It is important to be informed when considering
marie osmond dolls! Learn everything you can about marie osmond dolls from library books, price guides, trade magazines
and museums. Get to know the particular periods and styles that pertain to marie osmond dolls.
Reputable dealers of marie osmond dolls can be valuable sources of information. However, when searching for
dealers of marie osmond dolls, look for those who are established in the community and have some of the best
examples of marie osmond dolls. Ask questions about different pieces that will help you understand about price
structures and values of marie osmond dolls.
When purchasing marie osmond dolls, first carefully consider the
condition of the doll and definitely request a receipt! Ask the seller to provide a
detailed description of the marie osmond dolls including the age, origin and condition, as
well as the price paid and where, when and from whom the doll was purchased.
Current clothing fashions or popularity of a particular clothing
era may influence the popularity of a specific type of marie osmond dolls, and thus, increase
its value. Of course, other factors such as age, rarity, and general demand for the doll
will also greatly affect the worth of your marie osmond dolls.
Reference books on marie osmond dolls are a must for the serious
collector! Not only are there are a variety of resources available to help you determine
the condition and value of your marie osmond dolls, but also provide beautiful illustrations.
Many specialized marie osmond dolls books, guides and magazines provide information about
manufacturers, trademarks, and mold numbers and include size charts to assist in
identifying your marie osmond dolls.
Marie Osmond Dolls presented in "mint" condition with the original
costume and accessories are highly desirable and will bring very attractive prices. The
face of the marie osmond dolls should be bright, with even coloring on the doll body.
Marie Osmond Dolls that are stained, show significant wear or dolls not presented in their
original costume with accessories will be significantly less in value compared to the
prices listed in the price guides.
Marie Osmond Dolls from earlier years are rarely found in good
condition and have often been restored. It is important to know that in many instances
restoration can actually lower the value of marie osmond dolls because most collectors prefer
their dolls in original condition. If restoration has occurred on the marie osmond dolls you
are considering, there are several questions to consider before determining a purchase.
Make sure that the restoration of the marie osmond dolls was done
correctly by using original techniques and materials. Marie Osmond Dolls from earlier years may
have reproduction clothing. The fabrics and trims used in the reproduction clothing
should be representative of the period in which the marie osmond dolls were made. The
appropriate restoration and general integrity of marie osmond dolls is important in determining their values.
Marie Osmond Dolls can be purchased from
a leading United States retailers located in Walnut Creek, California. In July 2004, Toni's Collectibles
was designated a Star Retailer by
herself, which means one of her top 11 retailers. As such, Tonis Collectibles now carries "Starry Starry Night," a new doll exclusively sold by
only the 11 Star Retailers.