Vintage Toni Sophisticate Doll

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Description of Doll for Sale

This is a beautiful example of a vintage American Character Toni Sophisticate doll from 1958.  This vintage Toni is 14 inches tall with her original box.  Toni is wearing a fantastic original red and black chiffon dress with a pin and earrings.  She has silver jeweled high heels with her original slip, panties and nylons.  American Character took over production of Toni Sophisticate from Ideal in 1958.  The 14 inch size was produced for about a year and a half starting in 1958. By 1960 American Character switched production to the 10 1/2 inch version of Toni making the 14 inch doll hard to find in any condition. 

Condition of Doll for Sale

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Toni's vinyl head hands and feet are in mint condition with no rubs, repairs or repaints.  There are no damaged or chewed fingers or toes.  The eyelashes are in perfect condition. The dress and underwear is all original with no stains, rips or repairs.  The silver foil on the shoes has crinkled and starter to flake off.  One strap on the shoes is broken.  (see pictures)  You can click the pictures to see close-ups of the condition.  The box is in good condition but all 4 corners have been split.  The worst damage is shown in the picture below.  All four corners are shown in the slide show.  The cover has a price written on it with a grease pencil. 

This is an antique doll that will have some wear and imperfections expected in an antique or vintage doll.  I make every effort to describe all significant flaws in my descriptions and show them in the pictures.  Please read the description fully and examine all the pictures to be sure you understand the condition of the doll.  The pictures can be enlarged to show the doll in great detail.  If you have any questions or would like any additional information on this doll please email me and I will be glad to answer your question.  California residents are responsible for California Sales tax in addition to the purchase price shown.

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Availability: In Stock

Cost Price: $125.00 Shipping & Insurance: $35.00 Dollnum: #290

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Purchase Information

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Terms and Shipping

The shipping charge includes packaging, insurance and tracking information.  Dolls over $500 will require a signature when they are delivered. I sell and ship only to the continental US (no Alaska and Hawaii).  I often ship by UPS so the shipment must be to an address (no P.O. boxes).

All items are guaranteed to be as described on this page regarding condition, attribution and attire. If you purchase something from me and feel it is not as represented on this page please contact me by phone, email or postmarked letter within three days of receiving the item and I will gladly refund your full payment excluding shipping fees.  To get a refund the item must be returned in it's original condition and with all garments and accessories. If you do not contact me within three days of receiving the item, it is understood by both the buyer and the seller that the item is as described and a return privilege is no longer available.


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