This is the time of year when many Coke collectors bring out a great holiday piece: the
A lot of people – even those who don’t consider themselves “collectors” – have these dolls. I’ve heard a lot of stories from people who have hung on to these Santa dolls specifically because they were a part of their annual holiday decorating traditions that has been extended to a new generation.
The original Santa Claus dolls, made by the Rushton Company, an Atlanta-based toy manufacturer, were first given out by
Though the dolls were first sold for just $3 each (in 1957), today
As with every kind of Coke collectible item, of course, condition impacts price. And you have to make sure you don’t have a recently made doll, such as the 75th Anniversary model from 2006.
If you can find a
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