Value of a Royal Cathay Porcelain Doll

I have a late 90s or early 2000 large Royal Cathay porcelain doll #1004 named Greg. It was never removed from the box. I just opened the top lid for the certificate. What is he worth?


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May 23, 20190 found this helpful

He is currently selling at eBay for $22.00 + shipping. There was one example sold at this price:

There are several unsold at $30 plus shipping. So his current market value is $22 + shipping, so roughly $30.

If you do sell him on eBay be aware that the USPS shipping rules are changing soon and box size can make the shipping costs triple.

I suggest that you take photos, then box him up very well, with as much padding as possible to protect him, weigh and measure the box, use eBays advanced seller tool so you can enter the exact box weights and dimensions and then list him (the new shipping thing is called DIM or dimension costs).


If you try to sell him through Facebook marketplace or LetGo or you will not get as much as if you sell him online.

Since people nickel dime prices on the local sites.

Post back if you sell him.


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May 23, 20190 found this helpful

Thank you very much.:)

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May 23, 20190 found this helpful

This one is asking $69.99

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May 24, 20190 found this helpful

He is cute..
As a general rule, boy dolls sell a little faster than girl dolls, probably because there are fewer boy dolls produced and less listed for sale.

Pghgirl gave very good advice about listing on eBay as new and inexperienced sellers many times make costly mistakes and can even sell an item and make no profit.


Even with a fair price you will probably not clear more than $20 on your doll so think about that before you go to the trouble to list him as shipping is a big problem when shipping breakable items. A large percentage are broken and insurance is almost a joke.

Listing on local sites can be bothersome as Pghgirl stated but my daughter sells and she generally does not have problems as she gives a firm price and tells everyone beforehand - that's the price and do not expect it to change.

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