Wednesday, May 16, 2012

My answers to Ms Leo's questions.

When did you start collecting dolls?

 What was your first purchase as a collector?
Holiday Barbie

 How many dolls do you own?
About 300
What is your favorite doll and why?
1978 Malibu Christie doll. She is the last doll I remember my mommy buying me as a kid.

What is the biggest challenge about collecting dolls?
Not buying the same doll twice.

 How do you display or store your dolls?
They are displayed on shelves built into the unfinished walls of my utility room.
And the ones I don’t have room for are stored in plastic totes.

Have you ever been to a doll show?
No but I would like too.                                                                                        

When you travel do you look for dolls?
Yes I believe that stores in different areas carry different items and or they just may have something I wanted I couldn’t find at home.

 What is your latest purchase?
Ken’s mini cooper.

 What doll is on your wish list now?
Fashion Royalty Takeo

 What do you wish you didn’t purchase?
Don’t own anything I don’t want.

What is your favorite doll related item?
The Clothes

 How often do you photo your dolls and what doll is the most photographed and or photogenic?
Once a week for a photo story.

 Do you talk to other collectors in person or just on the web?
I only talk on the web because I have never met a collector in person hope to one day though.

If you had the chance to talk to mattel or other toy makers what would you say.
Articulate your dolls please and reissue the old stuff it was the best.

What doll do you wish was reissued?
Entire Happy Family series.

 What two dolls would you combine and how would you want them combined?
Can’t think of any two that I would want to combine will have to think about that one.


  1. Hello from Spain: I like to know more about your collection of Barbies. I want to buy the mini cooper of Ken. I agree many of your responses. Keep in touch

  2. Great getting to know you better!