7 . Automaton
18" (46 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,pale blue side-glancing eyes,grey eye shadow,painted curly lashes,closed mouth,blonde mohair wig,jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: very good,some red felt coloring running onto organdy. Marks: Lenci (feet). Comments: Lenci,circa 1940,the later-issue taller 300 model,marketed as BH 55,with original organdy costume trimmed with red felt in a window-pane design,felt rose at her waist and around the skirt ruffles,red felt feathered sun bonnet,two petticoats (one with hoop) and pantalets of ruffled-edge organdy,red felt shoes,pearls,lace fingerless gloves. Value Points: pretty girl in elaborate costume.