Vintage Berjusa baby

I got this sweet face a few months ago. I know she is a little discolored. She has this weird thing at the bottom of her head were there is probably a neck plug, there is a "stick coming from the middle of the neck plug. There is nothing that it can attach to

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I don’t know anything about ‘that thing’, but she is beautiful and look very realistically sculpted.

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I think the name of this one is the “Mary face” Berenguer. The vintage ones were given names. There used to be a site that shows each vintage face with its name, but I can’t find it now.

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You are right on the name.I have one of these somewhere that I dolled up for my grand daughter way back when I first started.

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I think she has one of the sweetest and most realistic faces of the vintage ones.

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It’s possible she was one of the ones that moved.

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Yes they all had names. I keep looking for that site every now and then and can never find it anymore either. I have I think 6 of these packed away and of course I don’t remember all their names. You are right though this one is Mary Face.

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Yes, this is the Mary Face Berenguer. I used that head with the 3/4 chubby Berenguer limbs and made a baby many years ago. I did so because my head came off a doll with sewn on limbs. This is the only photo I have of her and it is a scan of an old point and shoot photograph
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Caroline - Sold 08/2006 by Angie Jones

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Wow how sweet. Did she have that weird plastic stick coming out of the neck plug?
This is not my pic

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Some of the Berenguer babies had those kind of plugs with the stick. It was meant to keep the head from being floppy.

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Yes, and on the heavier heads like that if you want the baby to sit up like a toddler that works well. If you don’t just cut the stick end off with a craft knife and use the plug to plug up the neck hole.

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There was another one called Snookie face. I think it was the one with the bottom lip sucked in. I did a few of those some years back.

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Yes, I have one of those. I think those are the only two names I can remember. I haven’t even looked at those dolls in so long I don’t even remember the faces I have never mind the names.

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Almost 7 years ago, when I began reborning; painted with Hunny Buns WaterBorne paints. I named him Patrick. Someone bought him from me for $30 on eBay.

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The dolls cost more than $30 and you put work into him and dressed him. Someone got an unbelievable deal.

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They did. I wish I’d kept him.

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very sweet

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I would love to see more of these.

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