Original Wartime WINSTON CHURCHILL DOLL by LIBERTY OF LONDON
(9 1/2 inches tall)
Churchill at Chartwell
An extraordinary World War II survivor in extraordinary condition. This elegantly tailored Winston Churchill doll was produced by Liberty of London in 1942. It is in mint condition, standing 9 1/2 inches tall, with the original tag still looped around Churchill's left arm. It reads:My Name Is Winston Churchill. Made in England by Liberty of London, shipt across the Atlantic by convoy in the Spring of 1942.We have never seen another like it.
Bibliographic numbers (in parentheses) are from Frederick Woods' original Churchill bibliography (Woods), as emended by Richard Langworth in his Connoisseur's Guide; and from the new, greatly expanded Churchill bibliography by Ronald Cohen (Cohen).