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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
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.
Dolls Price Guide: Vintage Dolls 1925-1950
Price Guide for vintage dolls, 1925-1950. For identification and values.
Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery
Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery.
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.
Vintage Barbie Dolls Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery of Vintage Barbie Dolls and Clothing from 1959 through 1972
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.
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls
Value Your Doll
If you know which doll you have, here is how to find out what the doll is worth.
Tips For Sucessful Doll Restoration
Tips and tricks to help you successfully restore your vintage and antique dolls.
The Doll with a Candy Heart gets a Birthday...
Raggedy Ann, one of the most beloved dolls of all times, turns 10 this year!
Doll Shop and Museum Directory
Doll shops and museums from all around the United States and the world
American Girl Dolls
A profile on the Americn Girl Dolls doll including dates of production, characteristics, dolls available and general information.
Top 4 Look Alike Dolls
Look Alike Dolls: Where To Get Dolls That Look Like Your Child
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.
Armand Marseille Dolls
All about German Armand Marseille dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
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.
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.
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
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.
Composition Dolls
All about composition dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the collector market, and general information.
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.
Whatever Happened To Cabbage Patch Dolls?
The HOT dolls of the 80s haven't ever truly faded away
Antique Dolls Price Guide
Antique 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.
Doll Restoration and Conservation:  What...
A complete course in doll conservation and restoration--tips and tricks, links and books
Dolls Price Guide: Vogue Dolls including Ginny
Price Guide for Vogue dolls, including Ginny. For identification and values.
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
Kestner Dolls - All About Kestner Dolls
All about German Kestner dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
1960s Dolls Price Guide
1960s dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
Celluloid Dolls
All about celluloid dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from celluloid plastic.
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide with photos and current market prices.
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.
Lee Middleton Dolls
All about Lee Middleton dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market, and general information.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Southern...
Madame Alexander Southern Belle Doll in the Dolls Price Guide.
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong. Page 11.
Vintage Dolls Price Guide - Guide to Vintage...
Vintage dolls (1925 to 1959) price guide, including information, doll values and photos
Trolls
All about Trolls, including dates of production, companies that produced Trolls, characteristics, the secondary market and general information about these popular dolls.
Do You Know When the First Barbie Doll Was Made?
All about Barbie Dolls including history, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Shirley Temple Dolls
All about Shirley Temple dolls, including history, characteristics, materials, and pricing for dolls today.
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.
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.
Party Girls, Bakers, and Doll Thrift from three...
Here are some news bytes from three beloved and popular American doll makers.
Kewpie Dolls
A Kewpie Dolls introduction, including dates of production, biographical data on Rose O'Neill, pricing information and general information.
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s.
Kestner 171 German Bisque Doll
Kestner 171 German bisque doll, circa 1900. : vogue dolls german bisque porcelain teeth bisque doll madame alex
Half Dolls
All about antique half dolls, including dates of production, companies that produced them, characteristics, the secondary market and general information.
Bisque Kewpie, 6 Inches Tall
Bisque antique Kewpie doll, 6 inches tall. Page 5.
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.
Dolls From A to Z
Dolls from A to Z: Information on All Types of Dolls, Antique to Modern
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.
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.
Bye-Lo Baby Dolls
All about Bye-Lo Baby Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for dolls today.
Dolls Price Guide: Fashion Dolls:  Gene,...
Price Guide for fashion dolls including Gene, Tyler, Somers & Field. 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!
Gotz Dolls:  What You Need To Know
All about Goetz dolls; Götz dolls from Germany.
The Enduring Charm of Raggedy Ann And Andy
The Enduring Charm of Raggedy Ann And Andy
Kestner 171
Kestner 171 in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 9.
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.
Dolls Price Guide - Barbie as Dorothy From the...
Barbie as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Toto, too.
Armand Marseille Googly 323
Armand Marseille 323 Googly doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 11.
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.
Dolls Price Guide:  Chatty Cathy
Chatty Cathy in the Dolls Price Guide.: chatty cathy dolls chatty cathy doll vogue dolls rare variations mattel inc
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.
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll. Page 6.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Compositio...
Madame Alexander composition Dionne quintuplets in the Dolls Price Guide
Dawn Dolls: Tiny Doll Stars of the 1970s
Just over 6 inches tall, Dawn dolls steal the hearts of 1970s children and collectors today
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.
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.
Early English Wooden Dolls
Early English Wooden Dolls in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 20.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 7.
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 18.
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie, Made in Japan
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 8.
French All-bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet
French All-bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet - All About French All- Bisque Mignonette. Page 4.
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.
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma...
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma Dolls, c. 2006. Page 12.
More about Frozen Charlottes
Tiny figures date back through antiquity, but the 19th century dolls known as Frozen Charlottes are among the most popular miniature dolls ever made.
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.
High Brow China Doll
High Brow China doll, circa 1860s to 1870s. Page 10.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Tiny Betty
Award winning Madame Alexander Tiny Betty doll dresssed as a bride
Newborn Nursery Adoption Centers to Open at FAO...
Adoption Centers for Lee Middleton Dolls opening soon at FAO Schwarz Toy Stores.
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.
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll. Page 4.
Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker. Page 9.
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 16.
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 14.
Half Doll, Arms Close With Comb in Hair and...
Half Doll, arms close, with comb in hair. Page 19.
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912. Page 3.
R. John Wright Dolls go under the Hammer
You can view the R. John Wright dolls that will be featured Feb. 23d now!
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
National Costume Dolls
All about national costume dolls and foreign travel dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker, Close-Up
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker, close-up. Page 10.
Kewpie and Doodle Dog by Charisma Dolls
Porcelain Kewpie and Doodledog by Charisma Dolls. Page 13.
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.
Bisque Dollhouse Child Doll With Molded Hair
Bisque Dollhouse Child Doll With Molded Hair in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 13.
All Bisque by Kestner With Lace-Up Boots
All Bisque by Kestner With Lace-Up Boots in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 12.
Prize Baby
Prize Baby Antique All-Bisque Doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 15.
Reborn Baby Doll - The Definition of Reborn...
The Definition of Reborn Baby Doll
Organizing Your Doll Collection: ...
How to effectively display your doll collection. Tips and display options.
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
Mark or Markings in the Glossary of Doll...
The definition of doll mark or markings in the Glossary of Doll Collecting Terms.
Little Miss Revlon Doll by Ideal
Little Miss Revlon doll by Ideal, MIB with an upswept-drive hairdo.
Dolls Price Guide - Cissy in Coral and Leopard...
Madame Alexander Cissy, in the Coral and Leopard travel ensemble.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls: History
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
Number 4 Ponytail Barbie Doll, Circa 1960....
Number 4 Ponytail Barbie Doll, Circa 1960. Close up. Page 3.
A Tall, Elegant, Vanishing Species; 1950s...
Exploring deluxe 1950s Supermarket Dolls by Deluxe Reading and Arrow
Dolls Price Guide - French Bisque Poupee by...
French bisque poupee by Gaultier in costume of Brittany, c. 1880.
Top 10 Tips To Protect And Preserve Your Dolls
Top 10 tips to protect and preserve your dolls.
Ken Dolls
All about Ken, Barbie's boyfriend, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for Ken dolls today.
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill, c. 1912. Page 2.
Vintage Barbie Clothing Photo Gallery
Clothing for vintage Barbie dolls and friends from 1959 through 1972.
Madame Alexander Dolls Return To McDonald's Happy
Madame Alexander dolls are once again available in McDonald's Happy Meals this month.
Number 3 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Mint in...
Number 3 Ponytail Barbie Mint in Original Box. Page 2.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls:  About the Dolls
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
Jumeau Dolls
An introduction to French Jumeau dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Norah Wellings Dolls, 1930s to 1960s
All about Norah Wellings Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for her dolls today.
Dolls Price Guide - Mattel Bubble Cut Barbie
Brunette vintage bubble cut Barbie in the Dolls Price Guide
French Bisque Poupee in Costume of L'Auvergne,...
French Bisque Poupee in Costume of L'Auvergne, France in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 5.
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.
Ideal Dolls
All about Ideal Dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular twentieth century dolls.
American Girl Dolls: Their Special Allure
American Girl dolls. Why are these historic play dolls so popular with little girls and their moms?
Skipper Dolls
All about Skipper, Barbie's little sister, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
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.
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.
Dolls From the Heart Doll Galleries
Online doll museum of dolls. Many beautiful photos and the stories behind the dolls.
Susan Whittaker Collection Realises over \$2...
Rare dolls by Marque, Halopeau, Thuillier, and Hitt, help shatter previous records.
China Dolls
Introduction to china dolls including dates of production, characteristics, values of china dolls and general information about these popular antique dolls.
Top Five French Antique Doll Brands
Top Five French Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls
Should I Fix My Doll?
Should I Fix My Doll?--Is it worth it to fix my broken doll?
Why Do People Collect Dolls?
Exploring the reasons people collect dolls
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.
Boudoir Dolls
A profile on vintage Boudoir Dolls including dates of production, sizes and general information.
No. 4 Brunette Ponytail Barbie in Gay...
No. 4 Brunette Ponytail Barbie in Gay Parisienne. c. 1960. Page 5.
Cabbage Patch Dolls For A New Generation
The classic Cabbage Patch Kids dolls to be reborn for a whole new generation.
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.
French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier
French Bisque Poupee in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 6.
Meet Kit, the New American Girl Doll!
Meet Kit, the new American Girl Doll! Her story depicts life during America's Great Depression.
Beating the Winter Blahs with Dolls
Doll collecting is a terrific way to take the chill out of winter and beat the winter blues.
French Fashion Doll Attributed to Jumeau
French Fashion Doll Attributed to Jumeau in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 8.

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