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Antique Dolls, Vintage Dolls and Contemporary Dolls

Antique bisque and china dolls. Antique Porcelain Dolls, Secondary market dolls and vintage dolls! Buy antique dolls with confidence, 35 years of knowledge buying and selling antique dolls.

Antique dolls made in Germany and France are timeless treasures, these antique dolls have already survived a generation or two as playthings, they are now treasures prized by collectors. We offer antique dolls and vintage dolls as well as many secondary market dolls and new contemporary dolls such as Victorian style Dolls, Ballerina Dolls and Baby Dolls. There are online antique doll reference sites that are very helpful in identifying your antique dolls, as well you can watch antique doll sites and auctions to guage true value on your antique dolls. Even ebay has a section on antique doll history which is excellent!

The market for antique porcelain dolls continues to remain strong, with many new antique doll collectors seeking vintage and antique dolls. As with all antiques, there are just not any more antique dolls being made and most antique dolls have already found their way into antique doll collections. Vintage dolls are special in their own way as many of us relate to them from our own childhood. Vintage vinyl dolls, composition dolls, antique celluloid dolls and cloth dolls and hard plastic antique dolls are available . Many dolls were manufactured in the 1980's and 1990's as collectibles, by such companies as the Ashton Drake Galleries and The Hamilton Collection. These contemporary porcelain dolls are offered in our secondary market dolls sectionl.

Some Doll History: When antique bisque dolls began appearing in France during the 1850s, their matte finish offered a realistic alternative to the glossy china dolls popular at the time. Though both types of dolls were made from porcelain, collectors refer to antique unglazed tinted dolls as bisque dolls and antique shiny glazed dolls as china dolls, while the term porcelain is often reserved for modern contemporary dolls rather than antique porcelain dolls. There are many online resources regarding antique dolls, it is now possible to identify your antique doll, find out the antique doll history and even basically put a value on your antique doll. Even Ebay has a section devoted to antique doll history!

Many people collect antique dolls as they are some of the most beautiful antiques that are available to collectors today. Antique dolls can be collected with a minimum amount of room unlike antique furniture!. Antique dolls can tug at your heartstrings more than books or tools!! Many antique dolls such as china dolls can be collected quite inexpensively . Antique dolls also complement collections of antique doys, trains and Christmas!

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  • Elora Doll House
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  • Arthur, ON N0G1A0