown with padded draped bosom, shoulder drapes, and skirt that features knee-length draping at the front above a lace and satin lower skirt, and with an elaborate five-tier graduated-size bustle arrangement at the back, matching satin panties, net stockings and cream slippers, Her arms and bodice are fitted with lace, she has a cameo at the neckline and carries an extravagant bouquet with satin ribbon streamers which includes rarely seen silk daisies. Excellent condition, some light wear to sleeve and veil lace. Alexander, 1951 with gold foil Fashion Academy medallion. The very rare model known as “Victorian Bride” wears superb couturier gown. $12,000/17,000

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41. “Everybody Loves a Bride” in Ivory Duchess Satin with Bridegroom, 1952 and 1950 18” (46 cm.) Bride has dark blonde hair with curled bangs and sides of hair gathered back into a long pageboy curl at the back. Wearing tagged rich ivory satin wedding gown with heavily-embroidered lace work at the bodice trimmed with tiny rhinestones, lace-edged undulating veil with floral coronet and matching bouquet, taffeta petticoat and panties, net stockings, garter, cream satin snap shoes. Excellent condition, small mark on front of gown, several small holes in veil. Alexander, 1952, model 1850, the doll appeared in the 1952 Alexander catalog with the description “Everybody loves a bride” and has beautifully-preserved coiffure and complexion. Along with Bridegroom with auburn fleecy caracul wig, wearing tagged bridegroom ensemble comprising black pleated pants, short formal jacket with satin lapels and long tails, pique shirt, bow tie, rhinestone pin, pique cummerbund, boutonniere, watch chain, black knit stockings, black shoes, and black felt hat. Excellent condition, light dustiness of shirt and cummerbund. Alexander, 1950, from the “Bridal Series” of that year, with fine rosy complexion and rare variation of hair. $1400/1800

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42. Alexander-Kins Bridesmaid in Pink Dotted Swiss Gown, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Brunette hair in original flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged pink dotted Swiss organdy gown with puffed sleeves, pink satin sash, pink taffeta petticoat and panties edged with Val lace, pink suede-like side-snap shoes, socks, wide brimmed pink straw bonnet of Italian straw with pink tulle ties, lavish floral trim to match her bouquet. Excellent condition. Alexander 1957, a beautiful romantic doll with great presence. $350/550 43.

43. Alexander-Kins Bridesmaid in Pink Tulle Gown, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Dark blonde hair in short curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged pink nylon gown with full gathered tulle overlay skirt and pleated tulle sleeves, trimmed with a garland of pink flowers that match her unusual leaf-shaped cap, lace-edged pink panties, pink satin shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1955, mode 478, well-preserved coiffure, complexion and costume. $800/1000

44. Alexander-Kins as “Wendy Dressed for June Wedding”, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Blonde wig with original curls, bendable-knee walkingstyle body. Wearing tagged pink taffeta dress with tucking, blue floral trim, taffeta petticoat and panties, white socks, gold shoes, pink woven Italian straw hat with upturned brim at the back, decorated with colorful flowers and a blue and white striped ribbon. Near mint. Alexander, 1957, model 605, the doll was described in the Alexander catalog as “Wendy Dressed for June Wedding”. $650/850

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45. Majestic “Champs Elysees” Portrait Doll in Pink Satin Gown from Rare Mystery Series, 1951 21” (53 cm.) Tosca wig in elaborate original coiffure with bangs and arranged curled updo decorated with black lace and rhinestone coronet, dramatic rhinestone beauty mark as facial accent, hand-painted brows and eye accents, with one of two original elongated eyelashes. Wearing (untagged) pink satin sheath with black lace and heavy black tulle overskirt, rhinestone embellishments on the fitted bodice, three rhinestone bracelets, net hose and pink snap-buckle slippers. Near mint condition, all original costume. Alexander, 1951, with Fashion Academy gold foil wrist tag, the model has previously been referred to as “Lady with Rhinestone Beauty Mark”, and has exquisite costume detail, handpainted complexion and features, and stunning coiffure. $9000/14,000

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46. Elegant “Champs Elysees” Portrait Doll in Yellow Satin Gown from the Rare Mystery Series, 1951 21” (53 cm.) Tosca wig in elaborate original coiffure with bangs and arranged curled up-do decorated with black lace and rhinestone coronet, dramatic rhinestone beauty mark, hand-painted brows and eye accents, two original elongated eyelashes. Wearing (untagged) yellow satin sheath with black lace and heavy black tulle overskirt, rhinestone embellishments on the fitted bodice, two rhinestone bracelets, net hose (tear in upper left hose) and snap-buckle slippers. Excellent condition, all original costume, small split under chin. Alexander, 1951, with Fashion Academy gold foil wrist tag, the model has previously been referred to as “Lady with Rhinestone Beauty Mark”, superb detail of coiffure, costume and hand-painted details. $12,000/17,000

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49. AlexanderKins “Baby Angel” in Rare White Gown with Original Box, 1955

8” (20 cm.) Side-parted cropped blonde hair, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged black cotton robe with matching pants, linen tunic with lace trim, gold embroidered shawl, tortoiseshell glasses, long gold chain with cross, black felt shoes, black socks, and holding Lord’s prayer book. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 411, 1957. $700/900

8” (20 cm.) Light blonde hair with curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing white gold trimmed gown with embroidered bodice, cotton slip and panties, pale pink satin slippers tied with matching ribbon, along with harp and elaborate halo headpiece. Near mint. Alexander, model 480, 1955, original box stamped “Baby Angel” and with original Marshall Fields store label and price tag of $6.95; the rare doll is in exceptionally fine state of preservation. $400/500

48. Rare and Elegant AlexanderKins “Lady in Waiting” in Rose Satin Gown, 1955

50. Rare AlexanderKins “Ready for Garden Party”, Original Box, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Blonde hair with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged sheer pink nylon gown with blue ribbon and lace trim, pink satin petticoat and panties with lace trim and blue bows at the ankles, pink side-snap shoes, rose woven bonnet with garland of pink and blue velvet flowers, matching corsage. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 488, 1955, original box and wrist booklet. The very rare doll is most charming with pristine costume, the pale gown highlighted by bright flowers, rosy cheeks, beautiful coiffure. $700/900

8” (20 cm.) Auburn hair with curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing rose satin gown decorated with dainty floral-trimmed tulle and silver braid, unusual topknot silver cap with tulle train, heavy organdy petticoat, pink taffeta panties trimmed with Val lace, silver tie shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 487, 1955, the very rare model has gorgeous ensemble. $1200/1600

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51. Very Beautiful “Pink Champagne” Portrait Lady Inspired by Renoir from the Rare Mystery Doll Series, 1951 21” (53 cm.) Pale blonde hair in elaborate original coiffure with intricate arrangement of curls and braids at her nape held in place by snood, hand-painted details of brows, eyeshadow and lower lashes. Wearing tagged fitted gown of embroidered ecru lace with high neck and fitted sleeves, designed with a pale peach taffeta ruffled skirt with train, taffeta petticoat slip, panties, net hose, peach satin shoes, embroidered tulle purse with brass frame, pearl drop earrings and woven bonnet of Italian straw with lavish flowers. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951, original Fashion Academy gold foil tag, outstanding attention to costume detail, porcelain-quality complexion. The very rare doll, coiffure and costume are remarkably preserved. $9000/12,000


52. Outstanding and Very Rare “Ballet des Fleurs” Portrait Doll from the Mystery Doll Series, 1951

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21” (53 cm.) Burgundy-brown hair in elaborate coiffure waved away from her face and captured in a rhinestone-accented black snood, hand-painted facial features including brows and lashes. Wearing white lace and satin dart-shaped tutu, tulle neckline and shoulder guards, multi-layered tulle skirt overlaid with beautiful Alencon lace and trimmed with embedded rhinestones and bouquets of colorful silk flowers that are repeated at her throat, satin panties, blush net stockings, pink ballet slippers, crown of starched lace trimmed with rhinestones and seed pearls. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951, original Fashion Academy gold foil tag. This extremely rare model from the Mystery Series is in wonderfully-preserved condition. $14,000/18,000

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54. Petite Nina Ballerina in Ivory Satin with Silver Rick-Rack, 1949

18� (46 cm.) Blonde floss hair with cluster of fine curly bangs, side hair drawn back into an elaborate twist of curls at the crown decorated with tiny silk rose buds and leaves that are repeated at the shoulder and hip. Wearing tutu with ivory satin bodice and nylon pleated skirt edged with silver metallic rick-rack over two layers of net, panties, pink ballerina slippers. Very good condition, some soiling at back of tutu, tulle wear. Alexander, 1949, original cloverleaf paper wrist tag with green string, rare model from the earliest hard plastic doll production era. $500/700

14� (36 cm.) Blonde floss hair with cluster of fine curly bangs, side hair drawn back into an elaborate twist of curls at the crown decorated with tiny silk rose buds and leaves that are repeated at the shoulder and hips. Wearing tagged tutu with ivory satin bodice, nylon pleated skirt edged with silver metallic rick-rack over two crisply starched net petticoats, panties and with pink ballerina slippers. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1949, very beautiful early doll from the hard plastic era is preserved in pristine condition. $900/1400

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55. The Exotic and Very Desirable “Deborah - A Debutante” Portrait Doll from the Mystery Series, 1951 21” (53 cm.) Rare shade of auburn hair is drawn back into captured rolls at the sides, with curls tumbling onto her shoulders, straight bangs, hand-painted facial features. Wearing original evening gown, tulle yoke embroidered at the throat with a “necklace” of coral silk beads and rhinestones, above a heavy-lace fitted bodice accented with tiny rhinestones, double layer tulle skirt above a coral satin skirt, matching heavy lace evening bag, panties, stockings, pale pink front-snap shoes, two clusters of silk flowers in her hair, pearl drop earrings. Excellent condition, some light shelf dust on skirt. Alexander, 1951, the doll is sometimes referred to as “Kathryn Grayson”. A gorgeous doll with rare hair color, exquisite gown, beautifully-painted complexion and facial features. $9000/11,000

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56. Alexander-Kins “Agatha”, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with original curls and bangs, straight leg non-walker body. Wearing red-flowered green gown with black trim, black short-waisted Godey style velvet jacket with flowing panels, tied at the waist, black velvet bonnet with green feathers and red flowers, starched lace brim framing the face, petticoat, pantalets edged with lace, rayon socks, black sewn shoes. Near mint. Alexander, 1953, with original wrist tag. $800/1200

57. Alexander-Kins “Amanda” from the Americana Series, 1961 8” (20 cm.) Deep auburn hair with curled braids, bendable knees walking style body. Wearing tagged orange polished cotton dress with black trim, three buttons, white organdy extended sleeves and gathered ruffle, black straw hat with flowers on the crown, white cotton petticoat with lace and gathered netting, white cotton pantalets with Val lace edging, long blue and white striped stockings, black side-shape shoes. Near mint. Alexander, model 489, 1961. $400/600 56.

58. Alexander-Kins “Bo-Peep” in Rare Green Variation of Rosebud Print, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Golden brown wig with original curls, straight leg walker body. Wearing tagged taffeta dress with gathered panniers in a rare green version of the classic rose bud print, black velvet vest with two felt flowers, organdy blouse, lace trimmed cotton petticoat and pantalets, black side-snap shoes, rayon socks, open weave bonnet with flowers and black velvet ribbon (original pipe cleaner staff included, not shown). Excellent condition. Alexander, model 489, 1955 unusual example of “Bo-Peep” in rare green color variation. $200/400

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59. Very Rare “Mary Louise” Pair from “Me and My Shadow” Series, 1954 18” (46 cm.) Including 18” Mary Louise with tosca wig in elaborate period hairstyle featuring wide pouf curls at each side of head, walking style body. Wearing tagged caramel taffeta full-length gown with black silk braid trim, olive felt flannel jacket with looped faux-fur cuffs and collar edged with cream rick-rack, matching cap decorated with faux-fur that is constructed to accommodate the side curls, yellow kidskin gloves with painted stripes, taffeta petticoat and pantalets, stockings, black velvet shoes with gold ties. And 8” matching Mary Louise with auburn wig in original curls, straight leg walker body, wearing tagged costume complementing the larger doll with variations to the bonnet of green felt flannel with rick-rack trim. Excellent condition of both dolls, the smaller with rosy cheeks and vibrant costume colors. Alexander, models 2035D and 0035D from the “Me and My Shadow” series introduced in 1954 depicting period costumed fashion dolls. This particular pair present truly spectacular costuming of a Godey era afternoon gown with unique color combinations and rare details such as gloves on larger doll. $5000/7500

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61. Graceful and Romantic AlexanderKins “Cousin Grace”, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Deep auburn wig with original coiffure, bendableknee walking-style body. Wearing tagged palest blue organdy dress trimmed with roses and dyed-to-match lace ruffles, large tied sash at the back, white taffeta tulle-edged petticoat and pantalets, socks, French blue suede-like sidesnap shoes, wide-brimmed Italian straw bonnet with colorful rose and blue flowers, black velvet ribbon with faux-diamond necklace. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 432, 1957, with Alexander wrist tag, with rosy cheeks, perfect coiffure and beautiful crisp costuming. $1100/1500

60. Rare Alexander-Kins “Cousin Grace”, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Deep auburn wig with original coiffure, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged ivory taffeta dress with dainty pink flowers, bouffant sleeves, magenta velvet sash with pearl clasps, Italian straw hat, taffeta and tulle petticoat and taffeta panties trimmed in Val lace socks, magenta side-snap shoes, wide-brimmed Italian straw bonnet with magenta ribbon and roses, pearl necklace. Near mint. Alexander, model 559, 1956, with Alexander wrist tag, the

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62. Cissy in Breathtaking Gown from “A Child’s Dream Come True” Series, 1955 21” (53 cm.) Auburn hair drawn back into an elegant chignon of curls. Wearing tagged gown of champagne slipper satin, soft yellow taffeta hooped petticoat, matching panties with Val lace, hose, and gold high heels with tight elastic, yellow tulle muff with an extravagant cluster of roses, ring. and a unique topaz and rhinestone jewelry set comprising earrings and necklace that was singularly used for this model. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2094, with narrow Cissy wrist tag of 1955, especially beautiful complexion and painting, beautiful fabrics used for the grand evening gown. The doll was presented in the 1955 showcase series “A Child’s Dream Come True”. $1800/2200

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64. Rare Cover Girl Alexander-Kins “Wendy in an Organdy Dress”, 1958 8” (20 cm.) Light blonde curled wig, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged pink organdy dress with two rows of Val lace around the skirt and full ruffles of Val lace on the bodice, pink taffeta panties edged with Val lace, pink scalloped straw hat with flower accents, smooth socks, white shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 565, 1958, the doll was featured on the cover of the Alexander-Kins catalog for that year. $400/600

63. “Godey Lady” in Exquisite Lilac Taffeta Gown from the 1949 Godey Series 14” (36 cm.) Platinum-blonde center-part hair with stylized chignon at each side of face accented with a cluster of lilac flowers. Wearing tagged lilac taffeta tiered gown edged in lace, with white organdy and lace bodice, puffed sleeves with lace trim, green silk sash trimmed with a corsage of lilacs matching the flowers in her hair and the corsage in her hand, cotton petticoat trimmed in lace, pantalets, ribbed stockings, black side-snap shoes with bows. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1949 from the Godey Lady series, with original clover- leaf gilt wrist tag, an especially beautiful doll with rare coiffure and flowers and subtle blushing of cheeks. $1500/2100

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65. Alexander-Kins in Pink Organdy Dress and Lace Hat, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Auburn wig with original curls, straight leg nonwalking body. Wearing tagged pink organdy wrap-around dress with white satin ribbon ties at the side, Val lace at the neckline and arm openings, ribbon lace along the hem line and circlet lace around the neck, starched lace bonnet with tatting style edging and embroidered doily-like back, slip with embroidered flowers, matching organdy panties, rayon socks, black suede-like shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 500, 1953, with unusual details of costume and bright rosy cheeks. $300/500

66. “Godey Lady” in Vibrant Coral Taffeta Gown from the 1949 Godey Series 14” (36 cm.) Light brown floss hair with bangs and chignon captured in a black snood. Wearing tagged coral taffeta period gown with overskirt and demi-train, ivory bodice with tiny seed-pearl trim, matching bonnet with tulle ruffles, black velvet streamers and rose feathered trim, slip, panties, knit leggings, black snap shoes and black velvet reticule. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1949, from the prestige Godey Series celebrating costumes of the 1860 era. $1000/1600 65.

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68. Alexander-Kins “Best Man in White Dinner Jacket, 1955 67. “Godey Lady” in Brilliant Golden Apricot Taffeta Gown from the 1949 Godey Series 14” (36 cm.) Light brown floss hair with center part and coiled curls at each side of face accented by pale blue ribbons. Wearing tagged vibrant gold apricot taffeta dress with fitted bodice trimmed with cream tatting that is repeated on the sleeves, pleated skirt ruffles, sous-sleeves, petticoat and pantalets with cut-work edging, stockings, black snap shoes with little bows, embossed brass necklace. Near mint condition. Alexander 1949, with original cloverleaf wrist tag, from the prestige Godey Series depicting fashions of the 1860 era, this doll with gorgeous complexion and coiffure, vibrant period costume. $1800/3500

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8” (20 cm.) Auburn caracul wig, straight leg walker body. Wearing tagged white suede dinner jacket with satin lapels and black trousers, white shirt with rhinestone stickpin, maroon bow tie with marching cummerbund, boutonniere, black socks and shoes. Good condition. Alexander, model 461, 1955. $400/600


69. Rare and Pristine “Godey Bride” and “Bridegroom” from the Godey Series, 1949

long satin streamers. He with center-part blonde flossed wig with “mutton chop” sideburns. Wearing tagged Victorian style bridegroom costume including satin shirt with attached cummerbund, pants with side stripes, tuxedo jacket with long tails, decorative boutonniere, black shoes with formal bow detail, black socks, “diamond” stickpin and watch fob, and with gold cloverleaf wrist tag. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1949 from their Godey series, the pair are wonderfully preserved with intricate costumes and coiffures. $2500/5000

14” (36 cm.) She with blonde floss wig with very curly bangs and rolled curls atop her head. Wearing tagged ivory satin wedding gown with fitted bodice, lace-edged overskirt, bustle and train over original slip, pantalets with blue bow garter, rayon ribbed hose, cream front-snap shoes, long lace-edged net veil designed to accommodate the curls at her crown, and four-tiered ruffled lace framing her face and tied with

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elongated eyelashes. Wearing tagged billowing tulle gown over a layer of orchid organdy, tulle puff sleeves, floral corsages at the shoulder and an extravagant festoon of cascading floral garlands from the waist, pink taffeta and stiff net ruffled slip, orchid taffeta panties with Val lace, pink fingerless opera gloves, rhinestone circlet earrings, nylon seamed hose and silver high heels. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2184, 1960, with original wrist tag and in original box. The complexion, luxury lashes, coiffure and costume are magnificent on this rare doll. $3000/4000

70. AlexanderKins Southern Belle with Purple Straw Bonnet, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair in original coiffure, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing a tagged pink taffeta gown with overskirt that forms two tiers of ruffles at the back, attached tulle ruffle, cutwork edged petticoat, pantalets, socks, magenta suede shoes, magenta velvet reticule with pearl tip, double strand pearl necklace, purple woven straw bonnet with colorful flowers and veil. Near mint condition. Alexander, the rare model Southern Belle, with wonderful accessories. 1956. $500/700

71. Magnificent Rare Cissy as “Belle of the Ball” in Billowing Orchid Tulle Gown in Original Box, 1960 20” (51 cm.) Auburn wig in elaborate coiffure with purple velvet bow at the crown, original

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72. Cissy in Rare Purple Variation of “Any Summer Morning” Costume, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Dark blonde short curled wig, rosy-cheeked painted finish. Wearing tagged ensemble comprising cotton flared skirt, tailored striped cotton shirt with floral accent, pink can-can slip of taffeta and rick-rack edged tulle, pink taffeta panties with Val lace trim, seamed nylon hose, pink high heels, woven straw pink cloche hat, chatelaine watch on a chain. Excellent condition, model 2114, 1957, with especially beautiful cheek color. The doll was described in the 1957 Alexander catalog as “dressed for any summer morning” and with her skirt “so skillfully cut that it hangs in soft folds”. $800/1200

73. Rare Blonde “Wendy Will Not Be Late for School” Alexander-Kins, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Blonde hair with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged blue cotton dress under a pinafore of cotton sateen printed with dancing butterflies, pink petticoat and panties with lace trim, white woven bonnet with floral decoration, socks, black side-snap suede-like shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 383, 1957, very rare model with bright

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74. Cissy Dressed in Lavender “Afternoon Gown of Taffeta” with Original Box, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Dark blonde curled chignon wig. Wearing tagged afternoon dress of taffeta with deep pleats and a floral accent of violets at the bodice, removable bolero jacket, pink can-can slip of taffeta and tulle with rose accent, pink taffeta panties trimmed with Val lace, seamed nylon hose with lavender shoes and matching felt insoles, rhinestone bracelet, earrings and ring with a pearl necklace, extravagant open cloche hat with violets and hat veiling with lavender velvet ribbon. Near mint. Alexander, model 2143, 1957, with original square Cissy wrist tag and original box. Exceptional infused coloring and pristine condition, the doll was described in the Alexander catalog with the exclamatory “Cissy loves to wear this beautiful costume for she knows how becoming it is.” $1500/2300

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76. Alexander-Kins Wendy Bride in Lace Ruffled Gown, 1965 8” (20 cm.) Red wig with short curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged organdy gown with eight tiers of ruffled lace on the skirt, white satin sash, beaded edging at bodice neckline, taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffles, taffeta panties, garter, ivory satin slippers, coronet of white flowers with attached veil, matching bouquet with silk streamers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 630, 1965, with original wrist booklet and original box stamped Wendy-Kins 630. Beautiful rosy cheeks and rare red hair, superb costume. $300/500

75. Cissette in Bridesmaid Gown with Picture Hat, 1958 10” (25 cm.) Auburn hair with flip curls and bangs. Wearing tagged gown of ivory satin and tulle with hand-painted pink and green floral designs, very wide-brimmed picture hat with pink floral and green velvet streamers, petticoat, panties with Val lace, seamed stockings, white sling heels, pearl earrings, rhinestone bracelet. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 852, 1958, with Cissette box, the doll appeared in the 1958 catalog described as a bridesmaid’s “dream dress”. $500/800

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77. Outstanding Cissy in “Fragile and Flowery” Painted Tulle Gown, 1958 20” (51 cm.) Blonde wig drawn back in long curled coiffure with bangs, infused porcelain-like complexion with rosy cheeks. Wearing tagged gown with painted pink flowers on tulle, ruffled tulle shoulder detail and fitted bodice sprinkled with pink silk flowers having rhinestone centers, heavy paper taffeta underskirt, taffeta panties trimmed with Val lace, seamed nylon hose, silver high heels, fingerless opera gloves, rhinestone ring, drop rhinestone earrings, and a brimmed hat of double-layered horsehair with tulle and large pink roses. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2282, 1958, with original box. A remarkable doll in extraordinary condition, described in the Alexander 1958 catalog as having “a gown of great beauty...fragile and flowery”. $2500/3500

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80. Wendy-Kins “Visits Her Cousins”, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Blonde hair with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged pink pique sundress with embroidered ribbon bands and rick-rack trim, pale pink taffeta panties, socks, blue suede-like sidesnap shoes, woven pink bell hat. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 559, 1956, with early non-original box with 300 model label, the doll has most pleasing rosy cheeks and beautiful coiffure, crisp costume. $400/600

78. “Nana, Wendy’s Governess” Alexander-Kins, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged costume comprising pink and white striped blouse, black velvet flared full-length skirt with rhinestone waist buckle, lace trimmed matching petticoat and pantalets, socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes, little woven purse and black woven bonnet with a cluster of tiny red flower buds and black netting. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 433, 1957, the model was described in the Alexander catalogs as “Nana, Wendy’s Governess”. $450/650

81. AlexanderKins Variation Model, “Dressed for Spectator Sports”, Original Box, 1956

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82. Cissy in Charming Candy-Striped Shirtwaist Dress and Black Velvet Beret, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Blond hair in curled short hairstyle with curled bangs. Wearing tagged pink candy-striped cotton shirtwaist street dress with a velveteen contour belt and black bow accent at the throat, pink taffeta and tulle petticoat, pink panties with Val lace, seamed nylon hose, black high heels, black velvet beret accented with pink roses and black grosgrain bow with nose length hat veiling, black hat box. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2014, 1956, attached wrist tag on black hat box. An outstanding rosy-cheeked doll with a porcelain-like painted finish. $900/1500

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by silver metallic trim, white taffeta petticoat and panties, necklace and “glass” slippers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 7800, 1950, preserved in original labeled box, original cloverleaf wrist tag, and with remarkable fresh vibrant blue of costume, perfect coiffure, rosy cheeks. $1000/1800

14” (36 cm.) Platinum hair in elaborate coiffure with braided coronet fronted by a woven gilt coronet, and original hair net capturing the pageboy curls, blue sleep eyes. Wearing tagged blue satin gown with pouf sleeves and panniers enhanced

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84. Prince Charming with Red Caracul Wig, 1950 15” (38 cm.) Reddish/brown caracul wig, blue sleep eyes. Wearing tagged ivory brocade satin tunic top with attached cape trimmed with metallic gilt, matching brocade cap, white tights, tan satin snap-front shoes. Excellent condition, light smudge on left knee of tights. Alexander, 1950. $500/700

85. Tosca AlexanderKins as Bridesmaid in Original Box, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair with short curls and bangs, straight leg body. Wearing tagged bridesmaid gown of pale pink taffeta with blue piping and Val lace cuff, lace trimmed cotton petticoat and panties, socks, pink side-snap shoes, and woven bonnet with pink roses. Near mint. Alexander, 1953, the doll is presented in her original labeled box. $750/950

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86. “Story Princess” in Aqua Taffeta Dress with Wand and Original Box, 1954 15” (38 cm.) Brunette hair in original curls, blue sleep eyes, walker-style body. Wearing aqua taffeta tiered gown with pink flower appliques, matching panties, silver shoes with ankle ties, brilliant sequin tiara, and with distinctive magic wand having beaded tip. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 1560, 1954, with original box. The Alexander catalog of that year described the costume as one of the gowns worn by “the gracious and lovely television star of NBC”. $800/1000

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18” (46 cm.) Red caracul wig, brown sleep eyes, walkingstyle body. Wearing original black tuxedo with ribbed shirt and cummerbund, rhinestone stickpin, bow tie, boutonniere, chain fob, black side-snap shoes, black socks. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1952. $600/800

18” (46 cm.) Tosca hair drawn from face into formed curls at the sides, blue sleep eyes, so-called suntan complexion. Wearing ivory satin wedding gown with leg’o mutton sleeves and rhinestone accents on the bodice, attached slip and

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matching panties, stockings, gold front-snap shoes, pearl bead necklace and tulle veil with lace edging and a coronet of white flowers at her crown. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1948, original box with Fashion Academy medallion and original cloverleaf wrist tag. $500/700

89. AlexanderKins as Southern Girl with Original Box, 1953 8� (20 cm.) Blonde hair with flip curls and bangs, straight leg non-walker body. Wearing tagged pink organdy dress with lace trim, satin petticoat and panties, pink suede-like side-snap shoes, socks, and woven bonnet with wide front brim and upturned brim at the back with floral and feather trim. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 360, 1953, with original labeled box, especially beautiful face and coiffure, and with original pink and blue wrist tag. $800/1200

90. Stunningly Beautiful Princess Margaret Rose in Pink Chiffon Gown, 1949 18� (46 cm.) Honey-blond floss hair in beautiful curls. Wearing tagged pink chiffon gown with dramatic lace yoke, lace-edged hem, with white satin drop waist insert having flower accent and trailing white satin ribbons, natural straw hat with floral accents, pink taffeta panties, black strap-snap shoes with bows and long ribbed rayon stockings. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1949, exceptionally high color and pristine costume of complexion, coiffure, and costume. $1600/2200

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91. Rare Margaret O’Brien Portrait Doll, 1948 18” (46 cm.) Brunette mohair wig with bangs and side-looped braids, blue sleep eyes, all hard plastic. Wearing tagged “Margaret O’Brien” costume comprising coral pinafore with purple rick-rack trim over white dotted Swiss blouse with attached petticoat and panties, purple bow at throat, socks, black side-snap shoes, navy woven wide-brimmed bonnet with coral and white flowers. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1948, the doll portrays Margaret O’Brien; in 1946 and 1947, the firm had created composition dolls depicting that child film star and this model marks the firm’s clear transition

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in matching labeled boxes with store label from The Higbee Co. and original price tag of $5.95. To find a complete intact set of the rare first issue models of the beloved storybook characters is very rare; to find such a set in this pristine condition is virtually impossible. $1600/2400

92. Very Rare and Pristine Set of AlexanderKins as Little Women in Original Boxes, 1954 8� (20 cm.) Each with tosca or brunette hair in original coiffure, straight leg walking body. Each has original cotton petticoat and pantalets, socks and black side-snap shoes, and original tagged costume, as follows: Meg in blue cotton gown with tiny floral print, lace collar, rose sateen apron; Jo in bright coral cotton gown with white piping and rick-rack and black velvet bows; Beth in crisp emerald green taffeta dress with white organza blouse trimmed with magenta bows; Amy in polka dot coral cotton dress with organza yoke, lace trim and black velvet sash; and Marme in pink cotton sateen with leaf design, black taffeta apron and matching collar with brooch. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 587, 1954, the very rare first presentation of Alexander-Kins as Little Women, this set entirely original and preserved impeccably, each having original pink and blue Alexander-Kins booklet, and all

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93. “Wendy Bride” in Rare Pink Gown with Elaborate Floral Coronet, 1959 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged pink gown of fine nylon netting over pink taffeta underdress, pink sash, pink taffeta panties, pink garter, satin slippers with pink ribbon ties, veil of pink netting held by lavish floral coronet which matching her floral bouquet, pink sash and floral streamers. Excellent condition, beautiful rosy cheeks. Alexander, model 483, 1959. $700/900

94. Outstanding Cissy as “Forever Darling Bride”, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Auburn wig in an elaborate curled long chignon, distinctive facial painting with dramatic lip and eye make-up. Wearing tagged wedding gown with a separately fitted bodice of white lace

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over soft pink silk under-blouse, with long fitted sleeves and collar, matching overskirt that attaches to the bodice in the back (and with zipper closure) and floor-length skirt of narrowly pleated tulle over a pink underdress. Layers of petticoats (two tulle and two soft pink taffeta), white taffeta panties trimmed in Val lace, seamed nylon hose, garter belt, white elastic and silver heels, pearls, solitaire ring, and a lavish coronet that entirely frames her face and is comprised of tiny baby’s breath and rose and white petals on lace-covered headpiece, long veil. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1956, the doll is popularly known as the “Lucy Bride” in reference to the Lucille Ball film of “Forever Darling”. The gorgeous doll is rarely found. $9000/12,000

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96. Blonde Alexander-Kins as Bridesmaid in Pink Tulle, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair with short curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged bridesmaid costume of full-length pink tulle gown with pink rosebud garland over organdy attached underslip, taffeta pink panties, peach satin shoes with pink bows, and leaf-shaped green cap sprinkled with tiny flowers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 478, 1955, original wrist booklet, flawless rosy complexion and crisp vibrant costume, the doll was described in Alexander’s 1955 catalog as having “a great flaring gown of petal pink nylon tulle trimmed with flowers” and named “Wendy’s Bridesmaid”. $700/900

95. Cissy in Black Wool Felt Suit and Elegant Rose Hat, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Dark blond wig in short curled hairstyle. Wearing tagged ensemble including black wool felt suit featuring a circular skirt with faux rhinestone buckle and with rhinestone chevron on a jacket lapel, sleeveless blouse, white taffeta and tulle slip, white taffeta panties trimmed with Val lace, seamed nylon hose, and black

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20” (51 cm.) Blonde wig in curled chignon and curls arranged at crown. Wearing tagged velvet princess-style gown, cape stole of Orlon ermine, accented with a corsage of sweetheart roses, black gloves, tear-drop rhinestone earrings and pearl necklace, white taffeta and tulle slip with white panties trimmed in Val lace, seamed nylon hose and black high heels. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2173, 1957, original box. An elegant “very formal gown”, as described in the Alexander 1957 catalog, with beautiful complexion and coiffure. $1500/2000

20” (51 cm.) Auburn wig in curled chignon, and with curls arranged at crown. Wearing tagged fitted-torso gown of black velvet and nylon tulle with roses at flounce and at the flared décolletage lined with pink satin, black taffeta and tulle slip, black panties trimmed with Val lace, seamed nylon hose with black high heels and pink insoles, pearl necklace, rhinestone bracelet, ring and earrings. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2043, 1956, with square Cissy wrist tag. The beautiful doll with porcelain-like painted finish, appeared in the 1956 Alexander catalog, her gown described as “long-stemmed look”. $1000/1400

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length pink printed gown with sprigs of tiny green leaves that are accented with green and black edging and black lace trim, lime green taffeta sash, hooped petticoat, panties, stockings, black front-snap shoes and a wide-brimmed straw bonnet trimmed with tiny rose flowers and black tulle streamers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2001C from the 1953 Glamour Girl Series, original box, with beautiful cheek colors, rare hair color. The costume was offered in two colors. $1800/2400

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100. Red-Haired Margaret-Faced Girl in AquaBlue Gown from Glamour Girl Series, 1953 18” (46 cm.) Auburn curly wig in original coiffure, walking style body. Wearing tagged cotton full-length aqua-blue gown printed with sprigs of tiny pink flowers, with purple and black edging and black lace trim, mauve taffeta sash, hooped petticoat, panties, stockings, black front-snap shoes and a wide-brimmed straw bonnet trimmed with tiny flowers and black tulle streamers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2001C from the 1953 Glamour Girl Series, with beautiful cheek colors, rare hair color, the gown was offered in two colors, this being the rarest color. Also included (not shown) is original hat box with Fashion Award medallion. $1800/2400

101. Brunette Margaret-Faced Girl in Pink Flowered Gown from Glamour Girl Series, 1953

99. Red-Haired Margaret-Faced Girl in Pink Gown from Glamour Girl Series, With Original Box, 1953 18” (46 cm.) Auburn curly wig in original coiffure, walking style body. Wearing tagged cotton full-

18” (46 cm.) Brunette curly wig in original coiffure, walking style body. Wearing tagged cotton full-length cream gown with flocked pink flowers, with coral and cream edging and fringe, hooped petticoat, panties, stockings, black front-snap shoes, black lace fingerless gloves, black taffeta fitted bonnet with black lace ruffle and velvet streamers, black hat box. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2001A from the 1953 Glamour Girl Series, an especially elegant model with dramatically-contrasting black bonnet and gloves. $2400/3200

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102. Margot Ballerina with Rare BinnieFace in Pink Tutu, Original Box, 1956 18� (46 cm.) Ash-blonde hair with rolled bangs and arranged curled ponytail at back of head with pink hair bow, bendable knees and elbows. Wearing tagged pale pink tutu with taffeta faille bodice and multi-tiered ruffled skirt and straps, stockings, flat shoes, two rosebuds at the waist and one on the shoulder. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1880, 1956, with original gold wrist booklet and original box. The doll appeared in the 1956 Alexander catalog named Margot Ballerina; a rare variation, the face model shown in the catalog and on this doll is that of Binnie. $800/1000

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104. Alexander-Kins with Pale Pink Tutu, 1961 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged pale pink tutu with satin bodice, attached satin panties and four-layer tulle skirt, flowers on shoulders and waist, coral ballet slippers and pink ties, coronet of flowers in hair. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 420, 1961, with original wrist booklet. $300/400

105. Cissette Ballerina in Pink Tutu, Original Box, 1962 10” (25 cm.) Blonde hair with bangs and curls at her nape, with a cluster of pink and magenta flowers at the side. Wearing tagged pink tulle tutu with four-tiered gathered skirt, ruffles around the bodice, cluster of flowers matching hair flowers, satin panties, stockings, ballet slippers “diamond” earrings. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 735, 1962, with original box labeled 735. Beautiful rosy cheeks and brilliant flowers. $300/500

106. Gorgeous Petite Ballerina in Pink Costume, Original Box, 1951

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15” (38 cm.) Blonde floss wig with lavish curly bags and upswept curls at the crown that are decorated with a garland of tiny blue flowers and leaves. Wearing tagged tutu with pink satin bodice and doublelayered nylon skirt and sleeves, each trimmed with gilt metallic rickrack, pink taffeta panties with matching trim, pink ballerina shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1951, with original box. $800/1100

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107. Red-Haired Babs Skater in Rare Blue and Fuchsia Costume, 1948 18” (46 cm.) Rich auburn human hair wig, wearing tagged costume of blue serge with scalloped purple felt borders centered by gilt metallic bands, gilt bands at cuffs, neckline and on purple felt hat with white boa, matching blue serge panties, gold metallic ice skates, and white fur muff with gold lining and floral accents. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1948, the costume is tagged “Babs”. Rare model with especially beautiful wig, beautiful cheek color, choice costume. $700/900

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108. Petite Babs Skater in Rare Blue and Fuchsia Costume, 1948 14” (36 cm.) Blonde mohair wig, wearing blue serge skating costume


with scalloped purple felt borders centered by gilt metallic bands, gilt rick-rack at cuffs, neckline and skirt hem, and on purple felt hat with white boa, matching blue serge panties, gold metallic ice skates, and white fur muff. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1948, the petite Babs skater has rosy cheeks and beautiful wig. $500/800

109. Quiz-Kins in Coral Overalls and Cap, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Painted shaded brown hair and working push buttons in back torso. Wearing tagged coral cotton serge overalls with blue and white checkered edging at shoulders, grommet-edged lacing ties at the back, matching bonnet. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1953, beautiful cheek color and hair painting. $400/500

110. Quiz-Kins in Blue Romper with Blue Shoes, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Painted shaded brown hair and working push buttons in back torso. Wearing tagged coral cotton serge overalls with blue and white checkered edging at shoulders, grommet-edged lacing ties at the back, matching bonnet. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1953, beautiful cheek color and hair painting. $400/500

111. Superb “Skater’s Waltz “Binnie Walker”, Original Box, 1955 15” (38 cm.) Reddish/brown short curly hair with bangs, walking style body, jointed knees. Wearing tagged long-sleeved black knit body suit under pink felt-flannel skirt with black and silver braid trim, pink felt cap with colorful applique felt flowers that are repeated on the knit body suit, white socks, high laced white skates. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1517, 1955, original box labeled

“1517 Binnie”, original wrist booklet, superb fresh colors of complexion and costume. The 1955 catalog noted “just looking at this lovely doll you hear the strains of the Skaters Waltz. Great charm and color have been captured...”. $900/1800

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14� (36 cm.) Including Meg with Margaret face and blonde floss wig with ringlet curls, wearing red and white checkered dress with taffeta bodice and sleeves, cotton petticoat, pantalets; Jo with Maggie face, brunette floss wig drawn back into net captured snood, wearing plaid cotton gown with black velvet bodice, polished cotton petticoat with plaid hem ruffle, pantalets; Beth with Maggie face, brunette floss wig in centerpart drawn away from face into elongated pageboy curls, wearing tagged teal print cotton dress with lacy bodice, pink rick-rack and buttons, crisp petticoat and pantalets with pink bows;

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Amy with Margaret face, blonde flossed wig with coronet at her crown and pageboy curls held by net at the nape, wearing blue cotton gown with attached white pique pinafore with cutwork and red scalloped edging, red bows; and Marme with Margaret face, dark brunette flossed wig drawn from face into a black snood at her nape and with braided coronet at her crown, wearing dark green cotton serge gown with lace collar and black velvet trim, petticoat, and panties. Each doll has socks

and black shoes with little bows, and each costume is tagged with the name of the doll. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1948, each doll has original gold cloverleaf tag with its name, and each is preserved in its original box. An exceptionally beautifully-preserved full set with bright rosy cheeks, perfect coiffures and crisp fresh costumes. $2500/3500

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17” (43 cm.) Platinum hair with braided coronet and pageboy curls at her nape held by black netting. Wearing tagged pale aqua satin gown with pouf sleeves and panniers that is decorated with silver metallic edging and stars, matching petticoat, panties, stockings, shiny silver front-snap shoes, necklace, and gold metallic coronet in front of the braided hair coronet. Excellent condition, few small spots on gown. Alexander, 1950. $700/1000

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113. Handsome Prince Charming with Caracul Wig, Original Box, 1950 17” (43 cm.) Reddish-brown curly caracul wig, wearing ivory brocade satin tunic top with attached cape trimmed with metallic gilt, matching cap with boa feather, white tights, gold garter, tan satin shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950, with original box labeled “Prince Charming” and original cloverleaf wrist tag. He has a beautiful complexion and crisp fresh costume. $700/1000

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14” (36 cm.) Platinum blonde hair drawn away from face into pageboy curls at her nape captured by black snood. Wearing tagged costume comprising grey and brown cotton dress with stitched-on patches, yellow apron and matching bandanna, panties,


brown tie-front shoes, and carrying wooden broom tied to her hand with brown organza ribbon. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 3015, 1950, with original cloverleaf wrist tag tied with pink string, and with original box stamped 3015 and with Madame spelled “Madam”. The doll has beautiful complexion, coiffure and well-preserved surprisingly-detailed costume. $500/800

star-shaped appliques and rhinestones on bodice, matching petticoat and panties with rick-rack trim, tulle ruffle on petticoat, silver tie-front shoes, metallic and rhinestone crown and carrying mauve pipe cleaner staff. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 492, 1955, with original wrist tag, bright rosy cheeks. $700/900

117. Petite Cinderella with Gold Metallic Coronet, 1950 15” (38 cm.) Platinum hair with braided coronet and pageboy curls at her nape held by black netting. Wearing tagged aqua/blue satin gown with pouf sleeves and panniers that is decorated with silver metallic edging and stars, matching petticoat, panties, shiny gold front-snap shoes, necklace, bracelet and gold metallic coronet in front of the braided hair coronet. Excellent condition, Alexander, 1950. $500/700

116. Alexander-Kins as Cinderella with Rhinestone Crown, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Brunette wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged costume comprising aqua satin gown with gilt-edged panniers, gold straps with silver appliques,

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118. Very Rare Groom in Larger Size with Superb Original Costume, Original Box, 1950 21” (53 cm.) Brunette side-parted hair cropped closely to head and smoothed, Margaret face. Wearing bridegroom ensemble comprising black pleated pants, formal jacket with wide silk lapels and long tails, pique shirt with bow tie and rhinestone pin, white pique cummerbund, boutonniere, fob, black stockings black shoes with little bows and black felt top hat. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950, with original box labeled “23 Groom”. Rare larger size in superb fresh condition, bright rosy cheeks, and superb state of costume preservation. $1200/1600

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119. Very Rare “Cissy” as Renoir from the Historical Series by Madame Alexander, 1961 20” (51 cm.) Brunette wig styled in braided coronet at the crown and a cluster of curls at the nape. Wearing tagged pale yellow satin gown and matching jacket trimmed with black sequined braid, black velvet bonnet bedecked with colorful silk flowers tied with a velvet ribbon, black net facial veil, black velvet purse with braid and sequin trim, cameo necklace and matching earrings, rhinestone ring, stiff net petticoat, panties, nylon stockings, and black sling heels. Near mint condition. Madame Alexander, original wrist booklet, Cissy as Renoir from Historical Series which was made for one year only in 1961. The doll has superbly-preserved costume highlighted by extravagantlyflowered bonnet. $1200/2000

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print design of flowers and dots in pink and turquoise, lace yoke, aqua turquoise bodice, silk trimmed neckline, hoop petticoat and pantalets, socks, side-snap shoes, woven white bonnet with dainty sprigs of flowers. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 630 “Cousin Karen”, 1956, extremely rare doll with beautiful blushed cheeks, perfect coiffure, superb costume. $500/700

8” (20 cm.) Light brown hair with bangs and flip curls, bendableknee walking-style body. Wearing tagged pique gown with dainty

121. Alexander-Kins as Scarlett in Blue-Flowered Gown, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Dark brunette hair with bangs and flip curls, bendable-knee walking body. Wearing tagged long gown of pale blue cotton printed with bright blue flowers and leaves, lace collar and cuffs, cotton petticoat with tulle ruffle, pantalets, socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes, wide-brimmed bonnet trimmed with flowers and green velvet streamer. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 631, 1956, rare costume, bright rosy cheeks. $400/600

122. Alexander-Kins as “Southern Belle” with Rare Coiffure, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Dark blonde hair drawn forward into two very full tied curls which accommodate to her bonnet, bendableknee walking-style body. Wearing turquoise and white striped gown with wide sash at the back and self piping and lace trim, petticoat, knee-length panties, white socks, black suedelike side-snap shoes, unusual black straw hat with upturned brims at front and back and floral trim, “diamond” earrings. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 635, 1956. Rare coiffure enhances the rosy-cheeked expression. $400/500

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123. Rare and Beautiful Alexander-Kins as “Melanie Comes to the Wedding”, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Brunette hair drawn away from face and captured in clusters of curls at her crown and nape, bangs, bendableknee walking-style body. Wearing tagged green velvet gown with flared skirt and ruby brooch, taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle, matching pantalets with Val lace, white socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes, carry tulle parasol and with a multi-layered tulle bonnet trimmed with pink flower and leaves, pearls. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 633, 1956. $500/700

124. Very Rare Alexander-Kins as “Aunt Agatha”, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Ash-blonde hair arranged with curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged crisp taffeta gown in a shadow-print lime green and cream pattern, with five rows of tucking at the hem, black velvet jacket with beaded edging, taffeta faille petticoat and pantalets with lace ruffles, socks, black side-snap suede-like shoes, black woven bonnet with feathers and net veil, black velvet reticule. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 434, and booklet. The doll was described in the 1957 catalog as “Aunt Agatha dressed in true ante-bellum fashion”. $800/1200

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sprigged crisp cotton trimmed with green braid and bows, puff sleeves and bodice ruffle of tulle, cotton petticoat and pantalets with lace edging, wide-brimmed bonnet adorned with blue and white flowers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 485, 1955, with pink and blue wrist booklet. The luxury gown is fabric rich with very full multi-tiered construction, and with wonderfully detailed bonnet. $500/700

125. Alexander-Kins as “Scarlett” in Yellow Flowered Gown, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Brunette wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged full-length gown of flower-

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126. Spectacular Cissy as “The Lady in Red”, Original Box, 1958 20” (51 cm.) Ash-blonde hair in very elaborate coiffure. Wearing tagged “hollyberry red taffeta cut skillfully with great wide skirt sweeping to the floor...and a sheer front of tulle stole with iridescent dots” (as described in Alexander catalog of 1958), white taffeta petticoat, panties, stockings, silver sling heels, pearl drop earrings, double-strand pearl necklace, faux-diamond ring and rhinestone waist brooch. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2285, 1958, with original wrist booklet and box. The exceptional coiffure retains its pure original condition with layered curls, beautiful complexion and vibrant costume colors, the doll was described in the 1958 catalog as “The Lady in Red”. $2500/3500

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127. Outstanding Cissy in Vibrant Red Silk Brocade with Feathered Cap, 1955 20” (51 cm.) Ash-blonde hair with curly bangs, and hair drawn back into curls at her nape. Wearing tagged red silk brocade evening dress that is fully-lined with white satin and features dartshaped bosom and lavishly full skirt, with matching draped shawl accented with a large white rose, red brocade cap decorated with dramatic red feathers, red netting and large “diamond” hat pin, red stiffened net petticoat, satin panties with Val lace, seamed stockings, red sling heels, white hat box, white nylon gloves, pearls, pearl bracelet, rare “diamond” ring. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2098, 1955, original box labeled 2098. An outstanding doll with luxury fabrics creating a splendid costume, rare accessories. The doll was not shown in the Alexander catalog, suggesting its likely creation as a store exclusive. $2500/3500

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129. Alexander-Kins “Help Mummy Serve Lunch”, with Box, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Ash blonde hair with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged blue navy taffeta dress under red and white cotton pinafore with red edging, matching striped panties, white socks, black suede-like snap shoes, and with red hair bow at her crown. Near mint. Alexander, model 428, 1955, with early Wendy box, the doll was described in the 1955 catalog as “Wendy helps Mummy serve lunch”. $400/500

130. Red-Haired Alexander-Kins as Nieman Marcus Exclusive, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Red wig in unusual side-parted style, with flip curls and long hair at the side captured with a red ribbon, straight leg walking style body. Wearing tagged white rayon dress with the words “Nieman Marcus” in a colorful stylized manner, matching panties, white socks, red suede-like side-snap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander 1955, a store exclusive for Nieman Marcus with commission dress by Jane Miller whose label is on the dress. $400/600

131. Auburn-Haired AlexanderKins in Blue Pinafore, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Auburn wig with short curls and bangs, straight leg non-walking body. Wearing red cotton dress and matching panties with rick-rack trim, blue print cotton pinafore with red rick-rack trim and rivet ties at the back, red bonnet with woven horse hair lace, socks, purple suede-like side-snap shoes. Excellent condition. Madame Alexander, 1953, with original pink and blue fold-over tag. $400/600

132. Rare Alexander-Kins with Red Coat and Faux-Fur Hat, Early Box, 1954

128. Red-Haired Babs Skater in Black Velvet Costume, 1950 18” (46 cm.) Soft reddish brown mohair curls and bangs, wearing tagged skating costume, comprising black velvet high-waisted skirt with red blouse, matching stocking cap, matching red panties, socks, and silver skates, red floral trim on skirt and bodice front. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1950, the doll was marketed as “Babs Skater”. $500/700

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8” (20 cm.) Reddish/brown hair with flip curls and curly bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged costume comprising taffeta dress of windowpane red and white design, matching panties, red gabardine swing coat with brass buttons, faux-fur hat with leopard design, white socks, black side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1954, early Alexander-Kins box stamped 400, the model was designed as a miniature version of Binnie Walker of that year wearing the same costume. The charming little doll has rare costume that is perfectly-preserved. $450/650


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taffeta petticoat and matching panties with Val lace trim, seamed stockings, black suedelike side-snap shoes, grey faux-fur stole with red silk lining and ties, red taffeta bonnet, and carrying red hat box with gold Fashion Award medallion. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2010B, 1953, from the “Glamour Girl” series. $950/1500

135. Red-Haired Alexander-Kins as “Wendy Loves to Waltz”, 1955

134. Auburn-Haired Godey Lady with Maggie Face from “Glamour Girls” Series, 1953 18” (46 cm.) Auburn wig in arranged curls and bangs, walking style body. Wearing tagged red taffeta very full gown with attached white taffeta bodice, hooped ivory

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8” (20 cm.) Red wig with flip curls, bangs, and a cluster of curls at the back crown captured by a red hair ribbon, straight


leg walking body. Wearing tagged floorlength white organdy gown with red rickrack edged ruffles and Bertha collar, red taffeta sash and evening bag, petticoat and panties with Val lace, white socks and red suedelike side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 476, 1955, described in the 1955 Alexander catalog as “Wendy loves to waltz” wearing her gown “trimmed with yards and yards of ruffles”. $450/650

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137. Margot Ballerina in Cranberry Tutu, 1951 18” (46 cm.) Maggie-face model, brunette floss hair drawn back into flat rolled arrangement at the side and pageboy curls at the nape captured in black netting, straight bangs and a coronet of tiny red flowers. Wearing tagged red taffeta and double-layered nylon skirt with floral sprinkles, gilt edging at bodice, sleeves and panties, black velvet throat ribbon, red satin slippers with red ties.

Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951, with original “Margot” gold clover leaf tag attached with thick pink string. $1000/1800

138. Beautiful Margot Ballerina in Golden Tutu, 1951 18” (46 cm.) Maggie-face model, brunette floss hair drawn back into flat rolled arrangement at the side and pageboy curls at the nape captured in black netting, straight bangs and a coronet of tiny red flowers above another rolled curl. Wearing tagged golden yellow taffeta and double-layered chiffon skirt with floral sprinkles, gilt edging at bodice, sleeves and panties, black velvet throat ribbon, tan satin slippers with coral ties. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951, with original “Margot” gold cloverleaf tag attached with thick pink string. $1200/2400

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141. AlexanderKins “Shopping with Auntie”, 1954

139. AlexanderKins “Wendy Attends a House Party”, 1956

8” (20 cm.) Auburn hair with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged yellow cotton pleated dress with rick-rack trim, lime-green flannel jacket with flap pockets and bead buttons, matching cap with white feather, cotton slip and panties with Val lace, socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes. Near mint. Alexander, model 388, 1954. $300/500

8” (20 cm.) Reddishbrown wig with flip curls and bangs, bendableknee walking body. Wearing tagged brown sateen dress under lime green cotton pinafore with lace ruffle matching embroidered petticoat and panties, socks, black side-snap suede-like shoes, woven ribbon with floral spray. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 582, 1956, the doll was described in the catalog of that year as “Wendy attends a house party”. $300/400

142. AlexanderKins “Dressed For a Summer Morning” with Rare Coiffure, 1955

140. AlexanderKins as “Wendy Working in the Garden”, 1961 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair with bangs and two braids, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged costume comprising green and white checkered overalls, white pique shirt, white socks, tan suede-like sidesnap shoes, and woven sunbonnet with a row of large colorful flowers at the brim and yellow braid ties. Near mint. Alexander, 1961. $300/500

8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair with sidepart and long curls, short curls at side of forehead and a long lock pulled back from crown and tied with a pink ribbon, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged lime green cotton dress with rick-rack trim, white pinafore printed with pink flowers, organdy petticoat, lime green cotton panties, socks, fuchsia suede-like sidesnap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 424, 1955, with original pink and blue wrist tag. $400/500

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143. Beautiful Alexander-Kins in Lime Checkered Dress, with Box, 1955 8� (20 cm.) Blonde wig with short tight curls and curly bangs, straight leg walking style body. Wearing tagged taffeta dress of lime green and white checkered pattern, lace collar and at shoulders, matching panties, white socks, black suede-like side-snap black shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1955, original box, the rare fabric matches the dress of the 1955 Binnie (see #144). The doll has bright rosy cheeks and vibrant costume. $400/600

144. Beautiful Petite Binnie in Lime Green Taffeta Dress, 1955 15� (38 cm.) Tosca wig with curly bangs and braids tied with red ribbons, bendable knees. Wearing tagged lime green and cream checkered taffeta dress with three tiers of white rick-rack, scattered rhinestone trim, self sash with wide bow at the back waist, hooped white taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle, white taffeta panties, socks, red suede-like front-snap shoes, white woven cap with front brim and red satin bow. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1511, 1955, with original box marked 1511. A very beautiful doll with pristine complexion, coiffure and costume. $900/1200

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145. Splendid Brunette Cissy in Yellow Tulle Gown with Cascading Garlands by Alexander, 1958 20� (51 cm.) Brunette hair with curly bangs and clusters of curls at back crown and nape topped by a yellow velvet bow. Wearing tagged formal gown of yellow tulle over yellow organdy with draped collar and sash trimmed with garlands of dainty flowers, yellow taffeta can-can petticoat, panties with Val lace, stockings, gold sling shoes, rhinestone petal-shaped earrings, rhinestone bracelet and solitaire. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1958, an exclusive commissioned costume that is very rare to find. Gorgeous face with blushed cheeks, perfect coiffure, luxury gown and accessories are perfectly-preserved. $2000/3000

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146. Gorgeous Cissy in Pale Green Tulle Evening Gown, An Exclusive Edition, 1958 20� (51 cm.) Tosca wig with bangs and clusters of curls at back crown and nape. Wearing tagged pale green tulle dance gown over matching pale green sheer under-dress whose color is enhanced by a third layer of yellow taffeta with can-can ruffles, trimmed with matching pale green net stole and trimmed with a sprinkle of rhinestones and pale pink roses, panties, stockings, gold sling shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1958, its luxury quality and lack of appearance in the company catalog indicates its likely production as an exclusive commissioned edition; interestingly, the costume matches that of Elise #1730 of 1958. $2000/3000

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pink tulle sleeves and extended veil with stiffened net crown, pink taffeta underskirt and panties, stockings, cream frontsnap shoes and carrying bouquet with silk streamers. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950, an exceptionally beautiful doll with rosy cheeks, vibrant costume. $600/800

18” (46 cm.) Reddish/blonde mohair wig in soft curls and bangs. Wearing tagged wedding gown with ivory bodice trimmed with tatting and lace ruffle, tulle yoke, pale pink tulle overskirt with lace borders, pale pink tulle sleeves and extended veil with stiffened net crown, pink taffeta underskirt and panties, stockings, cream front-snap shoes and carrying bouquet. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950. The rare doll has beautiful soft hair and pristine costume. $800/1000

149. Petite Blonde Wendy Ann Bride in White Ensemble, 1950 14” (36 cm.) Soft blonde mohair curls with bangs. Wearing tagged ivory satin wedding gown trimmed with tatting and lace ruffle, tulle yoke, ivory tulle overskirt with lace borders, ivory tulle sleeves and extended veil with stiffened net crown, ivory taffeta underskirt and panties, stockings, cream sidesnap shoes with little bows, and carrying bouquet of white flowers with silk streamers. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950, loveliest blushing of cheeks enhances the delicate costume which is perfectly preserved. $600/700

148. Petite Brunette Wendy Ann Bride in Pink Ensemble, 1950 14” (36 cm.) Soft brunette mohair curls with bangs and delicate pink flowers at each side. Wearing tagged wedding gown with palest pink/cream bodice trimmed with tatting and lace ruffle, tulle yoke, pale pink tulle overskirt with lace borders, pale

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151. Alexander-Kins as “Guardian Angel” with Harp and Halo, 1954 8” (20 cm.) Reddish/blonde wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing aqua taffeta robe with pagoda sleeves, embroidered yoke, silver edging, stiffened organdy petticoat and panties, gold tie-front shoes, fabric wings, cardboard gold halo and harp. Excellent condition. Alexander, marketed as “Guardian Angel”, model 582, 1954. $300/400

152. Alexander-Kins as “Guardian Angel” with Harp and Halo in Original Gold Box, 1954 150. Brunette Cissy in “A Very Unusual Gown” From “A Child’s Dream Come True” Series, 1955 20” (51 cm.) Brunette wig drawn away from face into clusters of curls at her crown and nape, tiny spit curls over each ear. Wearing tagged mauve taffeta gown with snugly-fitted torso, flared sequin-trimmed decolletage, full-length gathered skirt with draped tri-color (mauve, aqua, gold metallic) hip sash which forms into a dramatic bow at the side hip, tulle and taffeta matching petticoat, panties, seamed stockings, garter, gold sling-strap heels, and jewelry including triple-drop pearl earrings, doublewidth rhinestone-studded bracelet and “diamond” ring. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2100, with original wrist tag, the doll was presented in the 1955 series “A Child’s Dream Come True” described as “a very unusual gown”. $1000/1500

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8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing aqua taffeta robe with pagoda sleeves, embroidered yoke, silver edging, stiffened organdy petticoat and panties, silver tie-front shoes with gold laces, white fabric feathered wings, cardboard gold halo and harp. Near mint condition, Alexander, marketed as “Guardian Angel”, model 480, original pink and blue fold-over booklet, original gold box with Guardian Angel label, 1954. $600/1200


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153. Very Rare Cissy in “Blue Danube Waltz” Gown From “Me and My Shadow” Series, 1954 20” (51 cm.) Brunette wig in unusual elaborate coiffure with arranged curls atop her crown held by a nestled tiny gold coronet and flowers, and form into arranged curls at the back of head. Wearing tagged costume of soft aqua blue taffeta with fitted bodice, slightly-dropped waist, knife-pleated very full floor-length skirt, with gold metallic bands at the sleeves, one side of skirt and on the wide attached sash, hooped taffeta petticoat, taffeta panties with Val lace, seamed stockings, silver laced shoes, double pearl necklace and matching bracelet, blue petal earrings. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2015 from the “Me and My Shadow” series of 1954. $1200/1800

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154. Outstanding Margaret Bride in Ivory Ensemble with Soft Mohair Wig, Original Box, 1951 18� (46 cm.) Blonde mohair wig in soft curls and bangs. Wearing tagged ivory satin wedding gown with bodice trimmed with tatting and lace ruffle, tulle yoke, ivory tulle overskirt with lace borders, ivory tulle sleeves and extended veil with stiffened net crown, ivory taffeta underskirt and panties, stockings, cream frontsnap shoes with little bows, and carrying

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bouquet with silk streamers. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950, with original box. Exceptionally beautiful complexion with blushed cheeks, softest curls, pristine costume. $800/1000

155. Alexander-Kins Bridegroom in Original Box, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Short cropped hair in side-parted fashion, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing bridegroom ensemble of black suede long-tail jacket, striped trousers, shirt, blue silk tie with rhinestone, cummerbund, socks, black side-snap shoes, boutonniere. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 377, 1957, with original box. $400/500

156. Flocked Hair Alexander-Kins Best Man in Formal Wear, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Silky red-flocked short hair, straight leg walking style body. Wearing suede-like jacket with silk lapels, black trousers, black socks, black sidesnap shoes, cream shirt, red bow tie, rhinestone pin. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1955. $400/600

157. Alexander-Kins Bride with Lily of the Valley Coronet, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged white tulle and taffeta wedding gown, taffeta panties, ivory satin shoes with silk ties, lavish coronet of lilies of the valley and bouquet of flowers with silk streamers. Near mint. Alexander, model 615, 1956, with rare coronet and bright rosy cheeks. $300/500

158. Pristine Babs Skater in Yellow Satin Skating Ensemble, Original Box, 1951 18” (46 cm.) Softly-curly blonde mohair wig. Wearing tagged yellow satin skating dress with marabou fluff trim and golden rick-rack, blue floral sprig, matching hood with yellow satin neck tie, panties, and metallic gold ice skates. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 3018, the doll was marketed as “Babs Skater”, 1948, with original box that is also labeled 3018. Stunningly beautiful doll with perfect wig, rosy cheeks, fresh vibrant costume. $900/1200

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159. Superb Cissette as Queen with Exceptional Tiara and Jewels, Original Box, 1961

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10” (25 cm.) Tosca wig with arranged curls at sides of forehead and luxurious gathering of curls at nape. Wearing gold brocade with rare floral design and sprinkle of rhinestones, blue Order of the Garter sash embellished with rhinestones and blue and red emeralds, taffeta petticoat, lace-edged panties, seamed stockings, gold sling heels, pearl necklace, three diamond drop earrings, matching bracelet and exceptional gilt tiara with centered ruby and four “diamonds”. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 842, original box labeled 842, original wrist booklet. Pristine condition with exceptional jewelry and tiara, unusual brocade pattern. $500/700

160. Alexander-Kins “Princess Anne” in Cream Lace Dress, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Ash-blonde hair with flip curls and bangs, bendableknee walking-style body. Wearing tagged cream lace dress with pink sash and bows, coral cotton slip with lace edging, taffeta panties with lace edging, socks, tan suede-like side-snap shoes, white woven bonnet with double rows of ruffled lace and pink bow. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 396, 1957. $400/600

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8” (20 cm.) Short cropped blonde hair in neat side-part, bendableknee walking body. Wearing tagged costume comprising blue gabardine Eton jacket and matching shorts, matching cap, white pique shirt, white socks, white suede-like tie shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 397, Prince Charles, 1957. $400/600

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162. Cissette in Gold Ballerina Tutu, Cissette Box, 1959 10” (25 cm.) Tosca wig with bangs and long arranged curls at her back. Wearing gold tutu with metallic bodice and pants, four-layered tulle skirt with gold flecked accents, gold sequin bodice edging which matches her coronet, pearl earrings, gold ballet slippers with gold laces. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 713, in Cissette box albeit marked model 801, beautiful rosy cheeks and superb costume. $300/500

163. Exquisite Cissy in Yellow Taffeta Gown with Embroidered Cape, 1955 20” (51 cm.) Auburn hair in elegant original coiffure with little curls at the forehead and pageboy curls at the nape. Wearing tagged golden yellow gown with full-length flared skirt, matching cape with embroidered gold braid trim, taffeta hooped petticoat and panties, seamed stockings, golden sling heels, gold hoop earrings, and “diamond” circled watch on brooch pin. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2098, 1955, from “A Child’s Dream Come True” series. Dramatic costume is accentuated by rich auburn hair in beautiful original coiffure and bright rosy cheeks. $1100/1500

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164. Beautiful Princess Margaret Rose from Beaux Arts Series of 1953 18� (46 cm.) Brunette wig with side part and arranged curls. Wearing tagged court gown of blush pink faille taffeta with padded bosom, puffed sleeves, purple velvet sash trimmed with petal-shaped iridescent sequins, fingerless white gloves, pink taffeta hooped petticoat, panties, stockings, pink satin slippers, pearl drop earrings, silver and rhinestone tiara, pearl choker necklace and bracelets of fauxrubies, diamonds and pearls. Excellent condition. Alexander, the doll appeared in the 1953 Alexander catalog as Princess Margaret Rose, model 2020B, from the Beaux Arts Creations series, inspired by the British coronation of 1953. $2000/3000

165. AlexanderKins as Queen Elizabeth with Processional Cape, in Box, 1955 8� (20 cm.) Tosca hair with flip curls and bang, straight leg walking style body. Wearing tagged ivory

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brocade gown with jewel-trimmed blue silk banner, taffeta petticoat and panties with Val lace, red velvet cape with satin lining and gold trim, elaborate silver crown, bracelet, pearls, gold shoes with tie laces. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 499, 1955, in original box. $500/700

166. Very Beautiful and Rare Queen Elizabeth from the Beaux Arts Creations, Original Box, 1953 18� (46 cm.) Brunette hair in an elaborate side-parted arrangement of curls still affixed with original hair pins. Wearing tagged ivory satin brocade gown with fitted lady bodice, blue silk sash with rhinestones, rubies and other jewels, fully-lined long purple velvet train with faux-ermine edging and collar capelet, hooped petticoat, panties, white stockings, ivory front-snap shoes, silver crown that is set with faux-diamonds, faux-diamond earrings and bracelets. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2025, 1953, original box, from the Beaux Arts Creations series, the luxury model with velvet train. Beautifully-preserved with rosy cheeks, perfect elegant coiffure, luxury costume. $2000/2800

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167. Red-Haired Winsome Binnie Walker “Looking So Young and Dressed Up”, 1954 14” (36 cm.) Reddish-brown hair in arranged curls and bangs, walking style body. Wearing tagged navy blue iridescent taffeta dress with white pique cuffs and collar, unusual pearl link belt buckle, matching taffeta panties, seamed stockings, black side-snap shoes with little buckles, pink velvet hat with silk ties, white hat box with white gloves, comb and curls. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1823, 1954, the model was presented in the Alexander catalog of that year, described as “looking so young and dressed up”. $800/1000

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8” (20 cm.) Dark blonde wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg non-walking style body. Wearing tagged crisp coral taffeta jumper dress with three white pearl buttons, white organdy blouse with lace and rick-rack trim, matching taffeta jumper and bonnet, white socks, purple suede-like side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1953, with early Alexander-kins (non-original) box. A very beguiling young lady


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169. Alexander-Kins as Maypole Dancer, Original Box, 1954 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg nonwalking style body. Wearing pale blue organdy dress under pale pink pinafore with ruffled hem, pale pink taffeta petticoat and panties with Val lace, white socks, white suede-like side-snap shoes, blue ribbon bow in hair. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1954, the doll is preserved in original box. $500/700

170. Alexander-Kins “Wendy Loves Ballet Lessons”, Original Box, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged fuchsia tutu with satin bodice and panties, ruffled tulle skirt, satin ballet slippers with ties, tea-cup white floral coronet. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 564, with original box, 1956. $350/450

171. Dainty Red-Haired Winnie Walker Flower Girl, 1954 18” (46 cm.) Golden-reddish wig with arranged short flip curls and curled bangs, walking style body. Wearing tagged pale pink taffeta dress with white tulle overlay on both bodice and skirt, tulle sleeves, lace trim, pink satin sash with floral accents, hooped tulle petticoat, pink lace-edged panties, socks, coral satin front-snap shoes, dainty coronet of pink and coral flowers, pink hat box with white gloves, comb, and curlers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1835, 1954, the doll was featured as “Flower Girl” in the 1954 catalog, offered in three sizes. $1100/1700

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172. Beautiful AlexanderKins in Organdy Dress and Silk Pinafore, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Reddish/brown wig with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged coral organdy dress under iridescent plum (faded from black, as described in catalog) all-around silk pinafore dress, embroidered petticoat and panties, white socks, black suedelike side-snap shoes, green woven bonnet with sprays of flowers at each side. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 583, 1956. Especially beautiful doll with choice contrast of colors. $400/600

174. Tosca-Haired Cissy “Everybody Loves a Bride” from Fashion Parade, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Tosca wig with long curls and curly bangs. Wearing tagged wedding gown with lace bodice, pleated tulle sleevelets, pearl neckline, very lavish white tulle pleated skirt over crisp taffeta underskirt, taffeta lace-edged panties, pale pink pleated sash with pearl ringlet trim, Medici style cap of tulle on buckram base with chapel length veil, bouquet with pale pink streamers, “diamond” ring, stockings, garter, silver sling heels. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2040, the doll was introduced in the 1956 catalog as “Everybody loves a bride”. Especially beautiful cheek blush with delicate powdery pale complexion. $800/1300

173. Rare AlexanderKins as “Southern Girl” in Pink Organdy Dress, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg non-walking body. Wearing tagged pink organdy dress with trucks and lace trim, pink satin sash, pale pink taffeta petticoat and pantalets with matching lace trim, socks, cream side-snap shoes, natural woven bonnet with pink streamers and trimmed with pink feather, rose and little blue flowers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 305, 1953, a rare early model retains beautiful complexion and blushed cheeks, perfectly-preserved costume with wonderful bonnet. $800/1200

175. AlexanderKins as “Little Victoria”, Original Box, 1954 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with curls and braids, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged green and white striped gown with black velvet bodice, pink and black braid, petticoat and pantalets with lace trim, socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes, black woven bonnet with pink flowers. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1954, original box, the model was marketed as “Little Victoria”. $300/450

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176. Rare Cissy in Historic Costume as Creole Beauty, 1960 20� (51 cm.) Tosca hair with side curls at the forehead and captured into curls at the back. Wearing tagged burgundy faille taffeta gown with elaborate black soutache and braid trim along with a matching jacket trimmed with boa feathers, black woven bonnet with net trim and flowers, black velvet reticule with soutache trim, stiffened net petticoat, panties, black sling heels, rhinestone earrings and solitaire. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2182, 1960. Rare model with superbly detailed costume that is perfectlypreserved. $2800/4500

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177. Brunette Cissy in “Long-Stemmed Gown of Black Velvet, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Brunette hair in elaborate coiffure with side curls at her bangs, cluster of curls at the crown and captured curls at her nape. Wearing a black velvet tightly-fitted gown with very full tulle lower skirt, flared collar with pink satin lining, clusters of roses at the hips and inside collar, black satin petticoat and panties, stockings, black sling heels. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2043, 1954, described in that year’s catalog as wearing “a long-stemmed gown... of great elegance”. $1000/1500

178. Maggie-Faced Girl as John Powers Model with Rare Hat Box, 1952 14” (36 cm.) Ash-blonde hair in unique original coiffure. Wearing tagged costume comprising ecru blouse with faux-tucks, white cotton flared skirt, black vest with scalloped sleeve edging, satin slip and panties with lace edging, seamed stockings, black frontsnap shoes, black velvet beret perched at the back of her head, black hat box labeled “Madame Alexander presents the John Robert

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Powers Model”. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1952, beautiful face and unique original coiffure, rare hat box. $450/650

179. Tosca-Haired Cissy in Velvet Gown from “Cissy Models Her Formal Gowns” Series, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Tosca wig with tiny curls at forehead, and hair drawn back into a cluster of curls at crown and nape. Wearing tagged princess-cut black velvet sheath gown with fitted bodice and flared skirt, black/silver braid trim at bodice and straps, black fingerless gloves, taffeta petticoat with ruffle, panties,stockings, black sling heels, rhinestone earrings, plush Orlon ermine stole with a corsage of sweetheart roses. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2173, from the Cissy Models Her Formal Gowns series of 1957. $1200/1800

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180. Cissette with Rare Coiffure in Camellia Gown, 1958 10” (25 cm.) Tosca wig drawn back at the crown into rose-trimmed curls, drawn down at the sides into very full long curls at the nape, two little curls at the forehead. Wearing tagged ivory satin faille gown with patterned fuchsia and pink camellias and roses, deep decolletage, brilliant pink velvet sleeved wrap with camellia lining, white taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle, matching panties, seamed stockings, gold/white sling heels with tan heels, pearls, “diamond” earrings. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 873, 1958. $400/600

181. Superb Cissy in Pink Camellia Ballgown and Velvet Stole, Original Box, 1958 20” (51 cm.) Tosca wig with hair drawn back from sides of face and captured in clusters at the crown and nape, daintily arranged little curls at the forehead. Wearing tagged ivory silk ball gown with closely-spaced pattern of rich pink camellias, long velvet stole with constructed sleeves that is lined with matching

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silk of gown, hooped tiered petticoat, panties, seamed stockings, silver sling heels, matching rhinestone necklace and bracelet, solitaire ring with large “diamond”, prismatic rhinestone drop earrings, rosebuds arranged in hair. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2283 from the “Dolls to Remember” series of 1958, with square Cissy tag and original box. Superb preservation of complexion, coiffure and costume. The doll was described in the 1958 catalog as “such beauty in color...soft as a cloud”. $1600/2100


182. Cissette in Pink Chemise, Original Box, 1958 10” (25 cm.) Dark blonde hair with flip curls and bangs. Wearing tagged lacey chemise with pink ribbon trim, seamed stockings, white sling heels. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 800, with original box stamped 800, 1958. $250/500

183. White Dressing Table and Bench from Start-AHome Series, 1954 7 ½” (19 cm.) h. White wooden dressing table with attached mirror, decoupage floral design on table top, original flowered cotton chintz skirt, and with matching white bench. Excellent condition. From the Start-A-Home series originally introduced for Alexander-Kins, model 62, in 1954. $200/300

184. Luxurious Cissette Bride with Lavish Floral Coronet, Original Box, 1963

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10” (25 cm.) Blonde hair with long curls and curly bangs. Wearing tagged white tulle wedding gown trimmed with tiny Val lace at the cuffs and neck and edged with three rows of ruffled tiny Val lace, white satin sash with bow at the back, dramatic coronet of white and pale pink blossoms with attached floor length veil, matching bouquet, pearl earrings, garter, and gold high heels. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 755, with original box stamped 755 and store label of Kaufmann’s with $5.85 price, 1963. $450/750

185. Rare Cissette as Bride in Pink Costume, 1959 10” (25 cm.) Tosca wig with neatly arranged curls and bangs. Wearing tagged bridal ensemble comprising pink tulle gown over crisp taffeta under-gown, panties, seamed stockings, garter, white sling shoes, pearl earrings and pearl necklace, “diamond” ring, pink satin

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sash with wide bow at the back, bouquet streamers (missing bouquet) and with coronet of pink and blue little flowers with attached floor length veil. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 740, 1959. $450/600

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10� (25 cm.) Tosca wig drawn back at the crown into rose-trimmed curls, drawn down at the sides into very full long curls at the nape, two little curls at the forehead. Wearing tagged ivory satin faille gown with patterned fuchsia and pink camellias and roses, deep decolletage, brilliant pink velvet sleeved wrap with camellia lining, white taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle, matching panties, seamed stockings, gold/ white sling heels with tan heels. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 873, 1958. $400/500

187. Cissette in Wreath Wedding Gown, Original Box, 1958 10� (25 cm.) Tosca hair with flip curls and bangs. Wearing tagged white tulle wedding gown with embroidered circlet wreath designs on the skirt, attached organdy underskirt, white taffeta petticoat and panties, garter, seamed stockings, white sling heels with silver heels, wreath coronet of lilies of the valley with attached floor-length veil, matching bouquet with white silk streamers, pearls, pearl earrings. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 876, original box, 1958, a stunning gown with complementary wreath coronet. $400/600 187.

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189. Red-Haired MargaretFaced Skater in VelvetSkirted Costume, 1950 14” (36 cm.) Soft reddish/brown mohair wig with neatly arranged original curls and bangs, rose satin hair ribbon. Wearing tagged costume comprising rose satin blouse with very full sleeves, matching panties, black velvet flared skirt with pink floral trim, socks, gold skates with laces. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1950, with original Fashion Award wrist tag. $700/900

188. Margaret-Face Ballerina in Pink Satin Tutu, Original Box, 1948 14” (36 cm.) Light brown flossed hair with tight curls at forehead and an elaborate cluster of curls forming a topknot that is encircled with pink rose buds. Wearing tagged pink satin tutu with rich silver rick-rack and passamenterie, rosebuds at shoulders and hips, three-layered pink tutu skirt with silver rick-rack, pink satin panties with lace trim, coral ballet slippers with pink ribbons. Near mint condition. Alexander, “Ballerina” (costume tag and name on original clover lead wrist tag), with original box stamped 5100, 1948. An especially beautiful doll with superb coiffure. $1000/1500 189.

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191. Gorgeous “Babs” Skater in Pink Satin and Marabou Ensemble, 1949

14” (36 cm.) Brunette coiffure drawn away from her face into an elaborate topknot that is decorated with fuchsia and pink flowers. Wearing tagged tutu with pink satin faille bodice having tulle straps and floral accents, and bright pink double-layered tutu skirt, satin panties with tulle ruffles, seamed stockings, coral slippers with silk ties. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1541, with original box stamped 1541, 1955. $700/1100

14” (36 cm.) Soft blonde mohair wig with originally formed curls and bangs. Wearing tagged pink crisp taffeta faille skating ensemble with flounced skirt over matching petticoat and panties, matched cap with pink streamers, fluffy pink marabou edging on hem, sleeves and encircling the face, with flowers at the side of face and adorning the pink ribbon banner across her torso, gold laced skate. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1949, with cloverleaf wrist tag labeled “Babs”, the doll has unusually small hands, gorgeous complexion, hair and costume. $500/700

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192. Superb Maggie-Face Rosamund Bridesmaid in Rose Taffeta and Tulle Gown, Original Box, 1953 18� (46 cm.) Brunette hair with straight bangs, hair waved back and captured at the sides of her face, with curls tumbling onto her shoulders. Wearing tagged pale rose taffeta gown with tulle overskirt and sleevelets, two rosebuds at waist with pink streamers, rose taffeta panties, stockings, ivory satin front snap shoes and woven stiffened green wide headband that is decorated with clusters of pale pink rosebuds. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1851, with original pink hat box (not shown) and metal Fashion Award medallion, and original box with Fashion Award seal and original store label from Higbee. Pristine condition outstanding complexion and fine blushing, perfect coiffure, crisp and fresh original costume. $700/1200

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193. MaggieFace Rosamund Bridesmaid in Blue Taffeta and Tulle Gown, Original Box, 1953 18� (46 cm.) Tosca hair with curly bangs and shoulder-length curls. Wearing tagged cornflower blue taffeta gown with tulle overskirt and sleevelets, rosebud at waist and sprinkles of tiny blue flowers on the skirt, blue taffeta panties, stockings, gilt front snap shoes and stiffened blue wide headband that is decorated with clusters of pale pink rosebuds and tiny blue flowers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1851, with original box stamped 1851 with Fashion Award seal and original store label from Marshall Fields with $16.50 price tag. Beautiful wide-eyed doll with pretty blush, pristine costume. $700/1200

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194. Beautiful Red-Haired Cissy in Lingerie Set, Original Box, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Reddish-brown hair drawn from face into a clasped barrette at the back crown, captured curls at the nape, short forehead curls. Wearing sheer nylon rose robe with delicate overprint of verticallybanded roses, V-shaped bodice with lace and ribbon edging, lace teddy, pearl necklace, seamed stockings, heeled mules with laceencircled rose bud accents. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2100, original box and wrist booklet, 1956. The doll was shown in the 1956 catalog in a large Cissy scene titled “What a Well-Dressed Cissy Doll Will Wear”. $900/1600

195. Red-Haired Cissette in Pink Satin Ball Gown, 1959 10” (25 cm.) Reddish/brown wig in elaborate coiffure with side curls at forehead, clusters of curls at back crown and nape. Wearing tagged pink satin ball gown with widelyflared full-length skirt, dotted tulle full-length wrap, taffeta petticoat and panties with lace trim, seamed stockings, silver sling heels, with floral accents on wrap to match flowers in hat, sparkly rhinestone earrings and

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196. Tosca-Haired Cissy in Gorgeous Dotted Swiss Gown from “Cissy Models Her Formal Gown” Series, Original Box, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Tosca hair waved away from face into clusters of curls at her crown and nape. Wearing tagged dotted Swiss white tulle gown over pale pink organdy underskirt, with lace trim, rose satin waist sash with blue velvet floral trim that is repeated on her skirt, double-brimmed garden bonnet of horsehair braid with blue velvet and rose petal flowers, stiff nylon petticoat, panties, stockings, silver sling heels, sparkly bracelet, rhinestone earrings and large solitaire ring. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2160, 1957, original wrist tag, pink hat box with Fashion Award medallion, original box. The doll was shown in the 1957 series “Cissy Models Her Formal Gowns”, with the note that “Cissy must be engaged for she wears a sparkling solitaire with matching earrings”. $900/1400

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27” (69 cm.) Tosca wig with overall curls and curly bangs, walking style body. Wearing tagged blue cotton pinafore dress with red pinstriped puff sleeves and Peter Pan collar with rick-rack edging, matching white rick-rack at skirt hem, white cotton slip and matching panties, socks, black front-snap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1953. $500/900

27” (69 cm.) Tosca wig with overall curls and curly bangs, walking style body. Wearing tagged pink sheer organdy dress with dainty lace trim and tiny pearl buttons, above full slip of soft rose satin, matching panties, socks, black front-snap shoes, and stiffened lace cap with lace and ball fringe edging and black velvet ribbon streamers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2537, 1953, with beautiful blushing of cheeks and crisp costume. $600/900

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199. Blonde Wendy-Ann in Sheer Blue Nylon Dress with Embroidered Ruffles, 1950 14� (36 cm.) Blonde human hair wig with straight bangs and long flip curls. Wearing tagged pink rayon underdress with sheer pale blue overdress, embroidered ruffles at neckline and hem, lace sleevelets, pink rayon panties, socks, black sidesnap shoes with little bows, pink hair bow. Excellent condition. Alexander, Wendy Ann, 1950. $400/600

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200. Rare MargaretFaced Wendy Ann with Alternating Pink/Blue Nylon Dress, Original Box, 1950 18� (46 cm.) Light brown human hair wig with straight bangs and arranged curls to mid-back. Wearing unusual tagged sheer nylon party dress with alternating colors of pale blue and pale pink which creates a unique shaded appearance, soft pink rayon under-dress and matching panties, each with tatting at the edges, lace trim and little flowers on the dress,

blue satin bow at the back, blue hair ribbon, socks, black side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950, with original box, the rare doll has beautiful hair, complexion and wonderfully-preserved original costume. $450/650

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201. Alexander-Kins Little Genius as Easter Egg Gift Set for FAO Schwarz, 1968 8” (20 cm.) Blonde caracul wig, baby shaped body. Wearing tagged pink organdy baby gown with embroidered bodice that matches the embroidered cap, pink satin ribbons and sash, slip with lace trim, diaper with pin, cream knit booties with pink felt flower. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1968, an exclusive presentation for FAO Schwarz in 1968, the beautiful doll is presented in original paper mache Easter egg with colorful lithographed images along with baby bottle, four yellow chicks, blue knit pajamas and cap, sponge and soap. $800/1200

202. Quiz-Kins in Pink Organdy Dress and Stiffened Bonnet, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Sculpted and painted hair, body mechanism allowing head to designate yes or no from buttons in back torso. Wearing tagged crisp pink organdy wrap-around dress with lace trim, white satin sash and bonnet streamers, stiffened lace bonnet, pink body suit, white organdy slip, socks, cream suede-like side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, Quiz-Kins model, 1953. $350/550

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11” (28 cm.) Soft blonde wig with arranged curls. Wearing original tagged organdy baby dress with lace trim, matching bonnet, rayon full slip and panties with lace edging, white socks, blue tie-front shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1952, with original gilt paper Fashion Award medallion and original wrist booklet “Bitsey by Madam Alexander”, and with later Bitsey box. $200/300

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204. “Little Genius” in Blue Rayon Dress and Bonnet, Original Box, 1950 19” (48 cm.) Honey-blonde mohair wig in soft curls, very plump rosy cheeks. Wearing tagged blue rayon dress with lace trim and pink bows and appliques, matching sun bonnet, blue cotton slip and panties, socks, white side-snap shoes with bows. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 230, original clover-leaf wrist label, and original box stamped 230, 1950. $300/500

205. Sculpted Hair Bitsey in White Organdy Dress, 1951 11” (28 cm.) Sculpted curly brown hair. Wearing tagged white organdy dress with daintily embroidered yoke, puff sleeves, lace trim, matching bonnet with blue silk ribbon streamers, full white cotton slip, panties, socks, tan tie-front shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951 with original gilt paper Fashion Academy award. $150/300

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206. Rare Sonja Henie in White Satin Skating Ensemble, 1951 14” (36 cm.) Blonde rooted hair with bangs and beautiful soft curls in original arrangement, ornamented with white flowers. Wearing tagged ivory satin skating dress with attached tulle petticoat, satin panties, spray of flowers on dress to match hair flowers, rhinestone bodice, cream suedelike skates. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951, with original “Sonja by Madame Alexander” wrist booklet, original gilt paper Fashion Award. Rare color with especially well preserved coiffure, bright rosy cheeks. $400/550

207. Delightful Flora McFlimsey with Wonderful Bonnet, Original Box, 1953 15” (38 cm.) Rooted blonde hair with elaborate lush overall curls and bangs. Wearing white cotton dress with broderie Anglaise trim at hem collar and cuffs, matching petticoat and pantalets, lavender sash with large bow at the back, black stockings, red suede-like ankle boots with black tips, woven bonnet which perches directly atop her head and is decorated with flowers and a wide lavender satin ribbon. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1502, with original box and original “Flora McFlimsey by Madame Alexander” wrist booklet, the costume was described in the 1953 catalog

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as “the gayest little straw hat imaginable to top off her sweet frock”. $300/500

208. “Hyacinth Baby” in Blue Organdy Costume, Original Box, 1951 12” (30 cm.) Sculpted painted hair, painted large blue eyes, rubber body. Wearing tagged original blue organdy dress with lace trim, attached petticoat and panties, matching sunbonnet, socks, black sidesnap shoes. Excellent condition body has typical smudges for this model. Alexander, 1951, with original cloverleaf wrist tag and in original yellow Alexander box. $250/350

209. “Littlest Angel” with Wings and Halo, Original Box, 1951 12” (30 cm.) Sculpted hair and painted features, rubber body. Wearing original ivory satin robe, with heavy white felt wings and gilt metal halo. Excellent condition, with typical smudges on this style body. Alexander, 1951, with original cloverleaf wrist tag, and in original box stamped 030. $200/400

210. Pristine Charming Barbara Jane in Exclusive Costume with Fashion Award Medallion, 1952 29” (74 cm.) Blonde very curly hair, plump rosy cheeks. Wearing pale pink satin costume (zipper back) with silver metallic bands, tulle ruffles and floral accents, with matching bonnet, double layer tulle petticoats, cotton panties, silver slippers with pink bows and pink ribbon straps, holding a little silver trophy cup inscribed “State Capitol Virginia”. Near mint condition. Alexander, their Barbara Jane model which was issued in 1954, the complexion is superb on this example and the doll wears original Fashion Academy medallion at her throat. $350/550

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211. Brunette Cissy in Sportswear with French Sunglasses, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Brunette wig with tight curls and bangs. Wearing tagged ensemble comprising nubby-knit sweater, green ribbed Capri pants with gold elastic waist, gold sling heels, woven straw bonnet with green velvet tie, solitaire ring and sunglasses which are marked “Depose France”. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2200, 1956, this is notable the first year that Cissy was shown wearing slacks. $900/1600

212. Petite Shari Lewis Portrait Doll in Gold Tulle Dress, Original Box, 1959 14” (36 cm.) Reddish/brown hair with curly bangs captured into curls at the back and decorated with a red rose. Wearing tagged gold metallic tulle lace dress with flowered braid trim, sash with two roses, gold pearl necklace, pearl earrings, yellow taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle, matching panties, seamed stockings, gold sling heels. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1430, original box stamped 1430, 1959, superb preservation of coiffure, costume and complexion with bright rosy cheeks. $400/600

213. Brunette Margot in Stylized Costume, Original Box, 1961 10” (25 cm.) Brunette hair swept around the side and back of head and captured in a high rolled twist at her crown,

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single curl at the forehead. Wearing black bikini bottom and embroidered ribbon top, pearl earrings, black sling heels. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 900, the new doll Margot was introduced in 1961 in this basic costume, original wrist booklet, original box stamped Margot 900. $400/600

214. Gorgeous Shari Lewis Portrait Doll in Golden Satin Dress with Photograph Tag, Original Box, 1959 21� (53 cm.) Reddish/brown hair drawn from her face and captured in a neat row at the back of head, with dainty curled bangs. Wearing tagged golden yellow satin shirtwaist dress with turned up cuffs, very full double-box-pleated skirt, tiny green buttons, lime green velvet sash, yellow taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle, matching lace-edged panties, seamed stockings, green sling shoes, pearl earrings, widebrimmed green woven bonnet lavishly trimmed with three multi-petaled yellow flowers tinged with pink accents. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2433, with original box stamped 2433, with original wrist tag with photograph of Shari Lewis, 1959. Exceptionally fine original condition with beautiful facial painting, lustrous costume. $700/900

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215. Red-Haired Cissy in Champagne Satin Ball Gown by Alexander, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Red hair with curly bangs and captured curls at the back crown and nape. She is wearing tagged fulllength champagne satin gown with “cascading side drapery worn over a great billowy petticoat of taffeta” as described in the 1956 catalog, panties, stockings, silver sling shoes, with rhinestone necklace, rhinestone circlet brooch, pearl earrings, two pearl bracelets, Orlon nutria wrap with satin lining and floral corsage, fingerless gloves. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2041 with original wrist booklet, 1956. $900/1200

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216. Cissy Godey Lady in Apricot Velvet and Taffeta Historical Fashion, with Box, 1960 20” (51 cm.) Brunette hair with side curls at the forehead and captured into curls at the back. Wearing tagged brilliant orange taffeta gown with organdy and lace bodice, matching organdy jacket with Val lace sleeves, woven bonnet with generous colorful flowers and ivory netting, stiffened petticoat, panties, stockings, gold sling heels, large rhinestone earrings, “diamond” pin and solitaire ring. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2181, with Alexander box stamped 315, the historical fashion model of Godey lady, 1960. $1700/2500

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217. Brunette Cissy in “Simply Styled Dress of Taffeta”, Original Box, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Brunette wig with shoulderlength arranged curls and curly bangs. Wearing tagged red taffeta dress with rounded necklace, dart-shaped bodice and ¾ cuffed sleeves and very full skirt, white taffeta can-can petticoat with tulle ruffle, matching panties, seamed stockings, black sling heels with red insoles, and straw pillbox hat wrapped with white tulle and accented with red flowers and leaves. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2012, 1956, original wrist booklet and original box. The doll was described in the 1956 catalog as wearing a “simple styled dress of taffeta”, rare bonnet style, rare red collar, bright rosy cheeks. $1000/1500

218. Alexander-Kins “Wendy Calls On a School Friend” in Red Striped Dress, 1956

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8” (20 cm.) Dark brunette wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged red and white crisp cotton dress, black velvet sash and side-snap shoes, red cotton panties, socks, red woven hat with band of white lilies of the valley. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 594, 1956, with original pink/white booklet tag, 1956. $300/500


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219. Rare AlexanderKins “Oriental Influence”, Original Box, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Blonde wig with flip curls and bangs. Wearing tagged bright blue cotton dress with matching panties, orange Mandarin style flared cotton coat with bright blue lining, pearl buttons, Mandarin straw hat with upturned brim, white socks, navy blue suede-like shoes with side-snaps. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 591, with original box stamped 591, 1956. Especially vibrant rare costume, rosy cheeks. $350/550

220. Brunette Cissy “Styled with Great Chic” in Organdy Dotted Swiss Dress, Original Box, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Brunette wig with arranged curls and bangs. Wearing tagged crisp organdy shirtwaist dress printed large red dots, pearl buttons, red satin sash, taffeta petticoat with tulle can-can ruffle “that rustle when she walks”, according to the 1956 catalog, seamed stockings, red sling heels, red woven hat with flowers and red veil, hat box. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2019, 1956, original box stamped 2019, the doll has beautiful complexion, coiffure, and crisp stylish costume. $850/1300

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221. Rare Variation Alexander-Kins “Wendy in a Smart School Dress”, Original Box, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Dark brunette wig with flip curls and bangs, bent knee walking style body. Wearing tagged bright green dress of cotton sateen, white rick-rack at the neckline, white organdy lace-trimmed pinafore, organdy petticoat and panties with matching lace, socks, green suedelike side-snap shoes, woven green bonnet with white satin bow. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 441, with original box stamped 441, 1956. A rare costume variation in brilliant color. $400/600

222. Alexander-Kins in Pink Romper with Chintz Pinafore, Early Box, 1954 8” (20 cm.) Reddish/blonde wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg body. Wearing tagged pink cotton sateen romper with white rickrack trim, matching sunbonnet, cotton chintz pinafore with rickrack trim, white socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 541, with early box stamped 447, 1954. A beautiful costume that is vibrantly preserved. $350/500

223. Alexander-Kins “Wendy on Roller Skates”, Original Box, 1958

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8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with braids and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged green cotton sundress with green rick-rack trim and rose applique, flower-print panties, socks, lace-up white roller skates, steamed felt beanie cap with gold chin strap. Near mint. Alexander, with

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224. Alexander-Kins in Variation School Dress, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Blonde wig with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walkingstyle body. Wearing tagged cream cotton sundress with floral pattern and dark green braid, socks, white side-snap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 557, variation of Wendy school dress, 1956. $350/550

225. Alexander-Kins in Beach Outfit with Unique Green Sunglasses, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with braids and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged green/white lattice patterned beach robe with terry cloth lining, matching swimsuit with ties through the back rivets, green hair bows (replaced), white socks, green velvet side-snap shoes, green sunglasses. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 562, 1956. $300/400

226. Superb Alexander-Kins “Wendy Wearing a Charming Ensemble”, Original Box, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Brunette wig with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walkingstyle body. Wearing tagged green velvet coat with green satin lining with matching velvet hat having tiny gold accents braids, white taffeta dress with organdy slip and panties edged with Val lace, socks, white side-snap shoes, white muff with petite floral trim. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 625, with original box stamped 625, 1956. Rare model with beautiful complexion, rosy cheeks, rich colors of costume. $600/900

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227. Cissy as Bridesmaid in Blue Tulle from “Fashion Parade” Series, Original Box, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Ash-blonde wig with short curls and bangs. Wearing tagged gown of “nylon tulle and silver threaded net the color of blue-bells”, with blue satin sash forming into streamers at the back, and “a tiny hat, a fluffy tulle and rosebud confection”, as described in the 1956 Alexander catalog, pale blue taffeta petticoat and lace-edged panties, seamed stockings, silver sling heels. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2030, from Cissy Fashion Parade of 1956. $750/950

228. Tosca-Haired Cissy “Everybody Loves a Bride” from Fashion Parade, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Tosca wig with long curls and curly bangs. Wearing tagged wedding gown with lace bodice, pleated tulle sleevelets, pearl neckline, very lavish white tulle pleated skirt over crisp taffeta underskirt, taffeta lace-edged panties, pale pink pleated sash with pearl ringlet trim, Medici style cap of tulle on buckram base with chapel length veil, bouquet with pale pink streamers, “diamond” ring, stockings, garter, silver sling heels. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2040, the doll was introduced in the 1956 catalog as “Everybody loves a bride”. Especially beautiful cheek blush with delicate powdery pale complexion. $900/1300

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15” (38 cm.) Tosca wig with curls and curled bangs. Wearing tagged wedding gown of white nylon tulle with unpressed pleated skirt over taffeta under-dress, dotted tulle bodice with pearl edging at the throat, satin sash, tulle pleated sleevelets, Medici cap of stiffened lace with attached veil and floral trimmed inside brim, taffeta petticoat and panties, garter, seamed stockings, coral satin front-snap shoes, bouquet to match flowers in cap. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1590, with original box, 1956, beautiful complexion on the rare Binnie-face version of the beloved bride. $600/900

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15” (38 cm.) Blonde floss wig with straight bangs and arranged curls at the sides of face, gilt hair band with four rosebuds. Wearing tagged golden satin skating ensemble with gold rick-rack at the neckline and feathered marabou trim at the hem and sleeves, golden panties with rickrack trim, gold laced skates. Excellent condition. Alexander, with gold cloverleaf tag “Babs”, 1950. $600/800

230. “Babs” Skater in Ivory Costume with Floss Hair, 1950 18” (46 cm.) Blonde floss wig with straight bangs and arranged curls at the sides of face with decorative flowers and gilt hair band. Wearing tagged ivory satin skating ensemble with gold rick-rack at the neckline and feathered marabou trim at hem and sleeves, gold laced skates. Excellent condition. Alexander, with gold cloverleaf tag “Babs”, 1950. $500/700

231. Petite “Babs” Skater in Ivory Costume with Floss Hair, 1950 15” (38 cm.) Blonde floss wig with straight bangs and arranged curls at the sides of face with decorative blue velvet flowers and gilt hair band. Wearing tagged ivory satin skating ensemble with gold rick-rack at the neckline and feathered marabou trim at hem and sleeves, socks, suede tan laced skates. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1950. $400/600

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233. “Babs” Skater in Ivory Satin Costume with Marabou Trim, 1949 15” (38 cm.) Blonde mohair wig in soft curls. Wearing tagged ivory satin skating ensemble with gold rick-rack at the neckline and aqua feathered marabou trim at the hem and sleeves, pink taffeta petticoat and panties, gold laced skates. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1949. $600/800

234. Gorgeous “Babs” Skater in Aqua-Blue Satin Costume, 1949 18” (46 cm.) Blonde mohair wig with bangs and soft ringlet-arranged curls. Wearing tagged aqua-blue satin skating costume with gold rick-rack and aqua marabou trim, matching cap with marabou trim framing her face, pink taffeta slip and panties with Val lace and gold lace-up ice skates. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1949, gold cloverleaf wrist tag. Superb original wig with soft curls, blushed cheeks, vibrant original costume. $800/1000

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235. Little Red-Haired Alexander-Kins as Madeline, 1954 8” (20 cm.) Reddish wig with side-part, hair drawn from face and captured by red ribbon, flip curls, straight leg walking body. Wearing tagged blue cotton chambray tunic with red, white and blue striping on pocket edges, over a one-piece play suit featuring a striped red and white bodice and blue jodhpurs style pants, socks, red side-snap shoes. Near mint. Alexander, 1954, an exclusive model for Nieman-Marcus store. $500/800

236. Alexander-Kins with Jaunty Hat and Overalls, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Blonde wig with short curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing white knit shirt under black stiffened-cotton overalls with blue rick-rack and white petal flower trim, blue and white striped knit stockings, black one-strap shoes, jaunty felt hat in the Tyrolean manner with feathers and white flowers. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1955. Especially imaginative costume with wonderful details. $400/600

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8” (20 cm.) Blonde wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg nonwalking body. Wearing tagged cornflower blue cotton dress with white rick-rack trim, matching panties, red floral sprigs pinafore with tie-back, red cotton bonnet with woven horsehair edging, white socks, black side-snap shoes. Near mint. Alexander, 1953, with original pink/white wrist booklet. $450/650

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238. Very Rare AlexanderKins as Maggie Mix-Up in Exclusive Costume for FAO Schwarz, Original Box, 1961 8” (20 cm.) Long red straight wig with straight bangs, freckled face, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged costume comprising white felt tunic with red, blue and yellow rick-rack, matching cap, red knit body suit, thigh-high knit striped leggings, black suede-like, side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1961 Exclusive for FAO Schwarz, with original box stamped Maggie Mix-Up, original Alexander wrist booklet, original gold tag from Schwarz, and original attached toy cow on wheels signifying FAO Schwarz exclusivity, this is the only known example of this doll. $750/1000

239. Red-Haired Maggie MixUp in Blue Slacks, 1960 16” (41 cm.) Long straight carrot red wig with straight bangs, freckles. Wearing tagged costume comprising white knit shirt, blue cotton

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pleated slacks, colorful sash, blue leatherette shoes with impressed star design, chain necklace with shell design, woven hat with colorful band to match her sash. Near mint condition. Alexander, model #1811, 1960. $200/400

240. Red-Haired Maggie Mix-Up in Blue Slacks, 1960 16” (41 cm.) Long straight carrot red wig with straight bangs, freckles. Wearing tagged costume comprising white peasant style blouse with colorful rick-rack borders, blue cotton sateen skirt with ribbon band and lace edging, taffeta petticoat, purple knit leggings, suede slipper shoes with gold accent, white woven hat with large colorful flowers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1855, 1961. Beautiful vibrant colors of costume and complexion. $200/400

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241. Madeline with Fully-Jointed Body in Blue Polka Dot Dress, 1953 18” (46 cm.) Blonde wig with very curly bangs, hair drawn from sides of face and held by barrette at crown with cascading curls, fully-jointed body. Wearing tagged blue cotton dress with white polka dots trimmed with double organdy ruffles with lace edging, white cotton petticoat and panties with matching lace trim, white socks, black side-snap shoes, woven straw bonnet with blue satin bows. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 1865, 1953, the doll was introduced in that year and highlypromoted as the first fully-jointed body. $200/400

242. “So-Lite Baby” in Pink Dotted Swiss Costume, 1951 17” (43 cm.) Sculpted brown curly hair, rosy cheeks, cloth torso, hard plastic arms and legs. Wearing tagged baby dress of pink dotted Swiss with lace edging and blue bows, cotton slip and panties with tatted edging, socks, white laced shoes, pink dotted Swiss bonnet with lace edging

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243. Little Genius in Pink Nylon Dress, 1949 18” (46 cm.) Soft blonde mohair curly wig, cloth torso, rubber limbs. Wearing tagged pink sheer nylon dress with lace edging and drawn blue ribbons, pink cotton slip and panties with tatted edging, matching bonnet with lavishly lace-trimmed wide brim dotted with little blue flowers, white socks, white side-strap shoes with little bows. Excellent condition, limbs have typical rubs for this medium. Alexander, 1949, beautiful costume and complexion on the rare doll. $300/500

244. Alexander-Kins as Easter Egg Gift Set for FAO Schwarz, Original Box, 1968 8” (20 cm.) Blonde wig with braids and bangs, bendable knees walking style body. Wearing tagged blue and white checkered romper suit, socks, tan side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1968, an exclusive presentation for FAO Schwarz in 1968, the beautiful doll is presented in original paper mache Easter egg with

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colorful lithographed images along with plush bunny and chick, holding little basket of eggs. Included is original paper box (some wear on lid) with images of frolicking bunnies and gold seal for FAO Schwarz. $800/1200

245. “Little Genius” in Blue Satin Coat and Bonnet, Original Box, 1950 18” (46 cm.) Soft blonde mohair curly hair with floral clusters at each side of face, cloth torso, rubber arms and legs. Wearing tagged blue satin coat with Belgian lace collar trim, matching bonnet with lace ruffle, blue bow and steamers, and with matching padded blue satin muff with floral accent, blue organdy dress with lace trim, blue cotton slip and panties with matching tatted trim, socks, blue side-snap shoes (one bow missing). Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950, original box, especially beautiful detail of luxe blue satin coat, bonnet and muff, bright rosy cheeks. $450/600

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246. “Nat” from Little Men Series, 1952 14” (36 cm.) Maggie face, brown side-parted wig with short cropped hair. Wearing tagged bright yellow flannel jacket and matching cap, blue trousers, white pique shirt with pink bow, black socks, tan ankle boots. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1501, with original gilt wrist tag tied with thick pink string, from Little Men series of 1952. $650/850

247. “Stuffy” from Little Men Series, 1952 14” (36 cm.) Maggie face, brunette side-parted wig with short cropped hair. Wearing tagged blue flannel jacket and matching cap, white pique shirt, black and white checkered pants, black belt and tie, black socks, black side-snap ankle

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boots. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 1501, with original gilt cloverleaf tag and original Fashion Award tag tied with thick pink string, 1952, from Little Men series. $650/850

248. “Tommy Bangs” from the Little Men Series, 1952 14” (36 cm.) Margaret face, ash-blonde side-parted wig with short cropped hair. Wearing tagged green double-breasted flannel jacket and matching cap, white pique shirt, pink tie, pale green trousers, black socks, grey side-snap ankle boots. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 1501, 1952, with original gilt cloverleaf tag, 1952, from Little Men series. $650/850

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249. Outstanding Set of Four “Little Women”, Original Gold Name Tags, Original Boxes with Store Label, c. 1953 14” (36 cm.) Including Jo with Maggie face, brunette floss wig with straight bangs and pageboy curls at her nape captured in black netting with black velvet bow, wearing purple and blue plaid cotton gown; Beth with Maggie face, light brown floss hair drawn away from her face into coiled curls at the sides and captured curls at her nape, wearing teal and pink cotton striped dress with organdy bodice and pink rick-rack trim; Amy with Margaret face, blonde floss wig with straight bangs, coiled curls at back crown, and ringlet curls, with black velvet hair bows, wearing red and white checkered gown with

satin faille sleeves and yoke; and Meg with Margaret face, tosca floss wig with straight bangs, braided coronet at crown, and captured curls at the nape held by purple velvet bow, wearing lavender sateen gown with attached white pique pinafore and purple bow. Each doll has name tag on costume, matching petticoat and pantalets with lace trim, socks, black side-snap shoes with little bows. Near mint condition, Meg has few dark spots on pinafore. Alexander, c. 1953, each doll has original cloverleaf gold tag with their individual name, original Younkers store label and price tag on gown, and each has original box with Younkers store label. An outstanding luxury set in superb state of preservation of coiffures, bright complexions, costumes, tags and boxes. $1600/2600

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250. Cissy in Blue Satin Brocade Variation of “Opera Gown”, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Auburn wig with curled chignon, curls at the crown and straight bangs. Wearing tagged pale blue brocade wide sweeping gown with fully-lined circular skirt, velvet sash caught at the waist with a corsage of pink and white roses, white Orlon satin lined fur stole, white taffeta hoop slip, white taffeta panties trimmed with Val lace, seamed nylon hose, silver high heels, fingerless opera gloves, rhinestone bracelet, ring and necklace with drop rhinestone earrings. Excellent condition, Alexander, model 2172 (variation), 1957, with square Cissy wrist tag. A beautiful painted-finish example with desirable high cheek coloring and rare costume variation. $1600/2200

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251. Cissy “Elegantly Gowned for the Opera” in Lace and Blue Faille Gown with Original Box, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Auburn wig with curled chignon, curls at the crown and straight bangs with blue velvet ribbon accent at the back of hair. Wearing tagged sweeping gown of lace over heavy blue faille, fully lined circular skirt, velvet sash caught at the waist with a floral corsage, white Orlon satin lined fur stole, pale blue paper taffeta and tulle slip, pale blue taffeta panties trimmed with Val lace, seamed nylon hose, silver high heels, fingerless opera gloves, rhinestone bracelet, ring and with triple stone drop rhinestone earrings. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2172, 1957, wrist tag, original box. Pristine condition, with beautiful painted finish having high cheek coloring. The doll was described in the 1957 catalog as “elegantly gowned for the opera in a most unusual gown...all this and glimmering jewels besides”. $1800/2500

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253. Cissette “Going to a Matinee” in Lilac Taffeta Ensemble, Original box, 1957 10” (25 cm.) Tosca wig with little curls at each side of forehead, clusters of curls at the back crown and at nape. Wearing tagged lilac taffeta afternoon dress with matching jacket, box-pleated skirt, panties, seamed stockings, lilac sling heels, pale lilac straw hat with flowers and face net, pearls, rhinestone earrings. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 943, original box stamped 943, 1957. $500/750

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254. Brunette Cissette in Black Velvet Toreador Pants, Original Box, 1957 10” (25 cm.) Brunette hair drawn from face and captured in curls at her nape, curly bangs, wearing lace blouse, black velvet pants, wide blue taffeta sash with loops and pearl pin closure, black sling heels, pearl earrings, rhinestone pin. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 905, with original box, 1957. $300/500

255. Cissy “Dressed for Any Summer Morning”, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Tosca curly hair with bangs. Wearing tagged blue and white pencil-stripe cotton shirtwaist blouse, blue serge skirt “so skillfully cut that it hangs in soft folds” (as noted in the 1957 catalog), woven cloche hat, watch and chatelaine, panties, stockings, white sling shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2114, 1957, described in that year’s Alexander catalog as “dressed for any summer morning”, with beautiful complexion and coiffure. $800/1100

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256. Maggie-Face “Alice in Wonderland” in Blue Dress with Original Box, 1951 18” (46 cm.) Maggie face, blonde hair drawn away from her face and captured in a blue ribbon at back of crown, with cascading curls, unusual detail of hair shaping at forehead. Wearing tagged blue taffeta dress with puffed sleeves under sheer organdy pinafore with lace trim and wide bow ties at the back, cotton petticoat and panties with cut-work edging, blue bows on panties, seamed stockings, black side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, with original box having Fashion Award seal, and stamped 1874, 1951. Beautiful complexion and lustrous fine coiffure, vibrant 256. costume. $1100/1500

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257. Petite Maggie-Face “Alice in Wonderland” in Blue Dress with Original Alice Booklet Tag, 1951 14” (36 cm.) Maggie face, blonde hair drawn away from her face and captured in a blue ribbon at back of crown, with cascading curls, unusual detail of hair shaping at forehead. Wearing tagged blue (color changed to lilac) taffeta dress with puffed sleeves under sheer organdy pinafore with lace trim and wide bow ties at the back, cotton petticoat and panties with cut-work edging, blue bows on panties, seamed stockings, black side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, with original hat box, Fashion Award gilt tag, and original “Alice in Wonderland” booklet tag. 1951. $400/700

258. Fairy Queen with Wings and Wand, 1948 14” (36 cm.) Soft mohair wig with arranged curls. Wearing double-layered white net gown with attached taffeta petticoat, matching panties, socks, white side-snap shoes with little bows; the gown has net panniers and is decorated with wide gilt braiding and streamers which match the edging on the stiffened net wings attached to the back of the gown, matched wide gilt coronet, with gilt metal magic wand. Excellent condition, some typical very minor pulls in gown netting. Alexander, Fairy Queen, 1948, rare early presentation of the firm’s dolls in the post-war hard plastic medium. $500/800

259. Stunning “Sleeping Beauty” in Rare Blue Gown, Original Box, 1959 16” (41 cm.) Reddish/blonde wig with long flip curls and curly bangs, bendable knees. Wearing thick blue satin full-length gown with gilt accents, taffeta petticoat with ruffle, panties with lace trim, seamed stockings, gilt sling heels, elaborate tiara with “diamond” accents, long net train with painted gilt accents which attach to the gown by gilt ties at the upper arms, sapphire necklace, “diamond” solitaire ring. Near mint condition. Alexander, Sleeping Beauty with distinctive face for this model 1895, with original wrist tag and box labeled “1895 Sleeping Beauty”. The doll has exceptionally well-preserved condition, with beautifully-blushed cheeks, and costume which, rare-tofind, has retained its original blue color. $900/1500

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waisted dress with blue velvet ribbon, socks, silver slippers. Excellent condition. Alexander, with original suitcase of curlers, and original “Wendy” booklet, 1953. $700/900

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8” (20 cm.) Sculpted hair with short brown curls, straight leg non-walker body, QuizKin buttons in back torso. Wearing tagged costume comprising forest-green felt jacket with black belt, bright green felt hat, tan jersey stretch leggings, brown felt slip-on shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1953, rare model from the Quiz-Kins rare series. $350/550

260. Peter Pan with Green Tunic and Orange Stretch Leggings, Walt Disney Licensed, 1953 14” (36 cm.) Maggie face, reddish/brown side-parted hair with in short cropped style. Wearing tagged dark green felt tunic with black belt over orange leggings, brown shoes, green felt hat with red feather. Excellent condition. Alexander, with Fashion Award gilt tag, 1953. $500/800

261. Peter Pan with Green Tunic and Brown Stretch Leggings, Walt Disney Licensed, 1953 14” (36 cm.) Maggie face, reddish/brown side-parted hair with in short cropped style. Wearing tagged dark green felt tunic with black belt over brown leggings, brown shoes, green felt hat with red feather. Excellent condition. Alexander, with original white square tag “Madame Alexander’s Walt Disney Peter Pan”, 1953. $500/800

262. Red-Haired Wendy from Peter Pan with original Wendy Booklet, 1953 14” (36 cm.) Reddish/brown wig drawn away from her face into lush layered curls at the back tied with a blue silk ribbon, two little curls at the forehead. Wearing tagged, pale pink satin high-

264. Petite Walt Disney’s Snow White with Rare Tags, Original Box, 1952 14” (36 cm.) Black wig waved from face into pageboy curls at the back with pink hair ribbon. Wearing tagged pale pink gown with gilt print design, puff sleeves, gold metallic vest with lacing, cotton petticoat, panties, socks, gold shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 1535, 1952, with rare green paper wrist tag “Madam Alexander’s

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Walt Disney Snow White”, wrist booklet “Snow White”, gilt Fashion Award wrist tag, and curler box and original box. $550/700

265. Large Walt Disney’s Snow White with Unique Tag, 1952 21” (53 cm.) Black wig waved from face into pageboy curls at the back with pink hair ribbon. Wearing tagged pale pink gown with gilt print design, puff sleeves, gold metallic vest with lacing, cotton petticoat, panties, socks, gold shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2335 from the 1952 Alexander catalog described as “Walt Disney’s Snow White brought to life”, with unusual green wrist tag. $650/800 265.

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266. Brunette Cissy Bride with Exceptional Couturier Gown, Original Box, 1960 20� (51 cm.) Brunette wig with tiny curls at the forehead edge and neatly arranged curls. Wearing white satin gown with wide flared skirt front over an underskirt comprising ruffled-hem taffeta petticoat with tulle overlay; the front skirt panel drapes around to the back and is finished with a dramaticallyfolded sash, with exquisite embroidered pearl lace detail at the neckline, panties, seamed stockings, silver sling heels, flower coronet with attached floorlength veil, matching bridal bouquet with ivory silk streamers, pearl necklace, pearl earrings. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2180, with original box, 1960. $800/1100

267. Charming Pair, Red-Haired Alexander-Kins as Bride and Groom, 1955 8� (20 cm.) Each has straight leg walking body, she with red hair in flip curls and bangs, he with red caracul wig. Both wearing tagged costumes, she with ivory satin wedding gown with lace edging the

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bodice, taffeta lace-edged petticoat and panties, stiffened lace cap with attached tulle veil, bridal bouquet, original wrist booklet; he with black top coat with tails, tan shirt and cummerbund, ivory tie with rhinestone, striped pants, black socks and shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 466 (groom) and 475 (bride), 1955, an especially striking pair each with vibrant red hair. $600/900

268. Gorgeous Cissy Bride in Tulle “Wreath” Wedding Gown, Original Box, 1958 20” (51 cm.) Tosca wig in elaborate arrangement with tiny curls at the forehead and captured curls tumbling from back crown forming into pageboy curls. Wearing tagged white tulle wedding gown with attached organdy underskirt and richly embroidered wreath circles at the hem and waist, tulle wrap over satin bodice, taffeta petticoat and panties, seamed stockings, garter, white sling shoes with silver heels, coronet of white flowers with attached floor length veil, matching bouquet with ivory silk streamers, pearls, pearl drop earrings and large solitaire “diamond” ring. Near mint. Alexander, model 2280, original box, 1958. Gorgeous facial painting, rich blush, superb costume with very fine embroidery. $1500/2400

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269. Rare Cissy Scarlett in Blue Taffeta Gown, 1961 20” (51 cm.) Dark brunette hair with side curls at the forehead and captured into curls at the back. Wearing tagged very crisp pale blue taffeta gown with black soutache braid, matching jacket with pagoda-style sleeves, matching poke bonnet with feather trim and black velvet ribbons, stiff taffeta and net petticoat, panties, stockings, black sling heels, black velvet reticule, chatelaine and watch, lace fingerless black gloves, large rhinestone earrings, black cameo and onyx ring. Excellent condition. Alexander, Scarlett, model 2240, 1961 described in that year’s catalog as “an unforgettable doll” and extremely rare. Scarlett has superb costume that is perfectly preserved and rare accessories. $1700/2500

270. Alexander-Kins in “Graduation” Ensemble with Diploma, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair with flip curls at the sides, curly bangs, and hair drawn back from face into a floraldecorated cluster of curls at the back crown, bendableknee walking-style body. Wearing white dotted Swiss gown with two lace borders and lace collar, blue sash forming into a wide bow at the back, taffeta petticoat and panties with lace trim, white socks, tan side-snap

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suede-like shoes, and with rolled-up diploma tied with blue ribbon. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 399, 1957. $500/700

271. Rare Alexander-Kins in Blue Night Robe and Gown, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Brunette wig with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged blue cotton night gown with embroidered yoke, matching blue dotted Swiss robe with ruffled hem, blue plaid panties, white socks,

8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with long arranged blonde curls and curly bangs. Wearing tagged blue taffeta dress with multi-tiered rows of ruffled lace, lace trim at neckline and sleeves, matching ruffled-brim bonnet with feathers and flowers, tulle-lined petticoat and matching pantalets, socks, black slippers with tiny gold buttons. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 385, 1963, the shadow miniature of Lissy-faced Southern Belle with gorgeous detailed costume. $500/700

273. Lissy As “Southern Belle” from the Classics Series, 1963 12” (30 cm.) Tosca wig with long finger curls and curly bangs. Wearing tagged blue taffeta party dress with rows and rows of ruffled lace, taffeta petticoat with stiffened tulle edging, pantalets, white socks, black side-snap shoes, white woven bonnet trimmed with feathers and tied with a bow. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1255, original wrist booklet. The doll was described in the 1963 catalog as “dressed with all the charm of the Lissy models Scarlett O’Hara and McGuffey Ana”. $800/1000

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black side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, with non-original early box, from the Quiz-Kins series, a rare costume to find in this series, 1953. $400/600

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274. Brunette Queen Elizabeth in Coronation Gown from Beaux Arts Series, 1953 18” (46 cm.) Margaret face, gleaming brunette wig in elaborate side-parted coiffure with arranged curls, walking style body. Wearing tagged ivory brocade gown with blue silk sash adorned with rhinestones, ruby and pearls, hooped taffeta petticoat, panties, seamed stockings, coral silk shoes with front-snap, intricate silver metal crown with rhinestone embellishments, petal-shaped “diamond” earrings and three matching bracelets, elbow-length white fingerless gloves. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2020A, with original Fashion Award wrist medallion and original box stamped “2020A Queen Elizabeth”. $1100/1600

275. Quiz-Kins Bridegroom in Formal Wear Suit, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Sculpted hair in short brown curls, straight leg non-walking body, push buttons in torso for yes/no head movements. Wearing tagged black suede-like formal jacket with lapels and long tails, white boutonniere, white shirt, brown suede vest, silk tie with rhinestone pin, grey flannel pants, socks,

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18” (46 cm.) Reddish/ brown hair in overall curls, walking style body. Wearing taffeta wedding gown with satin bodice, tulle overskirt with netting and taffeta attached underskirts, tulle puffed sleeves, lace-edged panties, seamed stockings, garter, coral satin front-snap shoes, stiffened lace cap with ruffled front edging and flower accents at the satin streamers, and with attached veil, wedding bouquet, white hat box with attached Fashion Award medallion. Excellent


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condition, cap slightly darkened. Alexander, model 1852, with original box, 1953. $400/600

277. Rare Brunette Winston Churchill (Groom) with Uniquely-Painted Brows and Formal Ensemble, 1953 18� (46 cm.) Brunette side-parted mohair wig in short cropped fashion, unusual painting of thick brows. Wearing tagged gentleman’s formal ensemble comprising silk-lined

jacket with silk lapels and long tails, white pique shirt and cummerbund, bow tie, rhinestone stick pin, black trousers with silk vertical band at sides, fob, boutonniere, black stockings, black side-snap ankle boots, and with rare style of black pressed felt top hat. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1953, a very rare model with distinctive facial painting that is wonderfully preserved, fine costume with luxury detail such as fully-lined jacket. $700/1100

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and panels of ruffled lace that cascade down the dress front, turn-up cuffs and pointed collar, pink taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle, matching panties, seamed stockings, gilt sling heels, woven teal blue hat decorated with one large flower and leaves. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2130, 1957. Cissy appeared in the 1957 catalog described as ushering in the dressmaker touch, which “takes a simple cotton frock out of the ordinary and gives it chic.” $800/1300

279. Cissette “Likes Smart Frocks” in Turquoise Polka Dot Dress, Original Box, 1959

278. Cissy in Aqua Cotton Sateen Afternoon Dress with Woven Bonnet, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Reddish/brown wig with curly short hair and curled bangs. Wearing tagged afternoon dress of aqua cotton sateen with shapely waist, pearl buttons,

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10” (25 cm.) Reddish/brown hair with flip curls and bangs. Wearing turquoise cotton dress with white polka dots, triple-layered lace collar with pink velvet ties, white taffeta petticoat and panties with lace edging, seamed stockings with black sling heels, natural straw over bonnet with a bounty of white flowers ornamenting the brim. Near mint. Alexander, model 722, original wrist booklet and unlabeled original box, 1959. Beautiful costume, the doll was described in the 1959 catalog as Cissette “likes smart frocks”. $400/600


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280. Cissette in Blue Flowered Cotton “Spectator Sports” Ensemble, Original Box, 1958 10” (25 cm.) Golden brown wig with flip curls and bangs. Wearing tagged blue cotton print dress with square cut neckline, puff sleeves, white taffeta petticoat and panties with lace trim, seamed stockings, black sling heels, white woven wide-brimmed hat with glazed finish and a border of blue and white flowers, pearl earrings. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 811, original box, 1958, bright rosy cheeks. $300/500

281. Cissy “Looks So Charming” in Cocktail Ensemble, With Original Box 1956 20” (51 cm.) Tosca wig with shoulder-length curls and curly bangs. Wearing tagged dress of crisp aqua taffeta with dropped waist and very full skirt, pale pink taffeta can-can petticoat, matching lace-edged panties, seamed stockings, silver sling heels, black velvet bolero with rose corsage, black velvet hair band with generously-accented pink and

white flowers and black netting, “diamond” bracelet and solitaire ring. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2017, 1956, original box stamped 2017, described in the 1956 catalog as “looking so charming in a smart cocktail dress.” $800/1200

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282. Lissy as Cinderella Gift Set, with FAO Schwarz Store Label, 1966 12” (30 cm.) Ash-blonde hair with curly bangs, hair drawn back into cluster of curls at the back crown and falling onto her shoulders. Wearing tagged aqua satin gown with rows of ruffled lace in a matching color around the neckline, sleeves and skirt, silver metallic appliques and rose buds, aqua taffeta can-can petticoat, aqua taffeta panties with lace trim, stockings, flat silver shoes and “glittering tiara” with eight large faux-diamonds. Also included is “scullery maid” costume comprising green cotton dress and orange apron with felt patches, green scarf, brown felt shoes, socks, cotton panties, and broom. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1240, 1966, the box has original FAO Schwarz store label. $800/1200

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283. Cinderella in Rare Pink Gown with Prince Charming, 1953 14” (36 cm.) She with platinum hair in elaborate coiffure with braided coronet fronted by a woven gilt coronet, and original hair net capturing the pageboy curls, he with red caracul wig. She is wearing tagged pale pink satin gown with pouf sleeves and panniers enhanced by silver metallic trim, white taffeta petticoat and panties, necklace and “glass” slippers. He is wearing tagged ivory brocade satin tunic top with attached cape trimmed with metallic gilt, matching brocade cap, white tights, tan satin snap-front shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1950, he with original Fashion Award gilt tag, she with original cloverleaf label “Cinderella”. $850/1200

284. Cissette as Walt Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty”, Original Box, 1959 10” (25 cm.) Golden blonde hair with long flip curls and curly bangs. Wearing tagged

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aqua taffeta gown with gilt tulle overlay on bodice, gilt braid at the hem, satin petticoat and panties with matching lace trim, seamed stockings, pale blue slippers with star emblems, “diamond”centered gilt petal designed tiara. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 795, 1959, with originally designed gilt wrist tag, original box labeled “Madame Alexander Presents Walt Disney’s Authentic Sleeping Beauty” and stamped 795. $250/450

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285. Lissy as Cinderella in Blue Ball Gown, Original Box, 1966 12” (30 cm.) Blonde hair in elaborate coiffure with curled side-bangs, cluster of curls at her crown, and long curls to her mid-back. Wearing tagged aqua/blue satin floor-length gown trimmed with dyed-to-match lace and gold sequins, floral cluster at her waist, pale blue taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffles, pale blue taffeta panties, stockings, blue slippers with rhinestone buttons, faux-diamond tiara. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1235, with original wrist booklet and original box stamped “Cinderella 1235”, 1966. $700/900

286. Lissy as “Poor Cinderella”, Original Box, 1966 12” (30 cm.) Tosca wig with curly bangs and long loose curls to her back waist. Wearing tagged green cotton work dress with lace bodice and patches, orange cotton apron with scallopededging and patching, green bandanna, panties, socks, brown slippers, and with wooden-handled straw broom. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1230, with original wrist booklet and original box stamped 1230, 1966. The doll was described in the 1966 catalog as “Cinderella Before the Ball”. $400/600

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287. Red-Haired Cissy “Dressed for a Summer Afternoon”, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Auburn hair with curly bangs and shoulder-curls. Wearing sheer white organdy full-length gown with ruffles at neckline and skirt, red silk sash with velvet ribbons, taffeta hooped petticoat, pantalets, seamed stockings, red sling heels, wide-brimmed woven bonnet with netting and a cluster of dainty rosebud petals and leaves, red hat box with curlers and pearls. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1956, from the Fashion Parade series, model 2035, the doll was described as “dressed for a summer afternoon...in a beautifully styled garden party dress of sheerest organdy”, her bonnet adding “a note

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of formality”. The rare red hat box has original gilt medal Fashion Academy medallion. $900/1500

288. Rare Early AlexanderKins as “Apple Annie of Broadway”, 953 8” (20 cm.) Having brunette wig with long curls and curly bangs, straight leg non-walking body. Wearing tagged costume comprising full-length plaid gown with white lace-edged collar and red streamers, organdy doubleruffled petticoat, pantalets, white socks, white suede-like side-snap shoes, woven basket filled with fruit, natural straw bonnet with upturned black brim and floral decoration. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 909, the model was described as Apple Annie of Broadway, 1953, the model is very rare to find. $700/1100

289. Rare Red-Haired Alexander-Kins “Faith” from American Series, 1961 8” (20 cm.) Red wig with flip curls and curly bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged red plaid pinafore dress with black rick-rack trim over white organdy blouse, white petticoat and pantalets with red cotton trim, red knit leggings, black suede-like side-snap shoes, navy blue woven hat with red silk ribbons. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 486, “Faith” from the Americana series of 1961, in beautifully-preserved condition. $700/900

290. Cissy in “Summer Gown” from “A Child’s Dream Come True” Series, 1955 20” (51 cm.) Ash-blonde hair with curly bangs and flip curls. Wearing tagged full-length “summer gown of sheerest white organdy” (as described in the 1955 Alexander catalog) with red silk drawn-ribbon trim, lace ruffles and applique red velvet flowers, tulle hoop petticoat, panties, stockings, red sling heels, woven bonnet with red and white flowers and distinctive border, and red silk reticule. Excellent condition of costume, doll very good. Alexander, model 2095 from “A Child’s Dream Come True” series of 1955. $800/1100

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292. RedHaired AlexanderKins in Variation of “Rainy Day” Ensemble, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Carrot-red wig in long lush curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing white vinyl coat with white satin lining and gilt metal closures, matching cone rain hat with red bow, red cotton dress with rick-rack edging and matching panties, socks, red suede-like sidesnap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 373, 1957, the rare variation of Rainy Day ensemble has crisp fresh costume, especially beautiful hair. $350/550

293. Rare Variation AlexanderKins in Travel Costume, Original Box, 1959 8” (20 cm.) Reddish/brown wig with long flip curls and curly bangs, bendable-knee walking body. Wearing white sleeveless dress with pleated skirt, red flannel jacket with white piping, gold buttons, red flannel cap with white bow, organdy petticoat and panties with lace edging, socks, and black suede-like side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, a rare variation of the popular theme travel ensemble, with wrist booklet and original box stamped 400, 1959. The doll is in pristine condition with rare costume. $500/700

291. Lissy as “McGuffey Ana” in Red Velvet Ensemble, 1963 12” (30 cm.) Tosca wig in long braids and curly bangs. Wearing tagged red velvet costume with white silk faille bodice above flared skirt with silk faille lining, matching velvet jacket with velvet-covered buttons, white faux-fur muffs, collar and cap, panties, long white knit leggings, black shoes with red felt spats trimmed with tiny black buttons. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 1285, 1963 from the Classic Group series of that year, described in the catalog as a “beguiling little girl”. $600/900

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8” (20 cm.) Reddish/brown wig with bangs and two side braids, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged fully-lined red cotton A-line dress with Peter Pan collar and three flower appliques with green stems, cotton panties with lace trim, socks, cream suede-like sidesnap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 622, original wrist booklet, original box stamped 622. Beautiful coiffure and bright rosy cheeks. $300/500

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295. Red-Haired Alexander-Kins in Red Cotton Rick-Rack Dress, 1964 8” (20 cm.) Reddish/brown wig with flip curls and curly bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged red cotton play dress with rick-rack trim and lace collar, blue and white checkered panties with little red dots, white socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 608, 1964. $300/500

296. Cissy in “Positively Radiant” Ensemble, Original Box, 1955 20” (51 cm.) Ash-blonde hair with curly bangs and flip curls. Wearing tagged red and white striped blouse, red cotton pinafore skirt, taffeta petticoat with double layer of tulle ruffles edged with rick-rack, panties, stockings, black sling shoes with

wide front band as shown in catalog, woven bonnet with red velvet ribbon. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2083, 1955, original box. The doll has very beautiful complexion and coiffure, fresh and vibrant costume and was described in the 1955 catalog as looking “positively radiant in firered” and having “ruffly can-can petticoat”. $600/900

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297. Mary Martin in Sailor Costume from Broadway Play of “South Pacific”, 1951 18” (46 cm.) Brunette caracul wig. Wearing tagged sailor suit with middy top having black ribbon trim and red-embroidered “Mary Martin”, white socks, black leatherette side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 18 S, 1951, with original cloverleaf wrist tag, original box labeled Mary Martin with store tag of FAO Schwarz. The doll was created to coincide with the Broadway play, South Pacific, in which Mary Martin starred. $1600/2100

298. Petite Mary Martin in Sailor Costume from Broadway Play of “South Pacific”, 1951 14” (36 cm.) Brunette caracul wig. Wearing tagged sailor suit with middy top having black ribbon trim and red-embroidered “Mary Martin”, sailor cap, white socks, black leatherette side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1951. Rare petite size with very fine complexion and well-

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299. Mary Martin in Rare Blue Denim Costume, With Polka Dot Swim Suit, 1951 18” (46 cm.) Brunette caracul wig. Wearing tagged blue denim two-piece set with cowl-neck top having red embroidered name “Mary Martin”, and matching pedal pushers with roll-up cuffs, red side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, with cloverleaf wrist tag, 1951. Also included is her original red and white polka dot swim suit. Beautiful complexion enhances the rare costumes. $800/1100


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15” (38 cm.) Soft caracul wig in light brown shaded color. Wearing tagged white sheer nylon gown with puffed sleeves, Peter Pan collar, red velvet ribbon bows, taffeta petticoat and panties, red front-snap shoes. Near mint condition. The doll represents Mary Martin in a costume from the Broadway play, South Pacific, in which she starred. Alexander, model 014, 1951, with original elongated Fashion Award medallion, original box stamped Mary Martin; the doll was made for only one year, and has very beautiful complexion and costume. $1400/1900

8” (20 cm.) Blonde pigtails with red ribbons, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged red and white striped dress with white collar and matching panties, blue cotton sateen pinafore, socks, red suede-like sidesnap shoes, woven navy blue hat with red streamers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 570, 1958, with original box stamped 570. Superb condition of the rosy-cheeked girl with rare braids, rosy cheeks. $550/750

300. Mary Martin in Ball Gown Costume with Rare Style Fashion Academy Award Tag, Original Box, 1951

301. Rosy-Cheeked Alexander-Kins “Wendy’s First Sailor Dress”, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Blonde wig with flip curls and bags, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged navy blue sailor suit with middy-style blouse, red, white and blue trim, red ribbon, sailor cap, white socks, red suede-like side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 576, 1955, most charming doll with beautiful coiffure, complexion and costume. $500/600

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303. AlexanderKins “Wendy Visits a Dude Ranch”, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Brunette wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking body. Wearing cowgirl costume comprising dainty checkered yellow/cream shirt with pearl button, blue denim short trousers with red braid trim, cowboy boots, and woven sombrero hat with colorful metallic images. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 448, 1955. Wonderful costume with imaginative details and perfectly preserved. $450/650

305. AlexanderKins “Wendy Goes Roller Skating”, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking style body. Wearing tagged yellow knit body suit with navy blue pleated skirt, gilt elastic belt with red buckle, white roller skates, blue pressed felt beanie cap with red berries, gilt star-shaped strap emblems. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 426, 1955. $400/500

304. MaggieMix-Up in Riding Costume, 1961 8” (20 cm.) Long straight red hair and bangs, bendableknee walkingstyle body. Wearing tagged white cotton short-sleeved shirt, brown corduroy riding pants, brown leatherette belt, socks, black sidesnap shoes, brown riding cap, and carries a riding crop. Excellent condition, shoes not original. Alexander, with original wrist booklet, 1961. $250/350

306. AlexanderKins in Riding Outfit with Crop, Early Box, 1963 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig with flip curls and bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged white knit sweater, red and white checkered jodhpurs, brown leather belt with buckle, brown boots, riding crop, brown pressed flannel cap. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 441, 1963, with early box. Beautiful doll with rare accessories perfectly preserved. $400/600

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307. RedHaired Wendy in Dude Ranch Costume, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Red wig in bangs and braids tied with green ribbons, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged green cotton shirt with pearl buttons, brown twill trousers, brown belt with applique metal accents of stars and pistols, woven cowgirl hat, and green suede-like cowgirl boots. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 570, 1956, described in the catalog as “Wendy, most of all, loves horses”. $400/600

308. Rare AlexanderKins as “Davy Crockett”, Original Yellow Box, 1955 8” (20 cm.) Red caracul wig, straight leg walking body. Wearing suede-like costume with fringed detail, green metal closures, black belt, brown boots, coonskin cap of soft brown plush with tail, and with rifle. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 469B, with original box stamped 469B, 1955. Very rare model that is impeccably preserved, with rare hat and rifle accessories, beautiful wig, rosy cheeks. $600/900

309. Rare “Chubby” as Cowboy, Original Box, 1950 12” (30 cm.) Sculpted short brown curly hair with forelock curl, plump rosy cheeks, hard plastic toddler body. Wearing tagged “Chubby” costume comprising plaid cotton shirt, neck bandana, blue chambray trousers under leatherette fringed chaps with metal silver star appliques, brown boots, and black pressed felt ten gallon hat. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950, with clover leaf wrist tag and original box stamped 1400. Wonderfullypreserved example of the rarely found model. $700/900

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buttons, pink rayon petticoat and panties with white lace trim, white socks, brown/white saddle shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951, the pert Maggie-faced doll is perfectly suited for the prim little school girl costume, the model known as “Bobby Soxer”. $300/500

312. Alexander-Kins “Shopping with Auntie”, 1954

310. Brunette Maggie in Lime Green Cotton Twill Dress with Fashion Award Medallion, 1951 21” (53 cm.) Brunette hair with little forehead curls and overall curls, white hair bows at each side of face. Wearing tagged lime-green dress with pockets and front box pleat, puff sleeves with fitted cuffs, Peter Pan collar, little gold bead buttons, gilt metallic belt, hanky in pocket, white cotton petticoat and panties with lace trim, socks, black side-snap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951. $500/800

311. Charming Blonde Maggie as Teen-Age Bobby-Soxer, 1951 14” (36 cm.) Golden blonde wig with curly bangs and overall curls, green silk ribbon bows at each side of face. Wearing tagged dress with lime green pleated skirt and sleeveless white bodice with Peter Pan collar, forest green knit sweater with pearl

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8” (20 cm.) Brunette hair with flip curls, short curly bangs, straight leg walking style body. Wearing tagged yellow cotton dress with pleated skirt, lime green felt jacket with braid trim and little pearl buttons, lime green felt cap with white feather, organdy petticoat and panties with lace trim, socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 388, 1954, with bright rosy cheeks and vibrant costume. $350/450

313. Rare Variation AlexanderKins “Wendy Wears Morning Dress”, Early Box, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig drawn into a rare captured braid at the crown tied with a pink velvet ribbon, flip curls at the sides, curled bangs, bent-knee walking style body. Wearing tagged


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lime green polished cotton dress with matching panties, hot pink sateen apron with green rick-rack trim, floral print pocket with green rickrack trim, socks, suede-like side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 366, 1957, with early box. The doll has vibrant costume with wonderful pocket detail, and very rare braided detail of coiffure. $450/650

314. Petite Maggie Walker, “The Teenage Doll That Has Everything”, Original Box, 1952 15” (38 cm.) Brunette curly hair with bangs, walking style body. Wearing tagged party ensemble featuring an organdy blouse with coral velvet neck ribbon, lace ruffled sleeves, cotton flowered black skirt with rhinestone accents and coral-pink hem edging that matches her petticoat, satin panties, socks, black slipper shoes with gilt ties. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 1515, with original square gilt wrist tag “Maggie”, curler box, original box with Fashion Award label stamped 1515, 1952. The doll was advertised in the 1952 catalog as “the teen-age doll that has everything”, described as having many lovely clothes although this costume was the one chosen to be photographed in that catalog. $400/700

315. Maggie Walker, “The Teen-age Doll That Has Everything”, 1952 21” (53 cm.) Light brown curly hair with bangs and coral velvet bows at each side of face, walking style body. Wearing party ensemble featuring an organdy blouse with coral velvet neck ribbon, lace ruffled sleeves, cotton flowered black skirt with rhinestone accents, organdy petticoat, satin panties, socks, black slipper shoes with gilt ties, pink curler box not shown. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2315, 1952. The doll was advertised in the 1952 catalog as “the teen-age doll that has everything”, available in three sizes, this being the largest. $500/700

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316. “Dumplin’ Baby” in Blue Overalls and Bonnet, Original Box, 1957 23” (58 cm.) Sculpted short brown curly hair. Wearing tagged blue denim overalls with matching bonnet having rick-rack trimmed edging, polka dot blouse, socks, blue laced shoes. Near mint. Alexander, model 7208, original worn no-lid box, 1957, rare to find doll especially in this well-preserved condition, bright rosy cheeks. $300/500

317. “Precious Toddler” in Yellow Organdy Costume, Original Box, 1948 12” (30 cm.) Sculpted hair with modeled forelock curl. Wearing tagged yellow organdy dress with rows of ruffled lace, yellow satin sash and attached cotton petticoat with matching panties, matching bonnet with ruffled lace edging, blue floral trim, socks, white side-snap shoes with cloth bows. Near mint. Alexander, 1948, with original box. $250/450

318. “Precious Toddler” in Pink Organdy Costume, Original Box, 1948 12” (30 cm.) Sculpted hair with modeled forelock curl. Wearing tagged organdy dress with rows of ruffled lace, pink satin sash and attached cotton petticoat with matching panties, matching bonnet with ruffled lace edging, blue floral trim, socks, white side-snap shoes with cloth bows. Near mint. Alexander, 1948, with original box. $250/450

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320. Rare Red-Haired Maggie Mix-Up Skater with Vibrant Costume, Early Box, 1960 8” (20 cm.) Long straight red wig with bangs, freckles, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged skating costume comprising one-piece white knit body suit, pink felt flared skirt with felt floral applique in pink and yellow with pink bead accents, gilt elastic waist, matching pink felt cap with hot pink satin ties, white laced ice skates. Near mint condition. Alexander, with original Maggie Mix-Up wrist booklet and early box, 1960. $600/900

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321. Red-Haired “Wendy Ann” in Pale Blue Dotted Swiss Dress, Original Box, 1947 21” (53 cm.) Red mohair wig with bangs and soft curls, blue satin hair bow. Wearing tagged dress of pale blue batiste with patterned dots, rows of lace at the hem and Bertha collar, pink satin sash with blue rose, attached blue rayon petticoat with lace trim, blue satin panties, socks, silver front-snap shoes. Excellent condition, shoes a bit worn. Alexander, 1947, original box. $450/650

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322. Elise Bridesmaid in Pink Dotted Tulle, Early Box, 1957

323. Exquisite Elise with Rare Flocked Floral Gown and Lavish Bonnet, 1958

16 ½” (42 cm.) Lustrous golden brown hair drawn to back of head with captured curls at the crown, bangs. Wearing tagged pale pink gown with taffeta bodice, very full pink dotted tulle skirt over organdy underskirt, tulle sleeves, pink satin sash, taffeta petticoat, satin panties with lace edging, seamed stockings, pink sling heels, pink pearl necklace and bracelet, “diamond” earrings, coronet of flowers in hair. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1638, with wrist booklet and early box, 1957. $450/750

16 ½” (42 cm.) Lustrous golden brown wig with original curls. Wearing tagged sheer white nylon formal gown with flocked pink floral design and rhinestone accents, lace edging at shoulders and hem, pink satin sash with four pink rosebuds, organdy underslip, taffeta petticoat, panties, seamed stockings, white sling heels with silver soles and heels, pearl necklace and earrings, lavish horsehair woven wide-brimmed bonnet with large pink flower and white netting. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1736, 1958, original wrist booklet, an especially luxurious costume and beautiful complexion. $450/750

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324. Beautiful Elise Bridesmaid in Pink Pleated Tulle, Original Box, 1959 16 ½� (42 cm.) Brunette wig with arranged curls at nape and curly bangs. Wearing pink tulle high-waisted gown with full-length narrow pleating which is repeated on the unusual flared sleeves, the bodice completely hidden by a bounty of pink-tinged white flowers and leaves, white taffeta petticoat and panties, seamed stockings, pink sling heels, pearl earrings and a very wide-brimmed pink woven bonnet decorated with same flowers as the bodice. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1830, original wrist tag, original box stamped 1830. An especially beautiful doll with pristine coiffure, complexion and brilliantly imaginative costume. $750/1100

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325. Gorgeous Elise Renoir in Rose Taffeta, Original Box, 1963 16 ½” (42 cm.) Dark brunette hair with curly bangs and a gathered cluster of curls at her nape. Wearing tagged rose taffeta gown with lace frills at the bodice, double ruffles at the skirt hem, black velvet ribbons and bows, white taffeta and tulle petticoat, panties, seamed stockings, black heels, three-diamond earrings, cameo, solitaire, taffeta reticule with black lace and a splendid white woven bonnet decorated with a multitude of colorful flowers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1765, original wrist booklet, original box stamped “Renoir Elise 1765”; the doll appeared in the 1963 catalog described as “looking exactly like a Renoir painting” and this example has gorgeous complexion and most beautiful costume with all accessories. $1200/1700

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326. Cissy as Purple Godey Lady from the Historical Series of 1959 20� (51 cm.) Auburn wig with captured curls at the nape. Wearing tagged shell-pink taffeta gown with lavender velvet jacket having pagoda style sleeves trimmed with embroidered silk ribbon and lavender fringe, cluster of flowers at her waist, lavender woven bonnet with white flowers and billowing tulle wrap, stiffened net petticoat, panties, stockings, lavender sling shoes, lace-trimmed gloves, rhinestone ring and earrings. Near mint condition. Alexander, Godey model with Cissy face, original wrist tag, from the historical series of 1959. $1500/2000

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327. Handsome Bridegroom and Wendy Bride, 1950 and 1955 She is 18”, with light brunette hair having long curls and bangs, transitional body style with rare jointed arms, jointed legs and flat feet, wearing oyster-white crisp taffeta gown with overskirt caught up with tiny flowers, puff sleeves, panties, garter, seamed stockings, flat coral satin shoes with front closures, cap of stiffened lace with soutache edging and long tulle veil, very lush tulle muff with attached floral corsage, model 1851, 1955. He is 20” wearing formal suit comprising short jacket with

silk lapels and long tails, white pique shirt and cummerbund, rhinestone stick pin, tie, black trousers with red stripe at the sides, black socks, black side-snap shoes with little bows, 1950, a rare size for this model. Excellent condition. $1000/1300

328. Pair, Alexander-Kins as Bride, 1964, and Bridegroom with Red Caracul Wig, 1956 8” (20 cm.) She with tosca wig having flip curls and bangs, bent-knee walking style body, wearing tagged wedding gown with seven tiers of ruffled lace, white satin sash, pearl edged

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bodice neck, taffeta petticoat with ruffle, taffeta painted, garter, satin slipper, bouquet, model 670, 1964. He with red caracul wig, straight leg walking body, wearing formal wear suit with long-tailed jacket, grey striped trousers, silk tie with rhinestone, boutonniere, black shoes, model 577, 1956. Excellent condition. $700/950

329. Tosca-Haired Cissy in LongStemmed Gown of Purple Velvet, Original Box, 1957 20� (51 cm.) Tosca hair with tight little curls at forehead, hair drawn back into clusters of curls at crown and nape. Wearing tagged purple velvet tightly-fitted sheath gown with pink satin lined collar, richly-gathered lavender tulle over lilac organdy lower skirt, tulle petticoat, cluster of flowers at the hip line, panties, stockings, lavender sling heels, faux-diamond earrings, bracelet, large solitaire ring, rhinestone brooch. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2174, with original box, rare purple variation of the black velvet gown ensemble, 1957, especially beautiful painting includes mauve eye shadow and coral lips, blushed cheeks. $2200/3500

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330. Margot Ballerina in Coral Tutu with Variation Coiffure, 1953 14” (36 cm.) Tosca hair waved away from face and captured in an elaborate arrangement at the crown which is decorated with coral and pink flowers, arranged curls at the nape. Wearing tagged coral satin tutu with two layers of pleated tulle skirting, tulle ruffles at panty legs, tulle drape around the bodice with applique flowers, seamed stockings, tan satin slippers with cream satin ties. Excellent condition. Alexander, the ballerina marketed as “Margot”, with wrist booklet, 1953. $500/700

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14” (36 cm.) Tosca wig drawn away with neatly scalloped-edge curls framing the face, captured in net-enclosed pageboy curls at the back and decorated with a coronet of pink flowers and roses. Wearing tagged pink satin tutu with three-layered tulle and net skirt accented with pink flower appliques, seamed stockings, tan satin ballet slippers with pink ties, and pink curler box (not shown). Excellent condition. Alexander, 1952. $400/600

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10” (25 cm.) Blonde wig with bangs and elaborately arranged curls at the crown and nape. Wearing tagged pink tulle gown with an extravagant arrangement of ruffles overall the skirt and around the neckline, patterned pink sash, rosebud appliques, pink taffeta petticoat, panties, stockings, gold sling heels, large faux-diamond earrings and bracelet. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 745, original wrist booklet and original box labeled 745, 1963, described in the Alexander catalog as having “a dance frock of nylon tulle with yards and yards of ruffles”. Especially beautiful rosy cheeks and bright lips. $400/600

333. Rare Cissette in Sheer Pink Organdy Afternoon Dress with Fancy Bonnet, 1957 10” (25 cm.) Reddish/brown hair with curly bangs and curls at nape. Wearing tagged sheer pale pink organdy dress with scoop neck bodice having lace overlay with rhinestone accents, puff sleeves, pink satin sash with petaled rose accent, wide-brimmed woven pink bonnet with swirl of tulle, rose, and white feather, pink taffeta petticoat and panties, seamed stockings, pink sling heels. Excellent condition. Alexander, with original box (model number not indicated), 1957. A rare costume in beautifully preserved condition. $500/800


334. Rare Exclusive Made of Honor Cissy in Pink Ball Gown, 1960 20� (51 cm.) Tosca wig with braided chignon at the crown, cluster of curls at her nape, and delicate forehead curls, very elongated lashes, richly painted lips. Wearing tagged deep coral pleated tulle gown with attached organdy underskirt, trimmed with bands of sequins and with a matching soft marabou wrap at her neckline, taffeta hooped petticoat with can-can ruffle, panties, stockings, silver sling heels, rhinestone earrings, bracelet and solitaire. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1960, the luxury quality such as elongated lashes and uniquely-painted lips indicate production of the doll on exclusive commission. $1200/1500

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335. “Dumplin’ Baby” in Pale Pink Organdy Gown and Ruffled Bonnet, Original Box, 1957 23” (58 cm.) Tosca wig in short curls and bangs, cloth torso, hard plastic arms and legs. Wearing tagged organdy pale pink dress with lace bodice, pale pink satin slip and panties with lace trim, socks, pink satin slippers, pink bonnet constructed of rows and rows of ruffled lace with pink streamers. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 7320, 1957, original box stamped “Baby Dumplin’ 7320”. $200/400

336. Large “Little Genius” Baby in Ivory Satin Costume, 1950 22” (56 cm.) Soft reddish/blonde mohair curly hair with floral clusters at each side of face, cloth torso, rubber arms and legs. Wearing tagged ivory satin coat with Belgian lace collar trim, matching bonnet with lace ruffle, blue bow and streamers, and with matching padded ivory satin muff with floral accent, ivory organdy dress with lace trim, white cotton slip, (replaced) panties, socks, white sidesnap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1950, rare large size with luxe costume. $400/600

337. Petite “Little Genius” Baby in Ivory Satin Costume 15” (38 cm.) Soft reddish/blonde mohair curly hair with floral clusters at each side of face, cloth torso, rubber arms and legs. Wearing tagged ivory satin coat with Belgian lace collar trim, matching bonnet with lace ruffle, ivory bow and streamers, and with matching padded ivory satin muff with floral accent, pink organdy dress with lace trim, pink cotton slip and panties with little blue ties, socks, pink side-snap shoes. Good condition. Alexander, 1950. $200/400

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338. Easter Doll in Basket in Coral Organdy Costume, 1951 11” (28 cm.) Sculpted short brown curly hair. Wearing tagged coral organdy dress with lavish lace trim, matching bonnet, attached petticoat, socks, white shoes, and presented in bonnetshaped woven basket with pink satin and floral trim. Excellent condition, typical rubs on rubber body. Alexander, 1951, the charming presentation is likely a store exclusive. $250/450

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with floral clusters at each side of face, cloth torso, rubber arms and legs. Wearing tagged rose satin coat with lace trim and blue sash, matching bonnet with lace ruffle, pink bow and streamers, pink cotton slip and panties, socks, pink shoes with ties. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1949, especially beautiful complexion and little ringlet curls in the Shirley Baby manner. $200/400

340. Brunette “Baby Genius” in Rose Satin Coat with Bonnet and Muff, Original Box, 1951 19” (48 cm.) Brunette mohair wig in soft curls with bangs, cloth torso, rubber arms and legs. Wearing tagged pink satin coat with Belgian lace collar, matching bonnet with stiffened lace ruffle decorated with little flowers and pink ties, feather and pink bow at back of bonnet, pink organdy dress with lace trim, pink cotton slip and panties with matching tatted lace, socks, white side-snap shoes with little bows. Excellent condition. Alexander, Baby Genius, model 2290, 1951, with cloverleaf wrist tag, original box stamped 2290, the doll has especially beautiful cheek blush and crisp costume. $400/600 339.

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341. Maggie Walker in Embossed Pink Dress with “Maggie” Gold Wrist Booklet and Fashion Award Medallion, 1953 18” (46 cm.) Red wig in soft curls with large blue satin ribbon, walking-style body. Wearing tagged pink/white dress with embossed floral motif, matching panties, blue suede belt, blue suede shoes, white ribbed socks. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1816, 1953, with original gold wrist booklet “Maggie”, gilt metal Fashion Award medallion and beauty box with curlers. $600/900

342. Lissy as “Kelly” in Pink Taffeta Dress, 1959 12” (30 cm.) Tosca wig with rolled curls at sides of face, curly bangs, and arranged curls at the back of her head. Wearing tagged bright pink taffeta dress with puff sleeves, sewn-on pinafore of sheer organdy with lace trim and tiny blue flowers at the waist, white taffeta with tulle ruffle, white taffeta panties, socks, black suede-like side snap shoes, pink woven hat with white feathers, earrings. Near mint condition, some pink color ran onto petticoat. Alexander, 1959, the doll was featured in Montgomery Ward catalog of that year, with original wrist booklet, beautiful complexion and vibrant costume colors. $250/450

343. Lissy as “Kelly” in Pale Pink Nylon Dress, 1959 12” (30 cm.) Tosca hair with curly bangs and captured curls at the back of crown and at nape. Wearing tagged pale pink sheer nylon dress with delicately printed floral design, double row of ruffles at

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bodice and forming into sleeves, pink taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle and attached matching panties, socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes, pearl earrings. Near mint. Alexander, model 1103, 1959. The doll has beautifully blushed cheeks and fresh charming costume. $250/450

344. Binnie with Braids and Pink Taffeta Faille Dress, 1955 14” (36 cm.) Reddish/brown hair arranged with curly bangs and two braids tied with pink ribbons, jointed knees. Wearing pink taffeta faille dress with lace and rick-rack trim, attached gathered sash which forms into a wide bow at the back, taffeta panties, socks, black suede-like frontsnap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, the basic Binnie doll of 1955 in extra Binnie outfit sold separately that year. $400/600

345. Rare “Good Fairy” in Pink Satin Gown with Coronet and Wand, 1948 14” (36 cm.) Blonde mohair wig with soft shoulder-length curls. Wearing fulllength pink satin gown with pagoda-shaped sleeves and gold rick-rack trim, turquoise bead accent, pink satin slip and panties with matched lace trim, high white ribbed stockings, pink leatherette side-snap shoes with little pink bows, pink satin-lined gold coronet with embroidered edging, gold metal wand. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1948, the costume label reads “Good Fairy”, a rare model with beautifully-preserved complexion, coiffure and costume. $400/700

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346. Dramatic Cissy in Daffodil-Yellow Evening Dress and Coat, 1956 20� (51 cm.) Ash-blonde wig with curls at either side of forehead and then waved back into cluster of curls at crown and nape. Wearing tagged rich satin evening dress in daffodil-yellow color, with matching coat lined in soft rose faille, yellow lace petticoat, yellow satin panties, stockings, gold sling heels, and with gold-flecked black tulle wrap and rhinestone earrings. Excellent condition except tulle wrap has tears. Alexander, model 2020, 1956. $900/1300

347. Cissette in Pink Chemise, Original Box, 1957 10� (25 cm.) Dark blonde hair with flip curls and bangs. Wearing tagged lacey chemise with pink ribbon trim, seamed stockings, white sling heels. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 900, with original box stamped 900, 1957. $200/300

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348. Rare Alexander-Kins in Black Flowered Pinafore Costume, Original Box for Bullock’s, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Lustrous blonde wig with extendedlength curls captured with pink bows at sides of face, curly bangs, straight leg non-walking body. Wearing yellow dress with white rick-rack trim, matching panties, black cotton pinafore with red and yellow flowered pattern, socks, black suedelike side-snap shoes, woven natural straw bonnet with little pink flowers and green leaves. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 538, 1953, original pink/blue wrist booklet and original box stamped 538 with Bullock’s tag and price of $2.50, and with Bullock’s receipt inside box. $400/600

349. Gorgeous Cissy in Yellow Floral-Patterned Taffeta Afternoon Dress, Original Box, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Tosca hair waved away from face, held by barrette at back crown and captured in black netting at her nape, short curly bangs. Wearing tagged yellow taffeta dress with exquisite printed pattern of English roses and leaves, black sash, lace petticoat, seamed stockings, black sling heels, black woven horsehair bonnet with wide brim and three large creamy-pink flowers, pearl earrings, cameo brooch. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2120, 1957, with original box stamped 2120. An especially beautiful doll with superb costume fabric. $1800/2500

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350. Maggie-Face “Beth” from Little Women in Pink Polka Dot Costume, Original Store Label, 1952

351. Maggie-Face “Beth” from Little Women in Pink Cotton Gown, Original Box, 1955

14” (36 cm.) Brunette wig drawn back into captured curls at back crown and nape, rose silk hair bow. Wearing tagged gown with pink polka dotted skirt with center panel to appear as though an apron edged with white rick-rack and blue ribbons, white bodice, lace-edged cotton petticoat and pantalets with lace trim and rose ribbons, socks, black sidesnap shoes with black bows. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1952, original Fashion Award medallion, curler box, and store label from May Co. with price of $5.95. $500/700

14” (36 cm.) Brunette wig drawn back into captured curls at back crown and nape, rose silk hair bow. Wearing tagged gown of pink cotton with organza sleeves and yoke, trimmed with green rickrack and little pearl buttons, ruffle at the hem, rick-rack edged cotton petticoat, pantalets with ruffle trim, socks, black side-snap shoes with black bows. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1500, 1955, with Little Women wrist booklet and curler box. $500/700

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352. Maggie-Face “Beth” from Little Women with Fashion Award Medallion, 1951 14” (36 cm.) Brunette wig drawn back into captured curls at back crown and nape, red silk hair bow. Wearing tagged gown of blue plaid with white pique V-shaped bodice and sleeve edgings, red sash, eyelet trim at the hemline, petticoat, pantalets, socks, black side-snap shoes with black bows. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1951, with Fashion Award paper label at wrist, Little Women wrist booklet, curler box, and early box which also has Fashion Award medallion. $500/700

353. Very Rare Maggie-Face “Beth” from Little Women with Variant Hair Color and Red Cotton Print Dress, Original Box, 1950 14” (36 cm.) Very dark brunette wig drawn back into coiled curls at the sides of head and with cascading curls at the back, red silk hair bow. Wearing tagged gown of red cotton print with blue rick-rack trim, and eyelet at the hem, organza lace-trimmed bodice, three little blue buttons, red sash, petticoat and pantalets with cutwork trim, socks, black side-snap shoes with black bows. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1950, original box stamped Beth. A very beautiful doll with unusual very dark hair and rare costume. $700/900

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354. Cissy “Never Looked Prettier” in Navy Blue Taffeta, 1955 20” (51 cm.) Tosca wig with arranged curls and forehead curls. Wearing tagged very crisp midnight-blue taffeta dress with fitted bodice and very full skirt, matching short jacket with black woven edging, taffeta can-can petticoat and matching panties with rick-rack trim, seamed stockings, black sling heels, cornflower blue woven bonnet with colorful berry and floral trim and white netting. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 2084, 1955, the doll was described in the 1955 Alexander catalog as “never looking prettier... in her very versatile costume”. $750/1300

355. Cissette in Navy Blue Taffeta Afternoon Dress, Original Box, 1957 10” (25 cm.) Tosca hair with flip curls and bangs. Wearing one-piece jumper style dress of navy blue taffeta with pink yoke and puff sleeves, matching taffeta petticoat and panties with lace trim, seamed stockings, black sling heels, woven pink hat with roses under the brim, pearl earrings. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 912, with Cissette box and wrist booklet, 1957. $300/500

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356. Cissette in Polka Dot Reversible Coat, 1957 10” (25 cm.) Reddish/brown hair with flip curls and bangs. Wearing ivory satin faille coat with large blue polka dots and brass buttons, which can be reversed to navy blue satin, matching cap, navy blue taffeta dress, taffeta petticoat, panties, seamed stockings, navy blue sling heels, pearl earrings. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 916, 1957; the coat is model 931 from 1957 catalog with the notation “a reversible coat with matching hat is always a good buy for a doll” (the coat and hat were sold separately). $300/500

357. Blonde Cissy in Navy Blue Ensemble with Tiered Capelet, Alexander Box, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Blonde wig with shoulderlength arranged curls and tightly curled bangs. Wearing tagged navy blue taffeta sleeveless dress with fringed detail at arm openings, fitted bodice, very full skirt, cancan petticoat with double tulle ruffles edged with rick-rack, matching panties, seamed stockings, black sling heels, three-tiered white nylon capelet with bow tie, watch and chatelaine, white gloves and white horsehair woven bonnet with lavish white floral trim. Excellent condition. $1100/1500

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358. “Mimi” with Flirty Eyes and Sportswear Costume, Original Box, 1961 30” (76 cm.) With brunette rooted hair in bouffant style, flirty eyes, unique body. Wearing tagged white knit shirt with red, white and blue neck strips and medallion, blue shorts, black sandals. Excellent condition. Alexander, “Mimi”, model 3005, made in 1961 only, with original cardboard labeled shipping box. $150/300

359. Maggie-Face “Kathy” as Roller Skate with Cherry-Trimmed Cap, 1952 14” (36 cm.) Reddish/brown hair with neat braids tied with red bows, bangs. Wearing tagged costume comprising red knit body suit, blue gabardine flared skirt, socks, brown roller skate with ties, red felt cap with red pom-pom cherries and leaves at each side of head. Near mint condition. Alexander, Kathy Roller Skater 1952, especially beautiful condition with fresh bright costume and unusual hat. $500/700

360. Maggie-Faced Kathy as “Polly Pigtails” Roller Skater, 1951 14” (36 cm.) Blonde flossed wig with straight bangs and pigtails tied with red ribbons. Wearing tagged “Polly Pigtails” red knit sweater, blue denim pedal pushers with attached sleeveless red and white checkered bodice, socks, brown laced roller skates with ties, red tam with feather. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951. $400/600

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362. Delightful Alexander-Kins “Wendy Has Many School Frocks to Choose From”, 1957 362.

361. Alexander-Kins in Red-Lined Duffle Coat, Cap and Slacks, 1957 8” (20 cm.) Reddish/brown wig with flip curls and curly bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged blue chambray duffle coat with pockets, pearl buttons and red cotton lining, matching fitted cap with red lining and matching slacks, socks, cream side-snap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 371, 1957, rare costume to find and with many details. $350/500

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8” (20 cm.) Reddish/blonde wig with red ribbon-tied braids and curly bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged plaid school dress with matching plaid panties, white pinafore with drawn-ribbon sewn-on sash, tucks and lace, socks, black suede-like side-snap shoes, woven bonnet with wide brim and a cluster of flowers. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 368, 1957, the company’s catalog of that year noted of this doll that “Wendy has many school frocks to choose from” but chose this beautiful example. $550/750

363. Kate Smith’s Annabelle with Embroidered Sweater, 1952 14” (36 cm.) Reddish/blonde wig with bangs and red hair bow at her crown. Wearing tagged red knit sweater embroidered “Annabelle” over a white pique dress with Peter Pan collar and red rick-rack trim at the hem, lace-trimmed petticoat, panties, white socks, and black front-snap Mary Jane shoes. Excellent condition. Madame Alexander, model 1510, with original curler box, 1952. $500/700

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364. Cissy Scarlett in Pleated White Gown, 1959 20� (51 cm.) Brunette hair drawn away from face and held by barrette at her back crown, with captured curls at her nape and small curled bangs. Wearing tagged white sheer nylon gown with drawn green silk ribbons with lace edging, pleats at the bottom tier, V-shaped bodice with wide ruffled lace collar, matching sleeve ruffles, taffeta hooped petticoat, tulle petticoat, lace-edged panties, green sling heels, widebrimmed horsehair white bonnet with border of flowers and green silk ties, pearl drop earrings, cameo necklace. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1959, with wrist booklet, beautiful cheek

blush and lip painting, exceptionally-detailed period costume depicting the beloved heroine Scarlett. $1100/1600

365. Lissy as Scarlett from the Classics Series, 1963 12� (30 cm.) Brunette wig in long curls with bangs. Wearing tagged brilliant green taffeta two-piece ensemble with fitted jacket, long skirt with white lace-trimmed blouse, petticoat with tulle ruffle, pantalets with lace trim, socks, black side-snap shoes, green taffeta bonnet with wide brim, lace ruffles and floral accents. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 1256, 1963. $750/900

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366. Complete Set of Dolls from Sound of Music, Original Boxes, 1965 Including three 8” dolls, Friedrich, Marta, and Gretl; three 10” dolls, Louisa, Liesl, and Brigitte, and 12” Maria, each with original coiffure to represent their character in the Sound of Music film that was released in 1965, and each

wearing its original Tyrolean style costume. Each doll has its original costume label, wrist booklet, and is presented in its original box. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1965, the dolls appeared in that year’s catalog as a re-creation of the Trapp Family featured in the Sound of Music film. $800/1300

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368. Red-Haired Lissy Bride, 1957, Original Box and Original Store Label 12” (30 cm.) Titian red wig with flip curls and bangs. Wearing original bridal gown with lace bodice, and white tulle skirt over white satin underskirt, taffeta panties, satin sash, pearl clusters at sash, stockings, garter, white sling heels with rhinestone accents, unusual lace cap with pleated tulle ruffle and chapel length veil, beautiful bouquet with silk ribbons. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1160, 1957, original box stamped 1160, original wrist booklet. $500/700

369. Tosca-Haired Ballerina with Rare Coiffure, 1963 8” (20 cm.) Tosca wig arranged with curly bangs, a very full cluster of curls at the crown and arranged curls around the back, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged pink tutu with satin faille bodice and pants, attached three-layered tulle skirt and collar which is accented with rhinestones, coral ballet slippers with ribbon ties. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 440, 1963, beautiful rosy complexion and rare wonderfully-preserved coiffure. $300/500

367. Red-Haired Nina Ballerina in Ivory Tutu, 1951 18” (46 cm.) Lustrous red hair drawn back into clusters of curls at the crown and nape. Wearing tagged ivory satin tutu with unusual layered tulle over net skirt, with velvet flowers at the shoulders and on skirt, tan satin ballet slippers with pink ankle ties, necklace. Excellent condition. Alexander, 1951, with original “Nina” wrist booklet and curler box. The doll has rare and radiant red hair, rich complexion with blushed cheeks. $800/1100

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21� (53 cm.) Ash-blonde lustrous flossed wig with curly bangs and arranged topknot of curls and little flowers at her crown. Wearing tagged coralpink satin tutu with gold rick-rack edging, and triple-layered tulle skirt and sleevelets, trimmed with rosebuds and blue flowers, pink satin panties, coral pink satin ballet slippers with satin ties, and black velvet ribbon, throat ribbon. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1949, beautifully preserved condition of the rare large size model. $1200/1700

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stockings, black wide-strap heels with pink floral accents that match the sash, pearls, pearl earrings. Excellent condition, hair a tad flattened, there is a tiny hidden rent in the dress gathers at the right side just below the waist. Alexander, 1957, beautifully-blushed cheeks, a very rare costume in the same fabric as Cissy’s camellia gown made the same year; this dress was available as an extra. $1800/3200

372. Alexander-Kins in Pink Dress with Matching Tots Outfit, Original Box, 1964 8” (20 cm.) Tosca hair in unusual center-part style with flip curls and bangs, pink hair bow, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged fully-lined pale pink A-line dress with lace sleeves and collar, applique greenstemmed flower, cotton petticoat and panties with matching lace trim, socks, cream sidesnap shoes. Alexander, model 673, with box stamped Wendy-Kins, 1964. Included is dress for young girl with same white cotton lining, lavishly tiered lace sleeves and collar, and organdy applique flower, with Alexander cloth tag. Excellent condition. 1964. $700/1000

373. Cissy in Peach Satin Ball Gown with Nutria Orlon Wrap from Fashion Parade Series, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Tosca wig with arranged shoulderlength curls and curly bangs. Wearing tagged full-length peach satin gown with “beautiful

371. Red-Haired Cissy in Very Rare Camellia Print Dress, 1957 20” (51 cm.) Reddish-brown wig with tight curls and forehead bangs. Wearing sateen cream dress with red/pink camellia open-spaced print design, rounded neckline, ¾ sleeves with lace edging, full skirt, dart-shaped bodice, wide coral satin bow at the waist with floral accents, pale pink taffeta can-can petticoat, matching lace-edged panties, seamed

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decolletage and diagonal side drapery” as described in the 1956 catalog, pink flowers edge the bodice rim, taffeta petticoat and panties with Val lace edging, seamed stockings, silver sling shoes adorned with a corsage of silk flowers, plush wrap of Orlon nutria with peach satin lining. Very good/excellent condition. Alexander, model 2041 from the Fashion Parade series of 1956. $800/1500

374. Red-Haired Cissy in Long Torso Shell Pink Gown from the Fashion Parade Series, 1956 20” (51 cm.) Reddish-brown wig drawn away from her

face, held by barrette at the back crown, arranged curls at her nape, dainty forehead curls. Wearing tagged “long torso gown of shell pink taffeta with beautiful decolletage and diagonal side drapery held in place by jeweled ornaments”, as described in the 1956 catalog, taffeta petticoat with tulle ruffle, panties, stockings, silver sling heels, rose petal garland in hair, pink taffeta reticule with rose bud accent and pink silk ties. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 2036, wrist booklet, described in the 1956 catalog as “Cissy wearing pink”. $1200/2400

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375. Maggie Mix-up as Little Lady Doll in Original Presentation Box 8” (20 cm.) Maggie face, brunette hair with clusters of curls at back crown and nape, bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged aqua cotton long dress, pink trimmed polka dot pinafore, ruffled hem pinafore, pantalets with pink embroidered edging, black shoes with white felt spats. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 1050, 1960, the doll is presented in her original shadow box frame along with two packs of bubble bath, one bottle of toilet water and one bottler of perfume. $600/900

376. Maggie as Roller Skater, 1951 14” (36 cm.) Brunette wig with soft curls and bangs. Wearing pink cotton blouse with pearl buttons and black velvet bow, navy blue serge skirt, pink satin slip and panties, socks, brown roller skates with lace ties. Good condition. Alexander, 1951. $200/300

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377. Red-Haired AlexanderKins “Wendy Needs More Than One Coat” Ensemble, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Red wig with flip curls and curly bangs, bendable-knee walking-style body. Wearing tagged costume comprising aqua crisp taffeta dress with matching panties, coral-satin lined peach gabardine


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flared coat with three black velvet buttons and black velvet collar, matching peach cap with gold bead accents, socks, black side-snap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 580, 1956, with rare red hair, rosy cheeks, beautifully-preserved costume. $400/600

378. Rare Alexander-Kins “Little Edwardian” with Polka Dot Teal Gown, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Light brown hair with flip curls and curly bangs, straight leg body. Wearing tagged full-length gown of teal blue polka-dotted cotton, with black bands and sash, tulle sleeves, laceedged petticoat and pantalets, white socks, black side-snap shoes, natural straw woven bonnet with flowers and lavish black tulle netting. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 415, 1953, a rare model that is beautifully-preserved with rosy cheeks and vibrant costume colors. $350/550

379. “Cynthia” in Blue Organdy Dress, with Original Box, 1953 18” (46 cm.) Black hair with curly bangs, hair drawn back and held by barrette at her crown with arranged curls at the back captured with netting and aqua satin bow. Wearing tagged original blue

organdy dress with tiered ruffles at the hem and lace trim, satin sash, nylon petticoat and panties, socks, black shoes. Excellent condition, some fading to blue organdy. Alexander, model 1831, with Cynthia wrist booklet, and curler box, the model appeared in the 1953 catalog in three sizes, but appears to have been offered for one year only. $800/1200

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380. Four Alexander-Kins as Little Women, Original Boxes, 1954-1963 8” (20 cm.) Including Marme with brunette hair, straight leg walker, black patterned gown, model 587, 1954; Jo with brunette hair, polka dot dress with red pinafore, bendableknee walking-style body, wrist booklet, model 381, 1960; Amy with blonde hair, bendable-knee walking-style body, turquoise dress with white pinafore, wrist booklet, model 381, 1963; and Meg with light brown hair, purple and white striped dress with whiter pinafore, bendableknee walking body, wrist booklet, model 381, 1963. Each is near mint condition, and each is presented in its original box. $700/900

381. Alexander-Kins “Goes to a Party as a French Flower Girl”, 1956 8” (20 cm.) Light brown curly hair with bangs, bendable knees walking style body. Wearing tagged long gown with white organdy blouse attached to a green cotton skirt printed with little flowers, white organdy apron with lace edging, black suede shawl, cut-work petticoat, panties, socks, laced shoes, chiffon head scarf, basket of flowers. Excellent condition.

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Alexander, model 610, 1956, the doll was described in that year’s catalog as “Wendy goes to a party dressed as a French flower girl”. $400/600

382. Alexander-Kins “Gretl” with Blue Flowered Apron and Cap, 1955

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8” (20 cm.) Ash-blonde hair with long flip curls and bangs, straight leg walking style body. Wearing tagged costume comprising dress with organdy bodice and pink taffeta skirt, laced black vest, white apron and bonnet with blue flowers and rick-rack edge, petticoat, pantalets, socks, black side-snap shoes. Excellent condition. Alexander, model 470, the doll was presented as “Gretl” in the 1955 catalog. $300/500

383. Alexander-Kins in Rare “Country Picnic” Ensemble, 1953 8” (20 cm.) Dark brunette wig with long curls and bangs, straight leg nonwalking body. Wearing tagged pink and white checkered long gown with very full skirt, white rick-rack trim, white pique jacket with eyelet lace trim, petticoat and pantalets, socks, cream suede-like side-snap shoes, and woven natural straw bonnet with pink satin ties and white flower petals. Alexander, model, 376, 1953, a rare early model with charming costume. $550/750

384. Brunette Lissy as “Jo” from Little Women Series, Original Box, 1959 12” (30 cm.) Brunette wig with bangs and captured curls at the back crown and nape. Wearing tagged red cotton pinafore dress with star pattern and rick-rack trim, sheer white organza sleeves and yoke, black velvet bow at throat, cotton petticoat and pantalets with eyelet trim, socks, black side-snap shoes. Near mint condition. Alexander, model 381, 1959, with box stamped Jo and model number 1225, beautifully preserved example of the beloved storybook doll. $300/400

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12” (30 cm.) Tosca wig in elaborate neat coiffure with rolled chignon at her crown accented with a rose satin ribbon and rolled curls at the nape. Wearing tagged pink and white checkered gown under white pinafore with eyelet trimmed lace, cotton petticoat and pantalets with matching lace trim, socks, black side-snap shoes, brooch. Near mint condition. Alexander, 1962, with original booklet, box stamped “Meg 1225”. $300/500

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RESEARCH – FOR THE RECORD By Rodney Waller

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oll research may be fascinating way to pass your time. But exacting research on a “non-exacting” subject can be frustrating. How do you become an “expert” when subject matter can be “random” at times? Such is our struggle in documenting Madame Alexander dolls. Listening to the judges in the MADC convention competition room, I always pause when someone states, “that doll always came with white shoes on that outfit.” I could just imagine Madame and her sewing staff laughing. Because, although Alexander collectors view Madame’s dolls in exact terms as to fabric and choice of shoes and hats, it’s important to remember that Madame was in the business of doll manufacturing. She didn’t get paid until the dolls were shipped! So when a little Alexanderkins was waiting on those white shoes and none were available, someone in the dressing department would put on some black shoes and away the little Alexanderkins went! Even in her catalogs, Madame stated that fabrics might change from those shown. For so many years, Madame’s dolls were in such demand that no store really questioned the merchandise they received. The stores were just glad to get a shipment! Department store buyers were never the one who were sticklers over the details unless someone complained or the doll didn’t sell well.

I want to pay tribute to all those authors who struggle to give some structure to our Madame Alexander doll documentation. I respect their efforts and the vast majority of their work gave us a standard to compare our present findings as more examples are available to compare and study. I am so grateful to Pat Smith and all her efforts to document Madame Alexander dolls. Yes, some of the pictures aren’t so good and they are black and white, but I don’t know how many times I have to refer back to Pat Smith because she is the only available source. One of the latest books that I was thrilled to get was “The Cissy Files” written and edited by Kiley Shaw and the members of Project Cissy. I loved the book and the beautiful pictures, and as a box and catalog guru, I’ve enjoyed matching the dolls in my mind with their catalog numbers. Also, a whole new world opened up to me when I started researching Playthings Magazine at the New York City library. Playthings Magazine is another source to triangulate with the various books to gain insight and some refinements in Madame Alexander doll documentation. My gratitude goes to Ann Bergin for documenting the correct names of the 1951 Mystery Dolls based upon comments on the back of photographs in the Alexander Doll Company archives; this was first reported in Issue 4 of the 2016 Review. Here is a review of the commonly used names for the series against the now correctly documented names.

Commonly Used Name

Correctly Documented Name

Arlene Dahl

Judy – a Debutante

Kathryn Grayson/Moonlight Sonata

Deborah – a Debutante

Deborah Bride

Victoria – a Godey Bride Dressed in Brocaded Satin with Basque and Polonaise

Lady with a Rhinestone Beauty Mark

Champs Elyees – Modern Lady in Black Lace over Pink Satin Sheath

Gay Nineties

Pink Champagne – Inspired by Renoir Painting

Deborah Ballerina

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Thanks is also extended to Bruce deArmond who found and published in the Review the missing back page from the 1960 Alexander catalog reprints showing the six Cissy Portraits of that year. Now for the first time, these dolls can be known with their correct names. Since these dolls were manufactured late in the Cissy period, 1955-1962, they are much more intricately designed since the dolls were targeted specifically for the doll collector market by this time.

The “Missing E” Madame Alexander box.

THE MISSING “E” BOXES – From years of research and having a large collection of Alexander dolls that are mint in box, I’ve been able to see the evolution of Alexander dolls over the years just from the boxes and labels. Dating the dolls is easier when you can recognize the labels, wrist tags and boxes as they change. Looking at a mintin-box doll, it becomes somewhat obvious where a particular doll should fit for the date of manufacture. For example, an important clue in researching the early hard plastic models is the missing “e” in the Alexander weave boxes from 1948 to 1953. We know that along with the introduction of hard plastic dolls in 1948, Alexander had a major change in its boxes, labels and wrist tags. The boxes for the hard plastic dolls were covered in a new paper design that I call the “Alexander Weave” print, as the words “Madame Alexander” are printed in a lattice work pattern in pink and green ink with a flower and three leaf design disbursed among the open spaces. This lattice work style was used from 1948 into the 1980’s although the box construction changed periodically. But there was one unusual feature of the 1948 – 1953 boxes - the “e” in “Madame” is missing in both the box pattern design and the box label! Curiously, during this same time, the “e” is present on the wrist tags and clothes tags. It is unusual for Madame to miss such a detail but the missing “e” was also common in her advertising during the 1930’s and 1940’s. One thing we do know is that Madame Alexander didn’t throw anything away, but kept using all her materials until she ran out and then ordered more. Therefore, we note from our box and label research that the “e” started re-appearing on the boxes and labels in

1953, primarily with the production run of the coronation dolls which would have been early in the 1953 doll production. FASHIONS OF THE CENTURY DOLLS – PRODUCED IN 1951 Now, let’s use that knowledge and date when the Fashions of the Century dolls were produced. Luckily, I have two Fashions of the Century dolls both in their original boxes, #6023 and #6018. Both boxes have the missing “e” in the weave and label. Therefore, the dolls could not be produced in 1954 as shown in Pat Smith’s first book. In addition, if the dolls were produced in 1953 or 1954, they would probably be walkerstyle dolls since that was the dominate style for those years. Still more clues to dating the Fashions of the Century dolls concerns their wigs. The first hard plastic dolls used floss wigs which were essentially woven mohair wigs; for example, the first Little Women produced in 1948 and 1949 had floss wigs. 1950 is a transition year with most of the dolls still having floss wigs. But if you look at the Fashions of the Century doll’s wig, you will see that it is a blend of silk and cotton which was the same as used on Cinderella of 1951. Lia Sargent confirms, based on her discussions with Al Weintraub, Alexander’s production manager from 1946 – 1986, that the Fashions of the Century dolls were conceived and designed as a commemoration of the Mid-Century Exposition in 1950 and manufactured in 1951. Since we don’t have absolute research anchors during these periods, it is harder to track changes in materials and molds definitively, but these clues are so important in a path toward dating our dolls year by year. 1951 was a big year since this is the year that the Mystery Dolls were produced and the Alexander Doll Company first won the Fashion Academy Gold Medal Award. The Fashion Academy Gold Medal seal, appearing as a wrist seal tag or box seal, is also a key to identifying when dolls were produced. The use of seals began during 1951 and continued through early 1954. The Fashion Academy organization closed during 1954. Details about other Alexander dolls are important based on continuing study with new research tools; research should always be based on “state of the art” information with thanks to past scholars for their work based on materials available to them at the time. Here are a few updated facts and dating hints for our doll research. MARY MARTIN DOLLS – FROM “SOUTH PACIFIC” Pat Smith, in her 1978 book, incorrectly attributed the first Mary Martin doll in the white dress with either red or green velvet ribbons from the film Show Boat. Now, with access to

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in 1955. It is such a spectacular doll that surely some collector has found it in some store’s catalog as an Alexander special. Another example is Cissy in the black wool suit with the pink flower hat having box label number #2119. I have dated her in 1957 which is the number sequence for that year. This is also true with Alexanderkins. Madame, for some reason, changed her catalog numbers from year to year even if the doll was the same. An excellent example is my completely original 1954 first year Little Women Alexanderkins that were all purchased at the same time, even with the same store price tag on their boxes. And each box is labeled #587 which conforms to the sequence numbers of the other first issue 1954 dolls. Then, the same set appeared in 1955 on the cover of that year’s catalog pamphlet with the number of #479! Because I have the original boxes, I have documentation that the dolls in my collection are the sought-after first year issue. Cissy dolls from the 1960 Alexander catalog.

the back cover of Playthings Magazine of May, 1950, we can see that the correct attribution should be South Pacific which was the long-running musical on Broadway at the time. GREEN STRING OF 1951 – Another interesting dating hint is Madame Alexander’s use of green string for a period of time during the early hard plastic period. In my research, every time I find green sting used to tie on wrist tags, the dolls were produced in 1951. But not all wrist tags were tied with the green string; some still were tied with pink string. I wonder why? The Mary Martin dolls were all generally tied with green string since most of the dolls were actually produced or shipped in 1951. Most of the Posey Pets of 1951 also were tied with green string. So the next time you see thick green string tying on a wrist tag, check other features along with this clue and see if the doll is from 1951.

I would love to build an inventory of catalog number of dolls during the 1947 to 1951 where we don’t have Alexander catalogs. Developing that database would answer a lot of questions as to what dolls were produced each year. Of course, the problem occurs that many dolls during this time were produced over multiple years. I know the confusion I have dating my three 21” McGuffey Anas in the red and black velvet coats and bonnets and the five other 14” McGuffey Anas in various costumes. Traditional research knowledge dates the first 21” doll in 1949. However, my 21” McGuffey Ana in black velvet comes with her fashion academy medallion wrist tag which would date her in 1951. Therefore, the doll in limited numbers from 1949 through 1951. Maybe she came in a different color each year?

TOP HAT FOR GROOM OR WINSTON CHURCHILL – I was always told that if a Groom had a top hat, then it was Winston Churchill. But, my two mint in box Grooms both have top hats, and I have been at a lost to find a doll labeled Winston Churchill with or without a top hat. It appears that Grooms came with and without top hats.

Remember that 21” hard plastic Margaret and Maggie faced dolls were produced in very limited numbers due to their expense, and for only six years, 1947-1952. So when you see a 21” hard plastic Margaret and Maggie doll, you already know that the doll is RARE even before you get to costume or hair style. In 1953, when Alexander introduced a 25” Winnie, the last of any large Margaret and Maggie-faced hard plastic dolls were closed out. In my opinion, Margaret-faced dolls are the utmost classic of the golden age Alexander hard plastic dolls followed closely by the iconic Cissy dolls.

Catalog numbers are important, I have found, because you can often date a doll according to the sequence of the catalog numbers, especially for those dolls not shown in the Alexander catalogs. This is especially true for Cissy dolls. I can report that the rare and unusual Cissy in the Red Brocade ¾ length dress with a feather hat is numbered #2096. With that number, I have dated the doll

I hope these research refinements help collectors improve their research process that we can build on in the future. Many of these research techniques can be used with other Alexander categories of dolls. I hope this article will challenge each collector to more critically examine and review their collections for those hidden gems that add so much to our knowledge of Alexander dolls. x

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