Antique Doll Appraisals
A Very Unique Skill
I bet at some point you might have even wondered if anyone out there in the world could appraise an antique doll for you. Believe it or not there are many people that have the skill. One thing you need to watch out for is when the appraiser is trying to purchase the doll for you. You need to find an honest one that is not motivated to buy.
The Max Oscar Doll (pictured) is a German doll. It was made in a factory in Neustadt, Thuringia, Germany. They were made in the late 1800s to early 1900s. The factory that created them was most known for its mechanical and phonographic dolls. This doll in good condition is valued at around $300 or even more.
A slightly more valuable doll is an Unglazed Porcelain Doll. These were also made in Germany and they were made around 1890. The factory that made them was called the J.D. Kestner factory. These are worth around $500.
A less rare doll is the handmade sock doll. These came out in the late 19th century up to the early 20th century. There were boys and girls editions of these and they were very popular in their time. People appreciated the simplistic folksy look that they provided. They are worth around $75.
These are just a few examples of antique dolls and there is an endless amount of them out there. Find more information here on antique doll appraisals.