I've explained on other pages that I have to stop offering so many items for sale, because I just can't build up stock fast enough, and to try out new ideas.  (See Toys.)  I can e-mail you a twice-yearly list of what is available--just contact me.
5.22. Girl dressed as butterfly, 1/144 scale, bendable limbs.  [$12]
Dolls for dolls, and 1/144 people
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Toys in Miniature: Frances Armstrong
What's the difference?  Well, that depends on how flexible your imagination is.  To my mind, the four on the left look like dolls, especially those without their underwear on.
To me, it's quite simple: some small people look more like dolls than others, but it's actions that count.  The ones that I''ve called lostlings, who jump away from my knife and disappear, are obviously people.
2.1.  Movable doll (thread joints).  1/2 inch to 1 inch high.  [When available, $10.]
3.2.  Movable doll in underwear, about 3/4 inch high. [ $12]
4.4.  Little girl, 1/3 inch high, fixed legs.  [$6.]
7.  Peddler doll, half an inch high.  $35. 
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4.1.  Kewpie-like doll, wood, 1/3 inch high or less.  [When available, $3]

This page was last updated on: May 15, 2010

Dolls page 3
The knights on the right are posed more realistically, but they are less realistic than military or railroad model people.  They don't have noses, for a start.

The peddler doll (left) looks quite realistic, but then her name marks her as a doll . . . .
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wooden dolls
I've explained on other pages that I have to stop offering so many items for sale, because I just can't build up stock fast enough, and to try out new ideas.  (See Toys.)  I can e-mail you a twice-yearly list of what is available--just contact me.
Dolls page 2
I haven't made any of these fully-jointed dolls for a long time, but they are near the top of my "to do" list.

The dolls pictured below are sometimes available, but not right now  (August 2006)