Alderfer Auction - Toys & Dolls

Toys & Dolls

Toy collections are amongst the most nostalgic auctions we host. Toys connect us to our childhood and evoke many fond memories. Toy collecting is an ever-changing market as each demographic collects per their past. The strength of Alderfer is the ability to adapt and change with market trends. Alderfer frequently sells collections of cast iron toys and banks, tin litho wind ups, early battery ops, trains and early plastic to injection molded action figures of the 20th century.

Dolls come in many forms from G.I. Joe, Barbie and American Girl, Lenci to Madame Alexander, Armand Marseille and Jumeau. Much like the toy market, every segment of the demographic and corner of the world, collects according to their memories of the past, quality, maker and scarcity.

In addition Vintage Holiday decorations and figures are a frequent complement to our doll and toy auctions. Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving and Valentines are ever increasing in popularity and demand.


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Santa Candy Container

Description Pending...

Estimate: $500 - $1,500

Sold for $10,500

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Chase Doll

Description Pending...

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Sold for $12,000

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Oscar Hitt Googly Doll

Description Pending...

Estimate: $10,000 - $12,000

Sold for $22,250

Do you have toys and or dolls you want to sell? Consign with us today!

Contact a Specialist

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Roxanne LeMay Morison

Doll Specialist

Roxanne began working with Alderfer Auction in 1997. She has been in the Doll business since 1982 when she opened her Doll Hospital. Roxanne is a member of Letitia Penn Doll Club, National Antique Doll Dealers Association, and United Federation of Doll Clubs. She sits on the Board of Historic Strawberry Mansion, Philadelphia's largest historical house. They have one of the largest Doll Collections in the area. Roxanne acts as the curator of this collection. Roxanne not only specializes with Antique dolls at Alderfers but also Modern Collectible Dolls, Steiff/Artist Bears, vintage clothing and vintage Christmas/holiday. In her free time, Roxanne does custom doll dressing, and is an avid gardner.