7 . Automaton
17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,brown side-glancing eyes with grey eye shadow,accented nostrils,closed mouth with accented lower lip,brunette bobbed wig,jointed felt arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (two original paper labels,one labeled 300/1 with patent dates). Comments: Lenci,model 300/1,circa 1926,the doll was shown in their annual catalog,and was apparently the second model of the 300 series. Value Points: beautifully-preserved doll and costume,with vibrantly-colored felt sweater and cap trimmed with blue,green and cream felt patches and a large blue pom-pom to match the blue felt pants,knit woolen mittens,scarf and leggings,and leather lace shoes with attached skate blades.