Collector dolls dating back
During a trip to Europe in 1956 with her children Barbara and Kenneth, Ruth Handler came across a German toy doll called Bild Lilli.
A doll is a model of a human being, often used as a toy for children.
A good doll identification guide will always help, as will a magnifying glass.
Here are some general steps to follow that may help you identify the name and/or manufacturer of a doll.
Wooden paddle dolls have been found in Egyptian tombs dating to as early as the 21st century BC.
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There are many excellent price guides for Madame Alexander dolls available from Amazon including: A valuable online resource for Madame Alexander doll collectors is Doll Values, a simple to use database listing approximately 5,300 Madame Alexander dolls.
Barbie is the figurehead of a brand of Mattel dolls and accessories, including other family members and collectible dolls.
Barbie has been an important part of the toy fashion doll market for over fifty years, and has been the subject of numerous controversies and lawsuits, often involving parodies of the doll and her lifestyle.
To search for the current doll values, you simply input a keyword pertaining to the doll, its name or part of the doll's box number.
The information provided by the database includes: Whether you are a serious doll collector or have a few treasured Madame Alexander vintage dolls from your childhood and want to add to your collection, being aware of current Madame Alexander doll values helps you to shop wisely for the next beautiful addition to your doll shelf.