How Novel! Steiff’s Fantastic, and Fantastically Rare, Prewar Novelties

Posted in Bears, Dolls

by Ruby Lane

When most collectors think of the Steiff brand, button-in-ear Teddy bears and magnificent felt dolls come to mind. However, the company also has a lesser known prewar legacy of producing delightful novelties. For the most part, these “theme and variation” items were based on popular designs and characters of the day – but with a… Read more »

A Dog For Every Doll

Posted in Dolls

by Ruby Lane

Doll Lovers, Have you considered collecting dog artifacts for your dolls? There are many fantastic antique and vintage examples of them in every Lane of Boston Terrier Dog German Porcelain Figurine People love dolls, and they love dogs. Doll-makers have recognized this fact, and some doll-makers have manufactured toy dogs for their most successful… Read more »

Welcome to Cody’s Corner

Posted in Cody's Corner, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

    Hi! I am Cody – a ‘dog with a blog’. Who am I? I am the Ruby Lane Ambassador.   My Mom’s name is Meg. She’s the pretty lady below carrying the Ruby Lane tote bag. She works in an antique store in NYC and is an antique and vintage blogger (with my help, of… Read more »