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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dolls Price Guide: Fifties Dolls
Price Guide for dolls from the 1950s.. For identification and values.
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
Dolls price guide, with photos, descriptions and current 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.
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
Armand Marseille Dolls
All about German Armand Marseille dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Antique Dolls Price Guide
Antique dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
Doll Shop and Museum Directory
Doll shops and museums from all around the United States and the world
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.
Doll Restoration and Conservation:  What...
A complete course in doll conservation and restoration--tips and tricks, links and books
Whatever Happened To Cabbage Patch Dolls?
The HOT dolls of the 80s haven't ever truly faded away
Tips For Sucessful Doll Restoration
Tips and tricks to help you successfully restore your vintage and antique dolls.
American Girl Dolls
A profile on the Americn Girl Dolls doll including dates of production, characteristics, dolls available and general information.
Lee Middleton Dolls
All about Lee Middleton dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market, and general information.
Dolls Price Guide: Modern Barbie Dolls
Price Guide for modern Barbie dolls. For identification and values.
Vintage Dolls Price Guide - Guide to Vintage...
Vintage dolls (1925 to 1959) 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.
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.
Dolls Price Guide: Vogue Dolls including Ginny
Price Guide for Vogue dolls, including Ginny. For identification and 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.
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
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
1960s Dolls Price Guide
1960s dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Southern...
Madame Alexander Southern Belle Doll in the Dolls Price Guide.
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Doll Shops United.com is the newest site for buying, researching, and selling dolls.
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.
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide
Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide with photos and current market prices.
Trolls
All about Trolls, including dates of production, companies that produced Trolls, characteristics, the secondary market and general information about these popular dolls.
Dolls Price Guide: Ideal Dolls
Price Guide for Ideal dolls. For identification and values.
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 Profile: Madame Alexander Dolls
All about these popular 20th and 21st century dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market, and more.
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 17.
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 Dolls
A Kewpie Dolls introduction, including dates of production, biographical data on Rose O'Neill, pricing information and general information.
Kestner Dolls - All About Kestner Dolls
All about German Kestner dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Collectible Doll Bargains at the January Sales...
Here are some of my recent doll finds from thrift shops, online shopping, department store sales and sidewalk sales.
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 18.
Kestner 171
Kestner 171 in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 9.
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.
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.
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 - Mattel Bubble Cut Barbie
Brunette vintage bubble cut Barbie 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.
Armand Marseille Googly 323
Armand Marseille 323 Googly doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 11.
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong. Page 11.
Dolls Price Guide: Fashion Dolls:  Gene,...
Price Guide for fashion dolls including Gene, Tyler, Somers & Field. For identification and values.
High Brow China Doll
High Brow China doll, circa 1860s to 1870s. Page 10.
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France
French Bisque Bebe in Costume of Savoie, France in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 16.
Doll Review: Breath of Life Babies by Lee...
Review of the Breath of Life Baby dolls by Lee Middleton Dolls.
Bisque Kewpie, 6 Inches Tall
Bisque antique Kewpie doll, 6 inches tall. Page 5.
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s.
Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach
A Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach from the late 1800s. Page 3.
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.
Organizing Your Doll Collection: ...
How to effectively display your doll collection. Tips and display options.
All Bisque by Kestner With Lace-Up Boots
All Bisque by Kestner With Lace-Up Boots in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 12.
Dolls From the Heart Doll Galleries
Online doll museum of dolls. Many beautiful photos and the stories behind the dolls.
The Enduring Charm of Raggedy Ann And Andy
The Enduring Charm of Raggedy Ann And Andy
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party
German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Wedding Party in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 14.
Barbie Fun Facts
Did you know all these facts about Barbie dolls?: army air force olympic swimmer mattel inc olympic athlete teenage fashion
Prize Baby
Prize Baby Antique All-Bisque Doll in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 15.
Kestner 171 German Bisque Doll
Kestner 171 German bisque doll, circa 1900. : vogue dolls german bisque porcelain teeth bisque doll madame alex
Dawn Dolls: Tiny Doll Stars of the 1970s
Just over 6 inches tall, Dawn dolls steal the hearts of 1970s children and collectors today
French All-bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet
French All-bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet - All About French All- Bisque Mignonette. Page 4.
Bisque Dollhouse Child Doll With Molded Hair
Bisque Dollhouse Child Doll With Molded Hair in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 13.
Gotz Dolls:  What You Need To Know
All about Goetz dolls; Götz dolls from Germany.
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
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 - Barbie as Dorothy From the...
Barbie as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Toto, too.
Bye-Lo Baby Dolls
All about Bye-Lo Baby Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for dolls today.
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
Dolls Price Guide:  Chatty Cathy
Chatty Cathy in the Dolls Price Guide.: chatty cathy dolls chatty cathy doll vogue dolls rare variations mattel inc
Number 4 Ponytail Barbie Doll, Circa 1960....
Number 4 Ponytail Barbie Doll, Circa 1960. Close up. Page 3.
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll. Page 4.
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 - Madame Alexander Tiny Betty
Award winning Madame Alexander Tiny Betty doll dresssed as a bride
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll. Page 6.
Reborn Baby Doll - The Definition of Reborn...
The Definition of Reborn Baby Doll
Madame Alexander Dolls Return To McDonald's Happy
Madame Alexander dolls are once again available in McDonald's Happy Meals this month.
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.
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.
Number 3 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Mint in...
Number 3 Ponytail Barbie Mint in Original Box. Page 2.
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.
No. 4 Brunette Ponytail Barbie in Gay...
No. 4 Brunette Ponytail Barbie in Gay Parisienne. c. 1960. Page 5.
Ideal Dolls
All about Ideal Dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular twentieth century dolls.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls: History
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
Early English Wooden Dolls
Early English Wooden Dolls in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 20.
Skipper Dolls
All about Skipper, Barbie's little sister, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Ken Dolls
All about Ken, Barbie's boyfriend, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for Ken dolls 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.
French Bisque Poupee in Costume of L'Auvergne,...
French Bisque Poupee in Costume of L'Auvergne, France in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 5.
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.
#6 Ponytail Barbie, Titian - Side View, c. 1962
#6 Ponytail Barbie, Titian - Side View, c. 1962. Page 8.
1966 Barbie Dolls:  Trash or Treasure?
Finally--here is some help sorting out what the 1966 mark on a Barbie acutally means!
Vinyl Dolls
All about vinyl dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from vinyl plastic.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Maggie
Maggie doll by Madame Alexander, from 1950s: madame alexander doll vogue dolls madame alex vintage dolls vintage barbie
China Dolls
Introduction to china dolls including dates of production, characteristics, values of china dolls and general information about these popular antique dolls.
Lee Middleton Dolls
Lee Middleton Dolls: Bundles of Pure Joy: lee middleton baby dolls lee middleton dolls lee middleton doll lee middleton babies reva schick
Number 6 Brunette Ponytail Barbie. c. 1963
Number 6 Brunette Ponytail Barbie. c. 1963. Page 7.
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill, c. 1912. Page 2.
A Tall, Elegant, Vanishing Species; 1950s...
Exploring deluxe 1950s Supermarket Dolls by Deluxe Reading and Arrow
Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths
Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths
Dolls Price Guide - Midge
Midge, Barbies best friend from the 1960s in the Dolls Price Guide
Dolls Price Guide - Cissy in Coral and Leopard...
Madame Alexander Cissy, in the Coral and Leopard travel ensemble.
French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier
French Bisque Poupee in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 6.
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.
Jumeau Dolls
An introduction to French Jumeau 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
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.
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912. Page 3.
Why Bother Collecting them?
Modern and mass produced porcelain and bisque dolls, part II of a series.
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.
Top 10 Tips To Protect And Preserve Your Dolls
Top 10 tips to protect and preserve your dolls.
Kewpie and Doodle Dog by Charisma Dolls
Porcelain Kewpie and Doodledog by Charisma Dolls. Page 13.
Mark or Markings in the Glossary of Doll...
The definition of doll mark or markings in the Glossary of Doll Collecting Terms.
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.
Ginny Dolls:  The History of Vogue, Inc.
Waltershauser Dolls: Exceptional dolls from Germany with a 200 year pedigree.
Ways To Get Your Dolls To Stand
How can you get your dolls to stand up for display?
French Fashion Doll Attributed to Jumeau
French Fashion Doll Attributed to Jumeau in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 8.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls:  About the Dolls
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
Little Miss Revlon Doll by Ideal
Little Miss Revlon doll by Ideal, MIB with an upswept-drive hairdo.
Dolls Price Guide - Vogue Jill
Jill fashion doll from the 1950s, by Vogue, in the Dolls Price Guide!
Vintage Doll Television Commercials On The...
Vintage doll commericals are available on YouTube and all over the Internet. Find out how to find the best ones here!
Boudoir Dolls
A profile on vintage Boudoir Dolls including dates of production, sizes and general information.
Vintage Ginny Photo Gallery
Photos of vintage Ginnys by Vogue 1950s: vogue dolls ginny dolls little darling ginnys medford mass
New York Yankees Barbie Doll
New York Yankees Barbie Doll in the Modern Barbie Price Guide. Page 2.
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
Bubble Cut Vintage Barbie in Sophisticated Lady...
Bubble Cut Vintage Barbie in Sophisticated Lady #993, outfit circa 1963-1964, doll circa 1962. Page 11.
#4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Wearing Barbie in...
#4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Wearing Barbie in Japan - Outfit #821. Page 10.
General Principles of Doll Conservation: How To...
How to conserve your dolls to prevent damage. Conservation for preservation of dolls.
The Childhod Dolls and Toys of Luisa Hepper...
Intact childhood collection provides a fascinating look of the dolls and toys in the 1930s
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.
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