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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.
Dolls Price Guide: Text Index of all dolls
Text Index for the Dolls Price and Identification Guide
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: Vintage Dolls 1925-1950
Price Guide for vintage dolls, 1925-1950. For identification and values.
1966 Barbie Dolls: Trash or Treasure?
Finally--here is some help sorting out what the 1966 mark on a Barbie acutally means!
Vintage Barbie Dolls Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery of Vintage Barbie Dolls and Clothing from 1959 through 1972
Special Tips For Restoration of Barbie® and...
How to repair and restore vintage Barbie and other plastic dolls.
Dolls Price Guide: Fifties Dolls
Price Guide for dolls from the 1950s.. For identification and values.
Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery
Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery.
Dolls Price Guide: Sixties Dolls
Price Guide for dolls from the 1960s.. 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.
What Is The Value of a Doll?
In today's volatile doll market, what IS the value of a particular doll?
Dolls Price Guide
Dolls price guide, with photos, descriptions and current values.
Dolls Price Guide: Modern Barbie Dolls
Price Guide for modern Barbie dolls. 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 4 Look Alike Dolls
Look Alike Dolls: Where To Get Dolls That Look Like Your Child
American Girl Dolls
A profile on the Americn Girl Dolls doll including dates of production, characteristics, dolls available and general information.
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls
Tips For Sucessful Doll Restoration
Tips and tricks to help you successfully restore your vintage and antique dolls.
Organizing Your Doll Collection:  Storing...
How to store your doll collection safely.
Armand Marseille Dolls
All about German Armand Marseille dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Dolls Price Guide: Vogue Dolls including Ginny
Price Guide for Vogue dolls, including Ginny. For identification and values.
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.
Lee Middleton Dolls
All about Lee Middleton dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market, and general information.
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.
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.
Antique Dolls Price Guide
Antique dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
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
Doll Shop and Museum Directory
Doll shops and museums from all around the United States and the world
Lovely to look at, delightful to hold,...
Collectible vintage porcelain dolls with more whimsy appeal than value, still appreciated by collectors. They have a place in doll history.
1960s Dolls Price Guide
1960s dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
Composition Dolls
All about composition dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the collector market, and general information.
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide with photos and current market prices.
Some of her Doll Houses are as Tall as She Is!
What Kind of People Collect Dolls and Doll Houses? People like Dr. Ruth!
Shirley Temple Dolls
All about Shirley Temple dolls, including history, characteristics, materials, and pricing for dolls today.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Southern...
Madame Alexander Southern Belle Doll in the Dolls Price Guide.
Do You Know When the First Barbie Doll Was Made?
All about Barbie Dolls including history, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Doll Restoration and Conservation:  What...
A complete course in doll conservation and restoration--tips and tricks, links and books
Dolls Price Guide: Fashion Dolls:  Gene,...
Price Guide for fashion dolls including Gene, Tyler, Somers & Field. For identification and values.
Vintage Dolls Price Guide - Guide to Vintage...
Vintage dolls (1925 to 1959) price guide, including information, doll values and photos
Dolls Price Guide - Barbie as Dorothy From the...
Barbie as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Toto, too.
Dolls Price Guide: Ideal Dolls
Price Guide for Ideal dolls. For identification and values.
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.
Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach
A Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach from the late 1800s. Page 3.
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.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Compositio...
Madame Alexander composition Dionne quintuplets in the Dolls Price Guide
Kewpie Dolls
A Kewpie Dolls introduction, including dates of production, biographical data on Rose O'Neill, 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 Price Guide - Mattel Bubble Cut Barbie
Brunette vintage bubble cut Barbie in the Dolls Price Guide
Bisque Kewpie, 6 Inches Tall
Bisque antique Kewpie doll, 6 inches tall. Page 5.
Dolls From the Heart Doll Galleries
Online doll museum of dolls. Many beautiful photos and the stories behind the dolls.
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.
Kestner Dolls - All About Kestner Dolls
All about German Kestner dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
American Girl Dolls: Their Special Allure
American Girl dolls. Why are these historic play dolls so popular with little girls and their moms?
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Tiny Betty
Award winning Madame Alexander Tiny Betty doll dresssed as a bride
Dawn Dolls: Tiny Doll Stars of the 1970s
Just over 6 inches tall, Dawn dolls steal the hearts of 1970s children and collectors today
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong. Page 11.
Half Dolls
All about antique half dolls, including dates of production, companies that produced them, characteristics, the secondary market and general information.
1966 Barbie Dolls:  Trash or Treasure?
Finally--here is some help sorting out what the 1966 mark on a Barbie acutally means!
Trolls
All about Trolls, including dates of production, companies that produced Trolls, characteristics, the secondary market and general information about these popular dolls.
Celluloid Dolls
All about celluloid dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from celluloid plastic.
Kewpie and Doodle Dog by Charisma Dolls
Porcelain Kewpie and Doodledog by Charisma Dolls. Page 13.
Dolls From A to Z
Dolls from A to Z: Information on All Types of Dolls, Antique to Modern
Top 10 Tips To Protect And Preserve Your Dolls
Top 10 tips to protect and preserve your dolls.
Kestner 171 German Bisque Doll
Kestner 171 German bisque doll, circa 1900.
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s.
Organizing Your Doll Collection: ...
How to effectively display your doll collection. Tips and display options.
Whatever Happened To Cabbage Patch Dolls?
The HOT dolls of the 80s haven't ever truly faded away
Mark or Markings in the Glossary of Doll...
The definition of doll mark or markings in the Glossary of Doll Collecting Terms.
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 18.
French All-bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet
French All-bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet - All About French All- Bisque Mignonette. Page 4.
Dolls Price Guide - Cissy in Coral and Leopard...
Madame Alexander Cissy, in the Coral and Leopard travel ensemble.
Beloved Ballerinas
More Beautiful, New Alexander Ballerinas Dance their Way to our Hearts
Madame Alexander Dolls Return To McDonald's Happy
Madame Alexander dolls are once again available in McDonald's Happy Meals this month.
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 17.
Armand Marseille Googly 323
Armand Marseille 323 Googly doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 11.
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
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.
Vinyl Dolls
All about vinyl dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from vinyl plastic.
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll. Page 6.
Big Changes for Collectible Barbie Dolls
A full explanation of the Barbie Collector tiers: Pink, Silver, Gold, Platinum, and the new Barbie doll
Newborn Nursery Adoption Centers to Open at FAO...
Adoption Centers for Lee Middleton Dolls opening soon at FAO Schwarz Toy Stores.
Kestner 171
Kestner 171 in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 9.
Dolls Price Guide:  Chatty Cathy
Chatty Cathy in the Dolls Price Guide.: chatty cathy dolls chatty cathy doll vogue dolls rare variations mattel inc
Vintage Barbie Dolls Can Be Dangerous To Your...
Why certain vintage Barbie dolls are disintegrating, and why they are dangerous for children
Doll Review: Breath of Life Babies by Lee...
Review of the Breath of Life Baby dolls by Lee Middleton Dolls.
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma...
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma Dolls, c. 2006. Page 12.
Half Doll, Arms Close With Comb in Hair and...
Half Doll, arms close, with comb in hair. Page 19.
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
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.
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.
Before You Buy Porcelain Dolls
Buying modern porcelain dolls can be very different than buying collectible vinyl dolls. Here's what you need to know.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 7.
Bye-Lo Baby Dolls
All about Bye-Lo Baby Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for dolls today.
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill, c. 1912. Page 2.
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 14.
Shirley Temple Tribute
Shirley Temple, beloved child star and inspiration for many dolls and collectibles died today at age 85.
Hard Plastic Dolls
All about hard plastic dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from hard plastic.
Little Miss Revlon Doll by Ideal
Little Miss Revlon doll by Ideal, MIB with an upswept-drive hairdo.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls: History
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
Norah Wellings Dolls, 1930s to 1960s
All about Norah Wellings Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for her dolls today.
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.
Jumeau Dolls
An introduction to French Jumeau dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
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.
All Bisque by Kestner With Lace-Up Boots
All Bisque by Kestner With Lace-Up Boots in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 12.
Doll Collecting Doll by Doll, Type by Type
A general doll collection, based on the ideas of doll author Helen Young, contains dolls of many types and categories.
Early English Wooden Dolls
Early English Wooden Dolls in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 20.
Dolls Price Guide - French Bisque Poupee by...
French bisque poupee by Gaultier in costume of Brittany, c. 1880.
Dolls Price Guide - Duchess and PMA  Dolls
Hard plastic dolls from the 1940s and 1950s made by Dutchess and PMA
High Brow China Doll
High Brow China doll, circa 1860s to 1870s. Page 10.
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
Bisque Dollhouse Child Doll With Molded Hair
Bisque Dollhouse Child Doll With Molded Hair in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 13.
Antique, Vintage or Modern Dolls?
What type of dolls should you collect -- antique, vintage or modern?
Prize Baby
Prize Baby Antique All-Bisque Doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 15.
Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths
Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll. Page 4.
Dolls From The Heart Dollmaker Gallery
See photos of dolls from dollmakers from around the world; modern and antique reproductions and wonderful costuming. Learn the story of how they were made.
Top 7 Ways to Ruin Your Dolls
Top Ways to Ruin Your Dolls
China Dolls
Introduction to china dolls including dates of production, characteristics, values of china dolls and general information about these popular antique dolls.
Ideal Dolls
All about Ideal Dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular twentieth century 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.
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.
Chatty Cathy Talking Doll by Mattel
Chatty Cathy by Mattel in the Dolls Price Guide.
About the Dolls Price Guide
Important information about the Dolls Price Guide on About.com
Dolls From The Heart Doll Artist Gallery
Original dolls made by doll artists. Visit here to see dolls that are completely artist made and designed, from porcelain, polymer clay, cloth, wood and more!
Number 4 Ponytail Barbie Doll, Circa 1960....
Number 4 Ponytail Barbie Doll, Circa 1960. Close up. Page 3.
Barbie Fun Facts
Did you know all these facts about Barbie dolls?
Gotz Dolls:  What You Need To Know
All about Goetz dolls; Götz dolls from Germany.
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912. Page 3.
Should I Fix My Doll?
Should I Fix My Doll?--Is it worth it to fix my broken doll?
The American Girl Place: A Review
A review of The American Girl Place.
Irish Newstalk Radio and Dolls
Being a guest on the Sean Moncrieff Show to discuss The History of Dolls was Great Fun!
Kammer and Reinhardt Kaiser Baby
Kammer and Reinhardt Kaiser Baby Page 2.
Top 10 Tips For Great Doll Photography
10 tips to make your doll photographs shine.
Sharing our Love of Dolls and History
Giving programs on dolls is a great way to influence new collectors and create positive vibes about our hobby.
Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker, Close-Up
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker, close-up. Page 10.
Lee Middleton Dolls
Lee Middleton Dolls: Bundles of Pure Joy
Among Friends French Fashion with Metal Arms
This doll with a sweet expression has metal arms, another unusual doll with metal parts.
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.
National Costume Dolls
All about national costume dolls and foreign travel dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
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
Adriana by Furga Dolls
Adriana by Furga, a hard plastic doll from the 1960s-1970s. Page 10.
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie, Made in Japan
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 8.
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 16.
Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker. Page 9.
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.
Number 3 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Mint in...
Number 3 Ponytail Barbie Mint in Original Box

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