SET: DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, SWEET ALICE, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)(no 31 on envelope)

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Set Comment

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.

Items in Set

blue dress with white lace dress on top, white hat
blue dress with white lace dress on top, white hat
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blue dress with white lace dress on top. lace at shoulders and cuffs, she wears blue shoes and white socks,
holds a doll in her right hand,
hat is white with blue ribbon bows

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red and black cape and hat, light brown skirt with stripes
red and black cape and hat, light brown skirt with stripes
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red cape with black trim and design, skirt is light brown with black stripes and black along the hemline, her stockings are red and shoes are black, she wears brown gloves and holds a black muff in her left hand,
hat is red with large black feather plumes.

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SWEET ALICE, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number) (envelope has no. 31)
SWEET ALICE, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number) (envelope has no. 31)
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 longer dark wavy hair and looks forward with her hands at her sides, she wears a white lacy top with a red ribbon at the neckline, her skirt slip is pink , stockings and shoes are red.
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.

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yellow dress with white lace and large blue bow, with hat
yellow dress with white lace and large blue bow, with hat
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yellow dress with white lace at shoulders and across chest to be fastened by a large blue ribbon bow, white lace at hemline and cuffs, she wears tall brown boots with blue bows and holds a blue fan in her right hand,
dress is knee length,
hat is yellow with white lace trim and a large blue ribbon bow.

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yellow top with purple skirt and hat
yellow top with purple skirt and hat
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yellow top has small dark spots, purple skirt comes up the left side of her chest and is fastened with a bow, she has a yellow, green and purple ribbon tied into a bow on her right waist and three ribbon bands allong the bottom of the skirt, shoes are purple and socks are white,
hat is green with purple and yellow ribbon bows

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