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Selling a Porcelain Doll Collection

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Perhaps you inherited a doll collection or are simply downsizing and decluttering, but now you are thinking of selling your dolls. This is a guide about selling a porcelain doll collection.
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By 12 found this helpful
July 26, 2016

I have a porcelain doll collection and I'm not sure how to sell them? Help :)

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September 17, 201612 found this helpful

I want to sell my porcelain doll, but I don't know how to go by selling them. some are very expensive.

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September 25, 20167 found this helpful

I want to sell my porcelain dolls, and I don't know how to go by how to sell them.

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September 27, 20162 found this helpful

How do i sell my dolls I have many some the ones I got i rember my grandma having the eyes roll so how could i get the value and sell them

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October 19, 20161 found this helpful

Live in Motley Minnesota have porcelain dolls for sale also Barbie dolls in boxes good condition who can I talk to about selling

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October 23, 20160 found this helpful

I have Heart to Heart, Barbie, Ashton drake and Heritage Duck collection where can I sell them.

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November 30, 20163 found this helpful

How do i sell them and were can i see how much that they go for

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December 3, 20168 found this helpful

Where can I sell my porcelian doll collection near me?

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December 12, 20160 found this helpful

where can i sell my porclein dolls in mt.vernon,illinois62864

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January 3, 20170 found this helpful

I have 20 expensive porcelain dolls still in boxes with papers and never opened would like to sell but don't want to get ripped off.HELP PLEASE

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January 5, 20170 found this helpful

Where do I start to sell a full doll collection

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September 25, 20110 found this helpful

Due to hard times and difficulties, I need money to pay my bills. I am selling my porcelain dolls. They are in good shape. Can anyone suggest where I might be able to sell them? Thank you.

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By Lavette

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September 25, 20110 found this helpful
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You could try ebay. You could also call antique and collectables dealers in your area. What you get for them will depend on age, whether or not you still have the orgional boxes, and certificates of authenticity.

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December 17, 2010

I have a variety of porcelain dolls, from babies to Shirley Temple and would like to know how I would go about selling them? They all have authenticity and numbers on them.

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By Mary Stewart from Brookline, MA

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December 18, 20100 found this helpful

I agree with an archived post made by MisMachado:

If they are really collectibles and of vintage, try Etsy.com. They have some strict guidelines, but are great to deal with, and a lot less expensive than eBay is. MisMachado (10/16/2010)

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December 18, 20100 found this helpful

Easy. Post them on eBay.

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April 2, 20150 found this helpful

How can I sell my mom's collection of porcelain dolls?
Some are Ashton Drake and some are Danbury Mint.
Some have the receipt with them. She had about 85 dolls

By Melody from Dayton, PA

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April 3, 20150 found this helpful

Dear Melody,
Thank you for your post and interest in Ashton-Drake dolls. Unfortunately, we no longer have a secondary market for retired dolls.

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You may want to check eBay or visit an antique/doll shop to get a value for your ballerina doll. Good luck! Thank you, Chris

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April 4, 20150 found this helpful

I hope your mother enjoyed her dolls during her lifetime. Unfortunately it is not easy to sell dolls of this type as most were mass produced and are easily found in large supply over the internet.

You can check out Google, eBay, Replacements and many other sites will appear on Google. Craigslist is good as you do not have to ship.

Many sellers have dolls listed for months (even years) before they sell. Dolls are difficult (and expensive) to ship as most are a larger size and need "special" boxes and packing.

You can check out sold listings on eBay to see what buyers are really paying for dolls of this type.

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Also you may have a special doll in this collection that will sell quickly and for more money. Research is the only way to find an answer to your question.

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July 14, 20160 found this helpful

This is Kathleen. I inherited dolls from my mother. They were all hand made by her, hand painted and fired in the kiln. She made the clothes herself. How can I find out how to price them? They didn't come in boxes, because she just made them at the doll shop and brought them home.

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August 5, 2015

I have three huge bins of porcelain dolls. I am looking to sell them, but can't find any place to sell them. A lot of them have boxes and certificates with them. How can I sell these dolls?

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August 8, 20150 found this helpful

You can sell on amazon.com, ebay.com, etsy.com, or post on craigslist.org and pinterest.com. The postings are free, but some charge a fee for using their website if the item sells.

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You can post photos of the dolls individually or grouped; your choice along with contact information and description. If there are any flaws, it's best to put it out there with pics of them, so prospects are not deceived.

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April 16, 20150 found this helpful

I have a collection of porcelain Ashton Drake dolls I need to sell in Mesquite Texas. Who can I call?

By Bill from Mesquite, TX

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February 26, 20140 found this helpful

Where do I find a buyer for my porcelain dolls?

By Byron

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February 27, 20140 found this helpful

Try ebay.

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February 28, 20140 found this helpful

You will have to do your own research on eBay, Etsy, Google etc. Then you can decide if it would be better to just sell them at a yard sale, Craigslist or donate to a local charity.

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December 5, 2014

I have a Heritage Signature collection that consists of 11 dolls, 6 big ones and 5 mini ones. I got them all when I was a little girl and not sure what they are worth now and would possibly like to sell them.

By hailee sears

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December 7, 20140 found this helpful

You can check out their individual "value" on Google doll sites or eBay. Dolls are usually difficult to sell and very rarely bring a very big price.

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