mechanical walking doll
Babs Manufacturing Corporation 1917-1921 - a Philadelphia doll manufacturer, made a line of mesh with flexible steel spring joint
bodies, wooden limbs and composition head dolls.
The Babs doll is a non mechanical walking doll,
distributed by International Doll Corporation, that appears to be
the same as the Harry H. Coleman, Dolly Walker doll made for them by
Wood Toy Company and Manhattan Doll Company walking
All these dolls bear the same patent number 1,221,870 dated
April 10, 1917.