How do I identify a Sasha doll?

Look at the bottom of the feet. From 1940 until 1975, Sasha dolls were produced by Sasha Morgenthaler. Many of the dolls produced during this time feature Morgenthaler’s signature on the bottom of their feet. Measure the doll.

Are Sasha dolls marked?

German Sashas had the “Sasha” mark on their backs and necks, whereas the English dolls had no marking. All Sasha dolls were sold with a string tied to a medallion printed with the Sasha logo on their right wrists.

How do you wash a Sasha dolls hair?

Step by step instructions

  1. First comb out the hair until no snarls from root to end are present.
  2. Prepare all your supplies and get the doll ready.
  3. Take Loma “Nourishing” conditioner.
  4. Take Dawn dishwashing liquid and wash the hair.
  5. Squeeze her hair with a towel.
  6. Swish her hair back and forth.
  7. Comb slightly.
  8. Wait.

How do you remove mildew stains from vinyl dolls?

Add one tablespoon of liquid laundry detergent to the cup of water and mix well. Dip the soft cloth in the mixture and wipe down the affected areas of the doll. Take the damp soft cloth and dip it in baking soda, and rub it on the spots that remain after the initial cleaning.

How do you get stains out of rubber dolls?

Remove stains from doll clothing by hand-washing in a mild detergent. For more stubborn stains, soak them in peroxide. Rinse, and lay flat to dry.

How do you get stains out of dolls?

Apply rubbing alcohol for stubborn stains. Soak a cotton-tipped swab and carefully blot the stain. If alcohol doesn’t work, try nail polish remover. The acetone in nail polish remover is strong and could remove the doll’s face coloring as well as the stain.

How do you soften old rubber dolls?

Try rubbing an art eraser over the doll. If you do not mind getting the doll wet, use a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser on it. Just squeeze as dry as possible before you do.

How do you get stains out of vinyl dolls?

Most commonly, vinyl dolls get stained because the doll is being handled too much or its clothing had gotten wet and the fabric dye has “bled” onto the doll. Most stains can be easily removed with just a few household items. For heavy stains benzoyl peroxide will do the trick.

What will soften rubber?

Spray the rubber with silicone spray.

  • Keep the rubber in the plastic bag for three to seven days.
  • Lift the bagged piece of rubber and bend it to check for pliability.
  • Heat some water in a stew pot on the stove.
  • Set the stew pot in the sink and submerge the rubber in the water to soften it.
  • Will vinegar soften rubber?

    Wherever you find rubber, don’t clean it with vinegar. The acid can eat away at rubber just as it does natural stone, causing it to degrade. Instead, use soap and water or a solution of soap and baking soda.

    Where did Sasha the Sasha doll come from?

    This website is dedicated to English Sasha dolls made at Stockport, Cheshire from 1965 to 1986. Sasha dolls were created by a Swiss artist called Sasha Morgenthaler. Born in 1893, she led the most extraordinary life.

    What kind of vinyl is a Sasha doll made of?

    Sasha dolls are made of hard vinyl with rooted hair, with the exception of the limited edition dolls, who mostly wore wigs. The earliest dolls had sprayed and hand-painted eyes and the later dolls had printed eyes with some handfinishing.

    When did Trendon stop making the Sasha dolls?

    Trendon ceased production of Sasha Dolls in 1986 and they were not produced again until 1995 when Götz-Puppenfabrik GmbH of Rödental, Germany began to make them again. The company had also produced the dolls briefly from 1964-1970.

    Where can I buy a Gotz Sasha doll?

    Most of our dolls were ‘rescued’ when the original factory in Stockport ceased production. Including Götz designer dolls and limited edition English dolls. Available for purchase from our online shop. We also have a wide range of Sasha Doll outfits and accessories. And a limited number of second hand Sasha Dolls.