People thought my mum's old doll was terrifying – but I had the last laugh when it turned out to be worth thousands | The SunNovember 15, 2023
AN Antiques Roadshow guest who brought a an old doll that her mum owned – but it turned out to be worth thousands.
On Sunday's show, a guest brought a toy doll to be valued, that belonged to her mother.
The guest told expert, Bunny Campione that her parent had got the toy from her great-grandmother.
Bunny examined the doll in more detail and noted that it looked 'very expensive in it's time' and it was dressed well.
She said: "What I like about her is that she has a French body."
Bunny continued: "A French body means that it's wonderful kid leather."
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The expert then revealed that the doll was was most likely created in Paris in 1860.
Bunny also raved about other features of the doll: "And her shoes! Look at her shoes, she's even got heels. She is wonderful."
When it came to valuing the doll, the expert told the guest it's worth £2,000.
The guest was taken aback when she learned how much her mother's antique, doll was worth.
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"Wow, well thank you very much," the guest said as she smiled with excitement.
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