1959 Ideal Betsy Wetsy
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This doll is Betsy Wetsy. Made around 1959, marked Ideal Doll VW-2. She is 14" high, all jointed vinyl with a baby or toddler body.
Her face is wonderful, with high coloring & original paint. Plus big blue sleep eyes, intact lashes, open 'nurser' mouth, & very rosy cheeks.
She has rooted honey-blonde saran hair, full & thick. It is still in the original curls without missing plugs or cuts.
Betsy wears a wonderful factory-made dress. It is unmarked, but fits her perfectly. The dress is blue & white with blue organdy sleeves & collar and pink rayon bow. She also wears ruffled white baby panties & pink knit booties. There is a rattle tied to one hand, a glass baby bottle tied to the other.