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rV Lifelike 'r-. x .ff features. . . &f? , , '.. A i -'vW, ' " r '. X -'-" - The final Picture-Perfect Baby at a price you can't resist I Dressed in Mis from head to toe, "Danielle" is waiting like a little lady on the front porch . for Grandma to arrive. She's much too excited to sit patiently, though, so she pulls off her fancy sock and discovers a new way to have some fun. "Danielle", by renowned artist Yolanda Bello is the final issue in the Yolanda's Picture-Perfect Babies collection. " " , Quality Craftsmanship , and Investment Potential i 'Danielle's" head arms, and legs are hand-cast bisque porcelain of natural black skin tone, skillfully hand-painted to enhance this baby's gentle expression. Her brown hand-set ' eyes and slightly tilted head are full of affection; Danielle wears a hand-tailored floral print dress, reverse-print bonnet and pan- : ' talettes, lace pinafore, and knit socks. Her outfit is trimmed in ribbon, satin rdsebuds, . and ribbon-woven laca Each "Danielle" doll bears the signature of the artist, as hand- . numbered, and comes with a m'atching-numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Evaluated against The Uniform Grading Standards for Dolls developed by Ashton-Drake, "Danielle" ...has earned the Standards' highest rating for artistry and craftsmanship Premiere Grade. ' As a certified Premiere Grade doll and ; the final issue in a legendary collection, "Danielle's" investment potential seems promising. Not all dolls increase in value; values can go down. But "Danielle" possesses qualities similar to these other Yolanda Bello - Picture-Perfect Babies9: jf Ml r At 1 , LV 1 , A Avenge Edition Issue Market Poll Artist End : Price Value Change "Heather" Vblanda Bello .1987 $48 5427 $379 "Jennifer" Vblanda Bello 1988 $58 $365 S307 "Sarah" Yolanda Bello J 1989 558 S151 S93 2! . "Source. AuftUJt. 19t survey of registered sales by select doll dealers nationwide. Prices quoted above arc based on relatively few sales by.lcadle doll dealers and reflect the taw of supply and demand; actual u tale prices realized by Individual collectors may be lower. "DanLlIe" would like to visit your house, too, for or' ?-..00. Hurry. . .she's issued in an edition ea Jin forever in 1992, after which molds for this call will be broken and no more porcela'n will ever be cast. Order today. - fl .-Jo IeAshton-DrakeGalleries HI'S ASHTON-DRAKE GALLERIES PLEASE RESPOND BY: November 30, 1991 9200 North Maryland Avenue , Niles, Illinois 60648-1397 YES, I'd like to order "Danielle," 'unconditionally guaranteed for one full year. Limit one. . -. Credit Card Number 1 wish to pay for my doll as follows: BY CREDIT CARD Please charge my: VISA MasterCard Discover in four equal monthly installments of . $17.25, the first being billed with shipment of the doll. Exp. Date Signature . v, ' : " ' ' ' ' ' ' Name (please print) - Telephone Address . ,. Apt. No, x City - , . State Zip BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER I enclose my first payment of $17.25. The balance due will be billed in three equal monthly installments, the next being billed with shipment of the doll. ; . BY INVOICE I understand that I need send no money now. 1 will pay for "Danielle" in four monthly installments of $17.25 each, the first being billed Wore shipment of the doll. 76121-D85714 , "Plus $3.94 home delivery fee and Any applicable state sales tax. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery. Canadian price: $95.00 plus postage ancf handling and any applicable sales tax.