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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.
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: 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
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!
Special Tips For Restoration of Barbie® and...
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.
Dolls Price Guide: Fifties Dolls
Price Guide for dolls from the 1950s.. For identification and values.
Vintage Barbie Dolls Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery of Vintage Barbie Dolls and Clothing from 1959 through 1972
Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery
Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery.
Value Your Doll
If you know which doll you have, here is how to find out what the doll is worth.
Doll Shop and Museum Directory
Doll shops and museums from all around the United States and the world
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls
Top 4 Look Alike Dolls
Look Alike Dolls: Where To Get Dolls That Look Like Your Child
What Is The Value of a Doll?
In today's volatile doll market, what IS the value of a particular doll?
Armand Marseille Dolls
All about German Armand Marseille dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
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.
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.
Dolls Price Guide
Dolls price guide, with photos, descriptions and current 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.
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.
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.
American Girl Dolls
A profile on the Americn Girl Dolls doll including dates of production, characteristics, dolls available and general information.
Organizing Your Doll Collection:  Storing...
How to store your doll collection safely.
Do You Know When the First Barbie Doll Was Made?
All about Barbie Dolls including history, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Antique Dolls Price Guide
Antique dolls 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
Dolls Price Guide: Vogue Dolls including Ginny
Price Guide for Vogue dolls, including Ginny. For identification and values.
Barbie Fun Facts
Did you know all these facts about Barbie dolls?
Mark or Markings in the Glossary of Doll...
The definition of doll mark or markings in the Glossary of Doll Collecting Terms.
We can Stop Talking About her Physique!
In response to public interest, Mattel has given the blonde maven a new body makeover; go Barbie!
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.
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
Lee Middleton Dolls
All about Lee Middleton dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market, and general information.
Shirley Temple Dolls
All about Shirley Temple dolls, including history, characteristics, materials, and pricing for dolls today.
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide with photos and current market prices.
Dolls From A to Z
Dolls from A to Z: Information on All Types of Dolls, Antique to Modern
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s.
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.
Dawn Dolls: Tiny Doll Stars of the 1970s
Just over 6 inches tall, Dawn dolls steal the hearts of 1970s children and collectors today
Whatever Happened To Cabbage Patch Dolls?
The HOT dolls of the 80s haven't ever truly faded away
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Southern...
Madame Alexander Southern Belle Doll in the Dolls Price Guide.
Top 10 Tips To Protect And Preserve Your Dolls
Top 10 tips to protect and preserve your dolls.
1966 Barbie Dolls:  Trash or Treasure?
Read some information on what the 1966 mark is on a Barbie, and how you can tell if it's really a vintage doll.
Composition Dolls
All about composition dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the collector market, and general information.
Organizing Your Doll Collection: ...
How to effectively display your doll collection. Tips and display options.
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 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.
Kewpie Dolls
A Kewpie Dolls introduction, including dates of production, biographical data on Rose O'Neill, pricing information and general information.
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.
Dolls Price Guide: Ideal Dolls
Price Guide for Ideal dolls. For identification and values.
Celluloid Dolls
All about celluloid dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from celluloid plastic.
Why Bother Collecting them?
Modern and mass produced porcelain and bisque dolls, part II of a series.
Dolls Price Guide - Barbie as Dorothy From the...
Barbie as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Toto, too.
1960s Dolls Price Guide
1960s dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
Vinyl Dolls
All about vinyl dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from vinyl plastic.
Advice on How to Get Best Prices For Your Dolls...
How to get top dollar for your dolls when selling on eBay, the online auction marketplace.
Dolls Price Guide: Fashion Dolls:  Gene,...
Price Guide for fashion dolls including Gene, Tyler, Somers & Field. For identification and values.
Kestner Dolls - All About Kestner Dolls
All about German Kestner dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Dolls Price Guide:  Prices and Information...
Price Guide to help you identify and value your dolls. Dolls include antiques, modern fashion dolls, barbies, genes, composition, madame alexander and more.
Dolls Price Guide - Mattel Bubble Cut Barbie
Brunette vintage bubble cut Barbie in the Dolls Price Guide
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.
Still Talking after all these Years
Chatty Cathy becomes more popular as the Baby Boomers mature.
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 17.
Top 10 Tips For Great Doll Photography
10 tips to make your doll photographs shine.
Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach
A Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach from the late 1800s. Page 3.
Jumeau Dolls
An introduction to French Jumeau 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.
Half Dolls
All about antique half dolls, including dates of production, companies that produced them, characteristics, the secondary market and general information.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls: History
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
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.
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
Doll Review: Breath of Life Babies by Lee...
Review of the Breath of Life Baby dolls by Lee Middleton Dolls.
Dolls From the Heart Doll Galleries
Online doll museum of dolls. Many beautiful photos and the stories behind the dolls.
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong. Page 11.
Bru Dolls
All about French Bru dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Dolls Price Guide - Cissy in Coral and Leopard...
Madame Alexander Cissy, in the Coral and Leopard travel ensemble.
Should I Fix My Doll?
Should I Fix My Doll?--Is it worth it to fix my broken doll?
Madame Alexander Dolls Return To McDonald's Happy
Madame Alexander dolls are once again available in McDonald's Happy Meals this month.
China Dolls
Introduction to china dolls including dates of production, characteristics, values of china dolls and general information about these popular antique dolls.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Tiny Betty
Award winning Madame Alexander Tiny Betty doll dresssed as a bride
Dolls Price Guide:  Chatty Cathy
Chatty Cathy in the Dolls Price Guide.: chatty cathy dolls chatty cathy doll vogue dolls rare variations mattel inc
Bisque Kewpie, 6 Inches Tall
Bisque antique Kewpie doll, 6 inches tall. Page 5.
Gotz Dolls:  What You Need To Know
All about Goetz dolls; Götz dolls from Germany.
Vintage Ginny Photo Gallery
Photos of vintage Ginnys by Vogue 1950s
Dolls Price Guide - Duchess and PMA  Dolls
Hard plastic dolls from the 1940s and 1950s made by Dutchess and PMA
Kestner 171 German Bisque Doll
Kestner 171 German bisque doll, circa 1900.
Bye-Lo Baby Dolls
All about Bye-Lo Baby Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for dolls today.
Fabulous Patterns For Barbie, Gene and Other...
Sew detailed wardrobes for your Barbie, Gene and American Girl dolls. Review of patterns from Vogue Pattern Company.
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.
Vintage Barbie Dolls Can Be Dangerous To Your...
Why certain vintage Barbie dolls are disintegrating, and why they are dangerous for children
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.
Early English Wooden Dolls
Early English Wooden Dolls in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 20.
Number 3 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Mint in...
Number 3 Ponytail Barbie Mint in Original Box
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.
Patti Playpal; Companions and Friends
Patty Playpal and her family are as popular as ever.
Dolls Price Guide - Vogue Jill
Jill fashion doll from the 1950s, by Vogue, in the Dolls Price Guide!
Armand Marseille Googly 323
Armand Marseille 323 Googly doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 11.
Results Featured showing Beautiful Dolls
Here is a sampling of auction results and auctions as featured in the February issue of Antique Doll Collector Magazine.
Strawberry Shortcake, First Edition in the...
First Edition Kenner Strawberry Shortcake in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 6.
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.
American Girl Dolls: Their Special Allure
American Girl dolls. Why are these historic play dolls so popular with little girls and their moms?
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.
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.
Why Do People Collect Dolls?
Exploring the reasons people collect 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.
Tips on Doll Costume and Textile Restoration
How to clean, repair and restore doll costumes and textiles.
Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths
Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths
Vintage Barbie Clothing Photo Gallery
Clothing for vintage Barbie dolls and friends from 1959 through 1972.
Ken Dolls
All about Ken, Barbie's boyfriend, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for Ken dolls today.
Dolls Price Guide - Poupee Attributed to Jumeau
French fashion doll attributed to Jumeau in the Dolls Price Guide
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls:  About the Dolls
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
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.
Dolls Price Guide - French Bisque Poupee by...
French bisque poupee by Gaultier in costume of Brittany, c. 1880.
Half Doll, Arms Close With Comb in Hair and...
Half Doll, arms close, with comb in hair. Page 19.
Norah Wellings Dolls, 1930s to 1960s
All about Norah Wellings Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for her dolls today.
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!
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 18.
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
Little Miss Revlon Doll by Ideal
Little Miss Revlon doll by Ideal, MIB with an upswept-drive hairdo.
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma...
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma Dolls, c. 2006. Page 12.
Sewing For Dolls With Computerized Embroidery...
Sewing For Dolls With Computerized Embroidery Machines - make clothes for your dolls with professional results
So You Want To Be a Dollmaker!  Porcelain...
All about how to get started in porcelain reproduction dollmaking
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll. Page 6.
Number 4 Ponytail Barbie Doll, Circa 1960....
Number 4 Ponytail Barbie Doll, Circa 1960. Close up. Page 3.
Ginny Dolls:  The History of Vogue, Inc.
Waltershauser Dolls: Exceptional dolls from Germany with a 200 year pedigree.
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.
Big Changes for Collectible Barbie Dolls
A full explanation of the Barbie Collector tiers: Pink, Silver, Gold, Platinum, and the new Barbie doll
Top 10 Things To Check Out When You Buy a...
Learn the top ten things to consider when you buy a vintage Barbie doll.
Kewpie and Doodle Dog by Charisma Dolls
Porcelain Kewpie and Doodledog by Charisma Dolls. Page 13.
Skipper Dolls
All about Skipper, Barbie's little sister, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
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.
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 14.
Doll Museums - Doll Museums In The United...
Listing of doll museums around the world.
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 16.
Paper Mache Dolls
An introduction to papier mache (papier mache) dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, market for the dolls and general information about dolls made from papier mache.
American Girls' Great Shopping Experience
American Girl Warehouse Sale June 11-13 features lots of books, pets, clothing, and accessories, but no dolls.
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.
Fabulous Patterns for Barbie, Gene and Other...
Sewing patterns from Simplicity include historical costumes and accessories. Sew your dolls a wardrobe!
Dolls Price Guide - Early French Poupee in...
Early French Poupee in Costume of L'Auvergne, France. In the Dolls Price Guide.
Top 7 Ways to Ruin Your Dolls
Top Ways to Ruin Your Dolls
Ways To Get Your Dolls To Stand
How can you get your dolls to stand up for display?
Dolls Price Guide - Hallmark Holiday Memories...
Hallmark Holiday Memories Barbie Doll: vogue dolls barbie dolls hallmark holiday madame alex head mold

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