DoneSun, Apr 10, 2005 1:00 PM EDT
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Spring Doll & Toy 2 Day Auction
We are pleased to offer in a special two day sale a unique collection of fabulous dolls, toys, Christmas & unique collectibles from the estate of Charles & Lois Hayes. Both were avid lifelong collectors and active in the National Doll & Toy Collectors Club, and many doll clubs in the New England area before moving to Oklahoma in the early 80s. Lois was the Director of Region 14 of the United Federation of Doll Clubs in the 70’s. The quality of this collection is outstanding. Bru, Jumeau, Rohmer, Simon & Halbig, Kestner, Kathy Cruse, Heubach, Steiner, Armand Marseille, Schoenhut, Grace Putman Bye-Lo babies, Louis Amberg, Schmidt, German Bisque, Paper Mache, Bisque, wooden dolls, composition, wax, celluloid, Please note we have well over 200 better dolls in addition to bisque dolls, Kewpie in original box and kewpie collectibles, paper dolls, half dolls, celluloid dolls and others plus doll parts, clothing, wigs. 50+ Stieff teddy bears and animals plus other nice teddy bears, doll furniture, toy sewing machines, early cradle, tin litho toys, antique & vintage Christmas collectibles including hand blown ornaments & Halmark, plus paper and early die cuts, early maple cradle, Schoenhut pianos, doll furniture, including a cast iron bed, matching doll beds, and doll furniture, doll house and miniature doll furniture, in addition to their vast library of reference books on dolls, toys and costumes, vintage children’s books and early ladies magazines, Children’s books, child’s chairs, there is lots of variety in this sale. Most of the items have been in storage for years, the estates wish is that these dolls be loved again. This is a fabulous opportunity for doll enthusiasts. A very large collection too numerous to list.