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Worth thousands of euros: you can make real money with these dolls

2020-08-25T07:28:29.600Z

Are you the proud owner of well-preserved toy dolls? Then tens of thousands of euros could beckon - if you want to sell the good pieces.



Are you the proud owner of well-preserved toy dolls? Then tens of thousands of euros could beckon - if you want to sell the good pieces.

  • Old Barbies are coveted collector's items - their sales value is correspondingly good.
  • But a lot of money can not only flow into a well-preserved Barbie: other dolls, depending on their condition and year of production, also put money in the till *.
  • Find out here which dolls are worth huge sums of money .

Do your old toy dolls now also eke out a sad existence in the basement or in the attic? A look into the box could be worthwhile: Depending on the age and condition of the dolls, they may have increased in value in the meantime. There are even specimens that fetch several thousand euros on the market - like a 40-year-old Barbie .

"Especially for Barbie rarities the early days scroll collector ever four-digit euro - amounts towards" citing welt.de the collective expert Thomas Schmidtkonz, operator of the online portal Sammler.com. The principle applies here: What is rare is valuable. Sample dolls are an example: These were only produced in small numbers, as they were designs for new Barbie dolls. Old, very well-preserved Barbie dolls are also in great demand : such a 40-year-old doll was auctioned in London around five years ago for the equivalent of 13,500 euros.

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40 year old Barbie auctioned for 220,000 euros

But it can be much more extreme: The most expensive Barbie ever to be auctioned achieved the equivalent of an incredible 220,000 euros. The doll auctioned off by the well-known auction house Christie's was custom-made by an Australian jeweler. She wears a necklace with three carat white diamonds and a rare Australian diamond .

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You have no idea whether there is a valuable collector's item among your Barbies? Then you can go to the nearest antique shop: Here you can have the value of your Barbie estimated - usually for a small fee, as welt.de reports. If you want to buy a doll, you should romp around at flea markets or online marketplaces like Ebay. According to welt.de, this is the best chance of getting a bargain. In general: branded dolls such as those by Käthe Kruse are particularly popular with collectors and achieve the best prices. There are up to four-digit amounts in it: For a "fine knit suit" from the post-war period 800 euros are paid and for the "Doll II" from 1928 up to 6,000 euros can be in it. (jg) * Merkur.de is part of the Germany-wide Ippen-Digital editorial network

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Source: merkur

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