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Antique Doll Repair
updated: Aug 20, 2014, 8:45 AM

I was wondering if any Edhat readers might know of a "doll hospital" in the S.B. area. I have a very old, beautiful, doll who is in need of some repair on her arm. Thanks for any help you might be able to give to me.


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 COMMENT 546123P agree helpful negative off topic

2014-08-20 09:03 AM

You might try the doll museum on Canon Perdido. The Doll & Teddy Bear Museum. I've heard they are hard to contact and I've never seen them open, but they have a website and they seem to know a lot about antique dolls.

 

 COMMENT 546182P agree helpful negative off topic

2014-08-20 11:03 AM

We had somedolls repaired near Santa Maria some years back. I can't remember the name, but looking at the listings online, All For a Doll at 925 9 Oaks Ln, Nipomo, CA 93444 (805) 929-4079 might be the one...

Good luck.

 

 COMMENT 546191 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-08-20 11:50 AM

All For A Doll She is great she repaired , restrung heads arms and legs on about fourteen of my dolls. Some are from the 1940's. Great job. Contact her. Yes! 546182P you are correct.
Call you you will be happy that you did.

 

 COMMENT 555190 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-09-23 10:59 PM

I once had the eyes changed on one of my mother's bisque dolls and found out later it would have kept the value up to have left the originals in. And the Little Doll House (SB, almost 3 decades ago) owner kept the old glass eyes (I just was not thinking).
The Schoenhut wood doll has been left with her scratched areas on the face after I went to a doll repair place in Eugene and the owner said to not touch it up. None of the joints needed to be repaired, something that would not show, if fixed.

 

 

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