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American USA Doll Makers list - A

Below is a list of past American antique to vintage doll and toy makers whose company name begins with A dates of operation, identifying doll marks, labels, symbols, letters or initials and trade marks when known. 


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A & H Doll Manufacturing Corporation 1948-1960s


ABC Toy Company doll mark 1930s-1950s

A.B.C. Toy Co. doll mark


AG Toys & Doll Company 1980s USA

A.P.B. Company Boston, MA 1920-1928

A.P.B. Co. doll mark

stoneware head dolls, composition body


A.P.D. Manufacturing Company 1911-1918 doll mold 122

A.P.D. Manufacturing Co doll mark 122

ceramic or stoneware heads on cloth body


Abraham & Straus Company composition dolls 1903-1930+

Abramham & Straus doll mark Baby Violet


Acme Toy Company 1910-1930s

Acme Toy Co doll mark - Acme Toy


Acorn Doll Company composition dolls 1919-1921

Acorn Doll Company doll mark ADC American Made


Active Doll Corporation hard plastic dolls 1950s-1966

Emma E. Adams cloth Columbian dolls 1891-1910

Columbian doll mark by Emma & Marietta Adams


Adanta Novelties Corporation 1953-1960s NYC, NY

   - made/sold grocery store and clone dolls, 8/1953 patented Yasmin doll

Stella Adler Favor & Novelty cloth dolls 1919-1930

J. Adler & Company papier mache dolls 1850-1890

J. Adler & Co. doll mark Superior American Head No. 7


Admiration Toy Company 1950s

Advance Doll & Toy Company 1950s

Advertising Dolls 1893-1949 | 1950s-1970s

Aetna Doll & Toy Company 1908-1925

Aetna Doll & Toy Co. doll marks


Alabama Indestructible cloth doll mark 1899-1925

Alabama Indestructible doll mark Pat. Nov. 9, 1912, No. 2, Ella Smith Doll Co.

Pat. Nov. 9, 1912, No. 2, Ella Smith Doll Co.


Alexander Doll Company 1923-present

Madame Alexander doll mark AX, Alex., circle X 13, Mme Alexander


Alkid Doll Company leather dolls 1919-1921

Alkid Doll mark


Allied Grand Doll Manufacturing Company 1915-1980 NY

Allison Corporation Bonita doll, Dress Me dolls 1955+

Althof, Bergmann Company tin toys, automata dolls 1848-1881 NYC

   - 1881 registered doll mark A.B.C.

Louis Amberg & Son 1878-1930

Louis Amberg & Son doll marks L.A. & S.


American Art Dolls 1916-1917, see Strobel & Wilken

American Beauty, PD Smith Doll Company 1913-1922

American Bisque Doll Company 1919-1921 New Jersey

American Bisque Doll Company doll mark Toodles 1919

doll mark Toodles, Babbie both figurines by E. Peruggi


American Bisque Doll Company doll mark ABD Co. 1919-1921

American Bisque Doll Company doll mark shield ABD CO. USA

also, American Beauty doll on a rose background


American Character Doll Company 1919-1968

American Character Doll Co doll mark PETITE Baby Dolls Walk, Talk Mama

doll mark Petite Baby Dolls, Mama, Walk, Talk

(The) American Doll New York City doll mark Betsey Ross 1939

The American Doll New YHork City doll mark Betsey Ross


American Doll Company 1912-1926 Louisville, KY

American Doll Co. doll mark AM. Doll Co., A.D. Co.


American Doll Company doll mark ADC


American Doll & Toy Company 1892-1909,  see Aetna

American Girl Doll Company 1986-1998 +, now (Mattel)

American Made Toy Company doll mark eagle symbol 1929

American Made Toy Company doll mark eagle symbol


American Muslin Lined Head Dolls 1870s-1880s

doll mark American Muslin Lined Head

doll mark American Muslin Lined Head


American Needlecraft Company cloth doll mark 1930s

American Needlecraft Company doll mark Famous Artist Syndicate


American Ocarina & Toy Company 1919-1921

   -1920 Karo Princess doll, advertising doll for Karo Corn Syrup products

American Rice Foods Mfg. Company cloth dolls 1899-1900s


American Stuffed Novelty cloth dolls 1923-1930

doll mark Life Like Line


American Toy Company mechanical dolls 1867-1874 NYC

  - George W. Brown & J. E. Stevens, mechanical toys &

walking dolls using William Farr Goodwin's 1868 patent

American Toy Works Company 1871, see Clay & Clarke

Amsco Toy Company 1950s-1984, now Hasbro

Anchor Toy Corporation doll mark anchor symbol 1924

Anchor Import doll mark an anchor symbol

European doll importer


Joan Walsh Anglund pocket dolls, pocket pal dolls 1962+

    - artist, children's book author, illustrator, poetry

Anita Novelty Company cloth dolls 1929-1930s NYC

- merged with European Doll Manufacture EDMA

Annalee Mobilitee Company cloth wired dolls 1950s+

Antique Mechanical Dolls 1850-1900s  

   - Automata dolls, Autoperipatetikos a Greek term

     self propelled walking doll

Apple Dried Head doll, dates primitive to present

ARCO Atlantic Richfield Company dress me dolls 1950s+

Arcy Toy composition dolls 1912-1930+ (Bell Toy)

Maynard Arnett wood & resin carved look Black dolls 1982+

Arnold Print Works Incorporated 1876-1925+

Arnold Print Works Inc. doll mark copyrighted 1892 by Palmer Cox

cloth Brownie doll mark 1892 by Palmer Cox


Arnoldt Doll Company 1879-1930+ Cincinnati, OH

   - Blue Bird Doll clothes, sold thru Borgfeldt

Arranbee Company, R & B 1922-1961


Arrow Novelty Skookum 1920-1950s

Arrow Rubber & Plastics Corp. dolls 1940-1960s

Arrow Rubber & Plastics Corp. doll mark an arrow in a diamond


Art Fabric Mills cloth dolls 1900-1910 NYC

doll mark Art Fabric Mills NY Pat. Feb. 13,1900

doll mark Art Fabric Mills NY Pat. Feb. 13,1900


Art Metal Works 1914-1930 Louis Aronson Company

Artcraft Toy Products 1918-1920

Artcraft Toy doll mark

   - then Artcraft Playthings 1920-1921

Artisian Novelty Company dolls 1950s

Artistic Doll Company - Eastern Doll Corp. 1930+ NYC

   - vice president Mr. Solomon Saltzman, owner EDC

     see the Allied Grand Doll Mfg. Company

Ashton-Drake Galleries doll mark  ADG1985+

Ashton-Drake Galleries doll mark copyright ADG


Atlas Doll Company doll mark Toddles 1921-1922 Chicago, ILL

Atlas Doll Company doll mark Toddles


Atlas Doll & Toy Company metal dolls 1917-1930 NYC

dolls are unmarked

Aunt Jemima Mills Company advertising dolls 1908-1910

Georgene Hendren Averill Company 1915-1965

Averill, Madame Hendren doll label tag


A   B-C   D-E   F-G   H   I-J-K   L-M   N-O-P   Q-R   S   T   U-V-W-X-Y-Z




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