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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corporation
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of Nashville Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.
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I have my grandmothers Heinrich halbig jointed doll. She was

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I have my grandmothers Heinrich halbig jointed doll. She was born 1899. Wondered how much she was worth
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 4 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
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On today's auction market your doll would sell for $170-180. If you have her full clothing, then she could be worth as much as $2000 at auction.

Online auctions like eBay generally bring wholesale selling prices.

If you would like to sell close to retail , some ideas are:

The internet has your largest audience of buyers. Place small ads on these sites or set up your own small store on these sites. - small fees - 20 cents to list plus 3.5% final price.
Amazon Marketplace:

These sites are excellent and more upscale but fees are higher. I only recommend them if you have several items to sell.

A private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of retail value.

This means that your doll, as pictured, could have an asking retail price of


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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thankyou for your response Doris. You answered my question. Rate 10
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 4 months ago.


Please rate with the 5 stars you should see on your screen.

Kind regards,


Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 4 months ago.

Hi there!

I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help or do you have more questions about your item that would help?

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