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Franz Schmidt mold 1295 doll face

 Franz Schmidt doll mold 1272, is 17" tall, bisque socket head, feathered eyebrows, brown flirty glass sleep eyes, open mouth with teeth, composition jointed body. 

Franz Schmidt founded his doll company in Georgenthal, Thuringia, Germany in 1890, also known as Puppenfabrik GeorgenthalSimon & Halbig supplied the bisque heads, designed specifically for Franz Schmidt's dolls.  Schmidt was very innovative in the doll industry providing many improvements such as; improved wood joints, pierced nostrils (called breathers), movable tongue, eye bar and doll voice boxes.

 

Franz Schmidt made dolls sized 6 to 42" tall, Dolly face, Character Baby and Character Dolls with bisque heads, glass or painted eyes, kid or composition body, all of whom are very high quality.  Sometimes a z is found in Schmidt's doll marking, this is believed to stand for zentimeter, German for centimeter.

 

Franz Schmidt registered doll trade names are:  1909 Cellulobrin, 1910 Tausendschöchen = Daisy and 1913 Little Boy Blue a baby doll.

 

 

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Franz Schmidt doll mark anvil symbol

Before 1900 Franz Schmidt doll mark anvil symbol

Before 1902 Franz Schmidt doll mark S & C mold 1180

Franz Schmidt doll mark F.S. & C. crossed hammers symbol

After 1902 Franz Schmidt doll mark F.S. & C. crossed hammers symbol

Franz Schmidt doll mark anvil symbol F.S. & C

Franz Schmidt doll mark anvil symbol F.S. & C.

Franz Schmidt Doll Marks:

 

Early Franz Schmidt doll mark: an anvil symbol, S & C, Simon & Halbig.

 

Later Franz Schmidt doll mark: FS, F. S. & C, Simon & Halbig, plus a mold number on back of head, body may also have ink stamp: F. S. & C.

Franz Schmidt doll mark F.S. & Co. 1272 / 357 Z Deponiert

Franz Schmidt doll mark

F. S. &. Co 1272 / 357 Z Deponiert

 

 

Franz Schmidt Doll Mold Numbers Identified

269 293 1180 1250 1252 1253 1255
1262 1263 1266 1267 1271 1272 1286
1294 1295 1296 1297 1310 1340 1370

 

Note: Doll mold 1255 has been found as a black bent limb Character Baby doll.

 

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