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What Is Traditional Dolls House Scale?

What Is Traditional Dolls House Scale?

Doll’s houses at the 1:12 scale are the most common scale for children.  But we are often asked what the 1:12 scale means and whether our range of dolls houses and accessories are compatible. The 1:12 scale has its roots in the imperial measuring system – where one inch on the doll’s house is equivalent to one foot on a real house.  So the house is twelve times smaller than a full size house. Historically, it was chosen as the…

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Why do collectors dolls look like Winston Churchill ?

Why do collectors dolls look like Winston Churchill ?

Whenever we go the Nuremberg Toy Fair we’re always horrified by the realism of what can only be collectors’ dolls – full size, very realistic baby dolls. But why do they – like so many real babies – always look like Winston Churchill? We’re sorry if that upsets the true collector – who must think they’re lovely. But thank heaven children’s dolls are more attractive and we don’t have to select these monstrous things for our range!