Vintage 1930s 13" Shirley Temple "Little Miss Broadway Doll. Near Mint in Original Box, Ultra RARE Outfit. Reference in Tonya-Bervaldi Camaratta's book, "Shirley Temple Dolls and Collectibles, " page 71.
This is a vintage 1930s composition Shirley Temple 13" doll wearing an ultra rare tagged "Little Miss Broadway outfit (only a few of these dresses are known to exist) in her original Ideal Shirley Temple box. The doll, outfit and box, are all in near mint condition. The vintage 1930s composition Shirley Temple 13 doll's original full clean mohair wig retains all of its distinctive curls, face painting is perfect, beautiful clear sleep eyes work perfectly, has a full set of eyelashes, cheeks are still rosy, and her adorable dimples are still indented. Her facial composition is near flawless.
She has a few extremely fine lines (thickness of a hair strand), in person is unnoticeable. Shirley's body composition is also near flawless with only a few fine lines. No breakage, stains, or repairs. Stringing is good, can easily hold a pose. She is correctly marked both on the back of her neck and back, Shirley Temple, 13.An extremely clean and well cared for doll! Shirley's ultra rare "Little Miss Broadway" outfit is all complete, clean, and is in near perfect condition. Outfit consists of a deep royal blue cotton (texture of dupioni silk) suspender pleated skirt, a dimity peachy-pink blouse (elastic has relaxed), and a separate royal blue cotton sash with the infamous stamped criss-cross (x). Grosgrain ribbon suspenders also retain all of its legible criss-cross (x).
The original Ideal rayon tag is still factory sewn at the seam, but is starting to fray in the middle where the sash rubs against it. Underneath Shirley's dress is her original clean crisp onesie slip with its perfect size tag neatly sewn at its seam. Shirley's original socks and shoes are perfect. Original unblemished Ideal celluloid pin is also included.
Amazingly, Shirley's original Ideal Shirley Temple box is also near perfect. All corners on both the box and lid are intact, the box is clean, no stains. Graphics on original label is still clear and perfect, the color "BLUE" is clearly stamped on the box, and only shows the slightest of wear.
This is an extremely rare offering, truly reluctant to let go! Like all of my listings, please feel free to make reasonable offers. Please look at the photos, use the magnifying option, and please feel free to ask questions.
Thank you for taking the time to look at my auctions. The majority of the items I sell are from my own personal doll collections, safely handled and stored. I strive to sell the best of the best and to provide you with accurate descriptions. The item "NMIB Vintage 1930s Composition 13 Shirley Temple Little Miss Broadway Doll" is in sale since Monday, February 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\By Brand, Company, Character\Ideal\Shirley Temple".
The seller is "8raven" and is located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.