Restoring Collectible Dolls

Restoring Collectible Dolls

Gene: Dolls, Outfits & Accessories, The Complete Collection - Signed

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Gene: Dolls, Outfits & Accessories, The Complete Collection

By Anne Monday | Foreword by Mel Odom

In 1995 Gene Marshall burst into the doll collecting world. She stood a glamorous 15 ½ inches tall at a time dominated by the 11 ½ inch Barbie. Created by artist Mel Odom, Gene was presented as a doll for the adult collector, to be redressed and played with by her owners. Gene was so successful that within five years many manufacturers copied her size, launching the era of the 16-inch fashion doll.

Everything in the 2017 edition plus more! First 250 pre-order books signed by Mel Odom and Anne Monday. New dolls added - 2018-2019 JAMIEshow. Original interview with Mel Odom. Index included.

$69.95
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DRB2-GENEMARSHALL

Pre-Sale

Gene: Dolls, Outfits & Accessories, The Complete Collection

By Anne Monday | Foreword by Mel Odom

In 1995 Gene Marshall burst into the doll collecting world. She stood a glamorous 15 ½ inches tall at a time dominated by the 11 ½ inch Barbie. Created by artist Mel Odom, Gene was presented as a doll for the adult collector, to be redressed and played with by her owners. Gene was so successful that within five years many manufacturers copied her size, launching the era of the 16-inch fashion doll.

Gene is a Hollywood star whose career ran from the 1940s until her retirement in 1961. As such, her wardrobe is replete with outfits from such highly recognized designers as Dior, Charles James, and Valentino as well as costumes from her movie roles, both contemporary and historic, complete with coordinated hats, shoes, gloves, purses, jewelry, and more.

  • The most comprehensive book ever on Gene Marshall
  • Hardcover - over 500 pages of full-color photos
  • Everything in the 2017 edition plus more!
  • New dolls added - 2018-2019 JAMIEshow (new to this edition)
  • Original interview with Mel Odom (new to this edition)
  • Index included (new to this edition)
  • First 250 pre-order books signed by Mel Odom and Anne Monday

Book ships end of September 2022

 

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Here is a selection of pages. This book has more than 500 pages just like this -- large photography of dolls and accessories.

 

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