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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: Madame Alexander Dolls
Price Guide for Madame Alexander dolls. For identification and values.
Dolls Price Guide: Antique Dolls
Price Guide to help you identify and value your antique dolls.
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.
Top 4 Look Alike Dolls
Look Alike Dolls: Where To Get Dolls That Look Like Your Child
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!
Vintage Barbie Dolls Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery of Vintage Barbie Dolls and Clothing from 1959 through 1972
Special Tips For Restoration of Barbie®...
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.
Dolls Price Guide: Sixties Dolls
Price Guide for dolls from the 1960s.. For identification and values.
Dolls Price Guide
Dolls price guide, with photos, descriptions and current 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.
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.
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
What Is The Value of a Doll?
In today's volatile doll market, what IS the value of a particular 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
Lee Middleton Dolls
All about Lee Middleton dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market, and general information.
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands
Top Five German Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls
Do You Know When the First Barbie Doll Was Made?
All about Barbie Dolls including history, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
Dolls Price Guide: Modern Barbie Dolls
Price Guide for modern Barbie dolls. For identification and values.
American Girl Dolls
A profile on the Americn Girl Dolls doll including dates of production, characteristics, dolls available and general information.
Jackie: a young man who appreciates the doll...
A wonderful find gets better with great customer service.
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.
Antique Dolls Price Guide
Antique dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
Tips For Sucessful Doll Restoration
Tips and tricks to help you successfully restore your vintage and antique dolls.
Why Do Girls Outgrow Barbie Dolls At Such a...
A look at why girls outgrow Barbie dolls at such a young age.
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.
Gotz Dolls:  What You Need To Know
All about Goetz dolls; Götz dolls from Germany.
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.
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.
Composition Dolls
All about composition dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the collector market, and general information.
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
Barbie Fun Facts
Did you know all these facts about Barbie dolls?: army air force olympic swimmer mattel inc olympic athlete teenage fashion
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.
1960s Dolls Price Guide
1960s dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.
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.
Kestner Dolls - All About Kestner Dolls
All about German Kestner dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
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
Doll Review: Breath of Life Babies by Lee...
Review of the Breath of Life Baby dolls by Lee Middleton Dolls.
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong
Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong. Page 11.
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma...
Just Like Mommy Vinyl Kewpie Doll by Charisma Dolls, c. 2006. Page 12.
Shirley Temple Dolls
All about Shirley Temple dolls, including history, characteristics, materials, and pricing for dolls today.
Dolls Price Guide: Ideal Dolls
Price Guide for Ideal dolls. For identification and values.
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 171 German Bisque Doll
Kestner 171 German bisque doll, circa 1900. : vogue dolls german bisque porcelain teeth bisque doll madame alex
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: Fashion Dolls:  Gene,...
Price Guide for fashion dolls including Gene, Tyler, Somers & Field. For identification and values.
Dolls From A to Z
Dolls from A to Z: Information on All Types of Dolls, Antique to Modern
Kewpie Dolls
A Kewpie Dolls introduction, including dates of production, biographical data on Rose O'Neill, pricing information and general information.
Dawn Dolls: Tiny Doll Stars of the 1970s
Just over 6 inches tall, Dawn dolls steal the hearts of 1970s children and collectors 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.
When Dolls Break the Bank!!
With a winning bid of $300,000, Theriault's Auctions sends dolls to the realm of fine art.
Newborn Nursery Adoption Centers to Open at FAO...
Adoption Centers for Lee Middleton Dolls opening soon at FAO Schwarz Toy Stores.
Bisque Kewpie, 6 Inches Tall
Bisque antique Kewpie doll, 6 inches tall. Page 5.
Amazing Amanda: Is She Right For Your Child?
Amazing Amanda is one of the hits of the 2005 Holiday season. Find out all about her and if she is right for you child.
Ken Dolls
All about Ken, Barbie's boyfriend, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for Ken dolls today.
Dolls Price Guide - Mattel Bubble Cut Barbie
Brunette vintage bubble cut Barbie in the Dolls Price Guide
Can You Buy A Baby Doll That Is Not Made In...
Is it possible to buy a baby doll that is not made in China?
Half Dolls
All about antique half dolls, including dates of production, companies that produced them, characteristics, the secondary market and general information.
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
Caring for Vinyl Dolls
The definitive guide for restoring vinyl dolls and action figures
Dolls Price Guide - Cissy in Coral and Leopard...
Madame Alexander Cissy, in the Coral and Leopard travel ensemble.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Compositio...
Madame Alexander composition Dionne quintuplets in the Dolls Price Guide
Bye-Lo Baby Dolls
All about Bye-Lo Baby Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics, and market priciong for dolls today.
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Tiny Betty
Award winning Madame Alexander Tiny Betty doll dresssed as a bride
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.
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.
Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach
A Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach from the late 1800s. Page 3.
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.
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s
Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s.
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.
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.
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.
Organizing Your Doll Collection: ...
How to effectively display your doll collection. Tips and display options.
Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls: History
Little dolls with exquisite costumes delight collectors.
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.
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.
Dolls From the Heart Doll Galleries
Online doll museum of dolls. Many beautiful photos and the stories behind the dolls.
Ways To Get Your Dolls To Stand
How can you get your dolls to stand up for display?
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
Strawberry Shortcake, First Edition in the...
First Edition Kenner Strawberry Shortcake in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 6.
Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker, Close-Up
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker, close-up. Page 10.
Dolls Price Guide - French Bisque Poupee by...
French bisque poupee by Gaultier in costume of Brittany, c. 1880.
Dolls Price Guide:  Chatty Cathy
Chatty Cathy in the Dolls Price Guide.: chatty cathy dolls chatty cathy doll vogue dolls rare variations mattel inc
Madame Alexander Dolls Return To McDonald's Happy
Madame Alexander dolls are once again available in McDonald's Happy Meals this month.
Boudoir Dolls
A profile on vintage Boudoir Dolls including dates of production, sizes and general information.
Theriault's has Done it Again!
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Kewpie and Doodle Dog by Charisma Dolls
Porcelain Kewpie and Doodledog by Charisma Dolls. Page 13.
Reborn Baby Doll - The Definition of Reborn...
The Definition of Reborn Baby Doll
Jumeau Dolls
An introduction to French Jumeau dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
A Tall, Elegant, Vanishing Species; 1950s...
Exploring deluxe 1950s Supermarket Dolls by Deluxe Reading and Arrow
American Girl Dolls: Their Special Allure
American Girl dolls. Why are these historic play dolls so popular with little girls and their moms?
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill
Kewpie Huggers by Rose O'Neill, c. 1912. Page 2.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925.
Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 7.
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.
Dolls Price Guide - Vogue Jill
Jill fashion doll from the 1950s, by Vogue, in the Dolls Price Guide!
Vintage Barbie Dolls Can Be Dangerous To Your...
Why certain vintage Barbie dolls are disintegrating, and why they are dangerous for children
Ideal Dolls
All about Ideal Dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular twentieth century dolls.
Tammy Dolls
An introduction to Tammy Dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular baby boomer doll by Ideal.
Top 10 Things To Check Out When You Buy a...
Learn the top ten things to consider when you buy a vintage Barbie doll.
All-Bisque Kewpie Doll
All-bisque Kewpie doll designed by Rose O'Neill. : antique doll collector vogue dolls madame alex vintage dolls vintage barbie
Bru Dolls
All about French Bru dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.
Finding their Inner Doll Stars: American Girl...
Online videos and a new movie to celebrate The American Girls.
Skipper Dolls
All about Skipper, Barbie's little sister, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.
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.
About the Dolls Price Guide
Important information about the Dolls Price Guide on About.com
Top 10 Tips To Protect And Preserve Your Dolls
Top 10 tips to protect and preserve your dolls.
Top Five French Antique Doll Brands
Top Five French Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls
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.
French All-bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet
French All-bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet - All About French All- Bisque Mignonette. Page 4.
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.
The Enduring Charm of Raggedy Ann And Andy
The Enduring Charm of Raggedy Ann And Andy
Barbie as Scarlett O'Hara #2 Red Dress and Ken...
Barbie as Scarlett O'Hara #2 Red Dress and Ken as Rhett in the Modern Barbie Doll Price Guide. Page 6.
Kuddle Kewpie by Cameo/Knickerbocker
Kuddle Kewpie with vinyl face and soft, stuffed body by Cameo/Knickerbocker. Page 9.
Dolls Price Guide - Duchess and PMA  Dolls
Hard plastic dolls from the 1940s and 1950s made by Dutchess and PMA
Wax Dolls
An Introduction to Wax Dolls. Doll Collecting.
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.
No. 4 Brunette Ponytail Barbie in Gay...
No. 4 Brunette Ponytail Barbie in Gay Parisienne. c. 1960. Page 5.
Kestner 171
Kestner 171 in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 9.
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie, Made in Japan
Close-Up of Large Celluoid Kewpie made in Japan circa 1925. Page 8.
Number 3 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Mint in...
Number 3 Ponytail Barbie Mint in Original Box
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.
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.
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll
Number 4 Blonde Ponytail Barbie Doll. Page 4.
Delphine Silkstone Barbie
Delphine Silkstone Barbie in the Modern Barbie Price Guide. Page 7.
Top 10 Tips For Great Doll Photography
10 tips to make your doll photographs shine.
Should I Fix My Doll?
Should I Fix My Doll?--Is it worth it to fix my broken doll?
Susan Wakeen Dolls:  What You Need To Know
All about Susan Wakeen baby and fashion dolls.: susan wakeen doll company susan wakeen dolls susan wakeen doll toddler dolls beautiful fabrics
Dolls Price Guide - Madame Alexander Maggie
Maggie doll by Madame Alexander, from 1950s: madame alexander doll vogue dolls madame alex vintage dolls vintage barbie
Blythe Dolls
All about Blythe dolls, including dates of production, companies, characteristics, the secondary market and general information about this popular doll originally produced in 1972.
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.
Doll Museums - Doll Museums In The United...
Listing of doll museums around the world.
The History and Charm of Paper Dolls
The History and Charm of Paper Dolls
Dolls Price Guide - Poupee Attributed to Jumeau
French fashion doll attributed to Jumeau in the Dolls Price Guide
Holiday Memories Barbie In Box
Holiday Memories Hallmark Barbie in the Modern Barbie Price Guide. Page 5.
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.
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.
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