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I have a Gerlinde Sondergeild doll named No 086/500 in

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I have a Gerlinde Sondergeild doll named Laura No 086/500 in perfect conditionwith box and certificate
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help.

May I see pictures of your doll and the certificate, please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
unable to provide photos-not that savvy!doll is by Gerlinde Sondergeld named Laura No 086/500. I just want a ball park figure of possible value please Thank You Lesley
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Hi again, Lesley,

If your Gerlinde Sondergeld artist doll, Laura, is in excellent complete condition with the original box and certificate also in excellent condition, her current retail (replacement or insurance) value is approximately $250. If you were to sell her, you could expect to get the fair market (private sale or auction) value of approximately 40% of the retail amount, or $100, depending on location and actual condition.

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Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Hi Lesley,

I am just checking in to see if you have any additional questions about your item?

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