Collectible Dolls

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Krause Publications, Sep 24, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 271 pages
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This easy-to-carry guide showcases 100 of the world's most popular and historically significant dolls of all time, including models from the Alexander Doll Company, Barbie, American Girl, and Ideal, as well as German bisque, among others.

&break;&break;Featuring brilliant color photos you can turn to for reliable and ready assistance with identification, this book also covers price adjustment factors, tips about obtaining and caring for dolls, manufacturer data, and club contact information.

  • &break;&break;More than 15,000 people worldwide are card-carrying members of the United Federation of Doll Clubs, always seeking fresh ideas for identifying and preserving dolls
  • &break;Today's most popular collectible dolls hail from companies around the globe, including Alexander Doll Company, German Bisque dolls, Simon & Halbig, and Barbie & Friends
  • &break;Doll collecting continues to carve out an impressive share of the collectibles market, with more than $650 million spent per year on the hobby?
  • &break;Grab-n-go-sized guide features an enviable collection of seven to 30-inch dolls produced between the early 1800s through the present
&break;&break;Delightful, delicate and dynamic dolls have appealed to the young and young at heart for generations.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
A
8
B
47
C
63
D
90
E
100
F
109
G
113
M
186
N
202
P
205
R
211
S
216
T
246
U
250
V
253

H
125
I
146
J
151
K
156
L
183
W
257
Appendix
267
Index
268
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About the author (2008)

Dawn Herlocher has been collecting dolls for more than 35 years. As a consultant for historical societies, private collections, and museums, she travels throughout the country holding seminars and giving lectures. She currently serves as technical adviser for various auction houses and publications.

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