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Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Dolls are In and then Some; Happy St. Patrick's Day; here is a Free Newsletter!
Spring, Rendezvous, St.Pat's and More!
This week is eventful indeed, there has been another great Theriault's Rendezvous, and another major auction coming up in about a week. There are doll shows starting up, one in Eastern Iowa and one in Western Illinois next week. St. Patrick's Day makes me want to study all things Celtic and Irish, including wonderful dolls and statues: Irish Dancers, Leprechauns, and St. Patrick Himself. Below are thoughts on some of the trends I've observed and dolls I have enjoyed. Thanks again to readers for ideas of what you would like to read! Keep it coming, and also thanks for your kind words. Happy Collecting, and write to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. This will publish on the Ides of March; beware!!
Here is an encore performance of a post on modern porcelain dolls, still controversial in the doll collecting world. The interesting thing is that I see prices for them slowly increasing on ebay and other online auctions and buying sites. They also are selling fast in our local thrift stores, and climb a little in price there. I'm just reporting on the "state of the dollhouse", not encouraging any sales!