20'' CDN VALENTINE ORIGINAL BRIDE 17VW DOLL HEELS HOSE BOX
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A BIT OF HISTORY on the Valentine dolls.. he Valentine Doll, Inc. company a USA manufacturer of hard plastic and vinyl dolls is best known for it's ballerina dressed dolls of the 1950s which John Landers was responsible for.
Later he founded the Debbie Toy Company along with partner Shelly Greenburg, which made vinyl dolls named Debbie and a line of baby items.
Most of Valentine's dolls were sold thru mail-order catalogs or other jobber sources and they appear to have supplied Sears with dolls sold under their Happi Time line, as some dolls have been found with their Valentine marked doll, in a Happi Time Sears box. See the many Valentine dolls identified below... our girl here has 17 VW on the back of her vinyl head, lovely light blonde hair, sleep eyes, all original in her Reliable Canada box, she is a bride in an ivory bridal outfit with her flowers still on her hand, veil, , lace bolero jacket, satin and lace and net gown, original white heels. beautiful blue pinwheel sleep eyes, deep red closed mouth. exquisite doll , original box, too expensive to ship overseas unless it goes as surface mail, about 6 to 8 weeks.. she is about 20 inches tall and the cutest history on the front. the little girl's name is on the box and she put a deposit of $1 for this doll and then paid 4 dollars later on. nice condition sturdy box. original price of 6.95. she has her hosiery too.. great acquisition for any collector.. a Reliable Canada Valentine bride doll. inventory 1456 i FOUND A reference to this era doll on Doll Reference site quote: Sears 1957 Valentine Walking Bride doll, 20" tall, all vinyl doll, head with rooted hair, jointed body with walking legs and high heel feet, sleep eyes, real eyelashes, closed mouth. Dressed in her white taffeta and lace bride gown, slip, panties, veil, bouquet, hose and white high heel shoes. This bride doll would have come in a Sears Happi Time marked box. unquote.. inventoried filed doll room shelf w.