Value of a J. Misa Porcelain Doll?


We would like to sell our J.Misa doll, Mamie #22/5000. Does anyone have an idea of its value?


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October 21, 20190 found this helpful

This is a mass-produced doll. She is one of 5000. She is worth $25 at most.

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October 21, 20190 found this helpful

She is beautiful.
I did not find an exact doll in my research but found several of similar style and I cannot find anything about Mamie that would make her 'special' so it appears she would fall into the average value doll made by this company.

eBay is still the largest selling doll site in the world and the site that appraisers use to find current value of many items but especially dolls.
You do not state the size of your doll so it is difficult to determine if she would fall into the higher shipping category that USPS is now charging.
Many of the larger dolls are now costing $35-$50 to ship so this is a big deterrent to a potential buyer.

Here is a link to the dolls currently listed for sale on eBay so if you see a similar doll you can place a watch on the item to see if it sells. Be sure to check the size of the doll as compared to yours.

Here is a link to eBay dolls that have sold over the past several months.
The selling price would be considered the current value as asking prices only reflect what a seller would like to receive for their doll.
This changes daily but you may never find an exact doll as yours.

Here is a link to answers found on ThriftyFun from past questions about this brand of doll.

You might wish to consider listing her on several sites that allow pick up so there would be no shipping involved and this way you may be able to sell her for a higher price.
Lots of sites have this so you might check out sites like Craigslist, OfferUp, LetGo, Nextdoor, Facebook Marketplace and many others.
If listed on these sites you start at a higher price and reduce it if no one shows an interest.

Amazon has a lot of these dolls listed and I believe this is because some of their sellers will ship with Prime and that would be a big savings.
Amazon is not a site for inexperienced sellers (and neither is eBay if the truth is told).
You can look for your doll or similar one on Amazon but I do not believe it can be used as a 'value' guide. (Affiliate Link)

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October 22, 20190 found this helpful

There were 5000 of these dolls produced. This means that the doll is a mass production item and not worth much at all. Yours happens to be the 22nd doll they made. Normally people are selling these for as low as $1 and as high as $25.

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October 22, 20190 found this helpful

While I can't locate Mamie by her name, that is not unusual because sellers have no clue how to list dolls and often just list them as blonde doll in blue dress or J Misa doll with blue dress or just blonde doll with boa. If you had a lot of time, you may find an exact match by photo, but it could take hours.

I did the limited search of blonde Misa dolls and today none have sold at any price.

Most are sitting unsold at prices under 10.00.

This is not the best time to sell dolls as there is a glut and it is not quite Christmas shopping time yet. Doll sales do pick up very slightly around the holidays, but not much since there are literally thousands for sale at any given moment, across many selling platforms.

Perhaps if you wait until early November and try her on a local site you will sell her.

You can start anywhere from $20-25 and take best offer, which may be as low as $5.

Hope your sale goes well!!

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