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Premiere & Vintage Doll Auction

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Premiere & Vintage Doll Auction

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

Premier Doll Auction ~ January 25-26, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018
9:00 AM Gallery Only Auction
11:00 AM ET Internet/Gallery

Friday, January 26, 2018
9:00 AM Gallery Only Auction

Doors Open 8:00 AM both days
Preview Wednesday, January 24, 1-5 PM

Thursday Premier Auction features incredible clean, rare and original dolls including French fashions and bebes by Bru, Radiquet & Cordonnier, Jumeau and others. German bisque characters including Googlies, toddlers, babies, dollies, as well as all bisque and doll house dolls. Beautiful china, parian, papier mache and wooden dolls like Mel Odom’s fabulous Grodnertal. Door of Hope, Milliner’s models
and Schoenhut are also represented. Antique German dollhouses including Christian Hacker, antique and artist furniture and miniatures. Vintage paper dolls and the early cloth dolls of Susie Banchefsky’s are signifi cant and include Izannah Walker, Columbian, Beecher, Primitive, Kathe Kruse, Chase, Chad Valley, Lenci, Volland Raggedys and R. John Wright characters. A nice group of rare or hard-to-find vintage hard plastics and composition dolls by Madame Alexander, Ideal and Effanbee are included in the live Internet auction catalog. The Banchefsky Steiff collection is extensive and includes bears and animals to include antique and vintage riding toys. Modern artist doll collections include Cissys designed by Mel Odom himself for the Alexander Doll Company. Other artists to include Helen Kish, Madame Alexander, Robert Tonner, R. John Wright and more.

Friday Gallery Only Auction features many of the same makers and types as Thursday’s online session but many others as well. You will find a large selection of German bisque, china, parian, papier mache dolls and cloth dolls, doll wigs, costuming and other clothing, parts and bodies. As always, we have vintage composition and hard plastics such as Ideal Shirley Temple, Madame Alexander, Nancy Ann, and more. Plus, this auction includes Box Lots that contain both Vintage and Modern dolls.

Terms: Cash, Check, Visa, MC, and Discover. 15% buyer’s premium discounted to 10% for using cash or check. All Internet purchases subject to 20% buyer’s premium. 

Auctioneers: Sam Schnaidt, Debbie Schnaidt Allen, Mark Harris, and Nick Cochran.

Earlier Event: January 18
Vehicle Auction
Later Event: January 30
Household Auction