Thursday, 12 October 2017

Franklin mint Doll Collection Queens of England 1982 to 85

Queens of England Series
1982  to 85
 
SET OF 6 DOLLS
 
ELIZABETH 1  1982

Her father was henry v111 her Mother Anne Boleyn and her sister Mary 1
she became queen in 1558, she was twenty-five years old
She was only the third queen to rule England in her own right
This an original portrait doll Limited Edition she was Special Order only
crafted in fine bisque porcelain with brown eyes and auburn hair
her costume has been hand tailored and historically correct
she wears a white satin dress trimmed in lace
with a sleeveless coat of black velvet trimmed with white pearls 
and red black beads with small ribbon bows in red and black
her Elizabethan Tudor Ruffled collar is white satin trimmed
with white lace and fine tulle
she has a petty coat of mesh with white pantaloons trimmed in lace
her slippers are painted black
she stands 19 " tall
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C.O.A dated 1982


















 Doll Collector Magazine Spring 1983
 
 

Queen VICTORIA1983
Victoria was the second longest to reign than any other in the British monarchy 1837 to 1901
This an original portrait doll 
Crafted in fine bisque porcelain with blue eyes and brunette hair 
She wears a beautifully decorated off the shoulder  Antique white satin dress
adorned lace  scalloped around the shoulders and with her puffed sleeves are
trimmed with generous amounts of lace
she wears a red velvet cloak lined with satin with white piped edging
trimmed with gold braid she also wears a royal blue ribbon sash trimmed with
pearl beading clasped with a gold brooch and wears a gold crown
she stands 19 " tall
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her C.O.A dates her at 1983
 
 
 
 
 
 
Queen MARY 1
Her father was Henry v111 her Mother Catherine of Aragon sister Elizabeth 1
Mary Tudor was the first queen regnant of England, reigning from 1553 until her death
This an original portrait doll 
Crafted in fine bisque porcelain with brown eyes and  Auburn hair
she wears a burgundy velvet smock  over  an Antique white brocade
dress with a damask pattern with hand sewn gold appliques her dress
has a flat white Tudor collar trimmed in lace she has a pearl beads
around her waist finished with a gold jewel set with a jet black stone
she wears a French style Tudor hood in burgundy velvet trimmed with lace
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Queen MARY 11 1984

Her father James11 her Mother Anne Hyde she was the Eldest Daughter
she shared her rein with her husband William until her death 1694 leaving no heirs
This an original portrait doll 
Crafted in fine bisque porcelain with brown eyes and brunette hair
she wears a beautiful aqua blue satin dress gathered at the waist
her neckline and bodice is adorned with lace and trimmed with beautiful
scalloped gold beading finishing with a gold encrusted ruby brooch
she also wears a red velvet cloak trimmed with gold piping and edged in white
her hair is adorned with antique white lace and trimmed with aqua satin ribbons
she stands 19 " tall
She is hall marked 1984
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purchase by may 20 1985
 
 
Queen ANNE1984 
Her father James11 her Mother Anne Hyde second daughter
 Anne became Heir to the Throne and with the death of Mary 1694
Queen Anne was The last of England's Stuart monarchs 1702 till her death 1714
This an original portrait doll 
Crafted in fine bisque porcelain with green eyes and raven hair
she wears a beautifully tailored off the shoulder brocade cream dress
around her shoulders waist and bodice she is trimmed with
scalloped gold and pearl braiding and white lace
she wears  a navy blue velvet cloak trimmed with with fur
she wears a royal crown of blue velvet and gold
while holding a monarchs golden orb
she stands 19 " tall
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ELIZABETH 11
Father King George The V Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon
Elizabeth Ascended The Throne at the age of 25 June 1953 upon her fathers death
This an original portrait doll
Crafted in fine bisque porcelain with blue eyes and brunette hair
she wears a antique white brocade dress she has a cloak of navy blue velvet
trimmed with white piping and lined with white satin attached at to
the neck with gold cord with her neck draped in gold medals
she wears a navy blue velvet hat trimmed with white feathers and gold
Tassels with antique white pantaloons trimmed in lace and painted slippers
she stands 19 " tall
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