Dollhouse Scale – Terms – Measurements

August 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
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I made a chart with some of the terms used in dollhouse collecting. I couldn't remember them all without a handy reference. It's not completely finished but it has the information I have come across so far. Hope it helps someone else that's getting started in the hobby.

 

Scale Common Term Measures Brands/Notes
1:6 Playscale 1" = 2 feet For fashion dolls
1:10 German dollhouses in mid 20th century
1:12 1" scale / Miniature 1" = 1 foot Most common collector size
1:16 3/4" scale 3/4" = 1 foot
1:18 2/3 " scale 2/3" = 1 foot Lundby
Renwal
Plasco
Marx
Petite Princess
T. Cohn
Caroline's Home
Barton
Dol-Toi
Triang
1:24 1/2" scale 1/2" = 1 foot Marx in 1950s
Larger Dept 56 Village
1:48 1/4" scale 1/4" = 1 foot Smaller Dept 56 Village - actually 1:43
O Scale Trains
1:144 dollhouse for a dollhouse scale

 

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Dollhouse Scale - Terms - Measurements
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My chart and notes with terms for the different sizes and brands of dollhouses, both current and vintage. My handy reference.
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Retired Florida CPA who loves playing with and collecting dollhouses and dolls.

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