Hard Plastic Dolls By Madame Alexander

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In particular, Brides have been my passion since childhood. Madame Alexander produced some of the most spectacular brides in hard plastic.

This particular circa 1949 Margaret mold bride is referred to as "Lucy Bride."

The Margaret mold groom hard plastic doll has extra Madame Alexander clothing which adapts him to his fantasy of "Prince Charming."

I am not even going to mention where I purchase his extra clothing because you should be getting the "hang" of it by now! That's right...eBay!

eBay has a rather large set of listings of vintage Madame Alexander dolls for sale, if you are interested in a purchase, or to find values if looking for costs, it is necessary to register with eBay.

"Babs" the ice skater was produced in several elegant outfits. The use of fur, rhinestones, and flashing gold skates peaked the imagination of young girls who dreamed of becoming figure skaters.

This outfit is actually chartreuse which I believe would date her early 1950's.

The skin tones of most Madame Alexander dolls vary from the peaches and cream to "suntan. The rare black "Cynthia" is breathtaking.

Although red hair is most attributed to the rare Piper Laurie doll, there are various versions of redhead Madame Alexander dolls to be found.

Flaming red hair and suntan complexion are an incredible combination. 

There are vintage patterns out there, created to complete the Alexander wardrobe. If you have a buried desire to design clothing, the Madame Alexander hard plastic doll is a model of perfection.

Just a few of the other Madame Alexander hard plastic dolls produced are:

The Little Women .......Amy, Meg, Beth, Jo, Marme, Little Men, Queen

Elizabeth II, Annabelle, Alice in Wonderland, Beau Art Dolls, Ballerina

(Nina), Peter Pan/Wendy, Alice, Royal Wedding, Godey, Princess Margaret Rose, Peggy Bride, Mary Rose Bride, Fairy Queen, Mary Martin (South Pacific), Wendy Bride, Prince Phillip,

Lady Churchill/Sir Winston Churchill, Snow White, Story Princess, Cinderella,

"Cissy," produced in hard plastic and vinyl is covered in another article on this site. Books I have used and recommended for research:

Madame Alexander Collector's Dolls .............Patricia Smith

Madame Alexander Collector's Dolls Volume II.........Patricia Smith

Madame Alexander Dolls on Review.......Marjorie V. Sturges Uhl

Hard Plastic Dolls.........Polly & Pam Judd

Hard Plastic Dolls II...........Polly & Pam Judd

Madame Alexander's Ladies of Fashion..........Marjorie Uhl

Current reference books:

Madame Alexander 2003 Collectors Dolls Price Guide #28 by Linda Crowsey

Madame Alexander Dolls, An American Legend by Stephanie Finnegan

A. Glenn Mandeville's Madame Alexander Dolls: Price Guide 

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