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Edmund Edelmann Dolls 1921-1933 Germany

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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. 

 

Edelmann identifying bisque doll mark:

Melitta A. Germany M. or Melitta.

Edmund Edelmann doll company of Sonneberg, Germany was in the doll making business from 1921-1933.  Bisque or composition socket heads were purchased from Armand Marseille or Schoenau & Hoffmeister.  Edelmann also supplied to doll hospitals. 

 

Edelmann made two types of character baby dolls; 

1).  Bisque socket head doll, 16, 20 or 24" tall, on a five piece composition toddler or bent limb baby body, as shown on right.

 

2).  All composition doll, same sizes as above doll; composition socket head, composition jointed bent limb baby body, molded painted hair or wigged, sleep eyes, open mouth, some with pierced nostrils, doll mark A.M., Melitta Germany, Mine or SPBH Mona.

Edelmann Melitta 16" doll body

 

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

 

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