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Edelmann Melitta doll face, 16"

 

Edelmann bisque character doll face, 16" tall, wigged, sleep eyes, pierced nostrils, open mouth, dimple in chin, composition five piece jointed baby bent limb body (shown right), doll mark: Melitta A. Germany M. or Melitta.

Edmund Edelmann doll company of Sonneberg, Germany was in the doll making business from 1921-1933. 

 

Their doll socket heads were purchased from Armand Marseille or Schoenau & Hoffmeister.  Edelmann also supplied to doll hospitals. 

 

Edelmann made character baby dolls with a bisque or celluloid socket head; 16, 20 or 24" tall, on a five piece composition toddler or bent limb baby body, molded painted hair or wigged, sleep eyes, open mouth, some with pierced or open nostrils.

 

Doll marks;  Melitta A. Germany M,  bee symbol Melitta Wein (think this is the celluloid mark), Mine or SPBH Mona.

Edelmann Melitta 16" doll body

Edelmann bisque head character doll, composition bent limb baby five piece jointed body

 

 

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