Discovery Auction

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Park Plaza 63
02116 Boston, MA
United States
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Date of the auction: 22.05.2013

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Alabama Molded Cloth Head Boy DollAlabama Molded Cloth Head Boy Doll

Alabama Molded Cloth Head Boy Doll, America, late 19th/early 20th century, original oil paint finish, brown eyes, lush eyelashes, short brown painted hair with curls, applied ears, tab-jointed cloth body, painted lower limbs, bare feet, firmly stuffed body stamped Mrs. S.S. Smith, white cotton

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$2,400 - US$2,800

Date: 22 May 2013

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Alabama Cloth Molded Face DollAlabama Cloth Molded Face Doll

Alabama Cloth Molded Face Doll, America, early 20th century, oil painted head with short brown hair and features, brown eyes, molded ears, tab-jointed cloth body with remains of undecipherable stamp, probably patent date, painted arms and lower legs with blue painted shoes, pale pink cotton dress

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$1,800

Date: 22 May 2013

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Two Cased Composition Asian Dolls Wearing National Silk CostumesTwo Cased...

Two Cased Composition Asian Dolls Wearing National Silk Costumes, overall ht. including case 15 1/2 and 14 1/2 in

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 22 May 2013

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Articulated Champagne Mohair Teddy BearArticulated Champagne Mohair Teddy Bear

Articulated Champagne Mohair Teddy Bear, articulated arms and legs and swivel head, felted pads on all four paws, amber glass eyes, and black embroidered nose and mouth, (one eye broken, loss to stitching at mouth, wear left foot, snout, and ears), lg. 21 3/4 in

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 22 May 2013

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Recknagel Bisque Head Character DollRecknagel Bisque Head Character Doll

Recknagel Bisque Head Character Doll, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, impressed "R72A" to back of head, with black intaglio upwards-glancing eyes, black-painted molded hair, closed mouth with watermelon-type smile, five-piece jointed composition body, striped cotton romper, white socks, black

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 22 May 2013

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Pair of Georgene Raggedy Ann and Andy All-cloth DollsPair of Georgene...

Pair of Georgene Raggedy Ann and Andy All-cloth Dolls, 1947-1960, black button eyes, wide noses not outlined, red striped legs, labels stitched in side seam with patent renewal date of 1947, original outfits, both ht. 19 in. Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 22 May 2013

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Large Martha Chase Cloth Stockinet DollLarge Martha Chase Cloth Stockinet Doll

Large Martha Chase Cloth Stockinet Doll, molded head, painted features, blue eyes, lush eyelashes, slightly smiling mouth, short blonde painted hair with wisps around face, applied ears, sateen-covered cloth body, painted limbs with stitched joints, label stitched to body The White House San

Lot #: 51

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 22 May 2013

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Exposition Raggedy Ann Cloth DollExposition Raggedy Ann Cloth Doll

Exposition Raggedy Ann Cloth Doll, 1934-35, printed-on pie eyes, triangular nose, magenta-toned hair with top-knot, cloth body, red and white striped legs all the way up to her bottom, original blue cotton dress with blue banding, white apron, black felt shoes, ht. 18 1/2 in. Provenance: From the

Lot #: 64

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 22 May 2013

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Vintage Steiff Advertising PostcardVintage Steiff Advertising Postcard

Vintage Steiff Advertising Postcard, c. 1912, depicting a variety of Steiff plush animals including teddy bears, elephants, and monkeys in an outdoor camping scene, stamped "KNOPF OHR Steiff Original" in red ink to u.l. corner, (bumping to corners), 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. Note: A copy of the book

Lot #: 66

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 22 May 2013

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Robert Neuenschwander "Genevieve" Girl DollRobert Neuenschwander...

Robert Neuenschwander "Genevieve" Girl Doll, 1994, doll #1 of limited edition of 8, carved wood head and limbs, leather body, incised identification marks on back of shoulder plate, head turned dramatically to left, right arm reaching to touch left at elbow, enameled glass eyes, closed mouth, blonde

Lot #: 82

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$2,500

Date: 22 May 2013

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Volland "Beloved Belindy" Cloth DollVolland "Beloved Belindy" Cloth Doll

Volland "Beloved Belindy" Cloth Doll, 1918-34, brown cloth doll with hand-painted nose and mouth, white button eyes, cotton print outfit, cloth body with attached arms and legs, red-striped stockings to knees, red shoes, ht.16 in. Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger

Lot #: 87

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,500

Date: 22 May 2013

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Pair of Molly-'es Raggedy Ann & Andy Cloth DollsPair of Molly-'es Raggedy...

Pair of Molly-'es Raggedy Ann & Andy Cloth Dolls, 1935-1938, manufactured by Molly-'es Doll Outfitters, dolls with printed features, red wool hair, three triangular lower lashes, cloth bodies, red hearts, no other marks, multicolored striped stocking-legs with blue shoes, printed cotton outfits, ht

Lot #: 91

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$1,800

Date: 22 May 2013

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Volland Raggedy Ann Cloth DollVolland Raggedy Ann Cloth Doll

Volland Raggedy Ann Cloth Doll, 1918-34, black button eyes, long nose outlined in black, no lower lashes, two black dots above rouged cheeks, cloth body, jointed at hips and shoulders, lower legs with red and white striped stockings, black shoes, ht. 16 in. Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C

Lot #: 101

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,500

Date: 22 May 2013

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Volland Raggedy Andy Cloth DollVolland Raggedy Andy Cloth Doll

Volland Raggedy Andy Cloth Doll, 1918-34, black button eyes, four lower lashes, unoutlined nose, red wool hair, plaid shirt, blue pants, cloth body, attached limbs, lower legs have red striped hose, black shoes, ht. 16 in. Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger

Lot #: 102

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,500

Date: 22 May 2013

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Early Volland Raggedy Ann Cloth DollEarly Volland Raggedy Ann Cloth Doll

Early Volland Raggedy Ann Cloth Doll, 1920s, black button eyes, six lower lashes, outlined nose, brown yarn hair, cloth body, attached limbs, red and white striped stockings, black shoes, cotton print dress and white apron, ht. 16 in. Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger

Lot #: 110

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,200

Date: 22 May 2013

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Large Three-story Victorian-style Dollhouse with FurnishingsLarge...

Large Three-story Victorian-style Dollhouse with Furnishings, painted wood and plywood dollhouse with front porch and hinged doors on the front opening to eight rooms with planked wood flooring and wallpapered walls, accompanied by furnishings for dining room, living room/parlor, bedroom, bathroom

Lot #: 115

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 22 May 2013

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Pair of Georgene Raggedy Ann and Andy Awake/Asleep DollsPair of Georgene...

Pair of Georgene Raggedy Ann and Andy Awake/Asleep Dolls, 1938-63, black outlined noses, awake button eyes with four eyelashes, sleep eyes with ten lashes, labels in side seams, full-leg red striped stockings, black shoes, cotton outfits, ht. 13 in. Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger

Lot #: 126

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 22 May 2013

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French Bisque Shoulder Head DollFrench Bisque Shoulder Head Doll

French Bisque Shoulder Head Doll, impressed "38.24." to back of neck, stationary blue glass eyes, closed mouth, pierced ears, synthetic blonde wig, bisque hands, kid body, multicolored patterned cotton dress, white knit socks, and black shoes, ht. 13 in

Lot #: 137

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 22 May 2013

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Steiff Articulated Mohair Bear with GrowlerSteiff Articulated Mohair Bear...

Steiff Articulated Mohair Bear with Growler, Germany, script Steiff button in ear, brown glass eyes, embroidered nose, mouth, and claws, felt paw pads, apricot-toned mohair (minimal soiling and loss), long snout, ht. 13 in

Lot #: 151

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 22 May 2013

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Heubach Smiling Bisque Head Character GirlHeubach Smiling Bisque Head...

Heubach Smiling Bisque Head Character Girl, Germany, early 20th century, molded open/closed mouth with two molded upper teeth, dimples, blue glass sleeping eyes, clear bisque, incised sunburst Heubach marks, blonde mohair wig, bent limb composition baby body, ht. 12 in

Lot #: 170

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 22 May 2013

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All-composition Skippy Boy DollAll-composition Skippy Boy Doll

All-composition Skippy Boy Doll, Effanbee, 1929, head embossed EFFANBEE SKIPPY P.L.Crosby, torso EFFANBEE PATSY Pat Pend. Doll, blue painted eyes to side, molded hair, dressed in sailor suit with hat, black leatherette shoes, white socks, retains 1994 blue ribbon, ht. 14 in

Lot #: 184

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 22 May 2013

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Large Handwerck 99 DEP Bisque Head DollLarge Handwerck 99 DEP Bisque Head Doll

Large Handwerck 99 DEP Bisque Head Doll, Germany, brown sleeping eyes, open mouth, upper teeth, incised 16 99 DEP Germany, (wig pulls around head, faint hairline on forehead from crown) synthetic fiber brown wig, fully articulated composition body (repainted), pink dress, ht. 32 in

Lot #: 204

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 22 May 2013

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Two German Bisque Head DollsTwo German Bisque Head Dolls

Two German Bisque Head Dolls, an AM 370, blue sleeping eyes, oilcloth body, celluloid hands, peach colored dress; American Schoolboy with molded hair, closed mouth, (repair to back of head), kid body, ht. 14, 15 in

Lot #: 223

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 22 May 2013

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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "I Always Did 'Spise A Mule Mechanical...

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "I Always Did 'Spise A Mule Mechanical Bank," manufactured by J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1897, (one of horse's rear legs is missing, paint wear), ht. 6 1/8 in

Lot #: 249

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 22 May 2013

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Marx "Main St" Tin Wind-up ToyMarx "Main St" Tin Wind-up Toy

Marx "Main St" Tin Wind-up Toy, (scattered rust spots), ht. 2 7/8, wd. 3 1/2, lg. 24 in

Lot #: 259

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 22 May 2013

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Assorted Toy GroupAssorted Toy Group

Assorted Toy Group, early 20th century, boxed German printing press; boxed Fulton Great American Printer; early lightbulb converted into a balloon with celluloid child suspended in a canoe-shaped gondola, in oval box; ten assorted glass magic lantern slides; wood Alee-oop game in original container

Lot #: 265

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 22 May 2013

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Approximately 125 Matchbox Toys and Hot Wheels Toy VehiclesApproximately...

Approximately 125 Matchbox Toys and Hot Wheels Toy Vehicles, including cars, trucks, military, construction, farm, vans, and buses, together with a Matchbox Showcase display case with spaces for forty-eight vehicles

Lot #: 273

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 22 May 2013

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Thirteen Matchbox Toys Models of Yesteryear VehiclesThirteen Matchbox Toys...

Thirteen Matchbox Toys Models of Yesteryear Vehicles, including 1911 Maxwell Roadster, no. 14, 1911 Daimler, no. 13, 1909 Thomas Flyabout, no. 12, Alchin Traction Engine, no. 1, Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost (two), no. 15, Fowler Big Lion, no. 9, Horsedrawn Fire Engine, no. 4, 1911 Model-T Ford, no. 1

Lot #: 275

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 22 May 2013

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Six Matchbox Toys Die-cast Metal King-size VehiclesSix Matchbox Toys...

Six Matchbox Toys Die-cast Metal King-size Vehicles, including Caterpillar D9 Bulldozer, no. K-3, Concrete Truck (two), no. K-13, Pipe Truck, no. K-10, Jumbo Crane, no. K-14, Hydraulic Excavator, no. K-1, in original boxes

Lot #: 276

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 22 May 2013

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Approximately Twenty-eight Tootsietoy Painted Die-cast Metal...

Approximately Twenty-eight Tootsietoy Painted Die-cast Metal Vehicles, including four convertibles, a command car, jeep, Greyhound bus, a bus, eight trucks, a pickup truck, two race cars, eight cars, and a boxed Caterpillar bulldozer

Lot #: 292

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 22 May 2013