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Gary Sowatzka, Master Doll Doctor, shares his tips on Doll Collecting.
The International Doll Museum from the collection of Michael Cosgrove ..................... ............... ... . Here is a sampling of my huge international doll collection. My collection contains nearly 2, 000 dolls from all over the world and I have been collecting since 1988. I have a fondness for world cultures and collect dolls that I think are typical of each country's culture. The ...
Yesterday's Child, home pages of Ginger Strain, doll collector. Antique doll identification, antique doll pictures, appraisals, antique dolls wanted.
Click on some of the images to read captions. Tips for conserving your composition doll Those indestructible dolls you got as a child in the 1950s or before may be destroying themselves. The dolls with sleep eyes that closed when they were laid down were most often made from composition materials compressed and molded by the manufacturers from a variety of materials. Contents could range from ...
Are you new to antique and vintage (pre-1960s) doll collecting Don't be lost--here are all the buzz-words and definitions you'll need. Talk like a pro.
Some have suggested that the history of modern doll making is largely the history of the stuff that makes up dolls. Over the centuries, doll makers have used terra-cotta, glazed stoneware, wood, alabaster, rags, leather, wax, cornhusks, gold, and one quite nebulous-sounding material: composition. That word refers to wood pulp and paste or boiled and formed into rags, a malleable material that ...
This comprehensive collectors' guide to Uneeda Doll Co.'s 11.5 ...