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To find the value of porcelain dolls, first find the manufacturer's stamp and the date the doll was manufactured. Assess the condition of the doll and rate it as mint, near mint, fine, good or poor. Determine if any rest... More »

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About.com Doll Collecting states that porcelain dolls can be sold online, at consignment boutiques, at auctions and to antique shops. The dolls can be featured in a price guide, and the value of the doll is based on the ... More »

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Determine the value of a porcelain doll by its condition, year it was manufactured and rarity of the doll. Additionally, have an antique doll appraiser inspect it for an estimation of its value. More »

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