The American Doll Companywas owned and operated by Bayless Brothers & Company of Louisville, KY USA.
They made both Mama girl and boy dolls and Bye-Lo
Baby type dolls.
Markings used by American Doll Company are: A.D.C.,
A.D. Co., ADC intertwined, Am. Doll Co., Honey Child, Am Doll Co. Copr. 1926.
Shown on right is the Honey Child doll, a Bye-Lo
type black baby doll or white baby doll, 12-15 1/5" tall, composition shoulder head and lower
arms or full upper arms in larger sized doll, molded painted hair, brown
decal side glancing eyes, closed mouth, cloth body, legs and upper arms,
doll marked on front shoulder plate Honey Child, on back shoulder
plate Am Doll Co. Copr. 1926.
American Doll Company, Honey Child doll, black doll 15 1/2"
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Antique American Doll Company Dolls Identified
Items shown below are for reference
American Doll Company, Boy doll 23" tall
American Doll Company, Girl doll, 20" tall, probably has molded
Marcelled curls beneath her wig, composition shoulder head,
composition arms, cloth body
and legs, decal blue eyes, closed mouth, black cloth stitched on boots over cloth legs.
American Doll Company Girl dolls and Boy dolls have been found in various large
sizes from 18" to 25" tall, both dolls have molded hair, the Boys hair is
all over molded curls, the Girls molded hair is a Marcelled style, if hair
is unpainted then it probably originally wore a mohair wig, composition
shoulder heads on a stuffed cloth body, composition
arms, cloth legs with cloth boots stitched on or papier mache body with
papier mache legs with blue or pink painted on boots, both dolls have decal
eyes, closed mouth, both above dolls marked Am. Doll Co.