7 . Automaton
11" (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with painted light brown boyish hair,intaglio blue eyes,painted facial features,"O" shaped hole at center of lips,muslin torso with bellows,disc-jointed muslin legs,composition arms,antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach,when tummy is squeezed,he emits a little whistle,the doll was marketed as "Whistling Jim",circa 1912. Value Points: wonderful model with original body,along with his own antique papier-mache squeak toy,the clown sticks his tongue in and out when his tummy is squeezed.