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1942 Freundlich General Mac Arthur doll 18"

1942 Freundlich General Douglas MacArthur doll 18"

Ralph A. Freundlich first worked for the Jeanette Doll Company from 1923-1929, he also formed the Silver Doll & Toy Manufacturing Company in 1923-1924 which made Mama dolls.

Ralph A. Freundlich, Inc. operated out of New York City from 1929-1934, then moved to Clinton, Massachusetts and are best known for their composition novelty dolls. 

Many of Freundlich's dolls are unmarked so they can be a challenge to identify.

Freundlich operations ceased in 1945 when they filed for bankruptcy.

See below for Freundlich dolls identified

 

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Antique to Vintage Freundlich Dolls Identified

Items shown below are for reference

1932-1934 Freundlich Nursing Doll, 8", drink n wet1932-1934 Freundlich Nursing Doll, 8" tall, Drinks N Wets, Like Real Babies, all composition doll with a one piece head and body jointed at the shoulders and hips with baby bent limbs, molded hair, painted blue eyes, open hole for a mouth with a round red insert and another hole in dolls bottom with a rubber tube connecting them, doll came in a trunk with three white cotton diapers, tee shirt, a sponge and baby nursing bottle.  Doll is unmarked.

1932-1934 Nursing Doll, 8"

1932-1934 Nursing Doll, 8"

1932 Freundlich Trixbe doll or Trixie doll, 11" and Trixiette doll, 9 1/2" tall, Patsy type, all composition five piece jointed body, straight ahead facing painted blue eyes, rosey cheeks, painted molded yellow hair with pin hole for a hair ribbon, doll shown is probably redressed (looks like an original outfit for a Quiz-Kins doll by Alexander).  Doll is unmarked. 

 

Trixbe the doll that does a Million Trix, as stated on her original box.

1932 Freundlich Trixbe doll or Trixie doll, 11"

1932 Trixbe doll or Trixie doll, 11"

1934 Freundlich Little Red Riding Hood, Grandma & Big Bad Wolf, 9 3/4" tall, all composition with jointed Patsyette type five piece bodies, molded painted hair and painted facial features, all have a bent right arm and all dolls are unmarked and all dolls came without shoes or socks. Dolls came in a lithographed school house box.

 

1934 Freundlich Little Red Riding Hood doll, 9 3/4" on the right, wears a cotton dress with panties and a red hooded cape, white socks and black shoes have been added and are not original to the doll nor the basket, 

 

1934 Freundlich  Grandma doll, 9 3/4" in the middle, has an interesting character face with sunken cheeks indicating that she has no teeth, wears a long cotton dress with matching cap with a tuff of white mohair attached and an apron.

 

1934 Freundlich Big Bad Wolf doll, 9 3/4", has painted brown fur with a slightly open red mouth, painted eyes, wears a cotton sleeveless jumpsuit.

1934 Freundlich Little Red Riding Hood, Grandma, Wolf dolls, 9 3/4"

1934 Little Red Riding Hood, Grandma, Wolf dolls, 9 3/4"

1934 Freundlich Big Bad Wolf doll and Freundlich Three Little Pigs dolls, 9 3/4" tall, all composition with jointed Patsyette type five piece body, molded painted hair and painted facial features, all have a bent right arm and all are unmarked.  Little Pig dolls came wearing a plaid day dress, plain cotton shift or pants, no shoes, Wolf is about the same as doll shown above.

 

Other known animal characters are: Puss in Boots 11" tall and a Rabbit doll 12" tall, both all composition as well and unmarked.

Freundlich Three Little Pigs dolls, 9 3/4"

1934 Three Little Pig doll, 9 3/4"

1934 Freundlich Puss 'N Boots doll, 11" tall, all composition, Patsy type jointed body, painted white cat head, painted eyes, costume is felt.  Doll is unmarked.

1934 Freundlich Puss 'N Boots doll, 11"

1934 Puss 'n Boots doll, 11"

1937 Freundlich Goo Goo Eva doll, 19-20 or 27" tall, composition flange head with yellow painted hair, big round googly eyes with a moving disk pupil with painted upper lashes, red rosebud closed mouth, pink cloth body and limbs, cloth arms with no hands, dressed in a cotton flowered dress with matching bonnet, doll is unmarkedGoo Goo Topsy is the black version and there were other versions as well.

1937 Freundlich Goo Goo Eva doll 20"

1937 Goo Goo Eva doll, 20"

1937 Freundlich Sailor Boy doll, 14" tall, similar to above doll, composition flange head with yellow painted hair, big round googly eyes with a moving disk pupil with painted upper lashes, red rosebud closed mouth, pink cloth body and limbs, cloth arms with no hands, legs have no feet, dressed in a blue one piece jumpsuit, legs are stuffed cloth & wide so it stands by it self, white collar with blue trim, stapled on white sailor cap with red printing that says "U.S. Navy".  Doll is unmarked.

1937 Freundlich Sailor Boy doll, 14"

1937 Sailor Boy doll 14" 

1937 Freundlich Princess doll, 22" tall, all composition, jointed body, sleep eyes, open mouth with teeth & felt tongue, mohair wig, doll is unmarked.

1937 Freundlich Princess doll, 22"

1937 Princess doll, 22"

1938+ Freundlich Dummy Dan doll, 20" tall, ventriloquist doll, composition head and limbs, cloth body, painted facial features, molded painted black hair, vent doll is unmarked.  There were also  Dummy Don and Davy Crockett ventriloquist dolls, not shown.

 

Freundlich used the Dummy Dan head mold for a Cowboy marionette puppet and a Clown marionette puppet, both about 17" tall, possibly other marionette puppets too, sold through the early 1950s, perhaps as old store stock, as the store ad is dated 1952 from Novelty Mart.

1938+ Freundlich Dummy Dan vent doll, 20"

1938+ Dummy Dan vent doll, 20"

1938 Freundlich Little Orphan Annie doll, 11 1/4" tall and her dog Sandy, 6 3/4" tall, both are all composition, Annie has a jointed body, molded painted blond with brunette highlights wavy short hair, painted eyes, closed mouth.  Sandy the dog is non-jointed & painted.

1938 Freundlich Little Orphan Annie doll, 11 1/4"

1938 Little Orphan Annie doll, 11 1/4"

1939-1942 Freundlich Baby Sandy doll, 8-20" tall, all composition, jointed body, molded & painted hair, tin sleep eyes, open mouth with two upper teeth, felt tongue, usually marked: Baby Sandy.

1939-1942 Freundlich Baby Sandy doll 14"

1939-1942 Baby Sandy doll, 14"

1940 Freundlich Pinocchio doll 16"

1940 Freundlich Pinocchio doll, 16" tall, composition head and jointed at neck, shoulders, hips and knees body, wooden limbs with stump hands and molded black painted wooden shoes, molded painted reddish orange hair, painted blue eyes,  painted cheeks and end of his pointed nose, closed red painted smiling mouth, doll is unmarked, came with a paper hangtag; Original Pinocchio as portrayed by C. Collodi Manufactured by Ralph A. Freundlich, Inc. 200 Fifth Ave. New York City.

1941 Freundlich Pinocchio doll face, 16"

1940 Freundlich

Pinocchio doll, 16"

1942 Freundlich General Douglas MacArthur doll, 18" tall, all composition, painted facial features, molded hat, dressed in detailed military uniform, doll is unmarked, had a hang tag.

 

There are also: Freundlich WW II Soldier dolls (one has been found with his hang tag that reads:  PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE AMMUNITION), title of a song by Frank Loesser, a Sailor doll, female W.A.A.C. doll and W.A.V.E military dolls, 15-16" tall.

1942 Freundlich General MacArthur doll 18"

ca. 1942 General Douglas MacArthur doll, 18" 

Additional Freundlich Dolls not shown

Feather Weight Doll, 9 1/2" Baby doll with a Scale,  big 12" Baby doll, dolls in trousseau trunks,

Little Red Riding Hood doll, Mama dolls, Quintuplets (Dionne) with a Nurse dolls, & other military type dolls.

 

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