Friday, 5 May 2017

Franklinmint Doll Collection Wizard of Oz


Wizard of Oz 1939 film
Stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale
Ray Bolger as Scarecrow Jack Haley as Tin Man Bert Lahr as Cowardly Lion
Franklin mint doll series 1986 - 91
Dorothy
Dorothy as Portrayed by Judy Garland
She is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain with brown eyes and brunette braided hair
Dorothy is portrayed just as you remember her
wearing a Completely Authentic pretty blue-and-white cotton gingham pinafore dress
with  baby blue painted socks and sparkling ruby slippers
she carries Toto, the lively little terrier in his wicker basket.
she stands 16" Tall
doll reader April 1987
 

 
 
 
 
 
 


Doll reader April 1987

Glinda the Good Witch of the North 1986
Portrayed by  Billie Bourke
She is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain with blue eyes and auburn hair
Glinda is portrayed just as you remember her
she is wearing a pink satin gown generously overlayed with pink and peach tulle
 adorned with sequins and silver stars 
she has puffed tulle sleeves lined with satin with a satin bodice
and a off the shoulder tulle neck line finished with a silver filigree brooch with a pearl droplet
she wears a glittering mesh crown adorned with sliver sequins trimming and stars
she holds a silver magic wand trimmed with gold
 She stands  21" Tall
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DOLL READER JUNE 1990

Wicked witch of the west
portrayed by Margaret Hamilton
She is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain with brown eyes and green painted skin
she is wearing a jet black taffeta dress with a plain full length skirt
her bodice is gathered at the neck giving her bodice folds
which are pulled together with a black taffeta corset
her sleeves are puffed at the shoulder and accented by with tabs
she is wears a long trained black cape
she wears the classic black pointed hat trimmed at the rear with a black organza veil
she holds a straw broom she uses to fly
she has green legs and gloss black painted lace up boots
she stands 22" with hat




 
 

 

 
DOLL READER OCT 1991
 
Scare Crow
portrayed by Ray Bolgar
He is Dressed  in a Authentic hand detailed clothing
his head and hands  are crafted in fine bisque porcelain
his face is highly detailed painted in a light terracotta colour with a brown nose and grey eyes
he wears a baggy  blue linen shirt  tied at the wrist and waist rope
his gabardine trousers are  applied with hand sewn patches 
his hand painted head is placed over his cloth body and shirt for maximum effect
his gloved hands are porcelain
his hat is black porcelain trimmed with a strip of his blue shirt
his wears hand crafted leather laced boots
he stands 23" Tall
he is hall marked with MGM but with no date
his C.O.A is dated 1989
 
 


 


 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 The Tin Man
portrayed by Jack Haley
He is Dressed  in a Authentic hand detailed clothing
his head , hands and feet are crafted in fine bisque porcelain
his face is painted silver with blue eyes surrounded with dark grey
with a oil can as a  hat and facial armour
he wears a sleeveless vest attached to a high collar and
shoulder plate trimmed with chrome buttons
his body is covered in metallic silver
his arms has long elbow length buttoned cuffs
he also has 3 piece leg armour buttoned down the sides
his boots are painted silver
He Stands 22' Tall
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

The Cowardly Lion
 Portrayed by Bert Lahr
He is Dressed  in a Authentic hand detailed clothing
His head is hand crafted in fine bisque porcelain
his finely detail face is hand painted in a terracotta colour
with his blue eyes out lined in black and spots under his nose
he has a soft cloth body covered in fluffy fake fur
he has an extra layer of long fur wrapped around his shoulders
and chest and added to his knees and the tip of his tail
he wears a sumptuous full length trained burgundy velvet cloak lined in red
and trimmed with long grey and white fur
he proudly wears his gold star of courage on his cloak
He Stands 20" Tall
He is hall marked with MGM but with no date
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
Wizard
Portrayed by Frank Morgan
He is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain with white hair and pale hazel eyes
He is Dressed  in a Authentic hand detailed clothing
He wears a classic 3 piece suit  with a black full length  gabardine lined coat
with a white shirt with a black bow tie
overlayed with a grey 4 button vest  decorated with a gold fob chain
he wears pin striped gabardine trousers
with his shoes painted black
he stands 19" Tall

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Auntie Em
Portrayed by Clara Bandick
She is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain with grey hair and pale hazel eyes
She is Dressed  in a Authentic hand detailed clothing
she wears a simple patterned blue/grey and white full length dress
decorated with a pleated and buttoned bodice  with collar
she also wears a blue  farm apron around her waist to hold newly hatched chickens
with grey painted laced shoes
She stands 22" tall
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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