Found 66 articles matching Dolls and Dollhouses category.
  • Feb 21 2013
  • 21 Feb 2013

‘Collect Them All!’ A History of the Action Figure: Part 1

Action figures—those small, poseable, usually plastic representations of various comic-book superheroes, professional sports figures and film, television and video game characters—are among the toy industry’s […]

  • Feb 18 2013
  • 18 Feb 2013

French Bébé Doll Soars Past Estimate, Sells for $18,000 at Dolls & Teddy Auction

(This article first appeared in the February 2013 issue of DOLLS magazine) DENVER, Pa. – A Japanese collector paid $18,000 for a 23-inch French bisque […]

  • Feb 12 2013
  • 12 Feb 2013

Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales

LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted by Phillip Weiss Auctions. The […]

  • Jan 18 2013
  • 18 Jan 2013

Doll Fetches Record $212,000 in Theirault’s Auction

(This article first appeared in DOLLS magazine) SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA—A German-made character doll sold for $212,000 at a Jan. 12 auction held by Theirault’s auction house, setting a […]

  • Oct 10 2010
  • 10 Oct 2010

Single-Owner Collection of Antique French, German Dolls to go on the Block

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – A nice, single-owner collection of more than 125 rare and vintage dolls—nearly all of them made in France and Germany between […]

  • Sep 20 2010
  • 20 Sep 2010

The Collector’s Minute: Ellis Maple Dolls

Identification of dolls can be difficult, hindered by the fact many are unmarked, some manufacturers made parts for other doll makers and the market has […]

  • Mar 24 2009
  • 24 Mar 2009

Reproduction or Antique? How Best to Enhance a Doll Collection

When talking with a doll collector, the conversation inevitably turns to those dolls that make up our “dolly dreams.” We secretly envision going to a […]

  • Feb 24 2009
  • 24 Feb 2009

How Much Is That Dolly In The Window?

In the world of antiques, just because something is old does not make it particularly valuable. Likewise, just because a doll is old does not […]

  • Nov 17 2008
  • 17 Nov 2008

A Life Well Lived

A Life Well Lived

By Laurie McGill

On June 18, 2008 I turned on my computer to find an email from the Tudor Family:

  • Oct 12 2008
  • 12 Oct 2008

The Parisian Poupée….French Fashion Dolls

The exact purpose of French Fashion dolls have caused much speculation. There are few if any unaware that Paris, France has a long history of defining what the current ideals of fashion and beauty are.