In 1976, roberts became fascinated with a german fabricsculpture technique from the 19th century known as needle molding. On all the little people dolls created from 1976 1980, the dolls were hand signed by xavier roberts using a permanent marker. Cabbage patch kids vintage retro style yarn hair doll original blonde hairblue eyes, 16 amazon exclusive easy to open packaging. All three are 1978, 1982 aao one bald blue eyed girl one brown. I am looking for the value of the original cabbage patch doll earle carol from 1984. Jul 17, 2011 i have 2 1978 original, xavier roberts little people soft sculpture dolls. Cabbage patch doll 1978 1982 original 1 of 9 cabbage patch doll 1978 1982 original 2 2 of 9 cabbage patch doll 1978 1982 original 3 3 of 9 cabbage patch doll 1978. In 1982, xavier roberts began marketing his famous soft sculpture dolls, previously called little people, as cabbage patch dolls. They are now called handstitched originals or softies by collectors. Identifing the old coleco and hasbro cabbage patch dolls by. Super cute vintage 19781982 cabbage patch kids doll original outfit. You might have a valuable cabbage patch kid in your basement. The originals were all cloth and sold at local craft shows, then later at babyland general hospital in cleveland, ga.
Information about how to identify cabbage patch kids and foreign factory. You might have a valuable cabbage patch kid in your. Cabbage patch kids are a doll brand created by debbie morehead and xavier roberts in 1978. Mar 20, 2020 the real xavier roberts, who invented the cabbage patch kids dolls, had no trouble adopting out his dolls in 1983, for real kids around the country vied to be one of the few whose parents were able to buy them one. Coleco marks the start of mass production for these toys. How to know whether a cabbage patch kid is a first edition. Xavier roberts signed every little people doll and every cabbage patch doll. Cabbage patch kids werent actually born in a field of vegetables, but out of the entrepreneurial mind of a 21yearold art student, xavier roberts, in helen, georgia. This was possible by creating dolls with different colored eyes and hair.
Xavier roberts has his signature on the bottom of each cabbage patch kid. What is the value of 1978 cabbage patch kid doll answers. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. People are starting to sell their prized cabbage patch kid dolls for thousands of dollars. Get the best deals on cabbage patch dolls when you shop the. The first dolls were made of material through a process known as needle molding and came with their own individualized birth certificates. Original cabbage patch dolls are still sought today by. Looking for a really rare vintage cabbage patch doll. The original dolls were all cloth and sold at local craft shows, then later at babyland general hospital in cleveland, georgia. The original price of the rare original with errors cabbage patch dolls in good condition 1978 1982 was 3,710 usd. Cabbage patch kids werent actually born in a field of vegetables, but out of the entrepreneurial. Many of the cabbies i have come across have been well filthy.
Jan 27, 2019 xavier roberts born october 31, 1955, cleveland, georgia, the inventor and manufacturer of cabbage patch kids, is an american artist and businessman. Cabbage patch kids are a line of soft sculptured dolls sold by xavier roberts and registered in the united states office in 1978 as the little people. The dolls were displayed in a hospitallike setting and were up for adoption. They were a huge success and have continued to remain popular throughout the years. I will give you the original cabbage patch doll my mommy bought for you back in 1983 or was it ill have to look at the birth certificate to see. Rare original with errors cabbage patch dolls in good. The original cabbage patch kids were completely soft, even their heads. During the american folk art movement of the late 1970s, roberts observed several techniques involving the making of dolls from various materials.
The list is compiled as an online source to satisfy curiosity, foster nostalgia and perhaps serve as a guide to rename your kid. Best offer vintage cabbage patch kid doll rare coleco never been used but does not have a box has original birth certificate not opened still in the original cabbage patch birth certificate in adoption paper application her name is gabriella dias she has red hair in its original braids with original ribbons 1978 1982 dated with green original xavier roberts undated signature. Well, it just wont do to have naked cabbage patch dolls, right. Their original dolls included fairies and olympikids to celebrate the olympics. May 31, 2019 i will give you the original cabbage patch doll my mommy bought for you back in 1983 or was it ill have to look at the birth certificate to see. While the baby alive doll produced around the same time had many interactive features, the simplicity of the cabbage patch kids cpk was. Or, do you want to get a decent price for your vintage cabbage patch kid. So now you dont have to feel weird about keeping a whole lot of old baby dolls in your basement. He began to produce the dolls through his babyland general hospital in cleveland, georgia in 1979.
Did you know cabbage patch kids have been made by seven different companies thats a lot of turnaround in 30 years. Vintage 1978 1982 original cabbage patch kids doll by coleco girl red hair. Since 1978 authentic cabbage patch kids and little people created by xavier roberts, cuties, adoptimals, and other cabbage patch toys and gifts are available at. Vintage 19781982 original cabbage patch kids doll by. New listingvintage cabbage patch doll, rare bella bambi. The first cabbage patch doll was released in 1983 and designed by a man named. Babyland general hospital in cleveland, georgia remains a top tourist attraction and special event locale. Most of the major pattern companies have patterns for all types of doll clothes. Red hair, blue eyed dimples cabbage patch kid 19781982 doll xavier.
Cabbage patch dolls i stood in line for over 4 hours to get a doll for my daughter. The real xavier roberts, who invented the cabbage patch kids dolls, had no trouble adopting out his dolls in 1983, for real kids around the country vied to be one of the few whose parents were able to buy them one. Shop forand learn aboutvintage cabbage patch kid dolls. Danbury mint produced porcelain cabbage patch kids. Most valuable cabbage patch kids in 2018 updated list. Vintage cabbage patch kid, signed xavier roberts baby doll, excellent condition. The cabbage patch kids, in their classic vintage coleco form, had soft cloth bodies and vinyl heads. Original cabbage patch doll, 1978 by xavier roberts, signed. In later years, coleco introduced variants on the original cabbage patch kids, and derivatives of the. Please wait for the invoice so that shipping cost will be adjusted accordingly. Google free printable doll patterns and you might come across a pattern for a cabbage patch type doll. Cabbage patch dolls come with birth certificates, and they each have their own name and birth date.
Your vintage cabbage patch doll could be worth thousands. Or, is your cabbage patch doll a real clothes horse. Identifing the old coleco and hasbro cabbage patch dolls. Cabbage patch dolls were created in the 1970s by xavier roberts. These dolls, made by xavier roberts, began with the name little people and were sold with individualized birth certificates. If its selling that you want, then check out our easy price guide or, if you are looking to buy a rare doll, look at these great ebay deals on vintage cabbage patch dolls. The brand was renamed cabbage patch kids when the dolls went into mass production in 1982. Blue eyes wearing a top and matching booties and has yellow wool hair. Youll find new or used products in cabbage patch dolls on ebay. Jul 06, 2016 very helpful in identifying the authentic cabbage patch dolls. Find great deals on ebay for 1978 1982 cabbage patch dolls and cabbage patch dolls vintage. Aug 29, 2017 did you know cabbage patch kids have been made by seven different companies thats a lot of turnaround in 30 years. Cabbage patch kids are a brand of dolls created by xavier roberts in 1978.
The next cabbage patch kids to make it on this list of most valuable are a pair of special edition fraternal twin dolls. Combined shipping cost is offered for the doll if you buy any other item at the same time. This retro vintage style doll showcases brunette yarn hair, brown eyes, a soft body, plastic head, and baby powder scent all reminiscent of the original cabbage patch kid look and feel. In 1976, xavier roberts met martha nelson thomas at a craft fair. How to sell original cabbage patch dolls our pastimes. They have hard round heads and soft plastic bodies. Get the best deals for cabbage patch soft sculpture 1978 at. Black cabbage patch doll cabbage patch babies cabbage dolls xavier roberts warm fuzzies outfits with hats doll maker pretty in pink baby dolls original 1982 cabbage blue corduroy overalls patch signed by xavier roberts she is in her original clothing, the blue corduroys, with an oldschool pampers diaper underneath. These were the dolls that were originally called little people before their names changed to cabbage patch kids. Cabbage patch kids were created by american art student xavier roberts in 1978. Cabbage patch kids are a line of soft sculptured dolls sold by xavier roberts and registered in. Unfollow cabbage patch 1978 to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. This item is a very vintage 1978 5 12 inch mini yellow hair cabbage patch doll. The real history of cabbage patch kids dolls had little to do with bunnybees.
Vintage cabbage patch dolls pre1990 for sale in stock ebay. Since then, the dolls have been in high demand, and so, along with new models of. Barbee09 and i go over all our cpks in order of the companies that produced. But even the grubbiest cabbie can clean up fabulously with a little love and elbow grease. The original dolls were all cloth and sold at local craft shows, then later at babyland general hospital. If you have a cabbage patch doll, you may want to clean it. Amazons choice for original cabbage patch dolls cabbage patch kids vintage retro style yarn hair doll original blonde hairblue eyes, 16 amazon exclusive easy to open packaging 4. Buy original cabbage patch dolls and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. The dolls were based upon a design originally created by martha nelson thomas. At them, he began selling these chinese crafted dolls. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. How to know whether a cabbage patch kid is a first edition or. The cabbage patch dolls also known widely as cabbage patch kids were created by xavier roberts. Is your cabbage patch kid worth hundreds of dollars.
Hasbro started making cabbage patch kids in 1988, and dolls made by hasbro are considered vintage. Back in 1978 when cabbage patch creator xavier roberts first began selling his dolls, he made each one by hand. What is the typical value of a vintage cabbage patch kid. Roberts created his own version in 1978, and in 1982 he licensed the dolls to coleco for massproduction under the name cabbage patch kids. Since cabbage patch kids came into being at babyland general hospital in 1978, they were an instant hit with parents and children alike. The cost for a cabbage patch kid varies based on condition, age, rarity and manufacturer. The value of an individual doll depends on popularity, date of manufacture, and number of dolls. But since a few months, we started noticing a drop of the price to come to 3,500 usd. Vintage 1978 oaa soft body yellow hair cabbage patch doll. Since 1978 authentic cabbage patch kids and little people created by xavier roberts, cuties, adoptimals, and other cabbage patch toys and gifts are. Sometimes he signed each cheek, and sometimes he was known to sign the front of a dolls outfit. Vtg 1978 1982 cabbage patch kids 1985 girl doll coleco appalachian artworks.1431 907 114 163 775 953 716 1564 459 1001 501 1318 175 1302 74 964 419 486 405 999 91 1413 12 775 519 527 649 713 841 704 161 609 1246