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A rare German half doll inspired by Gainsborough's Mrs Siddons portrait, Vintage African-American Dolls Beautiful and Rare S & H Mold 949 Antique German Doll

Ruby Lane Dolls Insider February 2022


ON THE BLOG | THE ART OF COLLECTING BLACK DOLLS: PART 1

Go back in time with us and read part one of a two part series by author and black doll collector, Debbie Garrett, as she reminisced about some of her prized dolls acquired on Ruby Lane.



 
Gorgeous large Black doll
Gorgeous large Black ...
Rare Simon Halbig character black doll
Rare Simon Halbig ...
All Bisque Black Doll
All Bisque Black Doll
 


 
Couple of Vintage Black Doll
Couple of Vintage Black ...
All Bisque Black Doll Made in Japan
All Bisque Black Doll ...
Beloved Belindy Knickerbocker antique cloth fabric black Doll
Beloved Belindy ...
 


 
Rare Circa 1960s 7" Hygienic Chad Valley Black Velvetine Doll
Rare Circa 1960s 7" ...
Vintage Madame Alexander African American Tea Rose Cissy Doll mIB
Vintage Madame Alexander...
Charming African American black bisque doll
Charming African ...
 



ON THE BLOG | THE ART OF COLLECTING BLACK DOLLS: PART 2

Enjoy part two of Debbie Garrett's series on collecting black dolls.




ON THE BLOG | HALF-DOLLS IN THE ARTFUL HOME

Read about the half-dolls that graced many a pincushion and powder-puff at the turn of the 19th century, as designers sought to make something necessary for your home or beauty routine into something artful to decorate your rooms and vanities.



 
Antique German Plaster Half Doll Bust w Lovely Wig & Orig Box!
Antique German Plaster ...
An unusual German Art Deco half-doll,
An unusual German Art ...
German Half Doll Brush Original Christmas Papered Gift Box
German Half Doll Brush ...
 


 
German Pin Cushion Half Doll
German Pin Cushion Half ...
German Googly Eyed Flapper Half Doll Pin Cushion on a Porcelain Base
German Googly Eyed ...
German Pierrette Half Doll Original Gold & Black Costume
German Pierrette Half ...
 


 
Early China Senorita Half Doll Figural Fasold & Stauch Germany 1920s
Early China Senorita ...
Fabulous Vintage Half Doll Candy Box, 1920s
Fabulous Vintage Half ...
Sweet French * Half Doll * Powder Puff
Sweet French * Half Doll...
 



BECOME A RUBY LANE SHOP OWNER


The Dolls Lane welcomes 3 new doll shops to the Ruby Lane family. Check the list of the newest doll shops and get to know them today. These new shops are adding items daily, so check back often. The dolls and accessories showcased below are from our newest shop owners.

Opening your own doll business on Ruby Lane is easier now than ever. Ruby Lane is known to help active dealers and motivated collectors, who want to buy, sell and continually reinvent their collection. Consider joining our family of doll shop owners where you will make new friends in the industry, buy and sell wonderful items, and have the opportunity to showcase your knowledge. Our staff is ready to help you with every step of the process. In addition we offer ongoing tools and tips to help you be a successful online seller.



 
Jordache High Fashion Doll • by Mego • 1981
Jordache High Fashion ...
Pixie Whimsies Doll 1960s 20" American Doll and Toy Corp Pigtails
Pixie Whimsies Doll ...
German character boy in original clothes, 44 cm. Marked: 8192 Germany Gebrüder Heubach.
German character boy in ...
 


 
Shirley Temple Doll 1950s ST12 12" Vintage Ideal Original outfit and original box #9500
Shirley Temple Doll ...
All Bisque pair
All Bisque pair
Wizard of Oz 50th Anniversary Set of 6 Dolls - 1988
Wizard of Oz 50th ...
 



FEBRUARY SHOWS



February

Saturday, February 5
AZ Toy Con
Glendale Civic Center- 5750 W Glenn Dr., Glendale, AZ
Hours 10 AM - 4 PM

Saturday, February 5th
Orange Blossom Doll Collectors Club Doll Show & Sale
Leesburg United Methodist Church, 1005 W Main St, Leesburg, FL
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sunday, February 6th
Independent Spirits Doll Club (UFDC) 2022 Spring Doll Show
Zio Fraedo's Restaurant, 611 Gregory Ln, Pleasant Hill, CA
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sunday, February 12th
Hill Country Doll Show & Sale
Schertz Civic Center, 1400 Schertz Pkwy, San Antonio, TX
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, February 13th
Doll Show & Sale
Embassy Suites Hotel, 20610 44th Ave., Lynnwood, WA
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, February 19th
FX Doll & Toy Show
VFW Post 3233 124 South Tuttle Ave., Sarasota FL
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday, February 19th & 20th
DollCon Dallas 2022
MCM Elegante Hotel Dallas, 2330 W Northwest Hwy., Dallas, TX
Saturday 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Sunday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, February 26th
St. Petersburg Doll Club (UFDC) Doll Show & Sale
Largo Event Center (Minnreg Building), 6340 126th Ave North, Largo, FL
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Sunday, February 27th
Northern Ohio Doll & Bear Show
Best Western Plus Strongsville Cleveland, 15471 Royalton Rd., Strongville, OH
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM




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