Resources: Dolls, Toys, Miniatures

DOLLS

Doll Reference  Welcome, to the Doll Reference web site. a guide for collecting and identifying dolls 1800-1970's - Antique to Vintage, over 10,000+ photo's, descriptions, and markings are included; dolls are listed by manufacture or type of material. If you know the dolls name/marking, put your keyword or number in the search box to locate it quickly.

 

The Original Paper Doll Artists Guild Paper Doll Artist information, history, collecting, and preservation.

Musée de la Poupée-Paris, place of amazement, discovery or nostalgia presents more than 500 French dolls from 1800 to our days in settings that will enchant the children as well as the adults.

United Federation of Doll Clubs The study of dolls is truly the study of mankind. Few artifacts reflect our history as accurately as those of dolls. From food to fashion, dolls and their accessories provide a fascinating window to the past and provide a record for the future. Doll collecting is one of the three largest hobby groups in the world, vying with stamps and miniatures for first place.

 

 


 TOYS

Carlton Antique Toys  Photo Inventory of a Limited Number of Cast Iron Toys, Imagination Toys, Battery Operated Toys, Tin Wind Up Toys

Classic Tin Toy Company  Classic Tin Toy - Toy Repair, Toy Restoration and Toy Parts

Classic Tin Toys by Hans-Peter Hess  Specializing in very rare, high-quality early German antique tinplate toys, from the turn-of-the-century till 1930.

Diecast Collector Magazine UK  Diecast Car Collectors Magazine.

 

  


MINIATURES

International Guild of Miniature Artists Ltd. (IGMA)  The primary goal of The Guild is to promote fine miniatures as an art form, thus removing them from the category of crafts. This goal is achieved in various ways...all of them innovative and exciting!

Mini Stitches Miniature needlework for historical miniature homes - classes, gallery, education.

National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts (NAME) The National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts was founded in 1972 by Allegra Mott to promote the craft of miniature making through the association and friendship of its artisans, craftsmen and collectors. NAME is an educational, non-profit organization dedicated to the miniature collector and builder through sharing ideas and experiences among its members. Our goal is to link people of like minds in order to share our love of the hobby that captivates us.

National Miniature Trust The National Miniatures Trust -- a non-profit, charitable organization -- was formed in 2003 to enrich and expand the national miniatures community -- its collectors and collections, businesses and charities, artists and publications, museums and publications. Our goal is to help the miniatures community grow through better communication, education and a variety of community-serving programs.

 

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