Betsy Wetsy Baby Doll?

May 27, 2022

I have a mid 1950s original Betsy Wetsy baby doll. Just wondering how I can sell it. She has original dress and is in good shape. She has eyes that open and close.



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Betsy Wetsy dolls were produced in several different styles and sizes over the years so without a picture it would be difficult to determine which doll you have.
However, you can look at the dolls presently listed for sale on eBay and other sites to see what sellers are asking for your style doll. If you find one like yours, you can place a 'watch' on the listing to see if it sells.

Seller's asking prices have no bearing on the value of an item as the item has no value (except to the owner) until it is sold. Only a sold item helps determine value as it shows what someone was willing to pay for that item.
You can check eBay's sold listings to see what these dolls are really selling for (eBay's sold listings is the site appraiser's use for value).


You may find a doll like yours that has sold and that would be considered your present value.

When searching for your doll you will need to check the clothing, hair color/style, size, and condition of the dolls to be able to compare the dolls.

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Betsy Wetsy was originally issued by the Ideal Toy Company of New York in 1935 and was named for the daughter of the head of the company. Betsy Wetsy was one of the most popular drink-and-wet dolls - the doll's special feature was simulating urination after a fluid was poured into her open mouth.


The Betsy Wetsy doll was made in several sizes in the 1940s. It saw a spike in popularity in the 1950s. It had blue sleepy eyes with eyelashes and its arms and legs were joined.
Betsy Wetsy was produced with molded plastic hair:
(to see what it's worth try free trial)

with caracul wigs:
at $79.95
at $95

with brown, blond, or red plugged hair:
Vintage 1950's IDEAL BETSY WETSY VW-2 Vinyl BABY DOLL 13" Rooted Hair at $37.75
at $35.50
at $38
1950s Betsy Wetsy Doll sold at £55.16

Vintage BIG Betsy Wetsy Ideal Doll - 21" - VS 22 - 1950's at $125

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This 12-inch doll sold for $28 on eBay

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I found a Mid-1950's Ideal Toy Co 14" BETSY WETSY Doll at $225
"She comes ALL ORIGINAL with her white cotton flannel diaper, and pale pink cotton organdy dress with matching bonnet. French Val lace, and ric-rac trim offset the bodice and wide-brim bonnet."


Please add photos of your doll and write what size is she.

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This circa 1950's 21" Betsy Wetsy doll is priced @ $85:

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