1895-1924 American Beauty cloth rag dolls.
1897 used a mark of S W & Co. Karlsbad on pottery,
possibly from the factory of Bawo & Dotter in Karlsbad Germany.
We believe Strobel & Wilken also used the doll
mark SWC found on many small, all bisque dolls.
1903 US registered the name Royal doll, for
Kämmer & Reinhardt's line,
sold Alfred Heller's metal head Diana dolls.
1906 advertised American
Beauty rag dolls with photographic colored faces named; Darling dolls, Wonderland
dolls, American Fashion dolls dressed.
1908 sold Kämmer & Reinhardt's Royal doll line including The Flirt Doll, whose sleep eyes also moved side to side.
1909 advertised K & R Royal doll line; K & R
Kaiser Baby doll,
Hertel, Schwab & Co bisque doll heads in the
Jubilee doll line, Character dolls; Commander Robert E. Peary doll, Dr.
Frederick A. Cook doll, North Pole expedition dolls. 1909 Kämpfe &
Heubach cloth body and cloth or celluloid face Alice doll.
1911 distributed dolls for
Ideal Doll & Toys and Kämpfe
Heubach, also known as the
1913 advertised Aluminia doll metal heads,
distributed cloth Käthe Kruse dolls.
1914 registered Brighto doll, Arabesque doll, Our Pride Kidette
all bisque Peach doll mold 257 and Nemo doll.
1914-1915 advertised American Beauty dolls with kid
body, bisque heads by Edmund U. Steiner with mark of
1915 advertised cloth character dolls Susie's Sister doll, Tootsie doll,
Character Baby dolls Käthe Kruse look a like dolls made in the
USA by American Art Dolls controlled by Strobel & Wilken.
1916 distributed Zaiden dolls, Utlely's
Rollinson dolls and American Art cloth dolls; Ulrich doll, Buddy doll and
1917 advertised Cuddlekins dolls.
1918 distributed American Toy & Mfg Company Snow White
ca. 1920s or 1930s sold composition shoulder head, Mama dolls, marked on
neck STROBEL WILKEN Co.
1926-1930 distributed W. Bimblick & Co wood
segmented dolls, line of Joy Doll Family dolls.
1930 advertised their line of American Beauty cloth