American Doll Makers and Marks – A

Below is a list of past American antique to vintage doll and toy makers whose company name begins with A dates of operation, identifying doll marks, labels, symbols, letters or initials and trade marks when known. 

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A & H Doll Mfg. Corp. doll mark The Marcie Doll 1948-1960s
ABC Toy Co. doll mark ABC TOY CO 1930s-1950s
AG Toys & Doll Co. 1980s USA
A.P.B. Co. doll mark APB Co. made in Boston, MA 1920-1928
– stoneware head dolls, composition body
A.P.D. Mfg. Co. doll mark APDM Co. 1911-1918
– doll mold 122, ceramic or stoneware heads on cloth body
Abraham & Straus Co. doll mark Baby Violet composition 1903-1930+
Acme Toy Co. doll mark ACME TOY 1910-1930s
Acorn Doll Co. doll mark ADC American Made acorn top 1920-21
Active Doll Corp. hard plastic dolls 1950s-1966
Emma E. Adams Columbian doll mark 1891-1910 Otwego
Adanta Novelties Corp. 1953-1960s NYC
– made/sold grocery store, clone dolls, 8/1953 patented Yasmin doll
Stella Adler Favor & Novelty cloth dolls 1919-1930
J. Adler & Co. papier mache dolls 1850-1890
Admiration Toy Co. plastic dolls 1950s
Advance Doll & Toy Co. 1950s
Advertising dolls 1893-1949 | 1950s-1970s
Aetna Doll & Toy Co. mark FADF, FR 1908-1925
Alabama Indestructible Ella Smith cloth dolls 1899-1925
– Pat. Nov. 9, 1912, No. 2, Ella Smith Doll Co.
Alexander Doll Co. 1923-present
Alkid Doll Co. leather dolls 1919-1921
Allied Grand Doll Mfg. Co. 1915-1980 NYC
Allison Corp. Bonita doll, Dress Me dolls 1955+
Althof, Bergmann Co. tin toys, automata dolls 1848-1881 NYC
 – 1881 registered doll mark A.B.C.
Louis Amberg & Son doll marks LAS, LA & S 1878-1930
American Art Dolls 1916-1917, see Strobel & Wilken
American Beauty, PD Smith Doll Co. 1913-1922
American Bisque Doll Co. 1919-1921 New Jersey
– doll mark Toodles, Babbie both figurines by E. Peruggi
American Bisque Doll Co. doll mark ABD Co. USA 1919-1921
American Character Doll Co. 1919-1968
– doll mark Petite Baby Dolls, Mama, Walk, Talk
American Doll Co. 1912-1926 Louisville, KY
– doll mark A.D. Co., ADC intertwined, A.M. Doll Co.
American Doll & Toy Co. 1892-1909,  see Aetna
American Girl Doll Co. 1986-1998+, now Mattel
American Made Toy Co. doll mark eagle symbol 1929
American Muslin Lined Head Dolls mark 1870s-1880s
– doll mark American Muslin Lined Head

American Needlecraft Co. cloth doll mark 1930s
– Famous Artist Syndicate, American Neelecraft label
American Ocarina & Toy Co. 1919-1921
   -1920 Karo Princess advertising doll, Karo Corn Syrup
American Rice Foods Mfg. Co. cloth dolls 1899-1900s
American Stuffed Novelty cloth doll mark Life Like Line 1923-1930
American Toy Co. mechanical dolls 1867-1874 NYC
– George W. Brown & J. E. Stevens, mechanical toys, walking dolls, William Farr Goodwin’s 1868 patent
American Toy Works Co. 1871, see Clay & Clarke
Amsco Toy Co.y 1950s-1984, then Hasbro
Anchor Toy Corp. doll mark anchor symbol 1924
Joan Walsh Anglund pocket dolls, pocket pal dolls 1962+
– artist, children’s book author, illustrator, poetry
Anita Novelty Co. cloth dolls 1929-1930s NYC
– merged with European Doll Mfg. EDMA
Annalee Mobilitee Co. cloth wired dolls 1950s+
Antique mechanical dolls 1850-1900s
– Automata dolls, Autoperipatetikos a
Greek term self propelled walking doll
Apple dried head dolls, dates primitive to present
ARCO Atlantic Richfield Co. dress me dolls 1950s+
Arcy Toy composition dolls 1912-1930+ (Bell Toy)
Maynard Arnett wood, resin carved look black dolls 1982+
Arnold Print Works Inc. cloth dolls 1876-1925+
– cloth Brownie doll mark © 1892 by Palmer Cox
Arnoldt Doll Co. 1879-1930+ Cincinnati, OH
– Blue Bird Doll clothes, sold thru Borgfeldt
Arranbee Co., R & B dolls 1922-1961
Arrow Novelty Skookum Indian dolls 1920-1950s
Arrow Rubber & Plastics Corp. dolls 1940-1960s
Art Fabric Mills cloth dolls 1900-1910 NYC
– doll mark Art Fabric Mills NY Pat. Feb. 13,1900
Art Metal Works 1914-1930 Louis Aronson Co.
Artcraft Toy Products 1918-20, then Artcraft Playthings 1920-21
Artisian Novelty Co. plastic dolls 1950s
Artistic Doll Co. & Eastern Doll Corp. 1930+ NYC
 – see the Allied Grand Doll Mfg. Co.
Ashton-Drake Galleries doll mark © ADG 1985+
Atlas Doll Co. doll mark Toddles 1921-1922 Chicago, ILL
Atlas Doll & Toy Co. metal dolls unmarked 1917-1930 NYC
Aunt Jemima Mills Co. advertising dolls 1908-1910
Georgene – Hendren – Averill Co. 1915-1965

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