Antique Simon Halbig Flapper doll

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Description of Doll for Sale

Here is a great example of an antique flapper doll made in Germany by Simon and Halbig.  The doll is 8 1/2 inches tall and is on a 5 piece flapper body with painted shoes with white painted socks.  The head has a clear S & H and Simon Halbig mark. The rest of the marks are hard to read. I cannot see the mold number which is usually at the rim of the head opening and cannot make out the Germany and the size number that is usually lower on the neck.  I have compared the face to marked Simon Halbig heads and she closely matches the 1078 mold.  The position of the marks matches known 1078 heads and the use of the white socks is most often seen on the 1078 dolls. 

She is wearing and antique dress with lace trim and matching lace trimmed bloomers .  The clothing is likely original to the doll.  She has glass sleep eyes that work smoothly and the original antique mohair wig.  The 5 pierce composition body has it's original finish with painted on shoes and socks.  The 1078 mold was made from 1900 through the 1920's. 

Head Mark

Simon Halbig

S & H


The head is marked as shown: 

Condition of Doll for Sale

The bisque head is perfect with no chips, cracks, rubs or repaint.  The wax on the eyes is intact but it has darkened some.  The body has its original finish with no chips, cracks, crazing, repairs or repaint. The thumb on one hand is broken and the tips of two fingers on the other hand are chipped.  The antique clothes are in good shape with no foxing, stains, rips or repairs. (see pictures) You can click the pictures to see close-ups of the condition.

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This is an antique doll that will have some wear and imperfections expected in an antique or vintage doll.  I make every effort to describe all significant flaws in my descriptions and show them in the pictures.  Please read the description fully and examine all the pictures to be sure you understand the condition of the doll.  The pictures can be enlarged to show the doll in great detail.  If you have any questions or would like any additional information on this doll please email me and I will be glad to answer your question.  California residents are responsible for California Sales tax in addition to the purchase price shown.

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Availability: In Stock

Cost Price: $125.00 Shipping & Insurance: $12.00 Dollnum: #335

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The shipping charge includes packaging, insurance and tracking information.  Dolls over $500 will require a signature when they are delivered. I sell and ship only to the continental US (no Alaska and Hawaii).  I often ship by UPS so the shipment must be to an address (no P.O. boxes).

All items are guaranteed to be as described on this page regarding condition, attribution and attire. If you purchase something from me and feel it is not as represented on this page please contact me by phone, email or postmarked letter within three days of receiving the item and I will gladly refund your full payment excluding shipping fees.  To get a refund the item must be returned in it's original condition and with all garments and accessories. If you do not contact me within three days of receiving the item, it is understood by both the buyer and the seller that the item is as described and a return privilege is no longer available.