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Chad Valley Dolls 1897-1978 England

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1920s Chad Valley cloth doll 12"

1920s Chad Valley cloth doll 12" tall

Chad Valley began producing cloth dolls around 1917.  Earliest dolls have stockinette faces, later they hand painted felt faces with a velvet or velveteen body. 

 

In 1938 Chad was granted the Royal Warrant of Appointment "Toymakers to her Majesty the Queen".  Palitoy acquired Chad Valley in 1978 then Woolworth in 1988. 

 

Dolls usually marked Hygienic Toys Made in England by Chad Valley Co. Ltd., Chad Valley Hygienic Toys Made in England Seal of Purity, the hangtag; Chad Valley Hygienic Fabric Toys, the celluloid button; Chad Valley British Hygienic Toys or Royals; HRH . . . British made Doll By Permission of Her Majesty The Queen Sole Makers The Chad Valley Co Ltd. Harbonne England.

 

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