MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)

MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)

Set Information

Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

one envelope has No 33 on the bottom right corner,
please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Information

Item Title
MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Item Comment

doll, with head continuous with the body of the doll, has two slits hidden in her hair at the shoulders for the tabs on the costume to fit into, she has both arms hanging at her sides with the left turned out, she wears a white lacy top with gold ribbon, a gold slip skirt, brown stockings and boots, a gold bracelet on her right wrist,
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

Artist
DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD
Size:3 3/4 x 9 in.
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