New man made materials used by the military in World War II gave the doll industry a new platform, but it was a series of unique partnerships that gave it rise.
Everything from farm toys and action figures, to antique dolls and antique doll clothes can be found at Iowa's largest doll and toy show, slated for March 10.
The love and craftsmanship in these dolls is clearly demonstrated by how these simple dolls have held up over time. The makers of these pieces of art deserve credit for their work and the heart they put into making these items.
A multimillion-dollar three-day dual auction extravaganza is planned Nov. 28-30, 2012, in Fairfield, Maine. The back-to-back cataloged auctions are filled with two full days of fine glass and lamps followed by toys, dolls, antique advertising, coin-op, music machines, salesman samples and more.
With a diversity seldom matched in other venues, Hake’s Americana & Collectibles' 207th auction holds nearly 3,000 items in more than 200 collecting categories; the online event closes Nov. 13-15, 2012.
Best known for its Brilliant cut glass auctions, Woody Auctions is offering two major single-owner lifetime collections – one of phonographs and stereo view cards, the other of pocket watches, wrist watches and jewelry. One collection holds a 2.25-ct. round brilliant diamond while the other offers collectors a chance to own a rare Dolly...
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Virtually unprecedented in doll auction history was Theriault’s offering two renowned international museum collections in a back-to-back two-day event in New Orleans July 22-23. In the end, a new record was set for American dolls.
I am happy to report that the doll collecting world is alive and well. I have just returned from the annual United Federation of Doll Clubs convention in New Orleans. Antique doll lovers did what they do best: shop!
Antiques buyers and sellers responded favorably to show promoter Bob Zurko's new antiques show at the Berrien County Fairgrounds in Berrien Springs, Mich.