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1952 Belle Heddi Stroller walking doll, 20" tall

1952 Belle Heddi Stroller doll, 20" tall

The Belle Doll & Toy Corporation of Brooklyn, New York USA, made dolls from 1952-1958.


Belle made hard plastic and vinyl fashion dolls, ballerina dolls, walking dolls and the multi-jointed Twixie the twisting pixie doll.


By the late 1950s Belle was acquired by the Effanbee company.


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1952 Belle Heddi Stroller doll, 20" tall, hard plastic head that turns when she walks, sleep eyes, smokey eye shadow, real eyelashes, open mouth with teeth, saran comb able wig, five piece jointed walker body, wore a plaid school girl dress or similar with white socks and black mary jane shoes, doll is unmarked.  She came with an instruction pamphlet that stated A Belle Doll.


Belle Doll & Toy Dolls Identified

1956-1957 Belle Margie doll, 17"

1956-1957 Belle Margie doll, 17" tall


1956-1957 Belle Doll & Toy Marjorie doll, 19" tall or Belle Margie doll, 17 or 20" tall, both dolls have hard plastic bodies & arms with vinyl head, Cissy type face mold, sleep eyes, closed mouth, pierced ears, rooted hair in various colors, high heel fashion dolls with jointed knees, some dolls are marked on neck GV and on bottom V205-E, others are unmarked.  Dolls came in several different outfits from casual dresses to formals.

There is a smaller Miss Revlon type, 10" tall doll companion line, called Little Miss Margie doll or Little Miss Marjorie doll marked circle P or unmarked, had a separate wardrobe of beautiful clothing that could be purchased. 

1958 Belle Doll & Toy Twixie the Twisting Pixie doll, 19" tall, multi-jointed, hard plastic body with twelve joints; neck, shoulders, elbows, waist, hips knees & ankles, vinyl head with rooted hair, sleep eyes.  Competitor of Uneeda's multi-jointed Dollikin & Valentine's Manikin or Mannikin same size dolls. 

Came wearing a very similar outfit to the Dollikin's lotus blossom oriental outfit, doll marked P-8 or P-20 and possibly other similar marks.

Doll is shown without clothing so you can see the body construction.

1958 Belle Twixie the Twisting Pixie doll, 19"


1954 Belle Doll & Toy Jackie (boy) doll, 13 1/2" tall, vinyl head with lightly painted molded curled hair, blue sleep eyes

 with real upper eyelashes, painted lower lashes, open/closed mouth, detailed ears, jointed only at neck, heavy one piece

 vinyl stuffed body and  limbs, separated fingers, detailed toes, doll marked 14 on head.  Photo N/A.



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