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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. 

A   B-C   D-E   F-G   H   I-J-K   L-M  

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L.A. Doll Manufacturing Company cloth Bosko doll 1930s

L.A. Doll Mfg Co doll mark Bosko Intermission Harmon - Issing Prod.

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

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

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

Alma LeBlanc Tiny Town felt covered wire dolls 1948-1955 +

Alma LeBlanc Tiny Town doll mark tag

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

Lewis Doll (of) Hollywood tag, dates unknown

Lewis Doll of Hollywood doll mark tag

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

Lifecycles, Inc., Warner Robins, GA 31099

  - owner Charlotte M. Gentry, Fluffi-land cloth dolls 1981-1993

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

Lu Jon Sun Tan Colored Doll Company 1935-1940s

Lynn & Company all bisque silver plated dolls 1903

Lyon Doll Company 1917-1922



L. H. Mace & Company 1880s-1916

   - advertised in 1911 Mace Laura doll

Gladys MacDowell, wax doll artist 1940s-1970s

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

Malco Doll Company mail in premium dolls 1960s NYC

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


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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

Louis Marx Dolls & Toys trademark

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 doll

Mayfield Dolls of Distinction, W. York, NY USA 1950s-1960s

Mayfield Dolls of Distinction doll label logo


Joseph Meer, Inc. doll label Mascotte Boudoir 1922

Joseph Meer, Inc. doll mark label Mascotte Boudoir

Karen A. Meer (1954-2014) artist, Oconomowoc, WI

    - made antique two faced teddy bear dolls, unmarked

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 Corporation 1921-1925 New York City

   Muncie Kid Cop.U.S.Pat off C.I.G. 59224 New York Mermaid Doll & Toy Corporation New York label

- Mermaid doll, Mama doll, Muncie Kid doll

Merry Manufacturing Company 1959-1970s Cincinnati, OH

   - brands; Merry Toys, My Merry, Merryland

Metal Devices Corp phonograph doll 1926

Metal Doll Company doll mark 1902-1904 - All Steel Doll

Metal Doll Company doll mark Patent Pending Made By Metal Doll Co. Pleasant, N.J.

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 Manufacturing Corporation 1930s+

Miller Rubber Products doll mark MRP 1922 + Akron, OH

Miller Rubber Products doll mark MRP

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 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, Inc. dolls, plush, toys 1929-1974+ NYC

My-Toy Company, Inc. mark logo

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