American Girl Molly and Emily to be Retired

We knew it was coming, but we didn’t know when. Rumors of Molly and Emily being the next American Girl Historical characters to be retired (or archived – call it what you will) have been going around for quite a while and they have surfaced quite a bit lately, too. 

But now it has been confirmed. Unofficially.

American Girl Molly and Emily to retire

Agoverseasfan has seen the newest American Girl catalog and took this photo. You can see more about Molly and Emily’s retirement and their collection in her video on YouTube.

I assume they will continue to sell Molly and Emily and their collection until they are gone. I am glad I got my Molly and we have had Emily for ages. Now to decide what I want from their collection before it is gone.

What do you think? 

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  1. I’m saving up for molly and I really hope she doesn’t go before I get to buy her! I’ve always loved molly and her story! I’m so sad to see her go. I really wish ag would stop retiring these amazing doll’s.

  2. Molly is soooooo cute!! I am trying to sell some of my things to save up for her!!

  3. NUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU I love Molly so much and I still can’t believe that MOlly is being retired D= I love her so much, and it SUCKS that they have to retire dolls! All of the Pre-Mattel Dolls will be gone now. Anyone know exactly when Molly is being retired? Any tips for saving up for her? PLEASE HELP MEH D=

  4. Evelyn C says:

    dont go molly!!!!!!

  5. I have molly and my bf has Emily

  6. I’ve wanted Emily for a long time, but I probably won’t be able to save up enough money by the time she retires. :( ????

  7. I think that the next doll will be a 1950s or very early 1960s so the current grandmas who were girls at that time can share their own stories with girls and buy miniature versions of their childhoods. I know a lot of moms who like Julie for that reason. So my bet is a 50s doll followed a year or two later by an 1980s doll.

  8. Evelyn C says:

    i knew it!!!!!!!!

  9. i am so glad that i just got emily! but its so sad that their gonna be retired :(

  10. Now I have to find Emily on Ebay. :( Along with every other thing I want from her collection.

  11. danielle says:

    I have a 1990’s molly and now ill be saving up to get Emily.

  12. I am sad to see the WW II stories of Molly fade with her retirement. I have sent an email to AG HQ and I got a reply of little information

  13. Miranda says:

    I NEED to get Emily before shes gone! She looks just like me!

  14. Omg I hope she is available by the beginning of December when I go to dallas do you think she will doll diaries

  15. I’m not surprised at all. But I still wish they weren’t retiring!

  16. Cheyenne says:

    I’m trying to save up for emily and I’m begging my parents to get it for me!!!!!!!

  17. Glad I have Emily. I don’t really have any interest in Molly.