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Kley & Hahn Dolls 1895-1931 Germany

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Kley & Hahn Walkure doll face, 28" tall

ca. 1902 Kley & Hahn Walkure Doll, 28"

bisque socket head, composition jointed body, sleep eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, feathered brows, open mouth, doll mark on back on head; Walküre, Germany, doll molds 250 or 282.

Kley & Hahn was founded in Ohrdruf, Thuringia, Germany in 1895 by Albert Kley and Paul Hahn as a porcelain factory making doll heads and bathing beauties.  From 1902-1931 they made many types of dolls, including celluloid heads.

 

Various porcelain factories supplied the bisque doll heads; Hertel, Schwab  & Company made the 100 series doll molds, Kestner made the 200 series, 680 and the Walküre doll molds, Bahr & Proschild contributed the 500 series doll molds. 

 

Some of the trade names registered to Kley & Hahn are; The Dollar Princess, Special, Durabel, K., Majestic, Mein Einziges Baby (My Only Baby), Mein Einzige (My Only One), Princess, Schneewittchen (Snow White) and Walkure.  Kley & Hahn often used the initials K & H as well in the doll marking.

 

Kley & Hahn made named Dolly Face, Walküre, Character Babies and Child dolls with composition jointed bodies, all of very good quality and portrait dolls of Senegalaise or Senegalese prisoners in 1915.

 

 

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Kley & Hahn Doll Markings Identified

Kley & Hahn doll mark K & H

K & H (on a ribbon) with or without a mold number Germany

 

 

Kley & Hahn doll mark K & H Walkure Germany 250 or 282

K & H Walkure Germany 250 or 282 or no mold number

 

Special

65

Germany

 

Special

65

 

Special

Made in Germany

 

     

The Dollar Princess 62

Spezial Made in Germany

 

 

 

The Dolly Princess

62

Special
Made in Germany

 

Note: the spelling of Spezial is for the German market

 

Kley & Hahn Doll Mold Numbers Identified

62 65 133 135 138 154 158 159 160 161 162
166 167 169 176 180 250 282 292 292 458 520
525 526 531 536 546 547 548 549 554 567 568
      571 654 680          

 

Kley & Hahn baby doll molds 158, 161, 167, 525

Kley & Hahn doll mold 159 is a multi-face, two face bisque head doll.

 

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