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What is the resale value of a Danbury Mint Prince William doll?
By Trixie from TX
People are selling these dolls on eBay from $65 to $139. Each person is asking a different price for the doll. You'll need to look at the listing and compare your doll to the ones selling. From what I can tell they basically all look the same.
You will need to research your doll on Google, eBay, Etsy and other sites. There is a lot of information on the web but value is in the eye of the beholder and someone who is willing to pay.
I have 6 porcelain Cabbage Patch dolls from the Danbury Mint. They are all in excellent condition but do not have their boxes. The dolls I have are: Bobby Joe, Charles Henry, Brittany Nichole, Melissa Ann, and the two 50s kids.
They are worth about $50, according to eBay
What sizes are the dolls?
Different sizes have different values. Also you say no box. Are they still in their plastic sleeves?
They are all 18" or so tall. And no plastic sleeves, they each have a stand and appear to have been displayed by the previous owner.
Thanks for the additional info.
In today's market (the market changes daily so these values may go up or down):
Bobby Joe and Charles Henry are selling for an average of $8 (sold prices--not asking prices) for dolls that are NEW IN THE BOX. Out of the box, they fetch $3-4 dollars, if they sell...many are sitting unsold on various selling platforms.
Brittany people are asking all over the place amounts from $20-80, but I have not seen one sell or sold. You may want to watch several of the currently listed ones on eBay and see if they sell and what they fetch. That will give you today's current market value.
Melissa is selling (SOLD prices) in the $22 range this an an average as I have seen them as low as $15 and as high as $25.
The 50s kids--I assume you are talking about the 2 boys in cute little outfits. These are currently sitting unsold at a variety of prices.
Since these are very breakable, if you are planning to sell, you would probably do best with a local venue--either selling through a consignment store or selling yourself on a Facebook Marketplace venue--see if your town has FSOT or SWT groups in your area (stands for For Sale Or Trade and Sale Want Trade).
You can always ask high like people do in other venues, and then take best offer.
Post back how your sales go!! Thanks for sharing and getting me the additional info!
I need to determine the value of Kenny (Clowning Around) doll.
This one is asking $50. www.ebay.com/
These are cute, but sadly there are a GLUT of them on the market right now and are all sitting unsold (some for several years) with asking prices between 29 and 50 dollars.
If you want to prices yours to sell, undercut all of the existing sales and start it in the high teens or low 20s and take best offer.
If you are going to sell it online AND you are in the US you may want to rethink selling it where you have to ship. The new USPS DIM (dimensional mailing) rule makes it very hard to pack it in a box that is big enough to protect it and does not cost an arm and a leg to ship.
With the new system, the box size counts to the weight...so to ship him in a big enough box to protect him may make the shipping cost more than the doll itself. SO FRUSTRATING!!
Maybe try selling local on Facebook Marketplace or see if there are local Facebook Sale/Want/Trade (you will see them listed sometimes as FSOT or SWT (which are abbreviations for For Sale Or Trade and Sale Want Trade). Put your town name in and these abbreviations and find groups or your town name and the phrase flea market.
I have had some luck selling this way!
Post back with an update!