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1970s to 1980s Walda porcelain collector dollThe Walda doll has a porcelain fired and painted shoulder head, stationary glass like eyes, painted upper and lower lashes or painted eyes, cheek blush and rosebud red lips, a cloth body with stitched hips for bending and porcelain lower arms and legs. 

She's usually found wearing a long prairie like cotton dress with bonnet, painted white socks and black shoes.  The Walda doll also has similar looking sister, cousin and Asian version dolls have been found.

Where in the world is Walda?  Today she can be found in antique shops, Goodwill, Salvation Army, Mission stores, other Thrift stores, online auctions and doll shops.  She's everywhere and is usually mis-identified as a genuine antique doll by, everyone, it seems.

Thus, she affectionately became known as a "Walda" doll on eBay's doll discussion board, as she turns up so often, everywhere.  Yep, many people find one like her in their attic, a grandmother or other family members home, when they are cleaning it out and think "oh what a great antique doll". Walda porcelain doll faces 1970's

 

Perhaps in another 50 years she will be considered an antique, but for now, she's a mass produced porcelain doll, sold in the 1970s to 1980s and possibly longer, whose value today is nominal.  Giving her a name is probably the best way to help collectors find her in the huge porcelain doll market. 

 

So don't forget, if you put her up for sale online or off, be sure to give her a name, Walda, so collectors can find her.

 

Readers Digest magazine porcelain doll ad from the 1970s to 1980s is shown below on right

Please enjoy a collectors Walda doll video below

 

 

Antiqued Walda Porcelain Doll video courtesy of YouTube

Porcelain doll ad

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Porcelain Doll Original Ad 1970s

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