Crafts-Hobbies Vivian | 04 Nov 2010 07:52 am

Antique Doll and Bear Collecting

Doll collecting, in particular antique doll collecting, has become the second largest adult hobby in the United States, and many collectibles are now made of plastic. There are alot of experienced collectors, and presumably doll shop owners, ready to help beginner’s with their doll collection. Dolls and bears are sold in shops and at fairs and shows.

Doll Collecting has become a passion for many doll enthusiasts. Collectible dolls are for those of us that still love dolls, despite our age.

For many years, collecting dolls, along with the clothing they wear, have been a very popular hobby around the world. Dolls and bears are suitable for new born and young children and are the best toys, say experts.

10 inch Tiny Baby dolls are the lastest craze in baby doll collecting.
Something to keep in mind before you begin your collection is that doll collecting can get indecently expensive; dolls can (and often do) cost up to several thousand dollars each.

We seek to enhance doll collecting though reducing time in research, decreasing the time spent on inquiries by providing information and comprehensive knowledge of current trends, that previously would be obtained only by visiting numerous websites. Ebay is a great source for learning about Antique doll collecting and selling. Learning to recognize intricacies can be very rewarding and usually happens gradually as collectors learn and grow within their chosen doll collecting niche. Antique doll collecting is a fabulous hobby and if you know how to shop you can get some great deals.

Because of its immense popularity, Barbie doll collecting has spawned numerous clubs, conventions, magazines, and newsletters, and become an international phenomenon. Most serious doll collectors are getting hip to Tyler Wentworth dolls, as they are fast becoming some of the most sought-after dolls in the doll collecting world.

Doll collecting has been around for well over 100 years – throughout the past century collectors amassed antique and vintage dolls and dolls intended for children. If you are tempted to start your own collection of bears, or want to find the perfect collectible bear for a loved one, there are a number of manufacturers and artists that create beautiful collectible bears.

Collectible dolls presented in an original unopened box will bring very attractive prices.

Whatever you choose, doll collecting is a great hobby for young and old alike, and will bring you countless hours of pleasure.

Good luck in your doll collecting, remember to have fun and share your enjoyment and love of dolls with others.

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