Q. Can you tell me anything about my Donald Duck doll? He is stuffed and wood composition and dressed in a Russian costume. There is a paper hang tag that says "Knickerbocker."
A. Your doll was made in 1938 by the Knickerbocker Toy Company of New York City. In the same year, the firm made Mickey Mouse dressed in Mexican costume, a Cowboy Mickey, a Cowboy Donald, and a Band Leader Donald. They originally sold for $1 apiece. Today, they sell for about $500 to $900.
For more information, see Disneyana by Cecil Munsey (Hawthorn, NY, c1974); and Tomart's Illustrated Disneyana Catalog (Tomart, Dayton, OH, c1989).
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