FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: How do I determine what style to order?
A: They are identifying marks on the back of the head. The old body style will give clues. Example: A.M. would need a German body fully articulated. Bru J would need a gusseted French body.

Q:
How do I measure my doll for a leather body?
A: First, determine the age of your doll. Baby, toddler, child or lady.
Second, measure the height of the head including neck. Baby and Toddler = 4 heads tall. Child = 5 heads tall. Lady = 6 heads tall.
Third, measure the shoulder plate, shoulder to shoulder and front to back. Measuring the shoulder from the bottom of the plate

Fourth, if you have bisque or composition arms and legs, measure their length and distance around where the leather connects to the limbs.

Fifth, if you have the old body that has the correct proportions measure from shoulder to heel.

Q:
If I have an old body that needs replaced can I send it to you for a reproduction?
A: Yes, we specialize in custom work. Send us the old body and we'll return it with your new body.
We also assemble your doll parts if you wish.

Q:
How long will it take to get my order?
A: We custom make every body especially for you and make every effort to get your order on its way with the best workmanship possible! Except to receive your order in 3 to 6 weeks, some custom bodies may take longer.

Q:
How do I pay?
A: We accept  VISA and Master Card in our international shop.

Q:
Do you do Bodies for Modern Dolls?
A: Yes - We make them all. Most of the Bodies sold in Europe are made by us, we have them in stock.
If you have your own pattern, you can send it to us.

Q:
Can I send my doll parts to you and have you decide what style and size I need?
A Yes - We will also assemble and send it back to your ready to dress.

Q:
How can I contact you?
A: Mail us at info@dollbodies.de or send us a fax under ++49-9568-2332 or
phone us under ++49-9568-5969 during 8.00 - 17.00 MEZ.

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