SET: DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)

Set Information edit

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.

Items in Set

green dress with straw hat
green dress with straw hat
Item Comment

green dress with small white dots, red and white lace at neck cuffs, and hemline,
red belt at waist and red ribbon at neck, she holds a red folded fan in her right hand, socks are red and shoes are brown,
hat is straw with flowers and greenery and red ribbon and bow

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

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purple and gold dress and hat
purple and gold dress and hat
Item Comment

light purple dress with dark purple accents and gold trim at the neck, cuffs, and hemline, she wears brown boots and holds a stick in her left hand,
hat is gold with purple feather plumes,

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red top, brown jacket, striped red and white skirt and hat
red top, brown jacket, striped red and white skirt and hat
Item Comment

red top with small round gold buttons down the left, brown jacket with fur trim and buckle at waist, red and white striped skirt with light brown boots.
she holds a doll in her right hand,
hat is red with red and white striped ribbon tied into bows, red and white feather plumes

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white dress with blue jacket and hat
white dress with blue jacket and hat
Item Comment

white dress with small gold swirls down the front of the dress, blue jacket with brown fur trim and three large fasteners on the front,
knee length, small brown shoes and brown stockings,
hat is blue with gold ribbon and white feather plume

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