Do you have an old American Girl Doll lying around? If so, you may be in luck because the value of these beloved and timeless dolls has significantly increased in the past few years due to the renowned quality of production from the Pleasant Company, pre-Mattel purchase. The original American Girl Dolls- Kirsten, Samantha, and Molly were first introduced in 1986 and have become immensely popular and rare collectible items ever since. If in good condition, these dolls can potentially sell for thousands of dollars. Below you will find a list of the most expensive dolls on the market.
1. Molly McIntire
Now that she has been discontinued, Molly dolls can be found online for as low as a few hundred dollars and as high as $1,200. Molly, along with an extensive collection of clothes and accessories can be found for an asking bid of $1,124.99. What a steal!
2. Kirsten Larson
Also discontinued, a Kirsten doll along with several accessories can be found on eBay for a whopping starting bid price of $3,210. Popular girl.
3. Samantha Parkington
This particular doll was retired and recently brought back because of her popularity. An original, Pleasant Company Samantha doll is can be found online with a starting bid price of$1,295.
4. Felicity Merriman
Although she is not an original, Felicity is one of the oldest dolls and was retired in 2011. A Pleasant Company doll from 1991 currently has a starting price of $1,250.
5. Kanani Akina
Even though she is a newer doll, Kanani is highly desired. She was a limited edition Girl of the Year Doll in 2011 and is super rare! A Kanani Doll Collection has a considerable asking price of $2,468.99.
Whether you collect American Girl Dolls or just want to sell them, they are extremely valuable right now, and will only be worth more in the future.
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Originally published at gemr.com on September 25, 2015.