Black Doll collecting

Black Doll collecting — Franklin Mint

16-inch FLOTUS Do You Have a Favorite?

Since 2009, post President Barack Obama's first election in 2008, there have been at least four, 16-inch vinyl or porcelain "portrait" dolls of First Lady Michelle Obama. This post combines images from past blog posts of the various 16-inch FLOTUS dolls manufactured by Ashton-Drake, Danbury Mint, and Franklin Mint. The images, except where indicated, are mine (all rights reserved) and are of...

Franklin Mint's Michelle Obama Doll $159@ the Doll Market

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Actual photograph of Franklin Mint's Michelle Obama Official White House Portrait Doll
 

The Michelle Obama Official White House Portrait Doll by The Franklin Mint, which is now sold out at their website, is listed with The Doll Market's current weekly sale items. In addition to the lower-than-retail price ($159 versus $195), the doll qualifies for free shipping at the Doll Market! The sale ends...

They Got it Right, Part 2 (Michelle Obama by Franklin Mint)

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Franklin Mint Michelle Obama

After viewing actual images of Dawn Spears' Michelle Obama doll by Franklin Mint and sharing those images, with her permission, on my Four Words:  They Got It Right! blog of December 10, 2010, I became even more eager for my doll to arrive   The wait is over.  My doll arrived yesterday. 

After opening the well-packaged box and seeing my doll up close and personal for the first time, I added two...

Four Words: They Got It Right!

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The above image is an actual photograph of Franklin Mint's Michelle Obama Official White House Portrait Doll, courtesy of fellow Black-doll enthusiast, Dawn Spears.


Dawn  also shared the image to the left, which compares the doll's sculpt with the official White House portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama (click the images to enlarge them in a new window).

I think Franklin Mint did an excellent job...

Chance/Challenge to Win a Doll

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Are you a blogger?  Are you interested in entering a blogging contest to win... a doll?  If you answered yes to either of these two questions, like I did, you might be interested in writing a blog about a Franklin Mint collectible doll, like I did.  The blog with the most comments will win a Franklin Mint doll.

Again, if you're a blogger, visit the Franklin Mint website and browse their collectible...
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