dolls, 4 3/4" tall - we have never seen these dolls, but a visitor has
sent an e-mail and stated the Sun Rubber Company made a set of these dolls.
1937+ Comic characters,
10" tall, rubber dolls with molded on clothing; Popo doll, Silly
doll, Minnie Mouse doll (see above for Mickey Mouse).
1950 Sunbabe doll or Sunbaby
11-13" tall, baby type drink and wet doll with painted
eyes and molded hair.
1950s Squeeze Dolls,
6-8" tall, one piece rubber body, molded clothes, designed by
Ruth E. Newton; Bonnie Bear doll, Happy Kappy doll, Chunky doll or Rompy doll,
Wiggy Wags doll.
1953 Betty Bows doll,
11" tall, rubber jointed body, molded hair, drink and wet baby
1954 Baby Bannister
doll, 18" tall, all vinyl baby doll, drink and wet, based on the baby photo's of Constance Bannister. Marked on neck; Constance Bannister on back Sun Rubber Co.
1955-1956 Gerber Baby
doll, 11-13" tall, all rubber baby type, molded hair, open mouth, dimples on cheeks, marked on head: Gerber Baby © Gerber Products Co and on back: Mfg. by the Sun Rubber Co. Barberton, O., USA Pat. 2118682 Pat. 2160739. (advertising doll made for the Gerber Baby Food Company in Fremont, Michigan USA). Doll was obtained buy sending in Gerber Baby food labels, Sears offered this same in their 1955 catalog with sizes 12, 13, or 18" tall with layette, case, scales, bottles and bubble pipe. (doll shown on left)
1956 Sun Dee doll, 17" tall, baby drink and wet doll with a squeaker.
1957 Sunny Tears
16" tall, vinyl doll, blue eyes, rooted hair, drink and
wet type with open mouth.
1956 Gerber Baby Doll,
11" tall, doll is marked: Gerber Baby Gerber Product Co on
Gerber Baby Doll, 11" tall.
if shown in original clothing.