All of the products on offer are selected according to quality criteria for materials and finishes. We always try to serve the piece with the maximum speed. We offer the possibility of personalised Restoration and/or Conservation quotations. Contact me for more information.
American Doll with clothing body and vinyl head and arms This doll arrived in my hands in perfect condition, only with some cracks in the arms and head, which have been restored leaving a doll in impeccable conditions. The eyes are drawn (it’s kind of like a sticker). On the back of the neck it bears the A.D.C. mark. It measures about 57 cm.
World War II had a profound impact on doll manufacturing in Europe. Suddenly, most production ceased in areas where an industry had built up over centuries.
When peace did return, it bought with it revolucionary new plastics- developed to help the war effort and now available for all types of applications.
Light, strong, and easily molded into an infinite variety of forms, the new plastic materials demanded new equipment and new technologies for production.
Although the initial investiment cost were very high, manufacturers found that they could produce millions of dolls that were all identical , or create a line of dolls based on the same basic model , making only minor modifications to give each doll its characteristic features. American Doll
Plastic dolls of the late 1940s are vastly different from those of today . they were made of hard plastic and although they looked like the composition dolls they largely replaced they were lighter, tougher, and more durable.
The arrival of the polyethylene compounds followed, introduced in the mid 1950s. Commonly referred to as vinyl, it is a much more flexible material available in both hard and soft forms. American Doll
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