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A & H Doll Mfg Corp 1948-1960s

ABC Toy Company 1930s-1950s

A.B.C. Toy Co. doll mark

AG Toys & Doll Co 1980s

A.P.B. Company Boston, MA 1920-1928

A.P.B. Co. doll mark

   - stoneware head dolls, composition body

A.P.D. Manufacturing Co 1911-1918 doll mold 122

A.P.D. Manufacturing Co doll mark

   - ceramic or stoneware heads on cloth body

A.P.W. Paper Co cloth dolls 1924

Abraham & Straus composition dolls 1903-1930

Abramham & Straus doll mark Baby Violet

HC Abramson composition dolls 1918-1919

Acme Toy Company 1910-1930s

Acme Toy Co doll mark - Acme Toy

Acorn Doll Company composition dolls 1919-1921

Acorn Doll Company doll mark ADC American Made

Active Doll Company hard plastic dolls 1950s

Emma E. Adams cloth Columbian dolls 1891-1906

Columbian doll mark by Emma & Marietta Adams

Stella Adler, Favor & Novelty cloth dolls 1919-1930

J. Adler & Co papier mache dolls 1850-1890

J. Adler & Co. doll mark Superior American Head No. 7

Admiration Toy Co 1950s

Adrena Doll Co 1930+

Elizabeth G. Adrian 1925-1926 Jim-in-ee doll

Advance Doll & Toy Co 1950s

Advertising Dolls 1893-1970s

Aetna Doll & Toy Co 1901-1925

Aetna Doll & Toy Co. doll marks

Aetna Novelty Co 1897-1930 

Edwin Arthur Ahler multi-face dolls 1920-1921

Alabama Indestructible cloth dolls 1904-1932

Alabama Indestructible doll mark Pat. Nov. 9, 1912 Ella B. Smith Doll Co.

   - Ella Smith Doll Co, Nov. 9, 1912

Alexander Doll Company 1923-present

Madame Alexander doll mark AX, Alex., circle X 13, Mme Alexander

Alisto Manufacturing composition dolls 1919-1920

Alkay Doll & Toy Company 1919-1922

Alkid Doll Company leather dolls 1919-1921

Alkid Doll mark

All Bisque Dolls 1860+

C. W. Allen & Co 1921

Jenny L. Allen rag dolls 1918

Allied Doll Company cloth dolls 1919

Allied Grand Doll Company 1915-1980 

Allison Corp Bonita doll, Dress Me dolls 1955+

Alphonse & Gaston dolls 1903

Althof, Bergmann Co. doll mark AB & C 1848-1981

B. Altman & Co cloth dolls 1920s-1930s

Aluminum Doll Head Works 1919-1920

Am Torg Trading Corp 1920s

  - imported Russian folk art dolls, Matryoshkas

Amana Colonies, paper mâché dolls, Iowa

Louis Amberg & Son 1878-1930

Louis Amberg & Son doll marks L.A. & S.

American Art Dolls 1916-1917 Strobel & Wilken

American Beauty, PD Smith Doll Co 1913-1922

American Beauty Doll Co 1923-1925

American Bisque Doll Co doll mark ABD Co. 1919-1921

American Bisque Doll Company doll mark shield ABD CO. USA

American Beauty doll on a rose, Bab-Bie figurine

American Character Doll Company 1919-1968

American Character Doll Co doll mark PETITE Baby Dolls Walk, Talk Mama

doll mark Petit Baby Dolls, Mama, walk, talk

American Doll (The) doll mark Betsy Ross 1939 NYC

American Doll Co 1893-1904 Philadelphia, PA

American Doll Company 1907 Attleboro, MA

American Doll Co 1912-1926 Louisville, KY

American Doll Co. doll mark AM. Doll Co., A.D. Co.


American Doll Company doll mark ADC

American Doll Co composition dolls 1920s CHI 

American Doll & Toy Co 1892-1909  see Aetna

American Doll Manufacturers Association 1921-1928

   - in 1925 26 members by 1927 47 members

American Doll Manufacturing Co 1912-1925

American Girl dolls 1986+

American Glueless Doll Co composition dolls 1918

American Limb Doll Co 1918-1919

American Made Toy Co doll mark 1929

American Made Toy Co doll mark

American Muslin Lined Head Dolls 1870s-1880s

doll mark American Muslin Lined Head

   - doll mark American Muslin Lined Head

American Needlecraft Co cloth dolls 1930s

American Ocarina Toy & Dolls 1919-1920

American Produced Stuffed Toy Co 1917-1920

American Rice Foods Co cloth dolls 1899-1900s

American Specialty Doll Co 1920-1930

American Stuffed Novelty cloth dolls 1924-1930

   - doll mark Life Like Line

American Style Doll Mfg. 1924-928

American Toy & Mfg 1917-1918 Kansas

American Toy & Novelty Co 1917-1930

American Toy Co mechanical dolls 1867-1874 NYC

  - George W. Brown & J. E. Stevens

  mechanical toys & mechanical walking dolls

  using William Farr Goodwin's 1868 patent

American Toy Co 1880-1894  KY

American Toy Works Co. 1871 see Clay & Clarke

American Toy Works Co. 1894-1946 NYC

   - board games, imported dolls, toys

American Unbreakable Doll Corp. 1923-1927

   A - continued above

   A - continued

American Wholesale Corporation 1920-1929

Ammidon & Co 1930s

Amor Metal Toy Stamping metal dolls 1922

Amsco Toy Co 1950s-1984 - now Hasbro

Amusement Novelty Co 1926+

Anamay Doll Co 1930+ cloth dolls

Anchor Toy Corp. doll mark anchor symbol 1924

Anchor Import doll mark an anchor symbol

  - European doll importer

William H. Anderson doll maker 1884-1885

Anita Novelty Co cloth dolls 1929-1930s

European Doll Co doll mark EDMA  

- merged with European Doll Mfg EDMA

Annalee Mobilitee Co 1950s+

Annin & Co Dolls cloth dolls 1925-1926

Antique Mechanical Dolls 1850-1900s  

   - Automata dolls, Autoperipatetikos a Greek

   term - self propelled walking doll

Arcadia Doll Co 1940s

Arcade Toy Mfg. composition dolls 1913+

ARCO Atlantic Richfield dress me dolls 1950s+

Arcy Toy composition dolls 1912-1930 (Bell Toy)

Arkadelphia Milling Dolly Dimple doll 1914-1915

Arnold Print Works 1876-1925+

   - cloth Brownie doll © 1893 by Palmer Cox

Arnoldt Doll Company 1879-1930 Cincinnati, OH

   - Blue Bird Doll clothes, sold thru Borgfeldt

Arranbee, R & B 1922-1961

Arrow Doll & Wig Co 1924-1926

Arrow Novelty Skookum 1920-1950s

Arrow Plastics Dolls 1940-1950s

Arrow Plastics Doll Company doll mark an arrow in a diamond

Art Doll & Toy Co 1916

Art Dolls Manufactured

Art Dolls One Of A Kind

Art Fabric Mills cloth dolls 1900-1910 NYC

Art Fabric Mills doll mark Pat. Feb. 13, 1900

   - 1905+ Foxy Grandpa doll by Carl Schultze

Art Metal Works 1914-1930 Louis Aronson Co.

Artcraft Toy Products 1918-1920

Artcraft Toy doll mark

   - then Artcraft Playthings 1920-1921

Artisian Novelty Co 1950s

Ashton Drake Co 1985+

Atlantic Playthings Co cloth dolls 1930s+

Atlantic Toy & Mfg Co composition dolls 1917-30s

Atlas Doll Company 1921-1922 Chicago, Il

   - doll mark Toddles

Atlas Doll & Toy Co metal dolls 1917-1930 NYC

Aunt Jemima Mills advertising doll 1908-1910

Auntie Jo's Own Rag Babies Dolls 1920

Georgene Hendren Averill Co 1915-1965

Averill Madame Hendren doll mark


Babs Manufacturing Walking dolls 1917-1921

Babs Manufacturing doll mark

Baby Barry Toys 1950s

Baby Dolls

Baby Phyllis Doll composition dolls 1919-1929

Baby Phyllis doll mark 24014

Baby Outfitters doll mark Bo-Peep American 1917-1918

Baby Outfitters doll mark Bo-Peep American

Baby Ruth bisque head doll 1912-1919 (maker unknown)

Baby Ruth bisque head doll maker unknown, dist. by Eaton & Sears

- dist. by T. Eaton & Sears

Bach Brothers cloth doll mark 1908-1909

Bach Brothers doll mark

Baer & Strasburger 1922-1925

Dosher Bahner Co. 1921-1925 NYC

Baker & Bennett composition doll mark BB 1902-1916

Bal Dolls Inc. hard plastic dolls 1950s

Margaret Ball cloth dolls 1885-1892 Brooklyn, NY

Baltimore Bargain House 1881-1919

  - then American Wholesale Corp. 1920-1929

L. Bamberger & Co cloth dolls 1892-1930s

L. Bamberger doll mark IKWA

   - doll mark IKWA, doll distributor

Barbie dolls modern 1973+

Battat Company 1970s+

Martha Battle doll mark Evangeline 1937

Martha Battle doll mark Evangeline

Bawo & Dotter 1838-1913 Limoges, NYC, Karlsbad

Bawo & Dotter doll mark B & D, Pat. Dec. 7/80, Barclay Baby Belle Germany

doll mark B & D, B & D LTD, Pat. Dec. 7/ 80,

Barclay Baby Belle Germany

Be and Sales Company 1960s, 70s? Michigan

The Beaver Doll Co wood dolls 1916-1917

The Beaver Doll Company doll mark

Beck Manufacturing composition dolls 1888-1921

Beecher Baby Missionary Ragbabies 1893-1910

Beehler Arts Doll Co 1950s

Beers, Keeler, Bowman Co doll mark BKB 1922-23

Beers, Keeler, Bowman Co doll mark

Bell Toy Co 1920 - see Arcy Toy Co.

Bellas Hess composition dolls 1914-1920

Belle Doll & Toy Corp 1952-58, then F & B

Sol Bergfeld & Son dolls 1924-1925

   - then National French Fancy Novelty Co.

   Charlotte dolls 1923-1925

Berry & Ross Co composition dolls 1919

Berwick Doll Co Famlee doll mark 1918-1925

Berwick doll mark

Best & Company composition dolls 1902-1927

Bester Doll composition dolls 1919-1921

Bester Doll Co mark

Bible Doll Company 1948-1960s

Bijou Doll Co 1915-1917

Bimco Doll Co. 1918

W. Bimblick & Co. wood dolls 1926-1930

Bing Brothers Art Doll Co 1900-1928

Bisc Novelty Mfg Co. 1914-1917

   - see Ernst Reinhardt

Black dolls

Blechman & Sons composition dolls 1922-1927

Bleier Brothers composition dolls 1920s

Block Doll Corporation 1951-1958

Charles Bloom Doll Co 1919-1925+

Blossom Products doll mark Quints symbol 1930s

Blossom Products doll mark Quints

Blue Bird Doll Company 1929

Blue Bonnet Sue, Storybook dolls 1950s

Blum-Lustig Toy Co 1924-1929

H. J. Blumberg Co - Department Store in NYC

   - sold 1960s Playpal type dolls marked AE

James A. Bolton composition dolls 1926-1927

Bonnytex Products rubber squeak toys 1950s-60s

  B - continued above

   B - continued

Bonser Doll Co Products cloth dolls 1925-1930+

Bonser doll mark I Am A Bonser Doll

   - also distributed thru their Wyse-Bailey Co.

George Borgfeldt Co 1881-1959 doll distributor

Boston Pottery Company doll mark BPD 1920

Boston Pottery Company doll mark BPD

Boudoir Dolls 1920s-1930s

DeWitt C. Bouton cloth dolls 1899+

Jack Bouton & Co composition dolls 1902-1929

Bouton-Woolf Co., Inc. composition dolls 1929+

Bradley Import Co dolls 1954-1984 then Hasbro

Charles F. Braitling doll accessories 1868-1896

   - doll belts, goggles, hosiery, shoes, skates

Frederick K. Braitling 1897-1946 successor

Brian Swim wind-up dolls 1950s

Emma L. Bristol Doll Co 1860 / 1886-1900

Brookglad Creations, Glad Toy Co 1950s-1960s

Mayotte Browne doll mark Otsy Totsy 1922

Mayotte Browne doll mark Otsy Totsy 1922

Hattie B. Bruckmann Doll Co 1917+

Albert Bruckner Doll Co 1901-1930

Albert Bruckner or Horsman Babyland cloth doll mark Pat'd July 8th 1901

Major Edward W. Brueninghausen dolls 1875-1924

Buddy L Corp., Luv Buds dolls 1982

Buddy Lee Dolls 1920-1962

Butler Brothers Company 1877-1935

Buzza Co 1927


C & C Doll Company 1960s? New York, NY

CBS Toy Co 1982-1987 then Viewmaster

Cabbage Patch Kids 1977+

California Bisque Co doll mark C.B.D. Co. 1925+

Cameo Doll Company 1922-1970s

Capital Toy Co composition dolls 1923-1930s

Carlson Doll Company 1946-1997

Carnival character dolls 1918+

AS Cartwright Doll Co 1880-1917

ND Cass & Company 1918-1927

Cast Distributing Corporation 1950s

Cawood Novelty Co 1920 Cutie dolls

Central Doll Mfg Company 1917-1921

Century Doll Company 1909-1928

Century doll mark CDCO

  - see Doll Corp of America & Domec

Characteristics Doll Company 1950s+

Martha Chase cloth dolls 1889-1970

Martha Chase doll mark Chase stockinet doll face symbol

Dominico Checkeni wax doll mark 1866-1885

   - first USA patent for wax multi-face doll

Chessler Co Durable Dolls 1920-1930 Baltimore

   - cloth dolls, composition head dolls,

   Flo a walking talking doll 1921-1922

Chicago Doll Manufacturers 1918

Chicago Novelty Co 1921

Children's Novelty Co (Frank A. Hays) 1909-1910

   - wife Margaret Gebbie, sister of Grace Drayton

   Bobby Bobbykins, Dolly Dollykins dolls

WA Cissna & Co 1897-1898+

Cissna & Co doll mark Ruth

   - doll mark Ruth, Hamburger DP doll

Citro Mfg Co hard plastic dolls 1950s

H. B. Claflin & Co 1912-1914

    - trade name Cupid-Eye doll 1913

Clausen & Co 1922

Robert J. Clay Mechanical Creeping Baby Doll

Robert J. Clay patent 112550, Mar. 14, 1871

   - patent 112550, Mar. 14, 1871

George Clarke Mechanical Creeping Baby Doll

George Clarke doll mark  patent 118435, Aug. 29, 1871

   - patent 118435, Aug. 29, 1871

Emma C. Clear doll mark HDDH 1908-1925+

Emma Clear doll mark H.D.D.H., Clear 1944

   - Humpty Dumpty Doll Hospital mark HDDH

Cocheco Doll Co 1827-1893+ see Lawrence

Dewees Cochran Doll Co 1934-1970s


Herman Cohen composition dolls 1920s-1949

  - see House of Puzzy

L. Cohen & Sons composition dolls 1923-1929

Cohen doll mark ELCO  

- doll mark Elco

Cohen & Lyon Doll Co 1862-1865

  - dist. Autoperipatetikos, walking dolls

Roxanna E. McGee Cole cloth dolls 1868-1930s

Harry H. Coleman walking dolls 1917-1923

Collingbourne Mills cloth dolls 1920s

Colonial Toy Mfg Co 1915-1920

Colonial Toy doll mark

Columbia Doll & Toys 1917-1922

Columbian cloth dolls 1891-1910 Emma Adams

Columbus Merchandise Co 1917+

Commonwealth Corp 1950s

Composition Doll Marks

Confetti Doll Company doll mark 1930s

Confetti Doll Company doll mark

Continental Toy & Novelty 1929

Morton Converse & Son 1925-1926

Cook's Flaked Rice Co cutout cloth doll 1899-1900

  - advertising; marked My name is Miss Flaked Rice

Co-Operative Mfg Co 1873-1874 Joel Ellis

Cosmopolitan Doll & Toy Corp 1950s

Creata Doll Mfg. Co.1960s-1980s

Crescent Toy Mfg Co 1907-1921

Joseph Cronan doll mark Mazel Tov 1916

Joseph Cronan doll mark Mazel Tov

Crown Doll Mfg Co 1927-1929

Crown Toy Mfg Co 1930s-1940s  



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