Doll collectors of all kinds are always on the look out for antique dolls for sale so that they can add more to their collection. They are always on the know about the history of the antique dolls for sale. They believe that each doll has a story to tell, thus the fascination to collect these.
The history of their seamstresses, manufacturers, and creators are quite appealing. Even how children play with these antique dolls for sale is a reason why collectors continue this hobby. In fact, doll collecting is now second to stamp collecting as the most popular hobby in the United States.
Despite expensive antique dolls for sale, this does not stop the collectors to invest. That is why they think before they buy the dolls they want.
These are investments for them. They read up as much as they can on the dolls that they really want to collect so this is where they focus and save their money for. However, if one is a student of antique dolls, she would do her best to always be updated.
The more dolls she has, the better she will understand the history of these dolls. These are no longer toys for her, but collectibles.
Antique dolls for sale are more expensive if these were created before 1930. Be they bisque, wax, wood, papier mache, china, or porcelain, they are still considered to be a rarity for a collector.
All the composition of the dolls that have a tinge of modern materials in them may be less desirable. This is the case for bisque dolls and German dolls.
Because of the age and the weight of the material, there are possibilities that the antique dolls for sale may not be as authentic in its parts as what the collector would prefer it to be.
An avid collector has a keen eye in observing the tiniest details and can easily determine when they have a tinge of modern materials in them.
Production are everywhere. There are manufacturing companies in France, Germany, and the United State.
Nowadays though the most popular and the best manufacturing companies of antique dolls for sale are from the factories in China.
Collectors can still determine the history of the dolls they buy wherever these are manufactured.
Because of their love for the history of these dolls, they already have the information they need to know to figure out the authenticity of the authentic dolls for sale and whether these are worth their money.
Shawnna Devlin wrote:
Today I bought my SWEET DOLL HAT for 14-16" ANTIQUE FRENCH OR GERMAN BISQUE DOLL,vintage material at a yard sale.David wrote:
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Got my Antique Doll Hat / Chapeau for Jumeau, Bru, French & German Porcelain Dolls years ago and am really happy with the price.Herb wrote:
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Got my Antique Vintage Cloth Body Doll Rubber Head weeks ago and am really happy with it.Shantelle Provost wrote:
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Got my Antique German Alma Bisque Doll ***HEAD ONLY*** weeks ago and am totally pleased with it.Holly Kiel wrote:
Got my Antique Leather Shoes for Large Bisque Head Doll or Bear some time ago and am really happy how much it cost.Nydia Delcid wrote:
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