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Shop for Dolls Babs walking dolls

1917-1921 Babs doll 28" tall,

a non mechanical walking doll

Babs Manufacturing Corporation 1917-1921 - a Philadelphia doll manufacturer, made a line of mesh with flexible steel spring joint bodies, wooden limbs and composition head dolls.


The Babs doll is a non mechanical walking doll, distributed by International Doll Corporation, that appears to be the same as the Harry H. Coleman, Dolly Walker doll made for them by Wood Toy Company and Manhattan Doll Company walking dolls. 


All these dolls bear the same patent number 1,221,870 dated April 10, 1917.


The Babs doll and Dolly Walker are both non mechanical walking dolls, 28" tall, composition shoulder head, painted hair or wigged, multi stroke eyebrows, sleep or painted eyes, painted upper and lower eye lashes, open mouth, wood framed body covered in mesh or cardboard, flexible steel spring jointed limbs; shoulders, elbows, wrists, top of legs, knees and ankles.  Doll marked on underside bottom;

Babs, Patented in U.S.A. Other Patents Pending Patents applied for In other countries.



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