It will be a doll parade April 27 at Dan Morphy's, when more than 500 dolls, including a 19th century "H" doll, expected to fetch upwards of $40,000, is offered.
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.
Vintage toy airplanes and other aviation items may anchor Stephenson's Spring Dolls, Toys & Trains Auction, but expectations are prices will soar.
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.
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.
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!
Two collections of antique dolls, furnishings, fashions, doll houses, miniatures and an important half doll collection will be offered June 16-17, 2012 by Frasher's Doll Auction. Bebes from Jumeau, Steiner, Bru, Rabery and Delphieu will cross the block along with dolls from the 1930-1950 era, including Raggedy Ann, Shirley Temple dolls, Nancy Ann Storybook...
After visiting five national vintage doll shows, columnist and expert Sherry Minton says attendance is up and the dealers have been selling. However, show demographics have changed: No longer are shows attracting dealers from long distances and the buyers seem to be from a 100-mile radius. Advertising is concentrated on local fliers, antique shops,...
One of the more elusive of tin windup toys, the Boxer Rebellion clockwork toy by Lehmann is one of only a handful known to exist. This detailed toy with political undertones is in exceptional original condition and comes to the block with a $15,000-$20,000. Photo courtesy James D. Julia Auctions. FAIRFIELD, Maine –...