Make offer lot 5 vintage cabbage patch kids doll xavier roberts 1978,1982 1983 1985 coleco. Your old cabbage patch doll could be worth thousands of dollars. Effanbee dolls that were made before 1960 tend to be the most collectible and therefore demand higher prices. I moved into an old house where i inherited a lot of stuff i dont need. Mar 8, 2015 vtg 1978 1982 coleco cabbage patch kid doll 25599 lot of 2 dolls xavier roberts. Buying or selling without checking iguide could be hazardous to your wealth. Every baby is born at babyland general hospital and comes ready for love with cute removable fashions and fun accessories. There are many places to learn about cabbage patch kids. Lot 5 vintage cabbage patch kids doll xavier roberts 1978,1982 1983 1985 coleco. Unfollow cabbage patch doll to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Please wait for the pictures to load mark twain would be proud of xavier roberts mark twin collectors edition.
The ones from 1978 are the original little people dolls. Original cabbage patch doll, 1978 by xavier roberts. Or, do you want to get a decent price for your vintage cabbage patch kid. Cabbage patch kids werent actually born in a field of vegetables, but out of the entrepreneurial mind of a 21yearold art student, xavier roberts, in helen, georgia. Teresa lydya a grand edition the little people vintage. In 1976, roberts became fascinated with a german fabricsculpture technique from the 19th century known as needle molding. So here is the coding since i doubt you will find it anywhere except an older doll value book. Since 1978 authentic cabbage patch kids and little people created by xavier roberts, cuties, adoptimals, and other cabbage patch toys and gifts are available at. Fake cabbage patch doll making kit doll sculpture sew.
Your old cabbage patch doll could be worth thousands of. Dolls that still have their all of their original clothes, accessories and box will demand top dollar. If its selling that you want, then check out our easy price guide or, if you are looking to buy a rare doll, look at these great ebay deals on vintage cabbage patch dolls. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Take the oath of adoption with the world famous 14inch cabbage patch kids. Cabbage patch dolls were created in 1979 and in the early 80s they were mass produced, meaning they were made in large n. Every cabbage patch kid comes with adoption papers from babyland general hospital. Most small towns boast a successful son or daughter committed to civic service, but few places can claim a benefactor as fanciful as xavier roberts, creator of the famous cabbage patch kids roberts, whose childhood was marked by poverty in cleveland, ga. The originals were all cloth and sold at local craft shows, then later at babyland general hospital in cleveland, ga.
Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The dolls were introduced with great fanfare ant the international toy fair in new york city. In her closet she had a huge bag of fake cabbage patch sculpture dolls with the heads and the patterns. Originally created in 1978 and called little people, these dolls are still popular today. Some links may not be currentanother place to find information that has become popular is facebook groups. Cabbage patch kids 14 doll, dark hairbrown eye cowgirl.
The company changed the name from little people to cabbage patch kids and went on to sell millions of the dolls. All meticulously handcrafted in the usa, and clothed in authentic detail reminiscent of the 1840s river town immortalized by twain. They are now called handstitched originals or softies by collectors. Vintage cabbage patch doll xavier roberts 197882 in original clothing. Or, if you are looking to buy a rare doll, look at these great ebay deals on vintage cabbage patch dolls. Original cabbage patch doll, 1978 by xavier roberts, signed, excellent condition.
If original tags are attached, the dolls value can skyrocket. Cabbage patch kids are in such demand that parents are prepared to do almost anything to get their hands on one. May 22, 2018 as with all things old, vintage and collectable, the value of the doll will be dependent on the rarity and condition its in. Some of the things being 3 original cabbage patch dolls.
Vtg 1978 1982 coleco cabbage patch kid doll 25599 lot of 2. I bought her straight from the babyland hospital in geogia. The cabbage patch kid is by no means the most valuable collectors doll to date, although it was their cuddly and soft nature that set them apart. I have an original cabbage patch doll given to me in 1979. I have two cabbage patch kids, three premies, and one cabbage patch show pony. Brown looped hair in two pigtails, blue eyes, two dimples, closed mouth. Cabbage patch kids are a doll brand created by debbie morehead and xavier roberts in 1978. Babyland general hospital in cleveland, georgia remains a top tourist attraction and special event locale. Xavier roberts introduced the world to his little people or cabbage patch kids in 1976 in new york and sold the rights to a major toy manufacturing company in 1982. Original cabbage patch doll, 1978 by xavier roberts, signed, excellent condition 2. Currious on what they are worth because i keep them put up and could use the money.
Video game giant coleco began massproducing the second phase of. Dec 28, 2019 i moved into an old house where i inherited a lot of stuff i dont need. Xavier roberts on her bottom, which may have helped her fetch such a grand price. You can gauge by that and then watch what they are doing on servers like ebay or ruby lane. After signing contract with appalachian artworks, inc. As with all things old, vintage and collectable, the value of the doll will be dependent on the rarity and condition its in. The original soft handmade dolls called little people created by xavier roberts under the original appalachian artworks label ran from the late 1970s and took on the cabbage patch kid name from the early to mid 1980s. Cabbage patch kids antique appraisal instappraisal. They initially made tables and later added a line of bookcases. Each cabbage patch kid comes with a key that unlocks the heart locket of any cpk adoptimal pet. Founder of famous dolls shares fortune with hometown.
In the early 1980s, the toy industry gave birth to a new doll. Vintage cabbage patch kids that are worth a fortune antiques. Most valuable cabbage patch kids in 2018 updated list. It was a gift for our grand daughter and within days the shoes, hair ties, dresspants have all come apart. See more ideas about cabbage patch dolls, cabbage patch, cabbage patch kids. Cabbage patch kids were created by american art student xavier roberts in 1978. You might want to book mark it because that great deal on a vintage cabbage patch doll could be gone tomorrow. Looking for a really rare vintage cabbage patch doll. These cabbage patch kids are adorable with tom, sporting his riverbeat captains cap. How much is an original cabbage patch doll worth now. Need crimper and curling iron for cabbage patch doll. Become a part of the cabbage patch family and adopt one today. It all started in 1978 and until this day cabbage patch kids are still.
Vintage cabbage patch doll signed for sale in stock ebay. The mattel cabbage patch dolls are not limited to cloth bodies and included dolls made from vinyl, which produced a more durable play doll. Premie 1983, a doll 1984, red headed twins 1985, small babie 1986, red headed cornsilk 1986 and toddler 1987. The value of an individual doll depends on popularity, date of manufacture, and number of dolls currently available for sale. In 1976, 21yearold xavier roberts creates the handstitched, adoptable dolls, which came with their own. It didnt take long for these unique toys to start flying off the shelves. Its creator was xavier roberts, who, by the grand old age of 26, was a self made millionaire. Collector information, identification my cabbage patch kids.
She came with registration, birthcertificate, adoption papers and footprints. I bought a cabbage patch doll around the years of 19781982 not sure of exact year. Buy, sell or pawn one at pawn shops near you with pawnguru. The original dolls were all cloth and sold at local craft shows, then later at babyland general hospital. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Forums and other collector websites and blogs are places to find friends, connections and information. Coleco aa preemies had brown tufts and caucasian preemies had tan or yellow tufts. Blue signing on the buttbody 1978 starting at 1500. The doll heads were still in t boxes and are in mint condition but the box was rather worn because of it being all together in that huge bag.
Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and. It was 1979 when xavier roberts and five of his friends developed the little people originals dolls, a loveable but odd looking childrens toy that would soon become known as the cabbage patch kids roberts, a sculptor from georgia with a love for sculpting and quilting, was the manager of. I have and original cabbage patch doll given to me in 1979 that is signed by xyiere roberts. Sweet baby cabbage patch doll 1982, cabbage patch dolls, dolls, vintage dolls, cloth body dolls, xavier roberts doll, signed doll. Value of antique grand rapids imperial furniturethe imperial furniture company was founded in 1903. She is softsculptured, and has xavier roberts signature on her bottom, along with a birthmark. In the far right corner of the main room, you will see the entrance to our grand. Kids were 1618 inches tall depending on the factory.
But the older doll value books list the color coding of the early dolls. Shop forand learn aboutvintage cabbage patch kid dolls. Cabbage patch kids werent actually born in a field of vegetables, but out of the entrepreneurial. Add to that, that its an entirely softsculpture, it makes for a more collectible piece. With demand surging, schlaifer nance and company licensed the rights to produce the cabbage patch kids dolls to coleco in august of 1982. I have six different cabbage patch dolls in their original boxes. Mar 8, 2015 vtg 1978 1982 coleco cabbage patch kid doll 25599 lot of 2 dolls xavier roberts stay safe and healthy. Make sure and check back often, because the pages are constantly updating. Oct 03, 2007 i bought a cabbage patch doll around the years of 1978 1982 not sure of exact year. They are the original type i believe and i havent seen the show pony anywhere else.
I need fast cash, yet i dont want to take a big loss either. Original xavier roberts soft sculpture cabbage patch kids 1986 mark twain collectors editionhuckleberry finn, tom sawyer and becky thatcher lots of pictures. Most modern popular dolls like cabbage patch and barbies, as well as commercial series collectible dolls, with a few verylimited edition exceptions, will take a while before they generate an increased secondary market value. Jul 17, 2011 i have 2 1978 original, xavier roberts little people soft sculpture dolls. Get ready to love, cuddle, snuggle and play with your very own baby. Orange looped hair in two pigtails, green eyes, two dimples, closed mouth.
Selling cabbage patch dollsthis is a page about selling cabbage patch dolls. Its condition is marked as new, meaning that the doll hasn. What is the typical value of a cabbage patch doll from. Feb 03, 20 but the older doll value books list the color coding of the early dolls. In 1976, roberts became fascinated with a german fabricsculpture technique from the 19th century known as. Cabbage patch dolls in the pre1990 group are split into two phases. Shortly thereafter, the dolls appeared on the cover of newsweek. Never outgrowing the cabbage patch american profile. Search over 3 million price reports spanning art, antiques, coins, collectibles, memorabilia, and other tangible assets of value. Cabbage patch little in vintage cabbage patch dolls pre1990 for. The mattel dolls are mostly sized 14 or smaller, and most variants were individualized with a gimmick to enhance their collectibility, e.1483 530 239 499 481 1477 1559 1194 391 1393 801 136 1564 505 1158 277 30 92 623 827 587 1078 70 582 364 1211 828 147 1135 1195 1253 1023 1149 979 311 326