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Below is a list of past American antique to vintage doll and toy makers, importers and distributors with company names beginning with L to M, also dates of operation, identifying doll marks, labels, symbols, letters or initials and some details such as doll names and trade marks when known. 

 

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L.D. Company composition doll mark L.D. Co. 1914-1915

L.D. Company doll mark

L.D.Q. Company composition doll mark 1920s

L.D.Q. doll mark, unknown USA

LJN Toys Ltd Company action figure doll mark 1970-1989

LJN Toys Ltd Company action figure mark symbol upside down horn N

La Madelon dolls, Madeline Frazier 1940s

Madeline Frazier doll mark La Madelon

Labrador cloth tea dolls 1960s+

Jacob Lacmann doll bodies 1860-1883

Jacob Lacmann doll mark Patent March 24th, 1874

doll mark Patent March 24th, 1874

Lackenmacher, Lakenmacher Company doll mark L 1921-1924

OJ Lafayette & Company 1930s

Langfelder, Homma & Hayward Company, see Morimura

Langfelder, Homma & Hayward doll mark label Dolly

Langfelder, Homma & Carroll Company 1957-1987 NYC

   - Langcraft small cloth bendable wired pose dolls

Langrock Brothers doll mark 1916-1923 Brooklyn, NY

Langrock Brothers doll mark

Larami Corporation 1947-1995 then Hasbro 1995-2002

Larkin Company wood dolls 1875-1930

Howard Larsen doll mark Jiggle Wiggle 1921-1922

Howard Larsen doll mark Jiggle Wiggle

Latexture Products sewing mannequin 1940s-1950s

C. F. Lauer wax dolls 1842-1888

Laurel Dolls Incorprated 1950s

Lawrence & Company cloth dolls 1827+

Lawrence & Co doll mark Cocheco Aug. 15th 1893

doll mark Cocheco Manufacturing Company 1827 Patented Aug. 15th 1893 Number 503316

Ledco Industries 1970s+, Made in Hong Kong

Benjamin F. Lee rubber dolls 1821-1870

LeeWards Products, craft dolls 1947-1994

   - Dexter Thread Mills, Inc., now Michael's

Charles Wilson Leipold doll mark 1867-1868 New York

Charles Wilson C.W. Leipold doll mark 307 8 St New York

Lensey Company 1970s

Philip Lerch, Lerch & Company, Lerch & Klag 1866-1875

Philip Lerch, Lerch & Co, Lerch & Klag doll mark Manufacturers No. 7

papier mache doll mark

Libby Doll & Novelty Company 1930s

Libby Majorette Doll Corporation 1953+

Liberty Doll Company doll mark 1918-1922

   - doll heads exported to South America

Liberty Company doll mark Liberty

Likness papier mache dolls 1924 NYC

Lillums comic strip character dolls by Carl Ed 1920s-1959

Lillums by Carl Ed doll mark label

CM Linington Company 1866-1890s

   - Chicago importer, distributor of dolls

Robert G. Lindsay doll mark Buddy Bud 1916-1917

Robert G. Lindsay doll mark Buddy Bud

Live Long Toys Company oil cloth dolls 1923-1940s

Live Long Toys doll mark Chester Gump by Sidney Smith

 

Live Long Toys doll mark Esther Starring Penny Ross

Lomel Enterprises, Incorporated 1986-1993

Hilda Loose kewpie like dolls 1920-1921 NYC

- Butterfly, Pepita; Queen of the Beach & Queen of the Ice dolls

Lovee Company dolls 1970s

Lloyd Manufacturing Company 1917-1929

Joseph Love Company doll mark Princess Elizabeth 1935

Joseph Love Doll Co doll mark Princess Elizabeth 1935

Louisville Doll & Novelty Manufacturing Company 1927

Lovely Doll Company 1950s

LuJon Sun Tan Colored Doll Company 1938-1940s

Lynn & Company all bisque silver plated dolls 1903

Lyon Doll Company 1917-1922

 

M  

M & C Toy Center 1990s

L. H. Mace & Company 1880s-1916

   - advertised in 1911 Mace Laura doll

Madame Louise Doll Company 1939-1947

Made in America Manufacturing Company 1915-1918

Maggie & Bessie cloth dolls 1897+

Magic Light Products composition dolls 1930s-40s

Maiden America Toy Company 1915-1919

Maiden America Toy doll mark MAT

Majestic Doll Company 1918-1920

Mama dolls 1919+

Manco Doll Company plastic dolls 1950s+

Manhattan Doll Company 1890-1922

Manhattan Doll & Toy Manufacturing Company 1919-1920

  - Kewpies Model doll, Beauty Kist doll

Seymour Mann porcelain collector dolls 1980s-2004

Seymour Mann musical doll mark maple leaf symbol Mann handmade Porcelain

Samuel Marcus 1917-1924

Pauline Margulies doll mark Empress 1933

Pauline Margulies doll mark Empress

Marjean Doll Accessories, Jewelry label 1920s

Marjean doll accessories & jewelry mark label Marjean symbol of child's head Baby Doll Jewelry

M - continued above

M - continued

Marks Brothers Company doll mark 1918-1930s Boston

Marks Brothers doll mark

Marks & Knoring Company 1915-1917

Marshall Field department store 1852-2006

Marshall Field doll mark Andy Gump Germany

doll mark Andy Gump Germany

Marshall Field doll mark Lord Plushbottom Willard Germany

doll mark Lord Plushbottom Willard Germany

Martin & Rippel wax dolls 1881-1883+

   - renamed National Doll & Novelty Company after 1883

Louis Marx Dolls 1919-1979 

Mask Face Dolls 1920s+

Henry Hubbard Mason 1878-1893

   - partner at D.M. Smith & Company 1852-1885

John Mason 1765-1785

Mason & Luke Taylor 1881-1885

Mastercraft Doll Company 1921-1924

Matlock Patent Washable papier mache 1899-1914

Mattel Dolls 1959-1970s (still active company)

Maxine Doll Company composition dolls 1926-1930s

Maxine Doll Co doll mark label Baby Gloria

- doll mark Baby Gloria, Mitzie

Joseph Meer, Inc. doll label Mascotte Boudoir 1922

Joseph Meer, Inc. doll mark label Mascotte Boudoir

Mego Corporation 1954-1983 

Harry W. Meier & Company doll mark 1905-1918

- Lexington & Liberty Sts, H.W. Meir & Company., Baltimore

Minnie M. Meldram doll mark Soxie 1920

Minnie M. Meldram doll mark Soxie

Mellin's Food Doll Boston, MASS 1920s

 - advertising doll used a Horsman doll

doll mark label Mellin's Food Boston, Mass on neck E.I.H Inc.

Memorial Wreath Company dolls 1974+

   - resold Japan Sekiguchi's Monchichi dolls

Meritus Industries, Inc. doll mark M.I.I. 1983-2000

    - merged in 2000 with D.S.I. Toys, Inc.  

Mermaid Doll & Toy Corp 1921-1925 NYC

   - Mermaid doll, Mama doll, Muncy Kid doll

Merry Manufacturing Company 1959-1970s Cincinnati, OH

   - brands; Merry Toys, My Merry, Merryland

Metal Devices Corp phonograph doll 1926

Metal Doll Company 1902-1903 - All Steel Doll

Methodist cloth dolls 1932+

Metropolitan Doll composition dolls 1924-1929

David Meyer Bros 1921-1925

Meyer & Lorang Company 1929-1930s

Midwestern Manufacturing Company dress me dolls 1950s

Wesley Miller rubber dolls 1874-1875

Bradley & Hall Miller 1857+ New York City

Miller Rubber Company doll mark MRP 1922+ Akron, OH

Miller Rubber Co. doll mark MRP

Miller Manufacturing Corporation 1930s+

Isabel Million dried apple dolls 1911-1919

O. Mills Toy Store papier mache dolls 1851-1856

O. Mills doll mark label

- 194 Sixth Avenue Bet. 13th & 14th Sts.

Mitred Box composition dolls 1911-1917

Milton Bradley, Girls World 1860-1984

  - Emerald Witch 1972, now Hasbro

J. R. Miranda & Company dolls 1919 Oregon City

   - composition Indian characters; Buck, Chief, Little Buck, Little Princess, Madonna, Papoose, Squaw

Mizpah Toy & Novelty 1930s

Model Doll Company 1920-1921

Model Patent Washable papier mache 1899-1907

Modern Doll composition dolls Company 1926-1927 NYC

  - 1927 became Modern Doll & Toy Company

Modern Dolls 1970s+

Modern Toy composition dolls 1914-1926

   -1926 became part of Modern Doll Company

Modern Toy doll mark

doll mark M. T. Company

Mollye's doll mark 1929-1970s

Mollye's doll mark

Mona Lisa Exclusives plastic dolls 1950s

Monica Studio Dolls 1941-1952

Ansil W. Monroe rubber dolls 1875+

Montgomery Wards department. store 1872-2001

Montgomery Wards trademark 1915

- Wards trademark 1915

Moore & Gibson Corp 1917-1930s

Moo V Doll Manufacturing Co. composition dolls 1919-1920

Moran Doll Manufacturing Company 1919-1924

Moravian Church cloth dolls 1872+

Morden Doll Company 1950s

Morimura Doll Company doll mark MB 1915-1926

Morimura doll mark MB Japan

Morrill Manufacturing Company dolls 1929

Enoch Rice Morrison walking doll mark 1862-1865

Enoch Rice Morrison doll mark Patented July 15th, 1862: also in England.

designed the Autoperipatetikos walking dolls

Miss Claire Morris boudoir dolls 1926-1927

Leo Morse turned wood dolls 1920-1923

Ozias Morse; see Dominico Checkeni wax dolls

Leo Moss papier mache dolls 1800s-1900s

Mother's Congress Doll Company doll mark 1900-1911

Mother's Congress doll mark Baby Stuart

C. Moxie doll mark Moxie 1926-1927 Boston

 C. Moxie doll mark Moxie

Multi-Face dolls 1866-1925 +

Alfred Munzer doll maker 1921-1925

Mutual Doll Company, see Cameo 1919-1921

Mutual Novelty Corp 1925-1929

   - boudoir Cubeb smoking dolls

My Toy Company dolls, plush, toys 1929-1974+

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