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Favorite Doll and Toy Links

Doll Artists - OOAK = One Of A Kind
Juan Albuerne  Movie Star Dolls (Fabulous!)

 Crawford Manor by Cheryl Crawford

 

 

Doll and Toy Books, Magazines, Services

Antique Doll Collector  - magazine all about collecting Antique dolls

Collectors Weekly - Antique and collectible information, dolls and so much more - (very nice)

Dolls of Our Childhood by Judith Izen - Vogue, Alexander, Ideal reference books and more.
Global Toy News online magazine - Toy Industry resource for toy news, toy trends and toy services
That Doll Magazine - all about favorite 1950s-1980s fashion dolls by Barry Sturgill & Scott Arend
Toy Info.org - resources, facts and information; Play industry news, Toy trends, toy safety, toy recalls + more

 

Doll Clubs in the USA

NADDA - National Antique Doll Dealers Association

NIADA - National Institute of American Doll Artists

ODACA - Original Doll Artists Council of America 

UFDC - The United Federation of Doll Clubs, Inc.

 

 

Doll Discussion Forum Boards

Antique Doll bulletin board

 Black Forum board  |  Doll Reference forum board

Ebay Forum board  |  Paper Doll bulletin board

 

Doll Makers, Distributors, Current Doll Sellers

* Adora 2000s+ (Charisma Brands)

* Albert E. Price Products 1995+

* Alexander, Madame Doll Co 1923+

* Amazon 1994+

* American Girl Doll Co 1986+

* Annalee Mobilitee Co 1930s+

* Ashton-Drake 1985+

* Avon Products 1886+

* Bandai of America 1990s+

* Clea Bella  2001+

* Berenguer, Berjusa 1944

* Bratz Dolls 2001+

* Byers Choice Co 1960s+

* Cabbage Patch Kids Co 1978+

* Charisma Brands (Marie Osmond) 2002+

* Corolle Doll Co 1979+

* Danbury Mint 1980s+

* Walt Disney Dolls 1930+

* Dolfi wood dolls 1990s+ Italy

* DSI Toys - Meritus 1980s+

* Ebay Dolls 1995+

* Effanbee Dolls 1910+

* Estrela Company 1937+ Brazil

* Exclusive Toy Products, Inc 1997+

* Fisher-Price 1930s+

* Franklin Mint 1964+

* FCM Springfield 1996+

* Globo Italy 1966+

* Goodwill Industries 1902+

* Hildegard Günzel 1973+

* Hallmark Dolls 1970+

* Hasbro Doll Co 1923+

* Horsman LTD 1984+

* Mary Hoyer Doll Co 2002+

* Maggie Iacono Doll Co 1980+

* Imperial Toy Corp. 1969+

* Integrity Toys, Inc. 1995+

* Jakks Pacific Dolls 1995+

* Kids, Brands, Inc. 1967+

* Kingstate Dollcrafters Dolls 1996+

* Kish & Company 1991+

* Kmart / K-Mart 1962+

* Kathe Kruse 1910+

* Lakeshore Learning 1954+

* Lalaloopsy dolls

* Lauer Toys, Inc 1990s+

* Lawton Doll Co 1978+

* Lenox Corp 1991+

* Lidová Tvorba 1936+ folk art dolls

* Lundby of Sweden 1947+

* Manhattan Toy Co. 1976+

* Mattel Dolls 1945+

* Macy's Dolls & Toys 1858 +

* Meijer 1934+

* MGA Entertainment 1979+

* Lee Middleton Dolls 1980s+

* Montgomery Ward 1872+

* My Twinn Dolls

* Nakajima USA 2000+

* Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls 2003+

* Ohio Art Co 1908+

* Only Hearts Club Dolls

* JC Penney 1872+

* Petitcollin 1860+

* Pioneer Toy Products, China 1992+

* Playmates Toys 1966+

  - Hearts 4 Hearts Girls dolls

* Precious Moments Dolls 1975+

* QVC 1986+

* Royal Doulton Figurines 1815+

* Schylling Brothers Dolls & Toys 1975+

* Sears 1886+

* Sekiguchi Corp 1918+

* Rotraut Schrott 1985+

* B. Shackman 1898+

* Simba Toy Company 1982+

* FayZah Spanos 1986+

  - also called Precious Heirloom Dolls

* Target Corporation 1902+

* Theriaults Auctions 1970+

* Tomy Corp (US, Japan) Dolls 1924+

* Tonner Doll Co 1991+

* Toys R Us 1986+

* Vogue Doll Co 1995+

* Wal-Mart 1962+

* R. John Wright Dolls 1976+

* Max Zapf 1932+

Note: All offsite links open a new window to the doll makers official website

 

Doll and Toy Event Show Calendar

Antique Doll Collector - list of Doll Shows and Doll Events Calendar - email or fax your events to them, to be included.

 

Doll and Toy Identification Resources

American Girl Doll Collecting - guide to American Girl dolls, retired, current dolls, clothing and more by C. Hauser

 

Antique to 1970s German dolls, accessories and more by Sylvia, wonderful reference site in German

 

Antique Japanese Dolls - all about ningyo or human shape Japanese dolls by SR.  (Internet Explorer browser friendly)

 

Antique Toys.com - large antique to vintage toy and for sale reference site, lots of toy resources by Brent Harelson

 

Bawdy Bisques and Naughty Novelties - German Bathing Beauties, figurines and more by Sharon Hope Weintraub                                                            also, tips on how to spot fakes or reproduction dolls.


BigRedToybox toy information - 1950-1990s Encyclopedia of Toys and Dolls, by Don Thompson. 

 

Barbie vintage vinyl reference guide - cases, vinyl accessories & more by Janet Potts.

 

Catalog ads - 1940s-1980s catalog ads; Penney's, Sears, Spiegel, FAO Schwartz, Montgomery Ward +

 

Cloth Doll Connection - Artists/Designers, classes, clubs, links, suppliers, by Karen Samuelson.

 

Clubhouse.com - Sock Monkey artwork prints & paintings, dolls, crafts, newsletter and more.

 

Crochet crafts by Helga - Patterns and designs for fashion dolls clothing.

 

Darci Doll by Kenner  - Dana & Erica, photo's, values, descriptions, history and forum board.

 

Daisy's Closet - Descriptions, photo's about the Mary Quant - Daisy Doll.

 

Dawn & Pippa - custom fashions for 6 1/2" sized dolls by Janet Caudle.

 

Doll and Toy Database - Datenbank für altes Spielzeug, database identifying old dolls and toys

 

Doll Links by Jen - huge list of links across the web; antique to modern indentifying dolls & doll related.

 

Doll Memories - 1950s-2000, Crissy family, Dawn, Barbie collector shares her photos, by Maria.

 

Dollhouse dolls, Caco miniature dollhouse dolls by diepuppenstubensammlerin

 

Dolls from Around the World - International dolls all categorized by country, nicely organized.

 

Deluxe Kruger Doll House - Deluxe Reading dolls 1950s, grocery store dolls + by Dolly Kruger.

 

Fashion Clone Dolls - Barbie, Ken, Skipper, Tammy, Tina Cassini dolls and more by Dorothy Guider.

 

German Doll Marks Database - Zur Datenbank Puppenmarken, German antique doll marks identified

 

Ginger, Ginny - Muffie, Nancy Ann Storybook type dolls, doll guide, dolls for sale page, by Sandi.

 

Gogomag.com - Guide to collecting and enjoying everything vintage or nostalgic, by Don Thompson.

 

Golden Rose vintage dolls - lots of high heel fashion dolls, markings and photo's.

 

Grand Old Toys - Antique Toys for Girls or Boys, tin toys & more reference website by DannyK.

 

Gupp's Vintage Dolls 1950-1970s - Bit of everything dolls from this era.

 

Mary Hoyer Doll clothes - shows the early Hoyer doll knitted clothing, name of outfits and Hoyer ads by Charmar.

 

Ideal Dolls 1960s - Guide to identify fashion dolls; Tammy, Misty, Samantha & more by Milo.

 

Jodi's Attic - an eclectic mix of collectibles including Dolls & Toys

 

Kaylee's Korner dollinfo.com - Guide to Dolls 1930s-1990's by favorite toy companies.

 

Keeping Ken - All the Mattel male dolls and their fashions 1961-present, includes a price guide by Jeff Bek.

 

Lenci Doll Collector - a wealth of information for Lenci and Lenci-type cloth doll collectors

 

Marks & Digital Library by Worthpoint - searchable database of 50,000 marks identified; Dolls, Collectibles +

 

Master Collector - Lots of collector items of all kinds including dolls.

 

Nancy Ann Storybook dolls 1936-1940s - identify all the early Storybook dolls, outfits, names + by Keri Lynn.

 

National Costume Doll Collection - photos, information on souvenir, ethnic dolls in national costume

 

Old Toys on-line & Action Figures - A ton of reference toys - take a look by Tutti.

 

Our World of Dolls - Portal, directory, search engine, all kinds of dolls and links.

 

Peteena the Poodle - information on the poodle doll, frequently asked questions, photos, travel tips and stories

 

PM & M - German & related Porcelain marks, half dolls, figurines, plates, history + fantastic resource

 

Porcelainsite.com - History of porcelain, German porcelain history, markings & more, another great resource.

 

Poupée Méchanique - Big eyed dolls, Licca, Chi-Chan, vintage to contemporary.

 

Puppetsdream.com - Wood marionettes, Folkmanis Puppets, and a huge selection of gifts.

 

Puppentour - Doll tour of the Doll factories of Waltershausen, Germany.

 

Rhonda's Hard Plastic Dolls - Vintage dolls, lots of doll photo's of information.

 

Shirley Temple Dolls by Loretta - Great reference site, for sale/trade, forum board and more.

 

Sindy the Doll you love to dress - Sindy and many other fashion dolls - great site by Aly, Helen & Nav.

 

Sindy Doll World - Sindy from 1963-1980s another great Sindy site by Lorna.

 

Sindy Dolly - all about the Sindy doll, identifying, forum board, fashions, friends and more.

 

The National Museum of Play - Strong Museum - doll, games, toys and more, online historical collection

 

Toonopedia - comic book cartoon characters information, pics and more by D. Markstein

 

This Old Doll - 1930-1950s, restoration, shoes, repair, hospital and descriptions.

 

Vintage Doll Collector - 1955-1964, formerly Fashionable Ladies glamour dolls by Zendelle Bouchard.

 

Whos That Doll - 1970s identification of 6 1/2" Dawn, Pippa, Rock Flowers, other Clone fashion dolls and clothes

 

 

Doll and Toy Museums

Cross In The Woods Doll Museum; religious dolls, Michigan

Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls & Toys, Colorado

Legacy Doll Museum; antique, collectible, vintage & modern dolls, Montana

Marx Toy Museum, West Virginia

Mid Ohio Doll & Toy Historical Museum, Ohio

Museum City of New York;  dolls and toys, New York

Quinlan's Doll & Teddy Bear Museum & Library, California

Philadelphia Doll Museum, featuring over 300 black dolls, Pennsylvania

Prairie Museum; art, dolls, history, furniture, toys and much more, Kansas

Strong National Museum of Play; dolls, toys and more, New York

Toy Museum of New York, Brooklyn, New York

 

Doll Restoration, Doll Customizing

Dr. Toni's - Doll repair & doll restoration

Krista's vintage Barbie restoration and repair

Sowatzka - Doll restoration and repairs

Twin Pines - Doll cleaning products

Restore Doll - doll hair, OOAK, repair for dolls, tutorials Do It Your Self projects and lots more

 

Doll Values and Price Guides

Doll Price Guide - vintage doll values plus more

ebay - doll completed auction values, prices, worth

Kovels antiques & collectibles - antique dolls & toy values

Prices4antiques.com - antique doll values + more

Worthopedia Price Guide - dolls, toys & more

 

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