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Otto Gans of Waltershausen, Germany made and exported bisque head child dolls and baby dolls, claimed they invented dolls roguish (googlie) flirting eyes, in 1901 Kämmer & Reinhardt used Gans patented flirting doll eyes, by 1923 Gans registered a patent for walking dolls, some with voices.  In 1924 Gans registered a trademark of a bird on a shield.  Some Otto Gans heads are made by Armand Marseille such as doll mold 975.  Later dolls are possibly made of celluloid.

Some Otto Gans doll markings are

Otto Gans doll mark

120 OG

Otto Gans Germany 975 A. 5. M.

Otto Gans Germany 975 A. 5. M.

Otto Gans Baby doll mold 6789, 15"

Otto Gans bisque head baby doll mold 6789, 15" tall



 Otto Gans doll marks OG, OGA

Otto Gans doll molds 120, 124, 975, 6789



Gans & Seyfarth Puppenfabrik Dolls 1908-1922

Otto Gans, Hugo Seyfarth and Mr. Heller formed this doll company in 1908. 

In 1922 the partnership dissolved and Hugo Seyfarth formed a new company with Mr. Reinhardt.

 Gans & Seyfarth doll marks G, G & S, G & SG, OG

  Gans & Seyfarth doll mark G & S 4 Germany     ans & Seyfarth doll mark G & S Germany     ans & Seyfarth doll mark Germany G & S


Otto Gans doll mark G 6789/26    Otto Gans doll mark a bird on a shield  Otto Gans doll mark G Kindertram with children 


Gans & Seyfarth doll mold 120, 6789, doll trade names Dolly Mine, Kindertram , Rack, Schalk


Seyfarth & Reinhardt Dolls 1922-1930

Hugo Seyfarth and Hugo Reinhardt were the founders of this company, some of the bisque heads were

made by  Ernst Heubach.  Seyfarth & Reinhardt dolls were distributed by Louis Wolf & Company. 

Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark SuR.  Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll molds 77, 312, doll trade names Elfie, My Fairy.

Hugo Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark SUR       Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark 312 SUR 6 1/2 Germany        Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark Heubach Koppelsdorf 312 SUR 6 1/2 Germany

Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark SUR       Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark 312 SUR 6/2 Germany  Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark Heubach-Koppelsdorf 312 SUR Germany

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