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Types of Repair
(Damaged Doll Limb Sockets)

    This repair is especially needed in porcelain dolls which have composite or paper-mache bodies.  The elastic stringing of the limbs and the hooks on the tops of the limbs can, over the years, wear holes in the sockets which get worse as the years go by.

The work involves repairing the holes and reinforcing the socket, giving the doll a whole new lease of life.


A deteriorating socket