Value of a Goldenvale Collection Porcelain Doll

The doll was made by the Goldenvale Collection. His name is Nicolas. I can't seen to find any information on him on the internet. Can anyone help me, and give me a price range? It is flawless and looks brand new. It comes with the stand and all. Thanks.
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May 23, 20190 found this helpful

Jacob is asking $110. I assume Nicolas must be about the same value. www.ebay.com/.../223213956728?hash=item33f896ae78...

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May 23, 20190 found this helpful

You do not give the size of your doll but from the picture it looks to be over 5 feet tall?
Here is a listing for the same doll, but remember, these are asking prices and you will not have a current value until someone actually buys the same doll,
You can place a watch on this doll to see if it sells. Sellers on eBay (and other sites) often keep dolls listed for months or even years and they may or may not sell. This one is listed at $150 with local pick up only.
This limits potential buyers as if you are not within driving distance of the seller then you will not be interested in the doll as they are too large and fragile to ship.

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You may notice they do not mention the brand - Goldenvale - in the listing. This could be because Goldenvale brand is known as a low value brand and actually may take away value or even keep someone from even looking at the ad.
You may want to place a watch on this item just to see if it sells.

Your doll will probably have the marking 1-2000 on the back/neck but this does not mean 1-2000 produced, as this is just part of the company brand.

If you wish to sell your doll, I would suggest listing him on Craigslist, LetGo, OfferUp, Facebook Marketplace or any site that has pick up only in your area.
Start your price at $150-$175 and if it does not sell after a few weeks you can lower the price.

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May 24, 20190 found this helpful

This makes me sad. Back before the market crash of 2008, you could (in some settings--like auction houses and such--fetch up to $1000 for this doll....if he was pristine, in the box, with all of the paperwork. I am saying this assuming he is the 4 foot tall chief that I remember. Most had brown outfits, but this one is in blue, which made him a little different. I wish I could remember why the color difference made a price difference, but I can't.

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Anyhow...today, I have not seen one sell in a long time, at any price as low as $20. Unfortunately the only way to know the true value is to find one that has sold and that tells you what people are willing to pay. I can't find any that have sold in at least a year.

Do you have a good vintage dealer in your town? I would shop him to a couple of stores and see what they will either offer for him or sell him for on a consignment basis.

In today's market, where I am in Pittsburgh, I would be surprised if it was $50, but selling is all about supply and demand and where I am there are a glut of dolls and no buyers, which drives the prices down.

Your town could be totally different...like if you are in a place where there is Native American tourism, you could fetch much more for him in the right setting.

I would not try to sell him online, especially since the USPS is changing their shipping rules next month to something called DIM (dimensional weight) which means something like you could sell a one pound item, but if it was in a box that was of a certain cubic measurement--it could cost $50 or 60 to ship because the mailing "weight" is based on box size not actual poundage. That this is a tall doll would automatically drop him into that size of a mailer and then no one would want to pay that amount.

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Post back if you are able to sell him and how much he fetches! Thanks for sharing him!

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