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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
Dolls Price Guide: Vintage Dolls 1925-1950
Price Guide for vintage dolls, 1925-1950. 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.
Vintage Barbie Dolls Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery of Vintage Barbie Dolls and Clothing from 1959 through 1972
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.
Quick Fixes for Dolly Ouchies when All Else...
Doll Triage for Informed Amateurs and the most Desperate Dolly Cases and info. for The Doll Doctors' Association
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.
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.
1966 Barbie Dolls: Trash or Treasure?
Finally--here is some help sorting out what the 1966 mark on a Barbie acutally means!
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.
Doll Shop and Museum Directory
Doll shops and museums from all around the United States and the world
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.
Hinges and Hearts: Metal Heads and Mechanical...
metal head, pewter, metal doll, Minerva, Juno, Diana, mechanical dolls, Gumby, Liddle Kiddles, wire armature, Roldan, Klumpe, Ellis, Flatsy, Schoenhut
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls
What Is The Value of a Doll?
In today's volatile doll market, what IS the value of a particular doll?
Top 4 Look Alike Dolls
Look Alike Dolls: Where To Get Dolls That Look Like Your Child
Dolls Price Guide: Vogue Dolls including Ginny
Price Guide for Vogue dolls, including Ginny. 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.
Doll Collector's Calendar
Part II of the Doller's calendar continues counting special days doll by doll. Use the ideas to inspire seasonal displays and to organize your collection.
Kewpie Dolls
A Kewpie Dolls introduction, including dates of production, biographical data on Rose O'Neill, pricing information 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.
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 From The Heart Doll Collector Gallery
Doll Collector Gallery showcasing photos and stories behind vintage, antique and modern dolls in collector's collections worldwide
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Southern...
Madame Alexander Southern Belle Doll in the Dolls Price Guide.
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.
Vintage Dolls Price Guide - Guide to Vintage...
Vintage dolls (1925 to 1959) price guide, including information, doll values and photos
Dolls Price Guide: Fashion Dolls:  Gene,...
Price Guide for fashion dolls including Gene, Tyler, Somers & Field. For identification and values.
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.
Composition Dolls
All about composition dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the collector market, 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.
Kestner 171 German Bisque Doll
Kestner 171 German bisque doll, circa 1900. : vogue dolls german bisque porcelain teeth bisque doll madame alex
Dolls Price Guide: Ideal Dolls
Price Guide for Ideal dolls. For identification and values.
Antique Dolls Price Guide
Antique dolls 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.
Doll Restoration and Conservation:  What...
A complete course in doll conservation and restoration--tips and tricks, links and books
Kestner 171
Kestner 171 in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 9.
Dolls From A to Z
Dolls from A to Z: Information on All Types of Dolls, Antique to Modern
Do You Know When the First Barbie Doll Was Made?
All about Barbie Dolls including history, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Kestner Dolls - All About Kestner Dolls
All about German Kestner 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.
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.
Bisque Kewpie, 6 Inches Tall
Bisque antique Kewpie doll, 6 inches tall. Page 5.
1960s Dolls Price Guide
1960s dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
American Girl Dolls
A profile on the Americn Girl Dolls doll including dates of production, characteristics, dolls available and general information.
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.
Gotz Dolls:  What You Need To Know
All about Goetz dolls; Götz dolls from Germany.
When Dolls Break the Bank!!
With a winning bid of $300,000, Theriault's Auctions sends dolls to the realm of fine art.
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong. Page 11.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Tiny Betty
Award winning Madame Alexander Tiny Betty doll dresssed as a bride
Strawberry Shortcake, First Edition in the...
First Edition Kenner Strawberry Shortcake in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 6.
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
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll
All-bisque Kewpie doll designed by Rose O'Neill. : antique doll collector vogue dolls madame alex vintage dolls vintage barbie
Caring for Vinyl Dolls
The definitive guide for restoring vinyl dolls and action figures
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
Little Miss Revlon Doll by Ideal
Little Miss Revlon doll by Ideal, MIB with an upswept-drive hairdo.
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll
Back View of Six Inch Bisque Antique Kewpie Doll. Page 6.
Dolls From the Heart Doll Galleries
Online doll museum of dolls. Many beautiful photos and the stories behind the dolls.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 7.
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.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls: History
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
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.
Dolls Price Guide - Mattel Bubble Cut Barbie
Brunette vintage bubble cut Barbie in the Dolls Price Guide
Dolls Price Guide:  Chatty Cathy
Chatty Cathy in the Dolls Price Guide.: chatty cathy dolls chatty cathy doll vogue dolls rare variations mattel inc
1966 Barbie Dolls:  Trash or Treasure?
Finally--here is some help sorting out what the 1966 mark on a Barbie acutally means!
Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker. Page 9.
Bye-Lo Baby Dolls
All about Bye-Lo Baby Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for dolls today.
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.
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie, Made in Japan
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 8.
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!
Whatever Happened To Cabbage Patch Dolls?
The HOT dolls of the 80s haven't ever truly faded away
Dolls Price Guide - Cissy in Coral and Leopard...
Madame Alexander Cissy, in the Coral and Leopard travel ensemble.
Dr. E's Doll Museum
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Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker, Close-Up
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker, close-up. Page 10.
Barbie Fun Facts
Did you know all these facts about Barbie dolls?: army air force olympic swimmer mattel inc olympic athlete teenage fashion
China Dolls
Introduction to china dolls including dates of production, characteristics, values of china dolls and general information about these popular antique 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.
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma...
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma Dolls, c. 2006. Page 12.
Vintage Ginny Photo Gallery
Photos of vintage Ginnys by Vogue 1950s: vogue dolls ginny dolls little darling ginnys medford mass
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.
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.
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.
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.
Half Dolls
All about antique half dolls, including dates of production, companies that produced them, characteristics, the secondary market 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
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls:  About the Dolls
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
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.
The Childhod Dolls and Toys of Luisa Hepper...
Intact childhood collection provides a fascinating look of the dolls and toys in the 1930s
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Maggie
Maggie doll by Madame Alexander, from 1950s: madame alexander doll vogue dolls madame alex vintage dolls vintage barbie
Madame Alexander Dolls Return To McDonald's Happy
Madame Alexander dolls are once again available in McDonald's Happy Meals this month.
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.
Jumeau Dolls
An introduction to French Jumeau dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Dolls Price Guide - Vogue Jill
Jill fashion doll from the 1950s, by Vogue, in the Dolls Price Guide!
Boudoir Dolls
A profile on vintage Boudoir Dolls including dates of production, sizes and general information.
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912
The Lawyers Kewpies, Reading Book, c. 1912. Page 3.
Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach
A Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach from the late 1800s. Page 3.
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s.
Bleuette Dolls
Profile on Bleuette dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
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; Ideal Tammy
Tammy fashion doll by Ideal from the 1960s in the Dolls Price Guide
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.
Kewpie and Doodle Dog by Charisma Dolls
Porcelain Kewpie and Doodledog by Charisma Dolls. Page 13.
Dolls Price Guide - French Bisque Poupee by...
French bisque poupee by Gaultier in costume of Brittany, c. 1880.
Dolls Price Guide - Hallmark Holiday Memories...
Hallmark Holiday Memories Barbie Doll: vogue dolls barbie dolls hallmark holiday madame alex head mold
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!
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.
Terri Lee Dolls
All about Terri Lee Dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular baby boomer doll.
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
Antique Kewpie with Broom and Dustbin, c. 1915
Dolls Price Guide - French Bisque Bebe in...
Beautiful French bisque bebe in costume of Savoie, France.
A Tall, Elegant, Vanishing Species; 1950s...
Exploring deluxe 1950s Supermarket Dolls by Deluxe Reading and Arrow
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.
Number 3 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Mint in...
Number 3 Ponytail Barbie Mint in Original Box
Review: Official Price Guide to Dolls by Denise...
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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.
Raggedy Ann and Andy
An introduction to Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls including dates of production, sizes and general information.
Dionne Quintuplets by Madame Alexander
Dionne Quintuplets by Madame Alexander in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 5.
Dolls Price Guide - 1930s Celluloid Doll from...
Celluloid doll from Germany, 1930s.: vogue dolls madame alex vintage dolls maker dolls fashion dolls
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 - Poupee Attributed to Jumeau
French fashion doll attributed to Jumeau in the Dolls Price Guide
Dolls Price Guide - Kestner All-Bisque with...
DOLLS PRICE GUIDE:  Antique Dolls KESTNER:  ALL-BISQUE  DOLL :  All-Bisque by Kestner with swivel head,
Dolls Price Guide - Duchess and PMA  Dolls
Hard plastic dolls from the 1940s and 1950s made by Dutchess and PMA
About.com Dolls Chat
Chat dolls and dollmaking in our 24-hour chat room! Scheduled chats!
Dolls Price Guide - French Bisque Bebe in Man's...
Beautiful French bisque bebe in man's costume of Northern Brittany.
Ideal Dolls
All about Ideal Dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular twentieth century dolls.
Folk Dolls like these are the Soul of Doll...
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German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty
German All-Bisque Bathing Beauty in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 18.
Dolls Price Guide - Early French Poupee in...
Early French Poupee in Costume of L'Auvergne, France. In the Dolls Price Guide.
Half Doll, Arms Close With Comb in Hair and...
Half Doll, arms close, with comb in hair. Page 19.
Bru Dolls
All about French Bru dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Dawn Dolls
Dawn dolls from the early 1970s. Page 7.
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
Dolls Price Guide - Midge
Midge, Barbies best friend from the 1960s in the Dolls Price Guide
Skipper Dolls
All about Skipper, Barbie's little sister, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Top 10 Tips For Ball Jointed Dolls
Many American doll collectors are new to Ball Jointed Dolls. These Asian and anime-inspired dolls are often (but not always) made by Asian companies.
eBay and Dolls - A Walk Down Memory Lane
A long-time eBay user reminisces about the salad days of collecting dolls on eBay--real auctions, community feeling, mutual feedback.
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll. Page 4.
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