Doll Collecting Basics!
Doll Collector! For Beginners And Pros!
Doll Collector! For Beginners And Pros! The on-line source for doll collectors.Everyone remembers their favorite doll. Even little boys had their GI Joes. Dolls have been around forever and collecting them can be both fun and profitable.As with any collectible, the beginning doll collector must learn about dolls and what makes them valuable. There are thousands of dolls out there that have very little value as a collectible, yet they are being sold at flea markets and auctions for very high prices. Vendors either rely on novice doll collectors to get rid of their junk or they think that if it looks old, it's valuable.Here at the "Doll Collector", we'll attempt to give you some basic knowledge in what to look for when searching out collectible dolls and how to avoid paying outrageous prices for junk dolls. What brand of doll is collectible and what they are made of.
Famous types of dolls
To learn more about your favorite doll, click on the link below to visit the page on Wikipedia that describes that doll.
Dollikins (also called Action Girl)
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Materials Used For Dolls
Over the years, dolls have been made from just about everything! There are bisque dolls, celluloid dolls, china dolls, clay dolls, cloth dolls, corn husks dolls, paper dolls, and dolls made out of plastic, polymer clay, porcelain, resin, rubber, vinyl, wax wood, bone, ivory, papier-mÃ¢chÃ©, leather etc.
10 Things You Should Inspect When Buying an Antique Bisque Doll.
Terminology: Antique and Vintage Dolls.
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Collecting Scrimshaw And Ivory Carvings
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Vintage Doll Books
- French and German Doll Pictures
French, German and American Dolls from 1860
- Doll Features, Articles & Links
Information on different types of dolls and collecting.
- Dolls Around the World
Paddle shaped dolls dating back to 200 BC have been found in Egyptian tombs.
- French Dolls
Pictures of French dolls.
- The United Federation of Doll Clubs
Doll collecting is one of the three largest hobby groups in the world.
- National Institute Of American Doll Artists
These dolls, many of which express American culture, are not intended for play."
- Bisque Dolls
Bisque Dolls, Antique French, German, Vintage, Modern, Barbie, Bru, Jumeau , Simon & Halbig, K*R...
- The Museum of Dolls
The Museum has an extraordinary and varied collection of over 8,000 dolls.
- History of Paper Dolls
For historians, paper dolls and their costumes provide a broad look at cultures around the world.
- Raggedy Ann Museum
A great site to learn about Raggedy Ann dolls.
- Dene's Doll Shop
Find every doll listed on Amazon!
Vintage Dolls On YouTube
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