Porcelain doll

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$150
Inherited
dolls
Ocala USA
Description from user:

Excelsior D.R.P. No. 70685 Germany is on her bottom. AW W. us on her head. My mother is 92, she doesnt remember when she got it. There are hand made clothes for her. Ling, dark hair. Brown eyes, teeth. 23" tall. Jointed neck, shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, and knees. 2 fingers on left hand are gone

Belonged to my 92 yr old mother, as a child

Answered within 10 days
By Delia
Jun 21, 23:19 UTC
Fair Market Value
$75 - $125 USD
Suggested Asking Price $150 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Catherine,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
If this doll were in better condition - ie if she still had all of her fingers etc - she'd be worth about $150-250 but with those losses, she's closer in value to $75-125.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique Adolf Wislizenus porcelain jointed doll
made in Germany, 1851-1931, probably circa 1930s
The jointed porcelain doll with long dark hair and brown eyes; back of head marked "AW W;" posterior marked "Excelsior D.R.P. No. 70685 Germany". With hand-made clothes
23 inches
CONDITION: losses to one hand
PROVENANCE: inherited
$75-125*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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