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D & D Mfg. Co 1950s

DLL Daddys Long Legs Doll Co 1985-2003

   - Karen's Vintage Collectibles (Karen Germany)

   African American dolls with long legs

Dalliwig Mfg Co 1918-1922

Dandy Doll Co 1918-1921

R. Dakin & Co 1955-1995 - now Applause

Dallwig Distributing Co 1918-1922

Dallwig doll mark

Danbury Mint 1980s+ doll mark copyright MBI

Danbury Mint doll mark copyright MBI

Dandee Dolls 1960s-1990s

Danville Doll Co 1922-1923

Darrow Co leather rawhide head dolls 1866-1877

Darrow doll mark patent May 1st, 1866

MS Davis & Co 1902-1909

Davis Milling Co 1910-1930

Rees Davis Toy & Novelty 1920-1927

Davis & Voetsch doll mark D. V. 1919-1924

Davis & Voetsch doll mark D. V.

   - known as Dee Vee Doll Co

Davtex plastic dolls 1950s+

Dayton-Hudson Co 1893-2002

Dearville Doll Co 1918 Dumpie dolls

G. De Jaham cloth dolls 1900-1920 New Orleans

G. De Jaham cloth doll mark

De Toy Mfg Co 1916

Debbie Toy Co 1950s

Deedle Dum Dolls 1917

Mr. Dekline Doll Co early 1900s

A. H. Delfausse Co 1950s

Deluxe Doll & Toy Co 1918-1921

   - Baby Luxe doll 1919, Rompy Ann doll

Deluxe Reading Corp 1958-1973

   - Grocery Store Dolls, see page for doll marks

Otto Ernst Denivelle doll mark DECO 1917-1925+

Otto Ernst Denivelle doll mark DECO 

DeSoto hard plastic dolls 1950s

Yves DeVillers & Co 1924-1925+

John Doll Company 1837-1915

Doll & Stuffed Toy Mfg Association 1920s

   - group of 50 doll & toy makers

Doll Bodies, Inc 1950s+ New York

Doll Corporation of America 1928-1930s

  - see Century Doll Co or Domec

Domec doll mark

Doll Craft Company 1922 NYC

The Doll Craft Co doll mark Cradoll

   - cloth rag doll mark Cradoll

Doll Glossary, doll terms explained

Doll Shop, The 1918 NYC, see Famous Studio

Dollcraft of America 1918-1919 Newark, NJ

Dollcraft Company 1943-1956 - see Kerr & Hinz

Dollcraft Novelty Co composition dolls 1920s+

Dollparts Supply Co composition dolls 1940s-1950s

Dolls N' Togs 1950s, see Terry Lee

Domec Toy Co doll mark 1918-1928, see Century

Domec Toy Co doll mark Dolls of Character

Dolly Co -  Dolly Dollykins doll, Babykins doll 1910

Grace G. Wiederseim Drayton doll maker 1909-29

Grace G. Drayton doll mark

Dream World Doll Co. late 1930s-1950s

Dress Me Dolls 1944+

Dritz-Traum Co mannequin dolls 1925+

Duchess Doll Corp 1948-1950s

Duckme Doll Co 1920s novelty dolls

Charles Dummig wax dolls 1848-1865

Charles Dummig doll mark No 812 Chestneu St., Philadelphia

   - No. 812 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA

Ray W. Dumont doll mark Widget 1926

Durham Industries plastic dolls 1960s

Durrel Co doll mark 1930 Boston

Durrel Co doll mark Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray

  

Eagle Doll Co 1920s

Hermann Eckardt 1927-1928

Victor Eckardt Toy Co 1941+

Eclipse Doll Mfg Co 1919-1921

Thomas Alva Edison phonograph Dolls 1878-1891+

Thomas Alva Edison doll mark

Eegee Doll Co doll mark E.G. 1917-1970s

Eegee Doll Co doll mark E.G., Eegee

EFFanBEE Doll Co 1910+

Effanbee doll mark -4G, F & B

Ehrich Brothers 1857-1911 distributor

   - Jules S. Ehrich, Baby Ruth doll

Louis Eisen cloth art dolls 1927-1929

Eldon Industries, Inc 1960s-1989

Charlotte Eldridge, papier mache Godey Lady 1953

Electrosolids Corp 1950s, Ellie Echo doll

Elektra Toy & Novelty Co composition 1912-1920

Elektra doll mark Rosy-Posy

Elite Creations Doll Co 1938-1960s

Ellanee Doll Co plastic dolls 1970s

Ellar Novelty Co dolls 1936+

Ellar Novelty doll mark label  41-43 East 28th St, New York

   - 41-43 East 28th St, New York

Elms & Co, Elms & Sellon Doll Co 1909-1918

   - 1909-1912 No Break life sized cloth dolls

Elms & Sellon doll mark label 40 & 42 E. 19th St., New York

   40 & 42 E. 19th St., New York

Eltona Toy Co 1919-1921

Emell Toy Mfg Co. doll mark ML, M.L. 1917-1920

Emell Toy Mfg Co. doll mark ML, M.L.

Empire Art Co 1913, American Beauty rag doll

Empire Toy Mfg. Co 1916+

   - 1916 Charlie doll (Chaplin) 19" tall

Hugo Epstein doll importer 1921-1924 Chicago, IL

Amy M. Eshleman doll mark Aimeé 1921-1922

Amy M. Eshleman doll mark Aimeé

Eskimo dolls, Alaskan Inuit dolls 1880s +

Etta Inc 1927-1930

Eubanks Dolls 1930s+ ? in Hannibal, MO

Eugene Doll & Novelty Co 1960s+ NYC

Eugenia Doll Co 1930s-1950s

Eureka Doll Co composition dolls 1923-1930

European Doll Mfg Co doll mark EDMA 1911-1930s

European Doll Mfg Co doll mark EDMA

 - merged with Anita Novelty Co

HC Evans & Co 1918

Exeloid Co celluloid dolls 1915-1920

Exposition Doll & Toy Mfg composition 1921-1935

Laura J. Eyles doll mark Tut Sye Amen 1923

Laura J. Eyles doll mark Tut Sye Amen

  

F & B, Fleischaker & Baum 1910+

Effanbee doll mark 4g F + B Co NY

F & M Novelty Co 1920-1925

FAO Schwarz dept store 1848-1925+

Fab-Lu LTD, see Bild Lili clones 1950s-1960s

  - Made in British Crown Hong Kong

Fabricius Toy & Novelty celluloid dolls 1858-1914

Fair & Carnival Supply Co 1914+

Fair Trading Co 1921-1927

Fairy Gift Co 1925-1926

Fair & Carnival Supply Co 1914+

Fair Trading Co 1921-1927

Fairy Gift Co 1925-1926

Fairyland Doll Co 1950s+ see Dress me dolls

Famous Doll Studio, The Doll Shop 1906-1922  NJ

Famous Doll Studio doll mark Fam Doll Co, Fam

doll mark Fam Doll Co, Fam

doll names; Dolly Dainty, Sani doll

Mark Farmer Doll Co 1950s

   - reproduction China head dolls

Faultless Rubber Co rubber doll mark 1916-1923

- rubber 1918 Billy Bo doll

   F - continued above 

   F - continued

Charles Fausel 1896-1896

   - patented (kid body) a universal joint for dolls

Federal Doll Mfg Co doll mark Roze Doll 1917-1926

  Federal Doll Mfg Co doll mark Roze Doll

Fiberoid Doll Products Co 1927-1930s

Figenbaum & Co 1884

First American Doll Factory 1892-1896

Fisher-Price Co 1930-1994 now Mattel

Flagg Doll Co, Sheila Flagg 1947-1985

Edith Flack Ackley Doll Co 1930s

Fleming Doll Co doll mark Tum Tum 1922-1924

Fleming Doll Co doll mark Tum Tum

Flexie Toy Co 1922-1923

Flexo Toys Company, dates unknown

Flora's Famous Dolls 1915-1928

M.C.W. Foote, Fairyland rag dolls 1903-1909

Fortune Toys Inc. hard plastic dolls 1950s

Foulds & Freure celluloid dolls 1911-1930+

Madeline Frazier La Madelon dolls 1940s

Ralph A. Freundlich 1923-1945

Fulper Pottery doll mark 1918-1922

Fulper Pottery doll mark

Fun World Dolls 1960s-1980s 

 

Gabriel Industries, Inc 1966-1978 NYC

   - division of CBS Toy Co

Samuel Gabriel & Sons 1916-1928

CV Gambina Doll Co 2000s

Galoob Baby Face dolls 1990-1998

Gardel Ind. Mayfair birthstone dolls 1940s+

   - NASB Nancy Ann look a like dolls

Theodore H. Gary & Co 1909

   - fur covered North Pole expedition dolls

Gem Toy Co composition dolls 1913-1931

Gem doll mark label

General Mills Fun Group Inc  doll mark GMFI 1970s

  General Mills Fun Group Inc  doll mark GMFI

   - division of Kenner

Arthur A. Gerling Toy Co 1912-1930s De, FR, UK

  Arthur A. Gerling Toy Co doll mark

Ruth Gibbs Doll Co 1946

Ruth Gibbs Godey Lady Dolls, doll mark R.G.

  - Godey Lady Dolls, doll mark R.G.

Giebeler Falk doll mark Gi-Fa, G 1918-1921

Giebeler Falk doll mark Gi-Fa, G

Gilbert Toy Co 1908-1966

Gordon F. Gilespie, chalkware Vampie doll 1919-21

   - artists were Edna Berg or J. L. Roop

Gimbel Brothers Dept Store 1887-1986

Gimbel Brothers doll mark

Gizmo Development 1977+ Gay Bob doll

Glad Toy Co plastic dolls 1960s, Brookglad

William Glukin & Co. dolls 1920s NYC

William Glukin doll mark 7001 Patent Pending Wm. Glukin Co.

- doll mark 7001 Patent Pending Wm. Glukin Co.

Gold Metal doll mark No. 3112 1878+

Golden Ribbon Playthings 1980s

Philip Goldsmith China dolls 1870-1894

Philip Goldsmith doll mark My Dolly

 

Philip Goldsmith doll mark Pat. Dec. 15, 1885

William Farr Goodwin mechanical dolls 1867-1874

Lady Goodwyn 1926-1927

Charles Goodyear rubber dolls 1851+

Goodyear Toy Co patsy type dolls 1923-1925

Gorham Co 1831-1967 now Lenox

Gove Mfg Co doll mark UNEKE 1926-1929

Gove Mfg Co doll mark UNEKE

Grand Doll Mfg Co 1923

WT Grant 1926-1975 also called; Kresge, Kmart

   - see Uneeda

Grant Plastics Dress-Me dolls 1950s

Graphics International cloth dolls 1983+

Jane Gray Doll Co doll mark Ada May 1915-1919

Jane Gray Doll Co doll mark Ada May

Grey & Dudley Co 1918

Ludwig Greiner & Sons papier mache 1840-1890

  - see also Frances Knell

Gre-Poir cloth dolls 1927-1935 also in France

John B. Gruelle cloth dolls 1915-1938

John B. Gruelle cloth doll mark Patented Sept. 7, 1915

- doll mark Patented Sept. 7, 1915

   - Raggedy Ann doll, Raggedy Andy doll

Gund Mfg. Co (1898) 1912-2004

   - Gee trademark, mechanical dolls & toys

Ida Anzolotta Gutsell 1893-1924

  

HCN Enterprises, Inc dolls 1990s

Joseph Hahnesend & Co dolls 1915-1917

J. Halperrn & Co. HALCO compo. dolls 1923-1951

Hamburger & Company 1889-1910

Hamburger & Company doll mark D.P. H & C Registered

Hamburger doll mark D.P. H & C Registered

Hamburger & Co. doll mark Imperial H & C

Hamburger doll mark Imperial H & Co

Hard Plastic doll marks

Hardy Different Toys hard plastic dolls 1950s

Hart Throb Doll Co 1950s

Hartland Plastics 1950s

Harvey Toy Works cloth dolls 1930+

William A. Harwood papier mache dolls 1862-80s

Hastings Sisters cloth dolls central NY

Hasbro Dolls 1923+

Hausman & Zatulove (H & Z Co) 1919

Hausman & Zatulove doll mark KU-TEE

   - doll mark KU-TEE sanitary doll

George Hawkins Doll Co cloth dolls 1867-1870

George Hawkins doll mark XLCR pat. Sept. 8, 1868

Hawkins & Stubblefield dolls 1917

Hawkins & Stubblefield doll mark Sam-Me

   - doll mark SAM-ME

Margaret Gebbie Hays 1909-1910 doll mark MGH

   - sister of Grace Drayton, wife of Frank Hays

Hazelle, Inc puppet dolls 1935-1975

Hecht Brothers Co dept store 1857-1959

Hedwig de Angeli Doll Co 1940s

Dorothy Heizer cloth art dolls 1921-1930s

I & M Helvetic Corp mechanical dolls 1927-1928

Henderson Glove Co doll mark 1927-1930s

Henderson Glove Co doll mark

Madame Hendren Doll Co 1915-1965

Averill doll mark Madame Hendren

E. R. Herte doll mark Billie the Brownie 1937

E. R. Herte doll mark Billie the Brownie

   H - continued above

   H - continued above

Theodore Hess & Co celluloid dolls 1918-1920

High-Grade Toy Mfg Co 1916-1921

Thomas H. Hindle doll mark Wot-Zat 1915

Thomas H. Hindle doll mark Wot-Zat

P. J. Hill Co 1952-1956 Newark, NJ

Hinrichs & Co doll mark H & Co 1890-1904

Hinrichs & Co doll mark H & Co

Hitty doll 1820s+

Hitz, Jacobs & Kassler doll mark HJK 1918-1930s

Hitz, Jacobs & Kassel doll mark HJK  Jacobs, Kassel doll mark JK

   - Jacobs & Kassler doll mark JK

Hitz, Monroe & Co. doll mark The Hitz Line 1926-30s

Hitz, Monroe & Co. doll mark The Hitz Line

Alfred R. Hodge doll maker 1914-1915 Chicago

Hoest & Henderson 1926-1929 Hoest & Co. 1929+

   - 1926+ Baby Daphne, dist. 1930+ Scary Anne

Holiday Faire Inc. Co 1960s-?

John Holland dolls 1796-1843

Hollywood Doll Mfg Co 1941-1956

Hoo Choy, Goddess of Good Luck dolls 1930s

Horsman Doll Co 1865-1984

Horsman doll mark E.I.H. CO. Inc.

Horn Brothers Co., WC dolls 1912+

  - Nonpareil unbreakable character dolls

Hoseley Party Dolls 1954-1955 (Hoyer)

Arthur Hotchkiss Empress Eugenie doll mark 1875

Arthur Hotchkiss doll mark September 21, 1875

  - patent date mark on shoe; September 21, 1875

House of Puzzy, H. Cohen composition 1920s-1949

Mary Hoyer Doll Co 1925-1970s

Peggy Huffman Originals Dolls 1950s

Hungerford Plastics Corporation 1942+

   - rubber or vinyl Peanuts Gang dolls

 

Ideal Toy & Novelty Co 1906-1982

Ideal doll mark U S Ideal of A

Imperial Crown Toy Corp doll mark IMPCO 1950s+

Imperial Crown Toy Corp doll mark IMPCO

Independent Doll Co. 1915-1922

Indestucto Specialties Co 1915-1916

Indestucto Specialties doll mark ISCO Sunshine Kids

   - doll mark ISCO Sunshine Kids

India Rubber Comb rubber dolls 1851-1863+

India Rubber Comb Co doll mark I.R. Comb Co.

  - doll mark IR Comb Co.

Indian dolls, Native American dolls 1850+

  - Cherokee, Cree, Hopi Kachina doll,

   Iroquois, Otoe, Lakota, Sioux, Navajo,

   Seminole, Shoshone, plus other tribes

International Doll Co, Mollye's 1929-1970

International Doll Co, Mollye's

International Doll Mfg Co 1920-1921

International Walking Doll Babs 1917-1921

International Walking Doll mark Babs

Irwin & Company rubber dolls 1926-1925+

Irwin-Smith Co 1920s Oriental dolls

Ives, Blakeslee & Co mechanical dolls 1868-1932

 

Jakks Pacific Dolls - JPI 1960s

Japan Import, Export Com 1914-1923

Sybil Jason dolls 1935-1940s

Jay Rue Novelty Co, NY, Monko 1930s?

Jeanette Doll Co doll mark Jedco 1923-1929

    - see Ralph Freundlich

Jenny Lind Doll Co 1916

Jointed Doll Co, George Sanders 1874-1885

Jointed Doll mark

Jolly Toys Dolls 1959-1960s

Joy Doll Products Corp composition 1920-1939+

Edward Judge & Early papier mache doll 1867-78

Judge & Early doll mark

- doll marks; Judge's Patent  Indestructible Doll

Heads, No. 3, March 24th, 1868,  

E. S. Judge, No. 6, July 27, 1875,   

Judge & Early, No. 5 Patd. July 27, 1875

Junel Novelty Inc 1930s-1940s

Juro Dolls & Dummies 1955-1977

 

K and K Toy Co 1915-1930s

K.B. Doll Corp New York City 1950s+

K-B Toys, Kaufman Brothers 1922-2009 Pittsfield

F. Kaempff cloth Alice doll 1909-1912

Kago Doll Co 1921

Albert Kahn & Co 1920-1927

Kamar Toys Int. 1968-2009

Kamkins cloth art dolls 1919-1928

Louise Kampes Kampkins doll mark

  - Louise R. Kampes Studio

Katagini Brothers celluloid dolls 1930

Kat-A-Korner Co 1925-1941

Levenson Kaufman & Co 1930+

   - originally Paramount Doll Co 1926-1930

Kaybee Doll & Toy Co doll mark KB 1917-1919

Kaybee Doll & Toy Co doll mark KB

Kaysam Dolls 1959-1960s 

Kaystan Pageant Doll Co 1968+

Keisha Doll Co 1980s+

Victor Keney boudoir mark Keeneye, WKS 1930s

Victor Keney doll mark Keeneye, W-K-S Inc.

Kenner Parker 1970-1980s

CD Kenny before 1914 Baltimore, MD

Robert & Frances Kerby 1923-1925

Kerr & Hinz Tile Co 1943-1956

Kerr & Heinz Tile Co doll mark K & H USA

   - doll mark K & H USA, see Dollcraft Co.
Kindel & Graham dolls 1917-1929 San Francisco

Kindel & Graham doll mark Daisy

   - doll mark Daisy

Kimport Dolls mark, see Beehler 1920s-1950s

Kimport Dolls mark

Frances C. Knell Dolls 1890-1900

Knickerbocker Doll Co 1920-1925 NYC

Knickerbocker Doll & Toy Co 1925-1983 NYC

Knickerbocker Plastics Co 1950s+ CA

Knickerbocker Plastics doll mark S & E

   - doll mark S & E

Knickerbocker Specialty Co cloth doll 1904

Konroe Merchants doll mark XP 1921-1924

Konroe Merchants doll mark XP

   - My Honey doll, The Parisienne flapper doll

Konstructo Mary Francis Woods dolls 1904-1925

Konstructo Co. Mary Francis Woods doll mark

   - composition Indian characters; Chief Joseph,

   Chief Wolf Robe, Cigarette Friend, Old Angeline,

   Princess Angeline, Sacajewa

Alexander Kravits NYC inventor Papa Mama

   - duel voice box on 9 Sep 1937 found on

   1930s+ Mama type dolls

Kresge Co 1899+ now K-mart

Kris Kringle Kid Co 1924-1925

Richard G. Krueger cloth dolls 1917-1964+

Mme. Kuzara cloth portrait & mannequin dolls 1920s

 

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