British Dolls of the 1950s

British Dolls of the 1950s

Susan Brewer


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Photos, descriptions, and fascinating history for dedicated doll collectors.
In the 1950s, a new material—plastic—revolutionized the doll trade and made dolls affordable for people of all classes. This book focuses specifically on British dolls of that decade, offering not only useful information for collectors but a glimpse into the history and culture that surrounded these cherished toys.
Along with photos and descriptions, this unique guide covers:
  • doll manufacturers
  • must-buy dolls
  • what to spot when buying dolls
  • how to avoid buying fakes
  • a where-to-buy directory
  • doll hospitals
  • specialist museums