Children’s toys and dolls

Children’s toys, games and dolls, antique toys, toy history, a guide to websites
Jouets, jouets antiques; giocattoli, giocattoli antichi; Spielzeug, antike Spielsachen


Aircraft models *

Aircraft models, Wikipedia entry.

Database of all model aircraft in 1:400 and 1:500 Scale

Antique toys *

Antique Games
An online store from Go

Classic Tin Toy Company
Very early and old tin toys, space toys, robots, trains. Also carry replacement parts

American Jazz
High-quality antique toys including hand painted tin toys, mechanical toys, paper toys, dolls and jazz collectibles.

Antique Toys and Dolls, Copenhagen, Denmark.
German, French and other European antique toys and dolls.

Dinky Toys
English and French Emergency Vehicles

Galeria Navarro,
Spain, specializes in antique and collectable toys.

Sam’s Toybox
A personal collection of vintage toys.

Trains. Antique toy trains, a list of websites.


Barbie Dolls Homepage

Baseball games, antique baseball games.

The Big Red Toybox. Resources for toy collectors.

British toy museums. 


Collecting/Toy collecting *

Toy collecting articles, reviews, news, web links.

Computer games, Wikipedia entry.

Carousels *

Location de Carrousel
Location Carrousel Nostalgie 1886 is a faithful replica of an authentic old carousel with  barrel organ and wooden hand-painted animals.



Delaware Toy and Miniature Museum. Toy webpages 

Dolls, bears *

African dolls.
Wikipedia entry.

African dolls. Ethidolls: Educational Collectible African Dolls

Antique dolls, a gallery of images at Pinterest.

Teddy Bears, a gallery of antique Teddy Bears at Pinterest.

Teddy Bear, Wikipedia entry.

Delaware Children’s Museum

Doll Reference
Features a guide to help identify dolls, antique to vintage, A to Z, with over 5000 photos, descriptions and markings included.

Dolls at the V&A Museum of Childhood

German antique dolls

German Antique Dolls
All about German antique porcelain dolls from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.

Antique German Dolls/Bisque Collector Information
Collectors Weekly

Antique German Doll Makers 1860s+
A list of German, Bavaria and Prussia antique doll manufacturers.
Bing Kunstlerpuppen und stoff SpielwarenGesellschaft dolls 1921-1932.


Hand-painted dolls. Xenis Collection.

Kensington Dollshouse Festivall, Covent Garden, London

Musée National de Monaco doll and automaton collection.

Wikipedia entry on Dolls.

World Costume Dolls
A collection of  approximately 1700 costume dolls from all over the world, including different regional dolls and dolls from remote places.





Matchbox toys


Model building, Wikipedia entry. 


Museums *

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Toy Collection.

Pollock’s Toy Museum, U.K.

Stansted Toy Museum, U.K.

Victoria and Albert Museum. The Museum of Childhood


Paper Toys, Paper Cut-Outs.

Pollock’s Toy Museum, U.K.
A toy theatre and toy theatre webpages.


Rail modelling, toy trains. Wikipedia entry.


Science fiction toys *

Star Wars Collectors Archive

Star Wars news and reference site.

Sci-Fi UK
Merchandise and memorabilia from films and television shows.

Ships: model ships.
Wikipedia entry.

Soldiers *

Toy soldiers.
Wikipedia entry.

Spirograph *

Weisstein, Eric W.


Spirograph, Wikipedia entry.


Stansted Toy Museum, U.K.

Stuffed animals,
Wikipedia entry.


Teddy bears *

Old Bears Network
Vintage and antique teddy bears to buy, sell and part-exchange.

Teddy Bears, a gallery of antique Teddy Bears at Pinterest.

Teddy Bear, Wikipedia entry.

Collectors site for antique and vintage Teddy Bears

Steiff is the original manufacturer of the Teddy Bear.

Sue Pearson Teddy Bears
Antique Teddy Bears. Vintage bears, including Farnell, Chiltern, Chad Valley and Merrythought.


Tinplate Toys for Collectors


Wikipedia entry on toys.