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Composition Girl doll molded painted curly hair, painted eyes, cloth stuffed body, unmarked

Composition Girl doll 14" tall, molded painted curly hair, painted eyes, cloth stuffed body, unmarked, unknown USA doll maker.

To help identify your doll, you'll need to know what the doll marks, letters, words and numbers mean found on composition dolls that were made between 1899 to the early 1950s.

Composition doll's are basically made from a paste or "wood flour" of sawdust and glue, it is a heavy, dense material the coloring which can be almost white, gray or brown, hand and feet features are not as distinct as later hard plastic dolls, the doll was then airbrushed with oil paint and sealed. 


If no country is listed, doll was made in the USA 

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A - D Composition Dolls Marked with Letters, Text


A - Averill, Ideal

ABC - AB Cole A.B.C. Doll Shop, John & Lucinda McCourt

ABC Toys - A.B.C. Toy Company

ABD Co - American Bisque Doll Co

AC or ADC - American Character Doll Company

Acme Toy or Toyshop - Acme Toy Co.

ACO Inc - Averill Company

Acorn symbol ADC American Made - Acorn Doll

Acorn symbol - Babs Mfg Company

A & D - unknown doll USA

ADAM - unknown carnival doll USA

ADC - American Doll Co

ADC intertwined - American Doll Co Kewpie like

ADC - American Made inside acorn cap - Acorn Doll

AD Co - American Doll and Toy Co., Aetna Doll Co

AD CO - Alexander Doll Co

ADT, ADT Co - Atlas Doll & Toy Company

AE - Allied Grand Doll Manufacturing Co Inc

AF & C Superior 2015 - A Fleischmann & Cramer GER

AGDC - Allied Grand Doll Mfg Co

AIAX - The Toy Store, Sears Aunt Jemima doll

Aime - reproduction of antique doll body ??

Alex or Alexander - Alexander

Alberani Milano - Alberani of Milano Italy

AM - American Character, American Doll Co, Averill Doll, Armand Marseille (German)

AM © Co, AM copyright Co, AM Co - Averill Co

AM Doll CO. - American Doll Co

Am Char or Amer Char, -  America's Wonder Baby Dolls, America's Wonder Dolls - American Character

AMBISC - Louis Amberg & Son

Amfelt - Louis Amberg, George Borgfeldt

AMUSO - August Möller & Sohn German

AP - Les Artas du Papier France

APEX - Brown & Richie, Daddy's Queen doll

AS - August Steiner German

Angel symbol - Schilling & Zitzmann

Anne Shirley - Effanbee

ARCY - Arcy Toy Manufacturing Co

Art Craft USA in an oval - 1918-1920 ArtCraft Toy Products in 1921 became Art Playthings Corp

AT, ATCo. - possibly Atlas Doll & Toy Company

Atlantic Toy Co - Atlantic Toy Company

Aug. 4, 1919 - unknown, wooden Walking Doll

AX - Madame Alexander Doll Co, Molly-es

AZ - Alfredo Zellini dolls, Firenze, Italy, La Norina doll


B & B - Baker & Bennett Company

BDC, BDC Inc, BDCO - Bester Doll Company

BKB - Beers, Keeler, Bowman Company

BND - British National Doll England

Baby Blossom - Cameo Doll Co

Baby Brite - Averill Hendren

Baby Bumps - Horsman

Baby Hendren - Averill

Baby Joy - by Royal Toy Mfg Co

Baby Mine - Ideal

Baby Petite - American Character Doll Co

Baby Sandy - Ralph A. Freundlich

Baby Violet - Abraham & Strauss Co

Baby Wobbles - Paramount Doll Company

    B continued from below

Babyette - Effanbee Babyette doll

Beck Doll - Beck Manufacturing Co

Bo-Peep American - The Baby Outfitters Co

Bottletot - American Character Doll Co


British Made star symbol M - Britain unknown 


C  with an o inside - American unknown

© copyright - unknown USA doll maker

© 1924 MNS, copyright 1924 MNS - Ella Cinders

© B. Lipfert, By B. Lipfert - Ideal Snoozie doll

© By Grace Corry, copyright by Grace Corry - Averill, Little Brother doll & Sister doll

© D, copyright D - unknown, poss. CAN or USA

© FDP Co - Federal Doll Manufacturing Company

© Grace Storey Putnam  - copyright Grace Storey Putnam, Bye-Lo Baby doll

© L, copyright L - WW I Nurse, unknown

© PPP, copyright PPP, P Puppet -

     Peter Puppet Playthingsdoll mark Circle X

Circle L, circle with a L inside -unknown doll USA

Circle X, circle with an X inside - Arranbee Nancy, Alexander Princess Elizabeth, Vogue Cynthia + others

CD, C & D, C and D, CDC - Century Doll, Doll Corp of America

CPM - Charles Perls Mfg Co (England)

CAPO - Non-breakable Toy Co

Campbell Kids - American Character, Horsman

Charmo Toys Reg US Pat Off - Cameo Streak

Commercial Toy Company Canada

Confetti Dolls - by Confetti Doll Co


D&C, D & C - Dee and Cee, Diamond & Cone CAN

DP or D.P. - Dora Petzold (German)

DTC, DTCo, DTCO - Dominion Toy Mfg Co CAN

DTMC, DTMCO - Dominion Toy Mfg Co. Canada

DV, Dee Vee - Davis & Voetsch, The Dee Vee Doll Darling - Irwin & Company

Dapper Dancing Dolls - S & H Novelty Doll Co

DECO - Otto Denivelle, Averill, Effanbee

Deans Doll British - Dean's Rag Book Dolls

Dee an Cee = Diamond and Cone Doll Co CAN

Dee and Cee, Dee & Cee = Diamond & Cone CAN

DEEandCee - Dee and Cee Toy Co Canada

Des Pat 8-24-15 1914 Kate Silverman © - Maiden Toy

Dimples - Horsman Baby Dimples doll

DOE - Ideal Doll & Toy Co.

DOLL CO - Toddles by Vogue

Doll Corp. of America - known as Century Doll Co

Dolly Dimple Liverpool - Nunn & Smeed England

Domec - DOMEC Toy Co, merged with Century Doll Co & then became Doll Corp of America

DOMINION SHIELD - Dominion Toy Mfg Co. CAN

Drayton © - Grace Gebbie Weiderseim Drayton

   - Dolly Dingle doll, Bobby doll Sis doll

DRB Co, D.R.B. Co. Lo., DRBC - Dean's Rag Book

Dream Baby - Arranbee


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