Welcome to A Century of Dolls, Inc.
Member: U.F.D.C. - United
Federation of Doll Clubs
It is in the best interest of the serious collector that they work with dealers that have the unique knowledge and understanding of the entire doll world. We at A Century can help guide the collector to the best doll and teddy bear artists that have the longest track record of producing quality workmanship. We do not just sell you a doll or a bear we offer valuable knowledge and guidance concerning the dolls and bears that will be of collectible value to you and your grandchildren in the future.
For this reason we have made the decision to forgo the purchase of mass marketed product that is produced in countries where there are human rights abuses and violations to the workers in the production of the product. This will no doubt lead to the greater recognition of the craftsmanship of traditional contemporary artists. At A Century of Dolls, Inc. we have the knowledge with a historical basis to help the serious collector decide on the best workmanship that is available in the doll and teddy bear world.
Our Teddy Bear selection includes some of the most desirable Teddy Bear Artists in the world and of course who does not know Steiff. Our massive selection and inventory of quality Steiff is one of the largest on the Internet.
Our selection of One of A Kind Artist Dolls and Figural Art Sculptures is a unique experience for any collector on any level. Remember we can always email you larger photographs of these amazing art works or you can make a personal appointment to view these in person.
In addition we will continue to sell doll accessories from antique to modern. There are shoes stands clothes mannequins etc. Look at some of our unique antique doll clothes offerings in the Doll Accessory Boutique.
Our gallery and gift items are guaranteed to be some of the most unique products that are available in the marketplace today. Check out our Unique Handcrafted Gifts selection with many hand crafted items; from custom hand designed jewelry, cards, glassware and other doll related Victoriana Gifts and Ornaments.
Looking for Doll Houses and Miniatures then look no further our selection is huge with both European collectible doll house dolls and products and play line priced doll house miniatures for children.
As always you can count on us for offering and selling the best that the Antique, Composition and Modern world of dolls has to offer. Within the Antique Vintage Doll category you will find some of the rarest and most desirable dolls in the world. In Decades of Dolls you will find all sorts of dolls from 1930-1980. Remember we can always find that special doll you want for yourself or a loved one. We will go out of our way to locate hard to find dolls for you. Send us your wish list. We can also make an appointment to have a personal showing of artist or antique dolls that you are interested in.
We are so glad that you have chosen to stop by our web site.
REMEMBER AT A CENTURY OF DOLLS, INC.
IT IS NOT JUST ANOTHER DOLL
IT IS AN HEIRLOOM.
You may call our toll free number 1800 9 0dolls (36557)
Or our fax and phone 631 244-6142 number
We are happy to take the time to discuss any purchase on the telephone.
History and Growth of Doll Collecting
the early 1950's, doll collecting has been building steadily. Most people
think of dolls as cute, and indeed many of them are, but dolls are more
than just beautiful collectibles. Dolls show us history, evolution, and
ethnic dress. They represent the culture and events of our times, both
current and the past. Comparison of an early 1950's china head doll and
the modern 1960's Barbie shows us radical changes of women's clothing,
hairstyles, and the concept of the ideal women! Doll collectors-young and
old — are attracted to dolls, not just because of their beauty but because
of their educational value. What is particularly fascinating is that the
Starting A Family Heirloom
Every Family hopefully has a treasured collectable item that belonged to a grandparent, parent, or other relative. Dolls are one of the most personal items since they sometimes represent the childhood and youth of someone who is dear to us. As you collect dolls, you are building something valuable and meaningful to you, and someday for your children and grandchildren. Collecting means sharing, and in our fast-paced world it is nice to be able to relax and share the love of dolls with family and friends. Whether your hobby has stemmed from a treasured antique, a childhood play toy, or from a marvelous piece of art that is available from today's doll artists, it's important to remember that what you buy and collect today, will become tomorrow's family heirloom.
Choose with Care + Guidance