Antique Doll Auction
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Doors open at 8:00 a.m.
Preview: Friday, May 19th from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Nazareth Auction Center
(11 Miles North of Bethlehem and Route 22 or
4 Miles South of Wind Gap and Route 33)
AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: FOR CATALOG LISTING AND MULTIPLE PHOTOS OF EACH LOT PLEASE VISIT www.auctionzip.com Auctioneer #1255
The cataloging and photographing for our spring Doll auction has begun.
Our Spring, 2017 Doll Auction will include over 430 lots from estates and collections from near and far. Contents of each lot will vary from a single doll to multiple amounts of dolls, etc. in each lot. This auction includes something for everyone whether you are a beginning collector, someone who likes to repair, fix or dress up dolls to the more discriminating collector or dealer looking for that special doll!
Beginning at 9 am we will start selling discovery type lots which include vintage doll bodies, parts, wigs, clothes, shoes, all kinds and types of dolls, some which need repair/clothes, etc. Also included in this area of the auction is a collection of ethnic dolls in original costume obtained from a local public library that once used these for display purposes.
Listed here are some of the interesting antique bisque dolls we will be selling: A.M. #353 & 590, Kestners #164, 192, 235, 257 & Baby Jean, Sonnenberg #630, Kley & Hahn #525, Heubach "Coquette" and #7602 & 7759, S & H 1009, K Star R #100, Belton #121, DEP #15 (Simon & Halbig) head stamped Tete Jumeau, made for the French market, 21" open mouth Jumeau (small hairline on upper left side of neck), Grace Putnam Bye-Lo's, small all-bisque German dolls, doll house dolls, 5 3/4" bisque shoulder head Kewpie #1387 5/0 on cloth body w/bisque star fish hands plus many other interesting bisque dolls not listed here!
Early dolls, etc. including a lot of (2) Joel Ellis wooden dolls (each need restoration), Alabama Baby, papier mache' head dolls, (2) Milliner's model dolls, (2) Biedermeir china head dolls, Emma Clear parian head girl w/molded bonnet, Ruth Gibbs china head dolls of various sizes, antique china head doll with covered wagon hairdo, Martha Chase girl with molded side part, Lenci #109, Dean's Rag Book doll "Smart Set Elegant Lady," black cloth folk art dolls, 1940's Dora Petzold boy, plus more!
Collectible dolls, etc. will feature a vintage #3 Barbie, #1017 Barbie Wedding Party four doll set and other collectible Barbies and friends including some by Bob Mackie plus MIB Barbies, etc., desirable R. John Wright dolls (each MIB) include: Teddy Bear, Piglet, Kanga and Roo, Clifford Berryman, Columbine and Wizard of Oz Lullaby League 3 pc. doll set, vintage Lenci dolls, Madame Alexander cloth dolls: Dickens Boy, Alice in Wonderland, Little Dorritt and Agnes, contemporary German artist doll created by the late Peter Wolf, a gorgeous 14" hard plastic Mary Hoyer (legs need to be restrung), Ideal Toni, Patti Playpal, 32" Saucy Walker (A/O), other collectible dolls include Sweet Sue, Shirley Temple, Ginger, Ginny, Miss Revlon, Betsy McCall & others, vintage Steiff animals plus Steiff Circus Train and other circus animals, A. Himstedt 30" Lise - N. Mt., nice amount of newer MIB fashion/glamour dolls by Robert Tonner, Ashton Drake Gene dolls and Madame Alexander and much, much, more!
STAY TUNED FOR DETAILED CATALOG, DESCRIPTIONS, AND PHOTOS AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE!
AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: If you are not able to attend the auction absentee bids are always accepted or you may bid "live" and online through the website of LiveAuctioneers.com
REMINDER: FOR CATALOG LISTING AND MULTIPLE PHOTOS OF EACH LOT PLEASE VISIT www.auctionzip.com, Auctioneer #1255
Terms: Thirteen Percent (13%) Buyer's Premium - Discounted to Ten Percent (10%) for Cash or Check; Nineteen Percent (19%) Buyer's Premium for all online bid transactions, regardless of payment method. Payments accepted by Cash, Traveler's Checks, Visa, MC, Discover, or Personal Check w/ current bank letter of credit guaranteeing funds for this auction. Copy of State Sales Tax License required if buying for resale.