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1625 W Church St
Newark, OH, 43055


One of the best auction facilities in the Midwest. Located in central Ohio; Apple Tree Auction Center is a full-service auction company. Consign one item, or sell the entire contents of an estate. Let our experience and expertise work for you.

April Premier Doll Auction

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April Premier Doll Auction

  • Apple Tree Auction Center 1625 West Church Street Newark, OH, 43055 United States (map)


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April 27 & 28, 2017
9:00 AM Gallery Only Auction
11:00 AM ET Internet/Gallery

Featuring the collections of three main consignors:

• the fine cloth doll collection of the late Pat Girbach, Selina, MI

• the Cohen collection, Cincinnati, OH, small bisque doll & figure collection

• contemporary Steiff collection of Oscar & Ruth Suida, Cincinnati, OH

The Premier Auction features incredible early cloth dolls such as a fabulous Izannah Walker boy, a very sweet Columbian, and the impossible to find Dorothy Heizer dolls small and larger. A beautiful Leo Moss as well as, Martha Chase “Alice” and rare black boy, one of a kind oil painted primitive dolls, including black, a rare black Alabama Baby, Philadelphia babies, Kamkins, Rollisons, and Moravians. Also in this extensive collection is Bruckner, Babyland Rag, Steiff, Presbyterian, Dorothy Klinghorn, Dolly Varden, including a rare Topsy Turvy, Chad Valley, cloth comic and cartoon figures, Liberty of London, Baps and TinyTown dollhouse dolls. The auction also features French bisque bebes and fashions including Jumeau, Steiner and S.F.B.J. including some from smaller collections from Virginia and South Carolina. German bisque characters and child dolls. The Cohen collection includes a large selection of Frozen Charlottes, Bonnet Heads, Chinas, vintage and antique all bisque Nodders including comic characters, nursery rhyme and others. Hertwig tiny all bisque salesman samples and early Disney bisque character figures including Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. The Steiff contemporary collection is also extensive and includes harder to find items like Steiff-Ark with Mr. and Mrs. Teddy Noah and seven (7) sets of animals and many more. There are hundreds of high quality Steiff bears and animals included. Last but not least are the nice Modern Doll Artists such as Maggie Iacono and R. John Wright.

The Gallery Only Auction features many of the same makers and types as the online session but many others as well. You will find, a large selection of all bisque, including made in Japan comic characters, German Bisque and China dolls and some really nice composition characters as well as vintage Composition and Hard Plastics such as Ideal Shirley Temple, Madame Alexander, Nancy Ann Story Book, and more. Plus, this auction includes Box Lots that contain both Vintage and Modern collector dolls.

Food available onsite at the Big Apple Cafe’

PREVIEW Wednesday April 26, 1pm-5pm

Earlier Event: April 27
April Premier Doll Auction
Later Event: May 2
Household Auction