The Acme Toy
Company of New York City, produced a large line of composition Mama and Baby
dolls, they also
supplied doll parts to other manufacturers, some of Acme's dolls were
distributed by Davis & Voetsch and Kaufman, Levenson & Company. Acme dolls
are of very
good quality and were usually dressed in fine fabrics. It's thought
that Acme produced some of the composition head Kiddiejoy or Kiddie
Joy line ofdolls for Hitz, Jacobs & Kassler a German doll manufacturer.
Shown right; 1927 Acme Tynie Baby doll 13" tall, a
Bye-Lo Baby Doll type, composition
head, lightly painted molded hair, sleep eyes, cloth stuffed body,
possibly partial composition or rubber limbs. Tynie Baby was a competitor to
Horsman'sTynie Baby doll, Horsman sued
Acme in court but lost, as their doll was only
marked with E.I.H., which was ruled not sufficient for
infringement of their copyright.
Acme's Tynie Baby doll is marked:
Acme Toy Company
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Antique Acme Toy Company Dolls Identified
shown below are for reference
Acme Honey Baby doll, 26" tall, came in six sizes, composition flange
head, composition bent arms and composition legs up to the knee, cloth
body and upper legs, gray tin sleep eyes, open mouth with two
teeth and two dimples, molded and painted light blond hair, some
may have a mama crier voice box, doll marked: Acme Toy Co.
ca. 1930s Acme Patsy Type Doll, 15" tall, all
composition jointed body, composition head with molded painted
hair, tin sleep eyes, painted upper and lower eyelashes, closed rosebud mouth. Doll shown is
probably not in original clothing, however the oilcloth shoes
look original. Acme's Patsy Type doll is marked: Acme Toy Co.
1914-1915 Acme Baby dolls, sizes unknown,
unbreakable composition and cloth Character dolls.
1920s Acme Lady Doll, 27" tall, composition jointed slim flapper
body, composition head with human hair wig, tin sleep eyes, closed mouth, dolls are often marked
Acme Toy Co.
1922+ Acme Mama dolls and Papa dolls,Lovey
doll (painted eyes), 14-26",
talking voice box, walking dolls, composition shoulder head,
full or partial limbs, cloth body with or without crier, painted molded hair,
some with mohair or human hair wigs, painted or glass eyes,
closed mouth, dolls are usually marked: Acme, Acme Toy
Co., Acme Toy Mfg. Co.
1925 Acme Peek-A-Boo doll, 13 1/2" tall, composition head
with a grumpy face, cloth body and partial limbs, celluloid hands.
Acme Marilyn doll, an Acme registered doll trade name; date, details,
size, type of doll is unknown.