Mid- 1950's Ideal Toy Co 14" BETSY WETSY Doll -- All Original
 
My first love...
 
This is the little doll that "started it all" for me over 25 years ago when I began collecting and documenting dolls.
 
My very first doll as a young child was the earlier 14" size 1950's Betsy Wetsy made of hard plastic, which Ideal Toy Co. introduced first in the doll industry in 1949. In an effort to 'recapture' my own childhood memories I wanted my memories back when my children left the 'nest'. I've come a long way... 
 
Don't forget... Tiny Tears and Betsy Wetsy were "BFF's" -- Best Friends Forever -- and just like us when we were young, they 'traded' their clothes to 'stretch' their wardrobes because they were the same size. When you have a Tiny and a Betsy they will like to do the same, don't you think?
 
This lovely little girl is the RARE to find and "new" ALL VINYL Molded Hair Betsy Wetsy. Her counterpart with the saran hair is prevalent... this little one is a treasure to find in such near MINT condition.
 
She comes ALL ORIGINAL with her white cotton flannel diaper, and "cotton candy" pink nylon organdy party dress with matching bonnet, and slip. Crisp lace offsets the bodice and wide-brim bonnet. She wears her original pink with white trim knit booties.
 
RARE to find... she comes with her original Betsy Wetsy pink, 2-piece pajamas -- note the darling puppy on the bodice along with her signature "B".
 
Dress set is complete and in MINT condition. Pajamas have very lightly played with wear.
 
I will include her original Ideal 1950s Betsy Wetsy glass nursing bottle (not pictured)~
 
Baby herself is FLAWLESS -- I'd call this baby a PERFECT 10 out of 10. Her face still has the matte finish to the paint that only an unplayed with doll retains; her eyes open and close, and all eyelashes are present, thick, full and even. She has a high color face and gorgeous brown molded curls -- and they are PERFECT with NO RUBS anywhere. As appropriate, she is marked correctly on the nape of her neck: 14 / Ideal Doll / Made in U.S.A. and her back is marked Ideal 14. Her 5-part vinyl body is clean and without marks; give her a healthy squeeze and she squeaks loudly in protest.
 
Bring back your own childhood memories of playtime with Betsy once again!
 
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Mid- 1950's Ideal Toy Co 14" BETSY WETSY Doll -- All Original

$195.00Price
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