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Cheat-sheet For the Doll Dummy

Posted by L Abbott on January 15, 2011 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (1)

 

When I first started collecting dolls I just bought what I liked, and what was available. What I didn't know was-- I didn't know squat about dolls. I thought I had a good collection until I hit the internet.

 

I went to the doll boards on eBay thinkin' I was all that, posting my dolls like ...

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The Material Girls; What We're Made Of

Posted by L Abbott on January 15, 2011 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (1)

What dolls are made of is one of the first things you need to know. Hands on is the best way to learn. I recommend going to a doll show, it's the best way to get a view of the entire doll world.

 

 

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The Birth of a Junker

Posted by L Abbott on January 15, 2011 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

~Yes that is me holding the doll while eye balling my brothers truck~


My Grandmother was the queen of pack rats. She had everything anyone could imagine. Heisey...

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Why I do it

Posted by L Abbott on January 15, 2011 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (6)

Are you kidding me? If you read The Birth of a Junker you might already get it. It's about the thrill of the hunt! I know for a fact that if I hit the Mega Lottery I would still be digging for junk. There is a feeling you get when you find that lost treasure h...

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How to be a good junker

Posted by L Abbott on January 7, 2011 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (1)

     After my Grandmother passed we closed our store. By this time however my mother and I were hooked. We traveled some distances to antique stores and flea markets. At first the dealers were mean watching a little kid picking up a piece of pottery to find its mark, but it wasn't long before they knew me and trusted me, even teaching me things about antiques.

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