Diane's Dolls! Antique Dolls & Collectable Dolls
Diane McGinley has been specialising in antique dolls and collectable dolls for many years including wax, bisque, porcelain and composition Antique Dolls, c1950's Hard Plastic Dolls and collectable Vintage Fashion Dolls. Diane has earned a highly reputable name with antique and collectable doll enthusiasts worldwide and has gained a vast amount of knowledge and experience along the way. With this in mind, Diane is more than happy to speak to you about any of the antique dolls and collectable dolls for sale on this site Contact Diane's Dolls.
On the Antique Dolls page you will find antique bisque, porcelain, wax, cloth and composition dolls for sale by doll manufacturers such as Heubach, Kestner, Simon & Halbig, Recknagel, Kammer & Reinhardt (K*R), Armand Marseille (A.M), Jumeau, SFBJ and many more!. The Hard Plastic Dolls section has circa 1950's collectable dolls for sale such as Pedigree, Roddy, BND and Rosebud. On the Vintage Fashion Dolls page you can buy collectible vintage fashion such as Sindy, Patch, Barbie, Skipper, Pippa, Daisy, Tressy and Toots. The Antique and Collectable Bears category features antique and vintage teddy bears from reknowned old teddy bear manufacturers such as Merrythought, Chiltern, Farnell, Chad Valley and Deans Bears along with rarer old German antique bears such as Steiff, Hermann and Schuco. A fabulous selection of hand knitted teddy bear clothing is available on the Dolls Supplies page along with doll re-stringing supplies such as re-stringing elastic cord and doll re-stringing forceps.
Details on how to buy the antique dolls and collectable dolls / bears on this site can be found here Buying Diane's Dolls.
Doll Restringing Service/Doll Restringing Supplies
Has your precious childhood doll been stored away in a drawer in several pieces for the last 20 or 30 years or does one of the antique dolls in your own collection feel a bit loosely strung?... Diane offers a professional restringing service for antique bisque, composition, hard plastic dolls and most collectable doll types Prices start from £15.00 depending upon your doll's type and size (plus return postage home) and they're usually on their way home within the week. Please Contact Diane's Dolls with details of the doll/s you wish to have restrung.
If you prefer to re-string your own dolls, Diane can also help!.. on the Doll Supplies page Diane sells professional quality stringing elastic cord for your doll restringing needs. This is the re-stringing elastic cord that Diane uses in her Doll Restringing Clinic and is of excellent professional quality.
Dolls you wish to sell?
Diane is always interested in buying antique, hard plastic and vintage fashion dolls in good condition. Please Contact Diane's Dolls with details of the dolls you have for sale.
Identification and Valuation
Unfortunately Diane does not offer an identification or valuation service of your own dolls / bears and recommends you contact your local auction house who may offer this kind of service.
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