Item/Description: Vintage 1987 Madame Alexander “Queen of Hearts #424” Alice in Wonderland Storyland Series storybook collector doll in original box with original wrist hang tag booklet (“NOT recommended for children under 3 years of age”).
“Storyland” Miniature Showcase Booklet Excerpt: “When you hear nursery rhymes and fairytales don’t you wonder what the characters look like? Well, here they are - just for you!”
This adorable, fully posable “Queen of Hearts” doll will surely steal YOUR heart with her:
*Timeless “Wendy” face with hand-painted facial features
*Sweetly soulful amber brown sleep eyes fringed by hard upper eyelashes that are further offset by additional painted lashes
*Closed mouth with peachy pursed lips
*Classic dark blackish-brown, sewn-on Alexander rooted-hair wig in original style
*Flexible arms, legs, & head allowing for unlimited precious poses
In true keeping with the high standards associated with Madame Alexander dolls, she is beautifully bedecked in a charming, vividly colorful and exquisitely detailed costume gown that is reflective of her storybook character.
Her conical, pointed hat is festively and decoratively adorned with hearts & streamers, and her crisp, tiered/layered dress is likewise embellished with even more hearts. Beneath her clothing she is wearing white lace-edged pantalets and a sheer, gauzy crinoline/underskirt/petticoat trimmed with lace, and her feet are covered with white textured stockings-style socks/hosiery.
The original hang tag booklet, entitled “Madame Alexander Miniature Showcase,” is also a visual delight to behold with its marvelous full-color imagery depicting not only all of the dolls in this particular “Storyland” collection, but also the “International Dolls” and “Little Women” dolls.
***It was Madame Alexander’s belief that: “...A child should be encouraged to play with a doll - dolls should not be mechanical playmates that simply perform or that same child will grow up to become a person expecting to spend life being entertained. They should share secrets with their dolls, hug it, tell it stories - take it by the hand and enjoy!...”
Age/Period: Vintage - 1987 (1980s)
*She was produced from 1987 to ca 1990
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin:
*Doll is marked on her back between her shoulder blades: “Alexander.”
*Wrist hang tag booklet is entitled “Madame Alexander Miniature Showcase,” and states, in part: “Alexander Doll Company, Inc., 615 West 131st Street, New York, New York 10027."
*Clothing tag on the back of her dress is marked: “‘Queen of Hearts’ Madame Alexander Made in U.S.A.”
*Box is marked: “Queen of Hearts 424 - Madame Alexander - Alexander Doll Company, Inc., NY, NY” AND warns “Not recommended for children under the age of 3 years.”
Material(s)/Format: Hard plastic
*Doll measures 8”H
*Box measures 8 1/4" Square x 3 3/4" Thick
Quantity: One (1)
Original Box/Packaging/Documentation/Inserts/Accessories: Original documentation and accessories consist of:
*Original clothing (includes her hat with streamers; tiered dress; underskirt/petticoat/crinoline; pantaloons; sock - NO SHOES)
*Clothing tag on back of doll
*Original wrist hang tag “Miniature Showcase” booklet
*Doll is in exceptional aesthetic condition. Her hair is lush and perfectly coiffed. Her painted facial features are pristine. Her clothing/outfit retains vibrant coloration and remains impeccably clean and odor-free, with the snap closures remaining sturdily attached and in fully functioning order. Even the elastic chin strap that holds her adorable bonnet on her head is in excellent condition (it is NOT in the least bit stretched out). Only some of the bottom areas of her white socks exhibit a bit of discoloration from when her former shoes & its straps had direct contact with them. Her head, arms and legs move well.
***PLEASE NOTE that she no longer has her original shoes.
*Box is in very good, completely intact condition (no rips, tears or punctures to any of the cardboard). Outer edges and corners of box and lid do exhibit paper rubbing wear. Interior of lid has a bar-shaped dark mark. Cardboard sectional piece that holds the dolls head in place while inside the box is still present.
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