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I've been looking at kewpie dolls they say are from the

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JA: Hi. How can we help?
Customer: I've been looking at kewpie dolls they say are from the 1930s with brand Roses on them. What are the original kewpie dolls please
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: Hi Pearl I've been looking at Kewpie dolls to purchase. The one I've seen is branded Rosie and says it's from the 1930s. Is that one of the originals please
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: It's a Rose O Niell 8.5 in height
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Appraisals
Expert:  Nora replied 8 months ago.

Hi,

Yes, Kewpie dolls marked Rose O'Neill, the original creator and owner of the trademark are the originals. If bisque porcelain, most were produced for her in Germany. Dolls of different material were also made.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I sent a second request asking for a non reply and refund as I thought it was $5 USA and did not want to pay $53 for a $18 item how do I get a refund please