Alexander Doll Company was founded in 1923, is still in operation
today in New York, NY USA. Dolls
found on this page are the beginning of the hard plastic era 1948 on into
vinyl dolls. Most of these dolls will be clearly marked
on their back
or head with an Alexander marking and clothing tags usually give the
doll characters name on a tag sewn into a seam.
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Vintage 1948-1960s Alexander Dolls Identified
1948-1954 Alexander Maggie doll, 14-15,
17-18, 20-21, 22-23" tall, all hard plastic, jointed body walker -or non
walker, floss human hair (not used after 1950), mohair, nylon or saran wig,
chubby chipmunk cheeks, sleep eyes, closed
mouth, more than 30 dolls used this face mold over the years, including 21"
tall Portrait dolls; blonde Champ Elysées doll, red floss wig
Pink Champagne doll ofactress Arlene Dahl. Maggie face dolls are marked: Alex,
Alexander or (usually) unmarked.
Maggie Teen doll, 14"
Martin doll, 14 or 18" tall, the 14" doll came in a
white formal, the 18" doll came in a sailor suit or chambray
outfit. Short curly wig, sleep eyes, hard plastic jointed
body, used the Margaret face mold. More than 55
different dolls used the Margaret face mold.
Usually marked: ALEXANDER.
Mary Martin doll, 18"
Alexander Nina Ballerina doll,
14, 18 or 21" tall, blonde wig, all hard plastic with a
jointed body, dressed in
several various ballerina costumes, used the Margaret face
mold. Usually marked:
Nina Ballerina doll, 18"
1950 Alexander Cinderella doll, Alexander Prince Charming doll, 14 or 18"
tall, all hard plastic jointed body, both used the Margaret
face mold, sleep eyes, closed mouth, wigged (her's is a fancy floss
wig. Both dressed in outfits of satin and velvet. The
Margaret face molds are usually marked: Alexander or Alex.
There is also a Prince Phillip 1950 and Queen
Elizabeth II 1953, both are 18" tall.
1950 Cinderella doll, Prince Charming doll 14"
1952-1953 Alexander Cynthia doll, 15, 18 or
23" tall, all hard plastic black doll, jointed body, sleep
eyes, wigged, closed mouth. Uses the Margaret face mold.
Usually marked: ALEXANDER.
1952-1953 Cynthia doll 18"
1952 Alexander Little Men dolls; Stuffy,Nat and Tommy Bangs,
14" tall, all hard plastic, jointed body, wigged, sleep eyes with real
eyelashes, closed mouth.
Stuffy and Nat use the Maggie
face mold which is usually unmarked. Tommy uses the
Margaret face mold usually marked:
ALEXANDER. All are based on the Louisa May Alcott characters.
The boys shown in the photo are all pristine and original;
Chip specializes in Madame Alexander
dolls, see his website for
current dolls for sale.
1952 Little Men dolls;
Stuffy, Nat & Tommy Bangs, 14"
1952 Alexander Rosebud doll,
16-18" tall, 1953 Rosebud doll, 13, 15, 16-18" or 22-25" tall, vinyl flange head, cloth body with crier, vinyl
lower limbs both arms and legs,
molded short curly hair or rooted hair, sleep eyes, closed mouth,
1986 Rosebud doll,
14-20", white cloth and vinyl or 14" black doll in cloth and
Rosebud doll 22"
1952 Alexander Snow White doll, 14 or 18"
tall, all hard plastic, jointed body, black wig, sleep eyes, closed mouth, used the Cissy
face mold. Usually marked: ALEXANDER.
Doll shown in photo is all pristine and original.
Photo courtesy of
1952 Snow White doll 18"
1953 Alexander Mary Ellen doll, 31"
tall, all hard plastic jointed body, rooted nylon hair, single stroke
brows, sleep eyes, smiling mouth usually marked: MME ALEXANDER.
Doll shown in photo is all pristine and original
and in her box.
Photo courtesy of
Mary Ellen doll 31"
Alexander Winnie Walker doll or Binnie Walker doll, 15, 18 or 25" tall, all
hard plastic jointed body, wigged; the Winnie Walker doll has a wig that
is glued on the head and the Binnie Walker doll has rooted hair
on a a vinyl skull cap. Both used the Cissy face mold so
this is the only way to tell the difference between the dolls.
Usually marked: ALEXANDER.
Binnie Walker doll
Alexander-Kins doll, Billy, Quiz-kins, Wendy Ann, Wendy, Wendy-Kins, 7
1/2 - 8" tall, use the Wendy face mold. Many
Alexander-kin dolls are
unmarked or marked: ALEX. After 1976 marked:
Wendy-kins doll 7 1/2"
Alexander Cissy doll, 20-21" tall, hard plastic doll, jointed elbows and
knees, high heel feet, sleep eyes and wigged, the Cissy head mold was used on some earlier
dolls, clothes are tagged "Cissy", there were
hundreds of outfits produced for her. The later Cissy's
did not have the
upper arm joint. Usually marked: ALEXANDER.
Modern Cissy's were re-introduced in 1996
Cissy doll 20-21"
Cissy doll, yellow satin Theatre coat
Cissy doll, 2120 yellow floral dress
Cissy doll, 2121 green floral dress
1956 Cissy doll,
Alexander Lissy doll, 11 1/2-12" tall, hard plastic, sleep eyes,
rooted hair various colors, high heel feet, dressed in many
different outfits and as shown, some were matching to Cissy's
attire. Dolls are usually unmarked.
Lissy doll 11 1/2"
Alexander Elise doll, 16 1/2 (1957-1960), 17" with vinyl head
(1961-1962, 1967-1976, 1982), 18" tall with up swept hair-do
plastic with vinyl arms, jointed at the neck, shoulders, hips
knees and ankles, many different outfits were available.
Usually marked: ALEXANDER or MeM
Elise is shown wearing a
beautiful tulle ballerina gown with flower accented waist and
hair adornment and pierced earrings of faux pearls.
Elise doll 16 1/2"
Alexander Cissette doll, 10" tall, hard plastic, sleep eyes,
jointed at neck, shoulders, hips, and knees, high heel feet,
dressed in #900 basic doll in a chemise.
Dolls can be unmarked or marked: MmM
Cissette had many different outfits including; Ball gown,
Ballerina, Beauty Queen, Bride, Casual dress, Formal dress, Gibson
Girl and others, shown on right is an original striped pink
Cissette doll 10"
1958-1965, 1998 Alexander Marybel the Doll That Gets Well, 12, 15, 17 &
22" tall, uses the Kelly face mold, soft vinyl head, fully jointed body
including waist, rooted hair, sleep eyes, closed mouth, usually marked Mme.
Alexander 1958. Marybel came in a case with accessories to get
well; wore pink satin shortie pajamas, robe and slippers or a wardrobe depending on year made, also
plastic crutches, two plastic arm casts and leg casts, gauze bandages, tape, red
yellow chicken pox spots and sunglasses.
1958-1965, 1998 Marybel the Doll That Gets Well, 22"
Shown at left is a close-up of
the Shari face on the 21" tall doll.
Shari Lewis doll 14"
1960 Alexander Timmie Toddler doll, 30" tall,
1960-1961 Timmie Toddlerdoll, 23" tall, hard
plastic jointed toddler body, crier, vinyl head with short
rooted hair, sleep eyes, real eyelashes, open mouth, wearing
original pink and white romper. Marked: Alexander 1960.
Value 01 Jan 2011, 23" tall doll $167.50 ebay auctions.
Uses the same head mold as the Genius Baby
doll who has a baby bent limb body.
1960 Timmie Toddler doll 23"
Mixup doll, 8 or 16 1/2" tall, the little one is
all hard plastic with jointed knees, the larger size is
hard plastic body, head and legs with vinyl arms, jointed at
the elbows, knees and ankles, green sleep eyes with real
upper lashes, freckles, bright auburn/orangey straight wig
hair, marked on head: ALEX or ALEXANDER on back MmM.
Shown left is a 1961
Alexander Guardian Angel Doll, 8" tall with the Maggie Mixup
1960-1961 Maggie Mixup doll
Alexander Jacqueline Kennedy doll, 10 or 21" tall, hard plastic body with
vinyl arms, five piece jointed Cissy body, rooted brunette
short hair, sleep eyes with real lashes, she came elegantly dressed as always; nightgowns,
casual attire, riding outfit, and several evening
gowns. Doll marked Alexander 1961.
Jackie is shown on left,
beautiful full white satin ball gown with matching full length
white satin coat, pearl earrings.
Caroline Kennedy, 15" tall, five piece jointed hard
plastic body with vinyl limbs, rooted blonde hair, blue sleep
eyes with lashes, open smiling mouth, shown on right in
matching riding attire. Marked: Alexander 1961 or Alex
Photo on right courtesy of Flozdolz.
1961-1962 Caroline Kennedy doll 15"
Alexander Margot doll, 10" tall, uses the Cissette head mold,
has heavier makeup, hard plastic, rooted hair, sleep eyes,
several outfits; our photo is of Margot in a princess gored
gown in purple satin with sequin trim on the neckline, and
matching headband. Doll will be marked like the Cissette
Margot doll, 10"
Portrait Dolls, 21" tall, vinyl dolls with rooted hair,
sleep eyes; Sarah Bernhardt (in burgundy dress), Bride,
Gainsborough (several gowns), Godey (several
Madame Alexander (pink gown) & Madame Pompadour
(in pink lace dress), Melanie (several gowns), Mimi (white
gown pink trim), Queen (gold gown), Scarlett (many
gowns), plus many other dolls.
Sarah Bernhardt doll 21"
Alexander Coco doll,
21" tall, (only issued one year) based on the designer Coco
Channel, plastic jointed body including waist, vinyl head
with rooted hair, blue sleep eyes, multi-stroke brows, real
upper lashes, closed mouth, has a bent right leg, came with a
clear wig box with hair piece, comb, hairpins and
rollers. Usually marked: ALEXANDER 1966.
tall, part of the Portrette Series.
1997-1998 Coco was
reissued as a 75th anniversary doll 16" tall.
courtesy of shpysgirl of the 21" Coco doll from 1966.
Coco doll 21"
Alexander Portrette dolls, 10" tall, nine dolls in the Series; Agatha
(1968), Godey Man, Melinda, Renoir, Southern Belle
(1968-1970), Scarlett (1968-1973), Jenny Lind (1969),
(1969-1970), and Queen Elizabeth (1972-1973).
Clothing is tagged "Cissette"
and dolls have the Cissette head mold & marking
Portrette Scarlett doll 10"
Alexander Peter Pan
Doll series; 10-14" tall; shown left to right: Michael, Peter Pan,
Tinker bell and Wendy. Vinyl head with rooted
hair, plastic jointed body. Alexander did the Peter
dolls several times over the years and in various sizes.
1969 Peter Pan, Michael,
Tinker bell, Wendy dolls.
Additional Madame Alexander
Dolls not shown
Alexander Karen Ballerina doll, 15-18" tall, all hard plastic jointed body,
sleep eyes, wigged closed mouth, Margaret face mold, dressed as
a ballerina, usually marked: Alexander or Alex.
ca. 1948 Alexander Kathryn Grayson doll, 21" tall,
celebrity doll, actress and
Opera Singer, Portrait Doll with the Margaret face mold, hard plastic jointed
body, sleep eyes with a double set of eyelashes, wigged, closed mouth, dressed in a pale beige strapless
satin and tulle gown, usually marked; Alexander or Alex.
Other Margaret face mold 21" Portrait dolls are 1948-1951; Deborah
Ballerina doll, Deborah Bride doll, Judy
1953+ Alexander Quiz-Kins doll, 8" tall, boy or girl dolls
with a button on back, all hard plastic jointed straight leg walker, molded
hair, sleep eyes, closed mouth, dressed in a romper, bride, groom, girl's dress
or as Peter Pan with a caracul wig, doll marked Alexander.
1965-1970 Alexander Sound
of Music Dolls, 8-12" tall, vinyl dolls with rooted
hair; Friedrich, Gretl, Marta, Brigitta, Louisa, Liesl
& Maria, yep - they missed Kurt in this
1971-1975 Alexander Sound of Music
Dolls, 11-17" tall (this time they remembered Kurt).