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Antique Doll Celluloid Schildkröt nº 45
Antique Doll Celluloid Schildkröt . It has articulated head, arms and legs. The eyes are original, fixed and glass, vibrant facial coloration, ajar mouth, molded painted hair This doll arrived in my hands in perfect condition only the rubbers have been changed. It measures about 45 cm.
The body and the head have the drawing of a turtle inside a diamond and the mold number 45 and 25. Mark attributed to Schildkröt.
The Schildkröt brand was created in Bavaria in 1873 by Friedrich Bensinger, the Rheinische Gummi- und Celluloid Fabrik was the main producer of celluloid in Germany.
Schildkrote is the German word for turtle, the company brand was a turtle walked inside a diamond. It was molded into the necks and bodies of the wrists. In some cases the diamond is omitted, or the turtle is enclosed in a circle, square, oval, triangle, or hexagon. The other celluloid manufacturers also used a turtle’s trademark to represent durability, however the turtle on a diamond was exclusive to Reinische Gummi-und Celluloid-fabrik.
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All shipments will be made in the Spanish Post Office providing the tracking number. The shipment can take between 2 and 8 weeks. Please note that the shipment may be delayed a little longer due to customs procedures in each country. Any possible tax or duty charges are the responsibility of the recipient. For more information on shipping countries and prices please refer to this page. The packaging will be protected with shock absorbing elements such as protective foam, bubble wrap and a cardboard packaging box. No exchanges, returns or cancellations are accepted.