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L.D. Company composition doll mark 1914-1915

L.D. Company doll mark

L.D.Q. composition doll mark 1920s, maker unknown

L.D.Q. doll mark, unknown USA

LJN Toys Ltd Co. action figure doll mark 1970-1989

LJN Toys Ltd Company action figure mark symbol upside down horn N

La Madelon dolls, Madeline Frazier 1940s

Labrador cloth tea dolls 1960s+

Jacob Lacmann doll bodies 1860-1883

Jacob Lacmann doll mark Patent March 24th, 1874

doll mark Patent March 24th, 1874

Lackenmacher, Lakenmacher Co.doll mark L 1921-24

OJ Lafayette & Co 1930s

Langfelder, Homma & Hayward, see Morimura

Langfelder, Homma & Carroll 1957-1987 NYC

   - Langcraft small cloth bendable wired pose dolls

Langrock Brothers doll mark 1916-1923 Brooklyn, NY

Langrock Brothers doll mark

Larami Corp 1947-1995 then Hasbro 1995-2002

Larkin Co wood dolls 1875-1930

Howard Larsen doll mark Jiggle Wiggle 1921-1922

Howard Larsen doll mark Jiggle Wiggle

Latexture Products sewing mannequin 1940s-50s

C. F. Lauer wax dolls 1842-1888

Laurel Dolls Inc 1950s

Lawrence & Co cloth dolls 1827+

Lawrence & Co doll mark Cocheco Aug. 15th 1893

doll mark Cocheco Manufacturing Company 1827 Patented Aug. 15th 1893 Number 503316

Ledco, Ind 1970s+ Made in Hong Kong

Benjamin F. Lee rubber dolls 1821-1870

LeeWards Products, craft dolls 1947-1994

   - Dexter Thread Mills, Inc, now Michael's

Charles Wilson Leipold doll mark 1867-1868

Charles Wilson C.W. Leipold doll mark 307 8 St New York

Lensey Company 1970s

Philip Lerch, Lerch & Co, Lerch & Klag 1866-1875

Philip Lerch, Lerch & Co, Lerch & Klag doll mark Manufacturers No. 7

   - papier mache doll mark

Libby Doll & Novelty Co 1930s

Libby Majorette Doll Corp 1953+

Liberty Doll Company doll mark 1918-1922

   - doll heads exported to South America

Liberty Company doll mark Liberty

Likness papier mache dolls 1924 NYC

Lillums comic strip characters by Carl Ed 1920s-1959

Lillums by Carl Ed doll mark label

CM Linington 1866-1890s

   - Chicago importer, distributor of dolls

Robert G. Lindsay doll mark Buddy Bud 1916-1917

Robert G. Lindsay doll mark Buddy Bud

Live Long Toys Co oil cloth dolls 1923-1940s

Live Long Toys doll mark Chester Gump by Sidney Smith

 

Live Long Toys doll mark Esther Starring Penny Ross

Lomel Enterprises, Inc 1986-1993

Hilda Loose kewpie like dolls 1920-1921 NYC

   - Butterfly, Pepita; Queen of the Beach &

    Queen of the Ice, slim bodied novelty dolls

Lovee Dolls 1970s

Lloyd Mfg Company 1917-1929

Joseph Love Co doll mark Princess Elizabeth 1935

Joseph Love Doll Co doll mark Princess Elizabeth 1935

Louisville Doll & Novelty Mfg Co 1927

Lovely Doll Co 1950s

LuJon Sun Tan Colored Doll Co 1938-1940s

Lynn & Co all bisque silver plated dolls 1903

Lyon Doll Co 1917-1922

  

M & C Toy Center 1990s

L. H. Mace & Co 1880s-1916

   - advertised in 1911 Mace Laura doll

Madame Louise Doll Co 1939-1947

Made in America Manufacturing Co 1915-1918

Maggie & Bessie cloth dolls 1897+

Magic Light Products composition dolls 1930s-40s

Maiden America Toy Company 1915-1919

Maiden America Toy doll mark MAT

Majestic Doll Co 1918-1920

Mama dolls 1919+

Manco Doll Co plastic dolls 1950s+

Manhattan Doll Co 1890-1922

Manhattan Doll & Toy Mfg. Co 1919-1920

  - Kewpies Model doll, Beauty Kist doll

Seymour Mann porcelain collector dolls 1980s-2004

Seymour Mann musical doll mark maple leaf symbol Mann handmade Porcelain

Samuel Marcus 1917-1924

Pauline Margulies doll mark Empress 1933

Pauline Margulies doll mark Empress

Marjean Doll Accessories, Jewelry label 1920s

Marjean doll accessories & jewelry mark label Marjean symbol of child's head Baby Doll Jewelry

Marks Brothers Company doll mark 1918-1930s Boston

Marks Brothers doll mark

Marks & Knoring Co 1915-1917

Marshall Field dept store 1852-2006

Marshall Field doll mark Andy Gump Germany

- doll mark Andy Gump Germany

Marshall Field doll mark Lord Plushbottom Willard Germany

- doll mark Lord Plushbottom Willard Germany

Martin & Rippel wax dolls 1881-1883+

   - renamed National Doll & Novelty Co. after 1883

Louis Marx Dolls 1919-1979 

Mask Face Dolls 1920s+

Henry Hubbard Mason 1878-1893

   - partner at D.M. Smith & Co 1852-1885

John Mason 1765-1785

Mason & Luke Taylor 1881-1885

Mastercraft Doll Co 1921-1924

Matlock Patent Washable papier mache 1899-1914

Mattel Dolls 1959-1970s (still active company)

Maxine Doll Co composition dolls 1926-1930s

Maxine Doll Co doll mark label Baby Gloria

- doll mark Baby Gloria, Mitzie

Peggy McCall sewing mannequin doll 1940s

A. C. McClurg & Keen 1909-1916

Mary McEwen wax dolls 1910-1930s

Meakin & Ridgeway 1919-1921

Mechanical Rubber Co rubber dolls 1915-1917+

   - then United States Rubber Co. 1917+

Mechanical Rubber Co doll mark M on a shield 1917+

   doll mark M on a shield 1917+

  M - continued above

   M - continued

Joseph Meer, Inc. doll label Mascotte Boudoir 1922

Joseph Meer, Inc. doll mark label Mascotte Boudoir

Mego Corporation 1954-1983 

Harry W. Meier & Company doll mark 1905-1918

- Lexington & Liberty Sts, H.W. Meir & Co., Baltimore

Minnie M. Meldram doll mark Soxie 1920

Minnie M. Meldram doll mark Soxie

Mellin's Food Doll Boston, MASS 1920s

 - advertising doll used a Horsman doll

doll mark Mellin's Food Boston, Mass or E.I.H Inc.

Memorial Wreath Company dolls 1974+

   - resold Japan Sekiguchi's Monchichi dolls

Mermaid Doll & Toy Corp 1921-1925 NYC

   - Mermaid doll, Mama doll, Muncy Kid doll

Merry Manufacturing Co 1959-1970s Cincinnati, OH

   - brands; Merry Toys, My Merry, Merryland

Metal Devices Corp phonograph doll 1926

Metal Doll Co 1902-1903 - All Steel Doll

Methodist cloth dolls 1932+

Metropolitan Doll composition dolls 1924-1929

David Meyer Bros 1921-1925

Meyer & Lorang 1929-1930s

Midwestern Mfg Co dress me dolls 1950s

Wesley Miller rubber dolls 1874-1875

Bradley & Hall Miller 1857+ New York City

Miller Rubber Co. doll mark MRP 1922+ Akron, OH

Miller Rubber Co. doll mark MRP

Miller Manufacturing Corp 1930s+

Isabel Million dried apple dolls 1911-1919

O. Mills Toy Store papier mache dolls 1851-1856

O. Mills doll mark label

- 194 Sixth Avenue Bet. 13th & 14th Sts.

Mitred Box composition dolls 1911-1917

Milton Bradley, Girls World 1860-1984

  - Emerald Witch 1972, now Hasbro

J. R. Miranda & Co. dolls 1919 Oregon City

   - composition Indian characters; Buck, Chief,

   Little Buck, Little Princess, Madonna, Papoose,

   Squaw

Mizpah Toy & Novelty 1930s

Model Doll Co 1920-1921

Model Patent Washable papier mache 1899-1907

Modern Doll composition dolls Co. 1926-1927 NYC

  - 1927 became Modern Doll & Toy Company

Modern Dolls 1970s+

Modern Toy composition dolls 1914-1926

   -1926 became part of Modern Doll Company

Modern Toy doll mark

doll mark M. T. Co.

Mollye's doll mark 1929-1970s

Mollye's doll mark

Mona Lisa Exclusives plastic dolls 1950s

Monica Studio Dolls 1941-1952

Ansil W. Monroe rubber dolls 1875+

Montgomery Wards dept. store 1872-2001

Montgomery Wards trademark 1915

- Wards trademark 1915

Moore & Gibson Corp 1917-1930s

Moo V Doll Mfg Co composition dolls 1919-1920

Moran Doll Mfg. Co 1919-1924

Moravian Church cloth dolls 1872+

Morden Doll Co 1950s

Morimura Doll Company doll mark MB 1915-1926

Morimura doll mark MB Japan

Morrill Manufacturing Company dolls 1929

Enoch Rice Morrison walking doll mark 1862-1865

Enoch Rice Morrison doll mark Patented July 15th, 1862: also in England.

designed the Autoperipatetikos walking dolls

Miss Claire Morris boudoir dolls 1926-1927

Leo Morse turned wood dolls 1920-1923

Ozias Morse; see Dominico Checkeni wax dolls

Leo Moss papier mache dolls 1800s-1900s

Mother's Congress Doll Co doll mark 1900-1911

Mother's Congress doll mark Baby Stuart

C. Moxie doll mark Moxie 1926-1927 Boston

 C. Moxie doll mark Moxie

Multi-Face dolls 1866-1925 +

Alfred Munzer 1921-1925

Mutual Doll Co, see Cameo 1919-1921

Mutual Novelty Corp 1925-1929

   - boudoir Cubeb smoking Doll

My Toy Co. dolls, plush, toys 1929-1974+

  

Naber Kids wood dolls 1970-1994

Nadel & Sons Toy Corp 1987-present NYC

Nagai & Co 1917-1918

Nancy Ann Storybook Doll Co NASB 1936-1971

Nasco Doll Company 1959-1960s 

National Doll Co composition dolls 1923-1940s

National Doll Company doll mark

National French Fancy Novelty Co dolls 1925-1928

National Joint Limb Doll Company 1917-1922

National Joint Limb Doll Company Miss Najo doll mark NAJO

   - Miss Najo doll mark NAJO

National Toy Manufacturing Company 1915+

National Syndications, San Francisco, CA 1950s

Natural Doll Company doll mark label Ritzie 1915-1966

Natural Doll Co Inc. doll mark label Ritzie or Chubby

Nekarda dolls by Mabel Drake 1911 NYC

Mabel Drake Nekarda doll mark Suffragette Kid, Votes-for-Women

- doll mark Suffragette Kid Votes-for-Women

Nelke Corp. cloth doll mark 1917-1930

Nelke Corp. cloth doll mark

New Doll Company doll mark N.D.Co. 1913-1915

New England Doll Co doll mark NEDCO 1919-1921

New England Doll Co doll mark NEDCO

 1919 merged with American Tissue Mills & Utley

New Era Novelty Co doll mark NENCO 1914-1916

New Era Novelty Company doll mark (llooks like ENNCO), NECO, S'kooter kid, YamaYama Doll

doll mark (looks like ENNCO), N & N CO S'kooter kid, YamaYama Doll

New Era Toy & Novelty Co 1921

New Toy Manufacturing Co. composition 1912-1921

New Toy Manufacturing Company New Toy Manufacturing Company doll mark Lignumfibro, Nutoi, Made in USA Newbisc

doll mark Lignumfibro (a lightweight doll material),

Nutoi, NewBisc, Middolly, The New Toy Co.

New York Doll Company 1921-1930

New York Rubber Company rubber dolls 1851-1917

New York Rubber Company doll mark Goodyear's Pat. 444

New York Stuffed Toy Company 1924-1929

Newark India Rubber Company dolls 1849-1853+

Nibur Novelty composition dolls 1914-1929

Margit Nilsen Studios dolls 1930s-1940s

   - manikins, Deb-U-Doll, Little Sister, Judy dolls

   Thumbs Up Victory dolls

Nippon Novelty Company 1920s

Niresk Industries, Inc 1950s

Noma Electric 1950s, see Effanbee

Non-Breakable Doll Co mark Jam Kiddo 1912-1916

Non-Breakable Doll Company mark Jam Kiddo on red, white & blue shield Made in USA

Non-Breakable Toy Company doll mark Capo 1916-1917

Non-Breakable Toy Co doll mark Capo

   - owner Joseph Capuano, Muskegon, MI

Non-Breakable Toy Co. NYC 1911-1912

Nonpareil Toy & Novelty 1920-1940s

  - dolls distributed thru Riemann, Seabrey

Novelty Doll Manufacturing 1922-1950s

   - Norma Originals dolls 1950s

Novelty Mart dolls 1949+ 59 East 8th St. NYC

   N - continued above

     N - continued

Nugent Distributor 1900-1901

   - 1900-1901 Aunt Dinah black doll 13"

   bisque, composition, rag, metal head dolls

Nutshell Variety Sales Co 1921-1953

   - Walter B. Abbott sun tan dolls

 

(The) 100 Doll Company, tiny plastic dolls 1950s+

OK Toy Mfg Co 1920-1921

Oakhurst Studios 1925

Oates Wax Studio wax figurine dolls 1927-1928

Olmec Corp 1985+

Rose O'Neill doll designer 1909+

Rose O'Neill doll mark

doll mark Rose O'Neill

Rose O'Neill doll mark Kewpie dolls

doll mark Rose O'Neill Kewpie dolls

Ontario Plastic Doll Co 1950s

Original Doll Co 1925-1929

Original Toy Co 1915-1924

Oriental dolls 1400+

Jeanne I. Orsini doll mark J.I.O. 1920, 1916-1930+

   Jeanne I. Orsini doll mark J.I.O. c 1920 44

Otto Doll Supply Co 1917-1918

Overland Metal Novelty Co. doll eyes mark 1925-1927

Overland Metal Novelty Company doll eyes mark O.M.N. Co. Pats. Pend.

- O.M.N.Co.  Inc. Pats. Pend.

Oweenee Novelty Co 1921-1923

Owens Kreiser Co 1912-1926

Oz Toys & Dolls (Frank Baum) doll mark 1924-1926

Oz Toys and Dolls doll mark

Ozzeran Mfg. Company 1920s

 

PG Atlantic & Stuffed Toy Co 1922-1924

P & M Doll Company doll mark PAM 1918-1930+

P & M Doll Company doll mark PAM

Pacific Novelty Co 1916-1920

Pacini & Berni Statuary Co 1918

George H. Paine Shoe Soap Kid doll shoes mark

George H. Paine Shoe Soap Kid doll shoes mark

Paramount Doll Co 1926-1930

  - Baby Wobbles doll

Paramount Rubber Consol 1923-1924

Paris Doll Corporation 1940s-1956

Paris & Company, Kiddle like dolls 1960s

Parsons Jackson Co celluloid doll mark 1910-1919

Parsons Jackson Co celluloid doll mark a standing stork

- doll mark a standing stork

Patent Novelty wood dolls 1929

J. N. Patten dolls 1878-1879

  - merged with Jointed Doll Co 1879

Patsy type look a like dolls 1928+

Zeboin C. Patten Jr. dolls 1909-1910

Edward S. Peck dolls 1884-1886

Herman Pecker & Co Inc dolls 1960s-1970s

Peerless Doll Company 1917-1918 NYC

Peggy Doll Co 1920-1921

Francis Pelobet walking dolls 1884-1886

Penn Stuffed Toy Co composition dolls 1924-1930

Penn Stuffed Toy Company doll mark label Penn Doll Trade Mark

Penn Stuffed Toy doll mark label Penn Doll Trade Mark

Perfect Toy Mfg Company composition dolls 1919-30s

Perfect Toy Mfg Co doll mark Perfect

- doll mark Perfect

Perfection Doll Company 1916-1923

Performo Toy Co 1926

Bert Perlman Toys dolls 1950-2000 NYC

Permolin Products Co 1918

M. Pessner & Company doll mark Sistie Doll 1934

M. Pessner & Co doll mark Sistie doll 

Peter Puppet Playthings, Inc. 1947-1962

Peter Puppet Playthings doll mark  P.P.P., copyright P.P.P., P. Puppet

   - doll mark P.P.P., copyright P.P.P. or P. Puppet

Frank W. Peterson & Co wood dolls 1907-1930

Petri & Blum dolls 1915-1916

Petri & Blum doll mark American Baby on a shield

 - doll mark American Baby on a shield

Petri-Lewis Mfg Co wooden dolls 1923-1929

Genevieve Pfeffer Doll Co 1917-1920

   - Splash Me doll, Com-A-Long doll

Pfhol, Maggie & Bessie cloth dolls 1897+

Philadelphia Baby cloth dolls 1900+

  - also called J. B. Sheppard & Co

Margaret B. Philips Doll Company 1916-1917

  Margaret B. Philips Doll Company doll mark Polly Preparedness Patriotic inside a star symbol

- doll mark Polly Preparedness Patriotic

Mary W. Phillips Doll Co 1919-1920

Phoenix Doll Co 1921-1924

Pilzer Toy & Novelty 1921-1924

Pinky Winky Products Co 1920s, see Averill

Pizzonia & Lessi 1921-1922

Plackie Toys 1950s

Plano Toy Co 1920-1924

Plastic Molded Arts PMA dolls 1949-1961

Plated Molded Sales, Inc. plastic dolls 1960s

Playhouse Dolls 1950s

Playland Toy Corporation doll mark W.L. Wilson 1952+

Playland Toy Corporation doll mark W.L. Wilson

Playskool 1928-1984 now Hasbro

Pleasant Co 1986-1998 now Mattel

Frank Plotnick Co 1926-1930

Morris Politzer Doll Company 1912-1930

Politzer Toy Mfg Co doll mark PTM CO 1914-1915

Politzer Toy Mfg Co doll mark PTM CO

Pollyanna Doll Co 1920s-1930s

Poppy doll wood Scarey Ann doll 1924-1929+

Porcelain Collector dolls 1980s+

Leo Potter doll mark NockWood 1915

Leo Potter doll mark NockWood

Prager and Rueben Company cloth dolls 1942+

   - 510 East 73rd Street, New York, NY

Presbyterian cloth dolls 1880s+

J. Pressman & Co 1929-1930

M. Pressman & Cos 1919-1930s

Pressman Toy Corp 1950s

Albert E. Price Products importer 1929+ Bellmawr, NJ

Albert E. Price Products doll mark Oumlet, Made in Taiwan   

- doll mark Oumlet, Made in Taiwan

Lenora Price  1917-1918

William Price Jr. doll mark Slimber Jim 1921

William Price Jr. doll mark Slimber Jim

the Dancing Doll

Primrose Doll Co doll mark label 1927-1930

Primrose Doll Co doll mark label

   - Chums Primrose twin boy or girl dolls

Princess Anne Doll Company dolls 1950s

Progressive Toy Co. composition dolls 1917-1924

   - Sweetie doll, Sweetness doll made of wood fiber

     1919-1921  

Pullman Doll Co 1916-1917

Grace Storey Putnam doll designer 1923+

Grace Storey Putnam (designer) doll mark

doll mark 1923 by Grace S. Putnam Made in Germany or 20-10 Copr. by Grace S. Putnam Germany

 

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