As with most doll collectors, I've had that wonderful dream of "accidentally happening upon a dream collection". You know the one. You walk into a store, a thrift market, a yard sale, and there is the mother lode of all your hearts desires in dolls ... and it's always priced where you can afford it from the money you are actually carrying in your purse on that day.
With me, it is a dream. I've always hoped to find that yardsale with the trunk of vintage dolls and clothing in mint condition. Yesterday was the closest I've come. I went to one of the local antique/vintage malls that I frequent. As I was walking around, the following caught my eye.