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Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:11:32 +0000

 



How You Can Determine What Your Porcelain Doll...

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How much is your porcelain doll worth? Learn how to identify the maker and assess your doll's condition so you can accurately determine its value.



Dolls off to See the Wizard . .

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RJW dolls go over the rainbow with this wonderful collection of OZ dolls!



The Top 4 Places to Get a Doll That Looks Like...

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Look Alike Dolls: Where To Get Dolls That Look Like Your Child



Ways to Identify Your Collector Dolls

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Here are the steps to help you identify the name and/or manufacturer of a doll.



An Introduction to Armand Marseille Dolls

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All about German Armand Marseille dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.



A Price Guide for Your Antique Dolls

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If you're curious about the value of your antique dolls, this price guide may help you to identify how much your dolls are actually worth.



Top Five German Antique Doll Brands

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Top Five German Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls



An Introduction to Lee Middleton Dolls

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All about Lee Middleton dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information.



A Guide to Doll Materials

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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.



Value Your Doll

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If you know which doll you have, here is how to find out what the doll is worth.



Before You Buy Porcelain Dolls

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Buying modern porcelain dolls can be very different than buying collectible vinyl dolls. Here's what you need to know.



Hard Plastic Dolls

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All about hard plastic dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from hard plastic.



Tips on Collecting Dolls for Beginners and...

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A complete guide to collecting dolls, from antique to modern. How to identify and value dolls, what to look for in buying, and care and preservation.



Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery

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Kewpie Dolls Price Guide and Photo Gallery.



Introduction to Vinyl Dolls

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All about vinyl dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from vinyl plastic.



Do You Know When the First Cabbage Patch Doll...

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Cabbage Patch Kids were a hit in the 1980s, but how do the vintage dolls stand in the doll collector's market? Explore the story of this popular doll.



Effanbee Dolls - All About Effanbee Dolls

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Founded in 1912, this company has produced dolls ranging from Patsy to Brenda Starr, made out of composition, rubber, hard plastic, vinyl and love.



How to Tell If You Have a Vintage 1966 Barbie...

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Distinguish a contemporary Barbie doll from the vintage models with these tips, including how to discern what the 1966 mark on a Barbie means!



Claire and Evie Kidman Dolls and The House on...

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Beautiful dolls by artists Claire and Evie Kidman grace a carousel at The House on the Rock.



Do You Know the Difference Between Bisque and...

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All about bisque dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, secondary market and general information about dolls made from bisque.



Tips for Restoring of Barbie and Other Plastic...

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How to repair and restore vintage Barbie and other plastic dolls.



Why Composition Dolls Are Collected

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All about composition dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the collector market and general information.



Do You Know When the First Barbie Doll Was Made?

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All about Barbie Dolls including history, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.



All About Patsy and Patsy Family Dolls by...

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All about Patsy dolls and Patsy family dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices and secondary market for these popular dolls.



Troll Doll History and Collecting Information

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All about Trolls, including dates of production, companies that produced Trolls, characteristics and the secondary market for these popular dolls.



How to Restring a Doll With a Basic 5-Part Body

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Have a baby doll that needs repairing? Learn to restring a bisque, composition, vinyl or hard plastic doll back together again.



Different Factors Affect Doll Prices

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In today's volatile doll market, what IS the value of a particular doll?



All About Shirley Temple Dolls

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All about Shirley Temple dolls, including history, characteristics, materials and pricing for dolls today.



Doll Review: Breath of Life Babies by Lee...

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Review of the Breath of Life Baby dolls by Lee Middleton Dolls.



Introduction to Paper Mache Dolls

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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.



Before You Buy Baby Dolls

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Questions you should ask before buying a Baby Doll. Facts to consider before choosing a Baby Doll for a child or collector.



Should I Fix My Doll?

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Should I Fix My Doll?--Is it worth it to fix my broken doll?



Kestner Dolls - All About Kestner Dolls

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All about German Kestner dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.



American Girl Dolls - Information

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A profile on the Americn Girl Dolls doll including dates of production, characteristics, dolls available and general information.



Top Five French Antique Doll Brands

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Top Five French Antique Doll Brands for Porcelain Dolls



Top 10 Manufactured Modern Dolls

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Top brands of modern dolls for collectors.



Dolls Price Guide

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Dolls price guide, with photos, descriptions and current values.



What You Need To Know About Götz Dolls...

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Learn about Götz dolls from Germany and their history in dollmaking since 1950.



Why I Finally Decided To Let My Daughter Have a...

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Mother relents and lets her child have a Bratz doll after three years.



All About Troll Dolls

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All about troll dolls--Dam Things trolls, Russ trolls, and animal trolls. Also how to collect trolls.



Bratz Dolls - History, Characteristics and More

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All about Bratz dolls from MGA Entertainment, including history, characteristics, controversies and their place in the hearts of little girls today.



Mythical poppets with troll magic power

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Dam Things Trolls and Uneeda Wishniks started a doll craze that went beyond mere doll collectors.



Top 7 Ways to Ruin Your Dolls

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Top Ways to Ruin Your Dolls



Silkstone Barbie Dolls

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All about Silkstone Barbie Dolls (also known as Lingerie Model and Fashion Model dolls), including history, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.



Antique Dolls Price Guide

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Antique dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.



Tips For Sucessful Doll Restoration

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Tips and tricks to help you successfully restore your vintage and antique dolls.



China Dolls

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Introduction to china dolls including dates of production, characteristics, values of china dolls and general information about these popular antique dolls.



Celluloid Dolls

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All about celluloid dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about dolls made from celluloid plastic.



Glossary: Doll Mark or Markings

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The definition of doll mark or markings in the Glossary of Doll Collecting Terms.



Still Playing Barbie After all These Years?

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A look at why girls outgrow Barbie dolls at such a young age.



Price Guide for Dolls

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Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s

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Favorite Baby Boomer dolls of the 1960s.



An Introduction to Jumeau Dolls

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An introduction to French Jumeau dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.



Preserving Poppets for Posterity!

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Top 10 tips to protect and preserve your dolls; Some ideas for collectors on safeguarding their collections.



Ideal Dolls

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All about Ideal Dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular twentieth century dolls.



Order in the Doll Court!! All Dolls Rise!...

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The IRAC method of briefing cases will help you to read legal cases about dolls and to organize your own posts for writing about doll collecting.



Why Dawn Dolls Were So Popular During the 1970s

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Dawn dolls were just over 6 inches tall, with different hair and skin colors and most popular during the 1970s. Today, they're collectors' items.



Why Do People Collect Dolls?

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Exploring the reasons people collect dolls



Introduction to SFBJ Dolls

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An introduction to French SFBJ dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.



Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths

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Top 10 Doll Collecting Myths



Ken Dolls

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All about Ken, Barbie's boyfriend, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for Ken dolls today.



The Top Tips for Doll Restoration

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If you're interested in doll restoration, these tips provide practical steps for getting vintage dolls in shape. Your dolls will look like new again.



Chatty Cathy Is Still a Super Popular Doll,...

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All about the Chatty Cathy doll from the 1960s, with dates of production, characteristics and general information about this popular baby boomer doll.



Profile of Betsy McCall Collectible Dolls

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About Betsy McCall dolls, including dates of production, companies, characteristics, secondary market and general information about this popular doll.



Skipper Dolls

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All about Skipper, Barbie's little sister, including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.



Can You Buy A Baby Doll That Is Not Made In...

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Is it possible to buy a baby doll that is not made in China?



Newborn Nursery Adoption Centers to Open at FAO...

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Adoption Centers for Lee Middleton Dolls opening soon at FAO Schwarz Toy Stores.



Vintage Tammy Dolls - Information

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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.



A Brief History of Talking Dolls

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A Brief History of Talking Dolls--From Bebe Phonographe to Amazing Amanda



1960s Dolls Price Guide

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1960s dolls price guide, including information, doll values and photos.



Ginny Dolls - Information

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All about Ginny Dolls by Vogue, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market and general information about this popular baby boomer doll.



Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide

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Modern Barbie Dolls Price Guide with photos and current market prices.



A Happy Family of Dolls That Inspired Crafts

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All about Mattel's Sunshine Family dolls from the 1970s, including dates of production, characteristics and general information on this popular doll.



Quick Fixes for Dolly Ouchies when All Else...

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Doll Triage for Informed Amateurs and the most Desperate Dolly Cases and info. for The Doll Doctors' Association



All About Dolls by Norah Wellings 1930s to 1960s

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All about Norah Wellings Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics and market pricing for her dolls today.



Doll Profile: Madame Alexander Dolls

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All about these popular 20th and 21st century dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, prices, the secondary market, and more.



Top Tips for Displaying Your Doll Collection

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Tips and display options for how to effectively display your doll collection.



Kewpies; Chubby cherubs with little blue wings

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A Kewpie Dolls introduction, including dates of production, biographical data on Rose O'Neill, pricing information and general information.



The Madame's Tiny Dolls are Popular

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Madame Alexander dolls are once again available in McDonald's Happy Meals this month, and are part of a series of Happy Meal Alexander dolls.



Barbie: Spotting the Pony Girl

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There are 6 versions of the vintage ponytail Barbie, and their value varies. Here's how to tell which ponytail Barbie Doll you have.



All About Bye-Lo Baby Dolls

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All about Bye-Lo Baby Dolls, including dates, history, characteristics and market pricing for dolls today.



Advice on How to Get Best Prices For Your Dolls...

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How to get top dollar for your dolls when selling on eBay, the online auction marketplace.



Teaching Diversity and Multiculturalism with...

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Here is a project that I use in class to teach about dolls and toys in a cultural setting.



Top 10 Things To Check Out When You Buy a...

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Learn the top ten things to consider when you buy a vintage Barbie doll.



Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong

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Vinyl Kewpie, C. 1970s. Made in Hong Kong. Page 11.



A Beginners' Quick and Easy Guide to Collecting...

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Wax Dolls have their beginnings from at least the end of the 1700s. Most are antique, although a few modern artists still work with wax.



Pricing Community for Dolls

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This site is user friendly and free, a good way to get information and share it about the dolls we collect.



Helping Dolls to Stand Proud and Tall!

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How can you get your dolls to stand up for display?



Doll Museums in the United States

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The United States is home to quite a few doll museums and collections that you can visit. Here is a listing of major doll museums in the U.S.



A Tall, Elegant, Vanishing Species; 1950s...

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Exploring deluxe 1950s Supermarket Dolls by Deluxe Reading and Arrow



Dusting Your Doll Collection

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How to dust your doll collection - It's not like dusting a piano



The So-Called "Kaiser Baby" Revisited

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Baby came about during the early 20th century, when realism debuted in the doll world.



Strawberry Shortcake, First Edition in the...

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First Edition Kenner Strawberry Shortcake in the Dolls Price Guide. Page 6.



Where in the World is Betsy McCall?

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Betsy McCall magazine paper dolls delighted little girls for 4 years, while vinyl doll continue to be made today.



National Costume Dolls

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All about national costume dolls and foreign travel dolls including dates of production, sizes, pricing information and general information.



American Girl Barbie Dolls

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All about the highly desirable vintage American Girl Barbie , including history, dates of production, characteristics and pricing for dolls today.



Dawn Dolls

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Dawn dolls from the early 1970s. Page 7.



Doll Review: Teen Trends Dolls

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A review of the Teen Trends dolls by Mattel; Kianna, Diondra, Courney, and Gabby.



Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach

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A Piano Baby by Gerbruder Heubach from the late 1800s. Page 3.



American Character Dolls

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All about American Character dolls, including dates of production, characteristics, the secondary market and general information about these popular 20th Century dolls