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Collecting Pin Cushion And Porcelain Half Dolls


Collecting Pin Cushion And Porcelain Half Dolls

Collecting pretty porcelain Half dolls and Pin Cushion Dolls; share photos, resources and info.

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Latest Activity: Apr 26, 2017

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Pin cushion/Half Dolls

I am interested in finding someone to sell a Doll Collection too. It belong to my Husbands mother and he wants to sell it. Does any one have any suggestions as too who to contact?Continue

Started by Tammy DeGroot Jun 23, 2013.

Porcelain Half Doll 1 Reply

I found this charming little woman at a high end thrift store yesterday.  I took some photos of her and would like to know more about these half dolls.  She was priced at $30.  Did I spend too much?Continue

Started by Charlotte Mandella-Domme. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Apr 25, 2013.

Reproduction Half Dolls

I was an avid half-doll collector in the late 70's specializing in those made in Germany.  I live in Iowa and, at the time, was a subscriber to the Antique Trader Newspaper, whose home base was…Continue

Started by Linda Pahl Feb 4, 2011.

Pin Cushions were Essential To Every Lady

During the early days up until most women stopped sewing, the pin cushion was pretty much a necessity and common staple in every home.  Because women did such beautiful needlework, many times they…Continue

Tags: washday, mending, sewing, vintage touch, vintage

Started by Vintage Touch/Deanna Moyers Jan 28, 2011.

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Comment by LN Gail on January 23, 2011 at 12:29pm

Hi All...

I was wondering if anyone knows any info on this lovely hald doll.

Comment by Debra Reynolds on January 15, 2011 at 6:31pm
Comment by Debra Reynolds on January 3, 2011 at 11:09am
Beautiful doll.
Comment by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on January 3, 2011 at 10:17am
Comment by Debra Reynolds on January 2, 2011 at 3:20pm

Anna, I'd love to see pics when available.  Check to see if there are marks on the doll such as "Germany" or numbers.

Comment by Anna Day on January 2, 2011 at 2:28pm
I will have to get a pic of it. Don't have at this time.
Comment by Anna Day on January 2, 2011 at 2:24pm
I only have 1 half doll pin cushion that was my mom's, and was wondering what they're worth.
Comment by Debra Reynolds on January 2, 2011 at 2:20pm

Vicki and Hal,

I'd love to see pics if you have any. 

Comment by vicki hufstetler on January 2, 2011 at 1:13pm
Thank you for the invite - I have sold many of these in the past - but I am not very knowledgable on the subject. I look forward to learning more!
Comment by Hal Barth on January 2, 2011 at 12:46pm
I also have a large collection of pin cushions including the leg cushions.My late wife was also a collector of ALL things sewing.

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