SET: THE CRANFORD CHILDREN SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, Jack Cranford, (German set)

Set Information edit

Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing of the US sets. They discuss the series on page 161.This is the German published set of JACK CRANFORD and they are not mentioned in the Whitton book so must be very rare. There are four sets in the series with each set having one doll, four dresses and four hats. JACK CRANFORD 9011 C, JESSIE CRANFORD 9011 a, JENNIE CRANFORD 9011 b, and JANE, THE NURSE.
They are marked on the backs SCUTZMARKE HOFLIEFERANLEM S. MAJ. DES KONIGS UND IHRERMAJ. DER KONIGIN VON ENGLAND N0. 9011 C RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, KUNSTVERLAG. BERLIN. LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK

Items in Set

black coat and hat and brown pants,
9011-C
black coat  and hat and brown pants,
Item Comment

black coat with six buttons in two rows down the front, he wears brown pants and black shoes, he is holding thin red strip in his left hand, hat is black with a red and white decorative plume on the front,
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

Size
3 x 7 in. dress, 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. hat
Categories
brown top and shorts and hat
9011-C
brown top and shorts and hat
Item Comment

brown top and shorts, he has a green tie at the neck and a green belt at the waist, he holds an apple in his left hand, hat is brown
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

Size
3 x 4 3/4 in. dress, 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. hat
Categories
Jack Cranford, doll, (German set)
9011-C
Jack Cranford, doll, (German set)
Item Comment

doll, head separate but "attached at a proper angle, onto an elongated neck, space being left under the chin to slip on the separate costume which also came with a neck long enough to allow this manipulation" page 70 of PAPER DOLLS A GUIDE TO COSTUME BY CLARA HALLARD FAWCETT, 1951. ,
he has short brown hair parted on his left, he wears a one piece undershirt garment with short brown socks and brown shoes, his left lower arm is hidden behind his back and his right is bent upwards at the elbow. he is marked on the reverse as above

Size
2 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. doll
Categories
white sailor suit and hat
9011-C
white sailor suit and hat
Item Comment

white sailor suit with blue trims, he holds book in his left hand, hat is white with a blue brim,
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

Size
3 in. x 6 1/2 in. dress
Categories
white sweater, red leggings and mittens, and hat
9011-C
white sweater, red leggings and mittens, and hat
Item Comment

white sweater with red striped accents at the neck and hemline, black short pants, red leggings, and red mittens, he holds snowballs, hat is white with a red pom pom on the top.
has an elongated neck to allow the costume to slip under the chin of the doll

Size
2 3/4 x 7 in. dress, 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. hat
Categories