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Dolls Price Guide: Doll Values and Information...
Dolls Price Guide to help you identify and value your dolls, antique to modern. Includes Barbies, Madame Alexanders, Ginny and much more. REVISED 2011
Dolls Price Guide: Antique Dolls
Price Guide to help you identify and value your antique dolls.
Dolls Price Guide: Madame Alexander Dolls
Price Guide for Madame Alexander dolls. For identification and values.
10 Ways to Identify Your Collector Dolls
Here are the steps to help you identify the name and/or manufacturer of a doll.
Dolls Price Guide: Text Index of all dolls
Text Index for the Dolls Price and Identification Guide
Dolls Price Guide: Vintage Dolls 1925-1950
Price Guide for vintage dolls, 1925-1950. For identification and values.
Do You Know When the First Cabbage Patch Doll...
About Cabbage Patch Kids, including dates of production, companies, characteristics, the secondary market and general information about this popular vintage and modern doll.
Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery
Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery.
Vintage Barbie Dolls Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery of Vintage Barbie Dolls and Clothing from 1959 through 1972
1966 Barbie Dolls: Trash or Treasure?
Finally--here is some help sorting out what the 1966 mark on a Barbie acutally means!
Special Tips For Restoration of Barbie®...
How to repair and restore vintage Barbie and other plastic dolls.
Dolls Price Guide: Sixties Dolls
Price Guide for dolls from the 1960s.. For identification and values.
What Is The Value of a Doll?
In today's volatile doll market, what IS the value of a particular doll?
Dolls Price Guide: Fifties Dolls
Price Guide for dolls from the 1950s.. For identification and values.
Value Your Doll
If you know which doll you have, here is how to find out what the doll is worth.
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls
Effanbee Dolls - All About Effanbee Dolls
Founded in 1912, this company has produced dolls ranging from Patsy to Brenda Starr, made out of composition, rubber, hard plastic, vinyl...and love.
Armand Marseille Dolls
All about German Armand Marseille dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Tips For Sucessful Doll Restoration
Tips and tricks to help you successfully restore your vintage and antique dolls.
Dolls Price Guide: Modern Barbie Dolls
Price Guide for modern Barbie dolls. For identification and values.
Doll Shop and Museum Directory
Doll shops and museums from all around the United States and the world
Dolls Price Guide: Vogue Dolls including Ginny
Price Guide for Vogue dolls, including Ginny. For identification and values.
Dollars and Dolls
By popular demand, here are some tips from an experienced collector and observer. Note, I'm not a dealer or professional appraiser.
Do You Know the Difference Between Bisque and...
All about bisque dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from bisque.
Composition Dolls
All about composition dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the collector market, and general information.
Dolls Price Guide
Dolls price guide, with photos, descriptions and current values.
Restring a Doll: Doll With A Basic 5-Part Body
Have a baby doll that needs repairing? Learn to restring a bisque, composition, vinyl or hard plastic doll back together again.
Top 4 Look Alike Dolls
Look Alike Dolls: Where To Get Dolls That Look Like Your Child
Antique Dolls Price Guide
Antique dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
Do You Know When the First Barbie Doll Was Made?
All about Barbie Dolls including history, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Dolls From The Heart Doll Collector Gallery
Doll Collector Gallery showcasing photos and stories behind vintage, antique and modern dolls in collector's collections worldwide
Organizing Your Doll Collection:  Storing...
How to store your doll collection safely.: free tissue paper acid free tissue paper barbie dolls display cabinets barbie doll
Trolls
All about Trolls, including dates of production, companies that produced Trolls, characteristics, the secondary market and general information about these popular dolls.
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide with photos and current market prices.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Southern...
Madame Alexander Southern Belle Doll in the Dolls Price Guide.
Whatever Happened To Cabbage Patch Dolls?
The HOT dolls of the 80s haven't ever truly faded away
Kestner Dolls - All About Kestner Dolls
All about German Kestner dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
American Girl Dolls
A profile on the Americn Girl Dolls doll including dates of production, characteristics, dolls available and general information.
Dolls Price Guide: Fashion Dolls:  Gene,...
Price Guide for fashion dolls including Gene, Tyler, Somers & Field. For identification and values.
Shirley Temple Dolls
All about Shirley Temple dolls, including history, characteristics, materials, and pricing for dolls today.
Vintage Dolls Price Guide - Guide to Vintage...
Vintage dolls (1925 to 1959) price guide, including information, doll values and photos
Doll Restoration and Conservation:  What...
A complete course in doll conservation and restoration--tips and tricks, links and books
Lee Middleton Dolls
All about Lee Middleton dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market, and general information.
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong. Page 11.
Celluloid Dolls
All about celluloid dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from celluloid plastic.
1960s Dolls Price Guide
1960s dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
Barbie Fun Facts
Did you know all these facts about Barbie dolls?: army air force olympic swimmer mattel inc olympic athlete teenage fashion
Dolls Price Guide: Ideal Dolls
Price Guide for Ideal dolls. For identification and values.
Organizing Your Doll Collection: ...
How to effectively display your doll collection. Tips and display options.
A Guide to Doll Materials
If you know the material that a doll head is made with, you have the key to identifying and understanding a doll. This guide will help you identify, collect, and appreciate dolls according to the materials that they were made with.
Kewpie Dolls
A Kewpie Dolls introduction, including dates of production, biographical data on Rose O'Neill, pricing information and general information.
Kestner 171 German Bisque Doll
Kestner 171 German bisque doll, circa 1900. : vogue dolls german bisque porcelain teeth bisque doll madame alex
Bisque Kewpie, 6 Inches Tall
Bisque antique Kewpie doll, 6 inches tall. Page 5.
How To Get The Best Prices For Your Dolls on eBay
How to get top dollar for your dolls when selling on eBay, the online auction marketplace.
Doll Profile: Madame Alexander Dolls
All about these popular 20th and 21st century dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market, and more.
Godden's Novel "The Doll House" is not just for...
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Identify Your Vintage Ponytail Barbie
There are 6 versions of the vintage ponytail barbie, and their value varies from a few thousand dollars to a few hundred. Here's how to tell which ponytail Barbie Doll you have.
Dolls From A to Z
Dolls from A to Z: Information on All Types of Dolls, Antique to Modern
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Compositio...
Madame Alexander composition Dionne quintuplets in the Dolls Price Guide
Doll Collecting 101- A Complete Guide to Doll...
A complete guide to collecting dolls, from antique to modern. How to identify and value dolls, what to look for when buying dolls, how to preserve and take care of dolls, and much more.
Dolls Price Guide:  Chatty Cathy
Chatty Cathy in the Dolls Price Guide.: chatty cathy dolls chatty cathy doll vogue dolls rare variations mattel inc
Caring for Vinyl Dolls
The definitive guide for restoring vinyl dolls and action figures
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Tiny Betty
Award winning Madame Alexander Tiny Betty doll dresssed as a bride
Gotz Dolls:  What You Need To Know
All about Goetz dolls; Götz dolls from Germany.
Dawn Dolls: Tiny Doll Stars of the 1970s
Just over 6 inches tall, Dawn dolls steal the hearts of 1970s children and collectors today
Dolls Price Guide - Cissy in Coral and Leopard...
Madame Alexander Cissy, in the Coral and Leopard travel ensemble.
Dolls Price Guide - Barbie as Dorothy From the...
Barbie as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Toto, too.
1966 Barbie Dolls:  Trash or Treasure?
Finally--here is some help sorting out what the 1966 mark on a Barbie acutally means!
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll. Page 6.
Jumeau Dolls
An introduction to French Jumeau dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Chatty Cathy
All about the talking Chatty Cathy doll from the 1960s, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular baby boomer doll.
Dolls From the Heart Doll Galleries
Online doll museum of dolls. Many beautiful photos and the stories behind the dolls.
Bratz Dolls
All about Bratz dolls from MGA Entertainment, including history, characteristics, controversies surrounding the dolls and their place in the hearts of little girls today.
Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach
A Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach from the late 1800s. Page 3.
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 17.
Buying Damaged Antique Dolls: Is It Ever a Good...
A look at whether or not you should ever consider buying a damaged antique doll.
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma...
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma Dolls, c. 2006. Page 12.
Betsy McCall Dolls
All about Betsy McCall dolls, including dates of production, companies, characteristics, the secondary market and general information about this popular vintage and modern doll.
Antique and Vintage  Doll Collecting...
Are you new to antique and vintage (pre-1960s) doll collecting? Don't be lost--here are all the buzz-words and definitions you'll need. Talk like a pro.
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s.
Half Dolls
All about antique half dolls, including dates of production, companies that produced them, characteristics, the secondary market and general information.
How these Dolls can Dance their way to your...
In this post, we'll begin to explore building a general doll collection through exploring different categories of dolls.
Vintage Barbie Dolls Can Be Dangerous To Your...
Why certain vintage Barbie dolls are disintegrating, and why they are dangerous for children
China Dolls
Introduction to china dolls including dates of production, characteristics, values of china dolls and general information about these popular antique dolls.
Floor Plan for a Doll Program
Here is a game plan to use as a guide or outline for giving a program on the history of dolls.
Armand Marseille Googly 323
Armand Marseille 323 Googly doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 11.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls: History
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
Gene Marshall Dolls
A profile on the Gene Marshall dolls by Ashton Drake including dates of production, characteristics, dolls available and general information about this popular 15.5 inch fashion doll.
Sunshine Family
All about the Sunshine Family dolls from the 1970s made by Mattel, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular late baby boomer and early Gen-X doll.
Before You Buy Baby Dolls
Questions you should ask before buying a Baby Doll. Facts to consider before choosing a Baby Doll for a child or collector.
Ways To Get Your Dolls To Stand
How can you get your dolls to stand up for display?
Silkstone Barbie Dolls
All about Silkstone Barbie Dolls (also known as Lingerie Model and Fashion Model dolls), including history, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Sharing our Love of Dolls and History
Giving programs on dolls is a great way to influence new collectors and create positive vibes ab out our hobby.
Bye-Lo Baby Dolls
All about Bye-Lo Baby Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for dolls today.
Ken Dolls
All about Ken, Barbie's boyfriend, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for Ken dolls today.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 7.
Top 10 Tips To Protect And Preserve Your Dolls
Top 10 tips to protect and preserve your dolls.
Patsy Dolls - All About Patsy and Patsy Family...
All about Patsy dolls and Patsy family dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about these popular 20th and 21st Century Dolls.
Dolls Price Guide - Vogue Jill
Jill fashion doll from the 1950s, by Vogue, in the Dolls Price Guide!
A Tall, Elegant, Vanishing Species; 1950s...
Exploring deluxe 1950s Supermarket Dolls by Deluxe Reading and Arrow
Ginny Dolls - All About Ginny Dolls by Vogue
All about Ginny Dolls by Vogue, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular baby boomer doll.
Dolls Price Guide - Mattel Bubble Cut Barbie
Brunette vintage bubble cut Barbie in the Dolls Price Guide
Kewpie and Doodle Dog by Charisma Dolls
Porcelain Kewpie and Doodledog by Charisma Dolls. Page 13.
Madame Alexander Dolls Return To McDonald's Happy
Madame Alexander dolls are once again available in McDonald's Happy Meals this month.
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 16.
Mark or Markings in the Glossary of Doll...
The definition of doll mark or markings in the Glossary of Doll Collecting Terms.
Dolls Price Guide - Duchess and PMA  Dolls
Hard plastic dolls from the 1940s and 1950s made by Dutchess and PMA
Little Miss Revlon Doll by Ideal
Little Miss Revlon doll by Ideal, MIB with an upswept-drive hairdo.
Top 10 Antique Dolls on a Budget
Antique dolls can be intimidating and overwhelming. Our list of the top 10 antique dolls for collectors on a budget will show you some great antique dolls that won't break the bank.
Half Doll, Arms Close With Comb in Hair and...
Half Doll, arms close, with comb in hair. Page 19.
Great Collectors and Catalogs
Catalogs for Theriault's Only Child auction are being sent as we speak!
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill, c. 1912. Page 2.
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie, Made in Japan
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 8.
Ginny Dolls:  The History of Vogue, Inc.
Waltershauser Dolls: Exceptional dolls from Germany with a 200 year pedigree.
Dolls Price Guide - Flat-Top China Doll
Flat top china doll from 1850s to 1870s.: vogue dolls china dolls madame alex porcelain dolls vintage dolls
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912. Page 3.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls:  About the Dolls
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 18.
Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker, Close-Up
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker, close-up. Page 10.
Doll Review: Breath of Life Babies by Lee...
Review of the Breath of Life Baby dolls by Lee Middleton Dolls.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Maggie
Maggie doll by Madame Alexander, from 1950s: madame alexander doll vogue dolls madame alex vintage dolls vintage barbie
Early English Wooden Dolls
Early English Wooden Dolls in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 20.
Big Changes for Collectible Barbie Dolls
A full explanation of the Barbie Collector tiers: Pink, Silver, Gold, Platinum, and the new Barbie doll
Vinyl Dolls
All about vinyl dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from vinyl plastic.
Norah Wellings Dolls, 1930s to 1960s
All about Norah Wellings Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for her dolls today.
Ideal Dolls
All about Ideal Dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular twentieth century dolls.
Kestner 171
Kestner 171 in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 9.
Dolls Price Guide - French Bisque Bebe in...
Beautiful French bisque bebe in costume of Savoie, France.
Crissy Dolls
All about Crissy and grow hair Crissy family dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular baby boomer doll.
Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths
Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths
Back of Bisque Kewpie Set Know as "The Lawyers"
Back view shows second book as well as Rose O'Neill originall copyright sticker. $400 to $500
Prize Baby
Prize Baby Antique All-Bisque Doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 15.
Strawberry Shortcake, First Edition in the...
First Edition Kenner Strawberry Shortcake in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 6.
Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker. Page 9.
Skipper Dolls
All about Skipper, Barbie's little sister, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Adriana by Furga Dolls
Adriana by Furga, a hard plastic doll from the 1960s-1970s. Page 10.
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 14.
Top 10 Tips For Great Doll Photography
10 tips to make your doll photographs shine.
Introduction to SFBJ Dolls
An introduction to French SFBJ dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Newborn Nursery Adoption Centers to Open at FAO...
Adoption Centers for Lee Middleton Dolls opening soon at FAO Schwarz Toy Stores.
A. Marque's Little Girl has the Last Dance at...
A lovely, melancholy Valentine doll brings an impressive bid at last weekend's Cotillion auction by Theriault's.
About the Dolls Price Guide
Important information about the Dolls Price Guide on About.com
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
All Bisque by Kestner With Lace-Up Boots
All Bisque by Kestner With Lace-Up Boots in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 12.
Bisque Dollhouse Child Doll With Molded Hair
Bisque Dollhouse Child Doll With Molded Hair in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 13.
Should I Fix My Doll?
Should I Fix My Doll?--Is it worth it to fix my broken doll?
Dolls Price Guide - French Bisque Poupee by...
French bisque poupee by Gaultier in costume of Brittany, c. 1880.
A Brief History of Talking Dolls--From Bebe...
A Brief History of Talking Dolls--From Bebe Phonographe to Amazing Amanda
High Brow China Doll
High Brow China doll, circa 1860s to 1870s. Page 10.
The Japanese Doll Festival
March 3d marks the date for the Hinamatsuri or Japanese Doll Festival, only one type of ritual or festival honoring dolls from Japan where doll makers are national treasures.

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