There are literally hundreds of thousands of different Cabbage Patch Kids that have been delivered in the past 30 plus years making it impossible for us to monitor individual values. Any offers will be considered. Kid names on the Yello80s list come from several sources- ebay, other auction sites, vintage adoption and birth certificates and personal submissions to the site. Georgiana has long pigtail braids and is dressed in her original outfit. Buyer Beware But the value of these special Kids means there are people out there creating imposters. These dolls will often have different hair and eye combinations, and offer colors not seen on U. The new Preemie was 13 inches tall.
There are many places to find info, and I don't want to just copy from other sites, so the info on this page is only what I know. I was always the less picky and so I got the boy. Like many collections, theirs started innocently. The resulting co-branded Cabbage Patch Kids were packaged with a Carvel-branded ice cream cone. I have seen international papers sold in lots as well.
On the left-side of every doll's tush, you can find the signature of Cabbage Patch Kids inventor, Xavier Roberts. To counter this, Coleco stated that though head molds were used multiple times, the eye and hair colour combinations, etc truly made each Kid separate from the others. Jesmar kids were distributed to many different countries so the boxes and papers were in several different languages. To help them find good homes he built BabyLand General in Cleveland, Georgia where the Cabbage Patch Kids could live and play until they were adopted. In 1994, acquired the licensing rights to the dolls from Original Appalachian Artworks.
This factory was one of two under the Coleco brand that made Cabbage Patch Kids and after the transition, they stopped production altogether. And when it comes to mass market dolls, the matrix of facial molds, hair color, eye color, freckles, dimples, outfits, etc. Her pants were red corduroy she had red and white tennis shoes on. Cabbage Patch Kids Babyland soft toy cloth body? Few sellers include the baby name in their listing but they usually have detailed photos. After collecting for awhile, you may prefer certain factory kids, I love Jesmar and Tsukuda kids. Around 1982, Coleco picked up the dolls to be mass-produced with vinyl heads rather than hand-made soft faces, and the company manufactured them from 1983-1989. Parents across the flocked to stores to try to obtain one of the Cabbage Patch Kids for their children, with fights occasionally erupting between parents over the hard-to-find dolls.
The information on the box is in Spanish. In the 1980s, every Cabbage Patch Kid sold in American department stores were made by Coleco. She has been removed from box. If you want a baby with a specific name, you may try our renaming option to get the name you want. Kids from each factory have some common features.
The mechanism enabling this was a pair of one-way smooth metal rollers behind plastic lips. They were extremely popular during Christmas 1996. Coleco used a computer algorithm to generate the names so no two were alike. The colour of the signature tells you what year the doll is from. Shoes could use cleaning from years of display. There was also a woman named Diana who used to do gorgeous custom dolls and repairs but no longer does this.
Lovey, according to the official cabbage patch kid site: How can I determine the value of my Cabbage Patch Kid or Little Person? The elastic in the waist of the bloomers is loose, but held very well with a hair elastic. Before he struck his claim to fame though, he had relatively humble beginnings. Pox is a mold or fungus that grows in the plastic and is activated by extreme climates. She is not mint but does not appear to be played with. Today this is a great tourist draw, attracting thousands of visitors who come to see the babies being born — delivered from inside a mother cabbage by a uniformed nurse! She has blond curls, a blue floral dress, panties and a white bib with a little red lamb on it. Display boxes are not included. Pick up available from Red Hill Vic.
I have been trying to restore her to her original glory. The characters appeared in many other Cabbage Patch merchandising products ranging from animated cartoons to record albums to board games. Not even to say hello. In later years, Coleco introduced variants on the original Cabbage Patch Kids, and derivatives of the original line of dolls continued to be marketed. Those very first dolls made by Xavier, hand-signed now command thousand of dollars, while many of the later, cloth faced editions are valuable too! They produced Caucasian kids only with head molds 1-4. The other one has a diaper with a red signature 1986? But then they discovered Babyland General Hospital, where the soft sculpture dolls are produced. It was, in fact, worth several hundred.