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Carl Harmus Jr. antique bisque head doll, 18" tall

Carl Harmus antique bisque head doll, 18" tall, sleep eyes, open mouth with teeth, five piece jointed composition body, doll mark Harmus 2.

Carl Harmus Junior founded has doll company in 1887 in the city of Sonneberg, Germany as a doll maker and exporter of dressed dolls. 

In 1896 Mr. Harmus passed away and the new owner became George Neugebauer, who continued using the Harmus name.

Bahr & Pröschild supplied some of Harmus bisque doll heads, the 313 mold and after ca. 1900 the BP &O with swords and Harmus mark.

1907 made a dressed Topsy-Turvy doll with a voice box or combined with an animal figure plus others.

Carl Harmus doll & bears trade mark in 1909

Carl Harmus doll & bear trade mark in 1909

In 1909 the bear with a doll inside a triangle trade mark was registered, as they also produced stuffed animals.  Mr. Viktor Sachsenweger, who joined the firm in 1907, became the new owner in 1919.  Bisque doll heads now came from Porzellanfabrik Mengersgeuth (PM), Robert Carl (Trebor) or Gebruder Ohlhaver (Revelo), as the Harmus name is found along with each companies mark.  Some time in the 1930s the business is believed to have ceased, an exact date is unknown.

Carl Harmus Doll Marks Identified

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 2

 

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 2

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 6

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 6

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 7

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 7

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 313 Germany

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 313 Germany Bahr & Proschield

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark BP & O two crossed swords Harmus Germany

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark BP & O two crossed swords Harmus Germany Bahr & Proschield

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 800.0

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark Harmus 800.0

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark PM Harmus

Carl Harmus Jr. doll mark PM Harmus Porzellanfabrik Mengersgeuth

Carl Harmus doll mark Revelo Harmus Germany Gebrüder Ohlhaver

Carl Harmus doll mark Trebor Harmus Germany

Carl Harmus doll mark Trebor Harmus Germany Robert Carl

 

Carl Harmus Doll Mold Numbers Identified

313, 800

 

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