Sweet All Original Vintage doll with painted bisque face and cloth body, blue eyes, eyelashes, rosebud mouth, chestnut hair.
Comes with provenance.
In her Original Shipping box which is in poor condition but the doll is in good vintage condition. There are a few marks on her cap and right eye flaked (see close-up photographs for details.)
Even the original tissue is in the box.
1956 World-wide Doll Club, Rotterdam, Holland.
This was a doll sent in 1956 to the USA as part of the World-wide Doll Club.
The original leaflet telling the story of the artist,Tina Van Dyck, Volendam, Holland, says "Printed in Holland for World-wide Doll Club Darien, Connecticut, U.S.A."
The doll is in her original outer shipping box from Holland. Vintage 1956 Tina Van Dyck Dutch Artist doll.
The box lid has a paper label stating "World-wide Doll Club, Rotterdam, Holland, sent to the USA in 1956. A story about the artist is inside.
Look at the large photo below and you will see 3 of the the original red 5c USA postage stamps postmarked 1956 WASH, plus part of a 10c Nederland stamp, are on the box lid, together with a "Douane" Customs declaration stamped Volendam.
The shipping box is shown in the close-up photographs - it very clearly got battered in the mail on the way from Europe.
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1956 World-wide Doll Club Doll by Artist Tina Van Dyck, Volendam, Holland