The value of Madame Alexander dolls is determined by using a set of criteria that takes into consideration the doll’s:. In addition to the factors listed above, the principles of supply and demand and the current doll market also have an effect on the values of Madame Alexander dolls. Since many different Madame Alexander dolls were created using the same face molds and body styles, sometimes it is nearly impossible to distinguish a doll’s original character without its original costume and accessories. Madame Alexander collectors generally want dolls wearing their original clothing. Without the original clothing a doll’s value is greatly diminished. Just as in the case of all antiques and collectibles, there are several different values attached to Madame Alexander dolls.
Vintage Madame Alexander Elise Doll in Day Dress with Hat, 1950’s
Bring it to Dr. Madame Alexander Dolls were named for the doll designer and founder of the company, Madame Beatrice Bertha Alexander Behrman Another Madame Alexander innovation in the history of doll making was the marketing of mass produced dolls based on famous living persons like Sonja Henie, the Dionne Quintuplets, and Queen Elizabeth II. Not to be confused with china dolls , Madame Alexander produced porcelain, plastic, and vinyl dolls over the years.
In the late s, Madame Alexander produced dolls made of hard plastic for durability. The famous Alexander-kins dolls which were 8 inch plastic dolls were introduced in
Madame Alexander still uses the mold in her modern dolls, but the plastic is pretty different than what was used in the s and s. A doll.
Discussion in ‘ Antique Discussion ‘ started by kraftblue , Jan 21, Log in or Sign up. Antiques Board. Bought 3 dolls, all have ALEX on their back. The arms and legs are strung with some kind of elastic. Eyes open and shut. The dolls in pink have the same type of hair. Are these from the ‘s? AJefferson likes this. The doll reference site says that Alexander-Kins first appeared in Yours do appear to be early, perhaps s, to me.
Just based on photos.
How to Identify a Madame Alexander
Kindness and compassion are the most powerful gifts a parent can give a child, and Madame Alexander dolls have helped parents make kind kids for generations! With love passed from grandparent to parent to child, Madame Alexander dolls have taught kindness and prompted healthy imaginative play for nearly a century. Whether enjoying “do togethers”, random acts of kindness or loving their baby dolls, we love seeing your sweet kiddos.
Nov 9, – We are pleased to offer for sale this lovely vintage Madame Alexander Cissy doll dating back to Cissy has blond hair in the original set, full.
Seller Rating:. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Photography by Walter Pfeiffer with contributing expert of historical dolls, Lia Sargent. Also features Madame’s life and the history of the company, plus much more. Scarce title. Seller Inventory More information about this seller Contact this seller 1. Published by Portfolio Press NY First edition, first printing. HC published by Portfolio Press in
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A really lovely doll. Her head feels very heavy and well made. Any questions , then please ask. Thank you. Skip to main content. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.
This page is for all Madame Alexander dolls, outfits and accessories, figurines, books, paper dolls, and anything else designed and marketed by Alexander Doll.
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Visit our eBay Store. Madame Alexander doll is in good condition in original box. She is a ballerina with red hair and green eyes. She is part of the story land collection. Founder Madame Beatrice Alexander Behrman grew up surrounded with dolls. She lived upstairs above her fathers doll hospital the first in the us. She started making doll clothes during World War 1 to help her fathers business.
Her dolls are rare and highly collectible. Her outfit is pink. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website.
I’ve blogged recently about a couple of my Madame Alexander Cissette dolls: my white ballerina , and a redhead with a fancy hairdo that I partially restored. I also mentioned the triple-stitched wig part a couple of times, which dates a Cissette doll to or In this post, I want to explain the rest of the ways to date a vintage Cissette doll.
When I say “vintage,” I mean dolls that were made between when the doll was first introduced and Cissette’s mold was also used for the Portrette dolls, which were made between and
I’ve found researching the Madame Alexander Wendy-Kins and So, even though she is a straight-leg doll I’m dating her to between and.
All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by an information retrieval system, without permission, in writing, from the author or the publisher. Now with this concluding auction, I believe that we have created three outstanding research catalogs and reference books for collectors. In this third auction, collectors will see some of the same doll models as in the two previous auctions, yet all of them are different.
But they were all different. All four had the same dress and stole but each had a varying hairdo with differing flower placement in the hair. One had a more extensive hairdo with curls drawn back into a gold snood at the nape of the neck; my conclusion was that this doll was a first issue, but Madame concluded that it took too long to fix the hair in this arrangement. Therefore, modifications were made to streamline the process.
Madame Alexander Dolls American, First Edition
Dolls have been around for a very long time. You could probably buy a car or even a house with the money people can spend on the dolls on this list. These are dolls that are often bought by celebrities and those who live off old money. Trust us when we say you do not want your kids playing with these dolls. No, these dolls are statements more than they are toys.
We are pleased to offer for sale this lovely vintage Madame Alexander Cissy doll dating back to Cissy has blond hair in the original set, full. Madame.
Whether a treasured doll from your childhood has become the perfect gift for a granddaughter or you have become interested in dolls as collectibles, Madame Alexander MA dolls offer more than 80 years of charm, fashion and lovability. Often dressed in clothes of the time or created to represent popular figures from the news, films and fairytales, MA dolls embodied the interests and enthusiasms of many generations of girls.
Follow the steps below to identify these wonderful dolls. Examine your doll carefully. Collectors note that many MA dolls are marked with “Mme Alexander” or “Alex” at the nape of the neck. Because not all MA dolls are marked, examine your doll thoroughly, because you may locate the marks of other manufacturers, usually at the hairline, on the back or even on the soles of the feet.
Collectors also note that clothing labels attached to garments or even woven into material may feature MA markings. Use company history to identify the general age of your doll. Early dolls made by Mme. Alexander and her sisters were created from felt and other fabrics in the s. Dolls made in the s and s were made of plaster-and-sawdust composition material. In the early s, the Alexander Doll Company made a permanent shift to plastic.
Cissy by Madame Alexander
Madame and her sisters made the first dolls out of cloth. In Madame and her husband,. Philip Behrman, began manufacturing dolls in New York City. Madame spoke at. Alexander Company made exquisite composition dolls, as well as cloth dolls, through.
Straight-leg non-walkers. MARKS: ALEXANDER. These dolls have very chalky skin tones and high cheek color. Straight-leg non-walker. Mold.
Cloth Dolls. Composition Dolls. Composition Personalities. Hard Plastic. Message Board. Please pick your favorite Madame Alexander doll. I have tried to briefly describe each “face” for you.