|Eisenmann was founded in 1881 in both Furth, Germany and London,
England by Gabriel & Josef Eisenmann as an export business for
household wares about 1895 they added dolls and toys.
Prior to 1905 records indicate
Eisenmann made or sold a type of London Rag Doll with a wax overlay and painted
features. Examples do not appear to have survived today or can be
attributed to Eisenmann.
Around 1911 Eisenmann began to produce and distribute bisque
head dolls made for them by Gebruder Heubach.
Shown left; ca. 1912 Eisenmann bisque domed head baby doll, 15" tall, painted
open mouth, composition bent limb body, doll marked Einco 2 Germany.
Eisenmann's trademark is Einco as shown on left,
Josef Eisenmann of the London branch was
referred to as "King of the Toy Trade".
Eisenmann in London
registered the following doll trademarks;
1908 Little Pet. 1911
Kiddieland. 1912 Hugmee, Kwacky-Wack & Toddles. 1913 Beaky-Ba.
1914 Bunny Hug & Floatolly. It is unknown what type or material these
dolls were made of.
In the 1920's Eisenmann's London branch were the
agents for Louis Amberg &
Mittelland. In 1925 Eisenmann advertised
Lenci like dolls, Mama dolls &
drinking baby dolls.
Shown right; Eisenmann Googly Eye bisque socket head doll, 11"
tall, wigged, high placed and spaced painted eyebrows, big googly side glancing eyes,
painted closed mouth, on a composition five piece jointed body. Doll marked
Einco 87 Heubach square symbol 64 Germany
Heubach made bisque head googly eye doll molds 8423, 8764
and possibly others