Identifying Dolls?

I was cleaning out my mother's old stuff when I came across these dolls. All I found was a tag that said "Ashley Belle" and so I'm trying to figure out the names of these dolls and what they might possibly be worth. If anyone can give me any kind of a lead, that would be great because I cannot find any markers or numbers or anything to give me any information. So does anyone have any idea?


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December 13, 20200 found this helpful

It is rare to find a name for Ashley Belle dolls as the company only put names on original tags and it is rare to find a doll with these tags. A name does not change the value of a doll but being in a nice box in new condition may add a few dollars and it may also improve the chances of selling the doll.
Ashley Belle and a lot of other companies mass produced dolls like this and fooled people into thinking they would one day be valuable as collectibles. Of course, has not happened and the market is flooded with thousands of similar dolls.
Average dolls in new or like new condition sell for less than $25 and since your dolls appear to have been played with and do not have shoes I would say it would be very difficult to even sell these dolls - at any price.
You may be able sell them for $5 at a yard sale but I would not count on it.
There are presently over 600 Ashley Belle dolls listed for sale on eBay alone - of course this is all sizes and styles but there will be thousands listed when you check several sites.

Asking prices only represent what the seller would like to receive for their items and does not have anything to do with 'current value' as only a sold identical or very similar doll would be considered as 'value' as this shows what someone was willing to pay for that item.

You can check the sold listings on eBay and see what people are currently paying for similar dolls.
Generally, only the tall, 42-48 inch dolls will sell for more than $25 and most sell for much less. Occasionally a 'specialty' doll will sell for more money.

Perhaps there is someone you can give these dolls to if you do not plan to keep them for yourself.

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December 13, 20200 found this helpful

Sadly, everything cybergrannie said is accurate.

If you are asking to value them, you will have to take into consideration to get a higher return, you would need the box, hangtag, shoes, etc. If you have those and they are in good shape, they will fetch a bit more than as they are pictured.

When searchign eBay completed auctions to get an idea of value (right now most are sitting unsold) you need to search more by brand (Ashley Belle) and hair color or eye color or dress color or size and you will get a general idea of selling/unsold prices.

There is just such a glut of dolls on the market that all values are down. There was a brief blip in the middle of COVID, maybe July or August, where I saw a slight uptick in doll sales...but that has vanished and I have not seen the Christmas uptick I usually see.

Perhaps if you can hold on to them (if you are asking with the intent to sell), they may come back in value in 10-15 years.

Thanks for sharing!

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December 13, 20200 found this helpful

Ashley Belle dolls are mass-produced dolls that are not worth what the original buyer paid for them, even if they were never taken out of the box.

They are pretty, but pretty much worthless.

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December 15, 20200 found this helpful

These Ashley Belle dolls , are beautiful and plentiful. There are a lot of them online for sale in various asking prices. The sad thing is that they are not bringing the asking prices. They are selling between $10 and $20 . Maybe a bid pricing could bring in a little more. -

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