How to Choose and Love a Cabbage Patch Kid

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Written By Thurman Schinner

Thurman Schinner graduated from Cambridge University with a bachelor’s degree and has specialized in technical writing.

Why are Cabbage Patch Kids so special?

How do I know what kind of Cabbage Patch Kid I have?
In 1983, a Cabbage Patch Kids doll was a 16-inch doll, usually with a plastic head, a fabric body, and yarn hair (unless it was bald). What made them so desirable, besides the fact that they were huggable, was both their supposed uniqueness and their ?adoptability.?
Why do Cabbage Patch Kids have a smell?

There are three identifying characteristics of regular mass-marketed authentic Cabbage Patch Kids:

Xavier Roberts? signature stamp on the left bum cheek (in rare instances, the signature is on the right and in even rarer instances upside down).
Copyright notice on the back of the head.
The side tag.

How do you date a Cabbage Patch doll?

Is my Cabbage Patch Kid worth anything?
Consumer advocate groups pointed out that bogus Cabbage Patch items possessed an oily smell due to the industrial rags they had been stuffed with. Thought to be highly flammable, consumers were told to avoid Kids that reeked of kerosene.
How much is a 1985 Cabbage Patch Kid worth?
Turn the doll over and look on his left butt cheek for Xavier Roberts? signature. The color of the signature changed each year; for example, blue in 1985, red in 1986 and aqua in 1987. Black was only used on first edition dolls, with the exception of 1984 Preemies. Look at the bottom of the signature for a date.
What is the most expensive Cabbage Patch doll?

Do all Cabbage Patch dolls have a signature?

While it?s true that certain dolls, such as some ?Baldies,? ?Red Fuzzies? (rare red yarn-like fuzzy hair) and some of the other very early Coleco dolls bring over $100, and even some pre-Cabbage Patch Xavier Roberts dolls can bring over $1,000, most dolls sell for $10 to $30 and have not changed much from the original

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How much did Cabbage Patch dolls cost in 1983?

How much is a 1985 Cabbage Patch Kid worth?

Collectible Doll?s Auction Price
$3000.00 USD

Year of Manufacture
1985

Manufacturer
Coleco

Description
While many Cabbage Patch Kids are worth no more than a couple of hundred dollars, this particular CPK remains intact in his original box hence the high auction price.

Apr 21, 2021

How much is it to adopt a Cabbage Patch Kid?

What Cabbage Patch dolls are worth money?

The most expensive Cabbage Patch doll ever
A 1985 Cabbage Doll called Teresa Ann sold on ebay for $2000 in April this year.

What dolls are worth money?

Do they use real babies on General Hospital?
Signatures. Xavier Roberts signature is on the bum of each authentic Cabbage Patch Kid. Some have dates, others do not. Some kids are hand signed by Xavier, mostly Softies, but some MM kids were signed at collector events!
How much is a 1980s Cabbage Patch doll worth?

How much does it cost to go to Cabbage Patch land?

They were sold by toy company Coleco for about $25. The Cabbage Patch Kids had a unique hook that made them popular.

How old is Carly on General Hospital?
Adoption Fees are $69.99 for babies and $79.99 for ?Kids. Each comes with a Birth Certificate. Once you select your favorite, you will be offered the opportunity to change your Cabbage Patch Kids? name and birthdate.
How old is Josslyn Jacks on General Hospital?

While it is hard to say which is the most valuable Cabbage Patch Doll, generally the following dolls are of most value to collectors:

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Original Coleco CPK (1983 and 1984)
Cabbage Patch Twins.
Dark skinned 1983 Cabbage Patch Kids.
1984 ?Preemies?
Cabbage Patch Kids Produced Overseas in 1984.

What happened to Lucky on General Hospital?

Who is the longest running actor on General Hospital?

Did Luke and Laura get divorced?
BabyLand II occupies a 70,000-square-foot building on 650 acres of land. It presents itself as a real hospital and the Kids as real babies. There?s a nursery filled with ?Preemies? in incubators and ?Lullaby Babies? in cribs, with piped-in sounds of cooing infants.