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Doll Marks

Doll Marks

use the doll mark pages with over 4,000 images, more markings are on the doll makers by Country pages. Didn’t find your mark?  join our free forum board, let us know and we'll add it.

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Dolls by Country

Dolls by Country

 

Dolls by Material

Dolls are classified by the material of the head

Bisque Dolls

Antique Bisque Dolls

 

Celluloid Dolls

Celluloid Dolls

 

China Head Dolls

Antique China Dolls

  Cloth Dolls

Cloth Dolls

Bisque head dolls were introduced in the 1850s by Europeans primarily in France  . . .  Read More
 

Celluloid dolls are made from cellulose nitrate, alcohol, fillers and camphor  . . . Read More

 

Antique China dolls were made by mostly German companies from 1836 to the 1940s  . Read More

 

The history of fabric dolls goes back as far as mankind has been making textiles and . . . Read More

Composition Dolls

Composition Dolls

  Hard Plastic Dolls

Hard Plastic Dolls

 

Metal Head Dolls

 

Papier Mache Dolls

Early composition dolls were made from glue, glycerin, zinc oxide and Japanese wax . . . Read More

 

The first dolls produce in the new material of plastic was by the Ideal Toy Company in  . . . Read More

 

France has the first patent recorded by René Poulin in 1861 for making dolls heads . . . Read More

 

Papier mâché, carton moulé, carton pâte or holz-masse are all terms describing a . . . Read More

             

Rubber Dolls

 

Wax Dolls

Antique Wax Dolls

 

Wood Dolls

Antique Wood Dolls

 

How to find a dolsl value, price, worth?

Doll Values

Caoutchouc, India rubber or gum was used for centuries to make dolls, parts of dolls  . . . Read More

 

Some of the oldest existing examples of dolls have been found made of wax ... Read More

  Wood is a fairly easy material to carve or whittle to form a crude doll . . . Read More   How to find a dolls  value, price, worth? here's our tip, use sold listings at eBay    . . . Read More

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