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Here’s what a $10,000 Cinderella doll looks like

Someone's fairy godmother really delivered.


Aja Romano


Posted on Dec 1, 2015   Updated on May 27, 2021, 2:02 pm CDT

Someone’s fairy godmother really delivered when they managed to win this gorgeous Japanese Disney Cinderella doll at auction for $10,000.

The hefty pricetag makes the Cinderella “Super Dollfie” model—the only one of its kind—the second-highest seller in a Volks auction, behind this Jack Skellington doll that sold for over ¥2 million in 2013:

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The phrase “ball-jointed doll” refers to any posable doll with ball-jointed sockets, but in recent years the term has become shorthand for a specific type of beautifully detailed, eerily realistic doll style created by Japanese dollmakers. “BJDs” have spawned their own fandom around the globe, with Volks being among the largest names in the industry. 

Volks routinely sells its “Dollfie” BJDs and larger “Super Dollfie” models, along with customizable body parts that fans can paint themselves, for hundreds and even thousands of dollars. The Volks brand is so popular the company has a notice on its website explaining how to identify a legitimate Volks doll from the many imposters floating about on online auction sites like Ebay.

H/T RocketNews24 | Photo via VOLKS/Twitter

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*First Published: Dec 1, 2015, 12:19 pm CST