American Wooden ÒBye-Lo

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14" (35 cm.) Solid domed carved wooden head with cut-out eye sockets,carved ears,painted shaded brown hair,blue sleep eyes,accented lips of closed mouth,original muslin Bye-lo body with celluloid hands,wearing antique blue muslin baby dress. Condition: generally excellent,nose and ear rubs,original finish. Comments: designed by Harry Schoenhut in 1925 after the popular bisque Bye-lo; the model was never actually put into production making existing models very rare. Value Points: rare Schoenhut doll with fine original complexion,costume appears to be Schoenhut made.
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