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#1083B Porcelain White Heather Slipper

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German porcelain souvenir slipper with in-mold beading. Vamp features a "Lucky White Heather" color transfer with hand enameled texturing, and the souvenir is marked for Bournemouth, England (County Dorset, costal, near the Isle of Wight). The Lucky White Heather was made by several competing manufacturers, to include England's Carlton and Wilton firms. This however, is German, impressed "Germany 3322" on side of the shoe, and sole is marked "FOREIGN" in a rust orange stamp, probably dating it to the period immediately after WWI. Size 5 x 2.25, 2.1 oz. Condition report: very good. Wojtkowski pg 124L2.  Item #1083B, Price $30.

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Grandma Katies Shoe Shoppe, P.O. Box 53, Mukwonago, WI 53149
     
       Inserted 11/9/04