Wonderful German Bisque Wide-Eyed Googly, Einco, by Gebruder Heubach

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21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump rounded face, large round blue glass googly eyes which move side to side by wire lever at the back of head, dark eyeliner, smoky eyeshadow, angled brows enhance the wide-eyed expression, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impressed dimples at lip corners, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing linen sailor suit and cap. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8723 Einco Heubach (in square) 7 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1918. Value Points: delightful expression, very choice bisque, well-functioning flirty googly eyes. The doll bears a blue ribbon award from 1970 UFDC convention in Detroit, and was featured on the front cover of Doll News in August 1968. Ex-Collection Mary Merritt Museum.
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