About Joy's Antique Dolls
Our Service Pledge
I pledge outstanding customer service and fast response to all orders and questions. Purchases are guaranteed to be "as described or better". All items are carefully protected in a smoke, odor, and pet free environment!
About UsShop for antique dolls in nearly every category and a wide range of prices to fit every budget. You will see that I specialize in early dolls, in particular, china, parian, wax, and other dolls well over one hundred years old. I also stock doll bodies, clothing, and accessories as well as various doll parts. Unless otherwise noted in my descriptions, bisque and china heads are free of damage and repair. I am currently listing many excellent doll reference books from my personal doll research library. I am listing them about a dozen a week but I have several hundred books left to list. You will see that I take great care with books. You will not see writing in them or broken spines and they are clean. Most are being listed below my cost for speedy liquidation.
MY DOLLS ARE LOVINGLY CARED FOR IN A WELL PROTECTED, SMOKE, DUST, PET, and ODOR-FREE ENVIRONMENT. Listed dolls are stored flat and covered for full protection from breakage and dust in a restricted area with owner only access. Dolls are never transported to shows, are never displayed on stands nor are they on view to the general public while in my possession. This limits wear and handling and distinguishes my shop from others that routinely travel with their inventory to shows and sales. Check my shop often as I continue to list new items while maintaining my high standards for research, thorough photo representation, and complete descriptions. I want your buying experience at Joy's Antique Dolls internet shop to be the next best thing to buying your doll in person. As always, if you are looking for something in particular, just email me to ask if I have it ~ I just might. I am in the process of listing doll reference books from my extensive shop library. I have gently used these books over the years when researching dolls for listing in my shop. Since I have narrowed my focus to almost exclusively early dolls including china, parian, wax, and other early dolls, I can pare down my massive book collection. Watch the site for some extremely helpful books for the doll collector and/or dealer. I've taken good care of my books and most look brand new. I will mention any condition issues in the description. Books are typically shipped in padded mailers at media rate. If you want your book or books boxed instead or sent by another shipping method, please let me know when you order. I will add the actual shipping cost increase to your order before you pay. NOTICE: All information, descriptions, photographs, and content in this internet shop is the property of Joy's Antique Dolls and may not be copied, reproduced, or published without my express written permission in accordance with copyright laws. If you see my photos or descriptions on any other site, please send me an email so that I may investigate active piracy. All my items are linked to my shop for your buying safety. By placing an order in my shop, you are confirming that you have thoroughly read and thereby agree to accept all of my published Terms of Sale. DOLL STANDS: I am liquidating my large inventory of doll stands. I have old and new doll stands in two styles and several sizes. Please send an email to inquire about availability and pricing. CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS "The dress is arrived today, I'm very happy, is very beautiful, thanks." MV, France Dear Joy, Just a quick note to let you know she arrived safely and she is WONDERFUL !!! Wow!!! Thank you too for including the book page; wonderful to have that information. I'm really thrilled, she's so beautiful! Thank you again! A.C., PA My girl arrived today from Customs at last. She is lovely! Thank you! A. F., AU The three items of clothing arrived a few minutes ago. I like them all very much . . . They were packed nicely so that they are not wrinkled. Thanks so much. A.M., CA Thank you again for your excellent service, and for the irreproachable authenticity of your merchandise.R.R., Colorado “I received the doll body in today's mail. The body fits your description perfectly. . Additionally, I wanted to tell you just how much pleasure you brought me with your carefully and beautifully wrapped doll body in the purple tissue paper with your gold sticker. Your attention to the smallest detail does not go unnoticed. Next, just wanted to say thanks. It was a great transaction and fast service. Pamela, AR “I just want to let you know I received the bye-lo baby today. She is just beautiful and her clothes looked so clean and new. I am very pleased with her. And your packaging made me feel as if I just received a gift for Christmas. I had no trouble putting her head on just like you said. Thanks again I will be looking at your website often and will buy form you again.” Diane, NY “I received delivery of my new doll today. She arrived safe and sound. She is absolutely beautiful. I cannot thank you enough. You did a wonderful job again with the packaging. I love your pens, they write great. It is always a pleasure purchasing from you. You do an incredible job with your photos and detailed descriptions on your web page. You are very professional as well as friendly. I look forward to my next purchase. I am truly a happy and satisfied customer!” Debbie, MA “I wanted to let you know the doll arrived today and she is stunning! I am so very pleased with her!” Sheryl, NC “Thank you for making my very first internet purchase such a success! I just LOVE the doll. She is so much more beautiful in person. Your packaging is so wonderful, I felt like I received a birthday present in the mail. You are very professional at what you do and I will be a faithful repeat customer.” Sandy, TX “Wow! What a presentation! I just received my three dolls, in record time I might add, and can’t believe what an excellent decision it was to buy from you. I’ve always purchased my dolls at shows and although I’ve browsed many hours on the internet, never really had the courage to actually order until now. Thank you for providing so many pictures and excellent complete descriptions. That is really what made me take the chance and I’m so very glad I did. I’ll be back!!. Nancy, OR “My English not so best, but I am very please with the dolls I purchase from you. Very excellent packing to arrive in Japan with no worry. I will buy more soon.” Yoko, Japan “I just came home to the WONDERFUL covered wagon lady and had to write you right away!!! She is just TERRIFIC!!! From her grand sized head to her adorable lace-ups!! I had admired her on your site prior to your sale and was truly thrilled to get her. Also NOBODY packs so beautifully with such obvious care! Your careful attention to detail shows down to every sticker.I can see why you have such a following-you are a total professional.A rare breed today.” Cindi, NC “The Creche figure arrived this afternoon. She is really great and I'm very pleased! The figure was packed beautifully and I appreciate your persistence with all of the email issues. Keep me in mind should anything come up in the future! “ Erich, PA “The two dolls arrived today, and they are wonderful. I love the feel of the bonnet-head, and she is going under glass immediately! And the other one is beautiful. I want to compliment you on the way they were packed. It shows how you really care about these dolls. I am a very satisfied customer.” Lynn, VA “I received the doll and love her very much. There are many things I appreciate about Joy's Antique Dolls. First, the dolls do not seem to have been recently exposed to cigarette smoke. Second, they are represented fairly and accurately. While we customers wish we could take these things for granted, too often it is not the case. Right now a different seller is re-listing a doll on ebay that I just returned to her. Since I told her that the legs were obviously not original and the outfit was stained, she has replaced the legs and changed the outfit on the doll, but has failed to mention it in her description. I am glad to find that you do things very differently.” Madere, MD