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Below is a list of past Antike Puppen Hersteller, German doll makers from A to G; Company names, dates of operation, doll mold numbers, doll marks. labels, letters or initials, trade names and symbols. Names beginning with Porzellanfabrik or similar, are listed under name of owner or town.  Abbreviation Gebr. = Gebrüder (brother or brothers).


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A-B < C-G >  H-K  L-O  P-R  S-T  U-Z 


Note:  C and K, C and Z, I and J - can all be spelled phonetically and interchangeably in German and in old script ß equals the SS sound


Cantzler & Hoffmann celluloid dolls 1906-1951

then 1952-1980s Caco Company W. Germany

 Canzler & Hoffman doll mark Caho

   doll mark Caho before 1952

Caco Company doll mark Caco

doll mark Caco after 1952

Augustin Friedrich Carl doll mark Schieler 1921-1927

Augustin Friedrich Carl doll mark Schieler

Max Carl Doll Factory China dolls 1891-1905

Max Carl Toys 1924-1992 monkey head logo

Robert Carl doll mark RC 1895-1929

Robert Carl doll mark Germany RC

Cassler Puppenfabrik (Cassel doll factory) 1860-1922

Catterfelder Puppenfabrik doll mark CP 1884-1930s

  Celba Celluloid Warenfabrik 1923-1960s Babenhausen

     - also called Schoberl & Becker

Schoberl celluloid dol Cellba marking - mermaid inside a shield

doll mark mermaid symbol inside a shield

China Head Doll Menu 1840s-1900s

Closter Veilsdorf Porzellanfabrik China dolls

  - or Kloster Veilsdorf Porzellanfabrik 1760-1930

   doll mark trefoil, CV, doll name Mabel,

    doll mold 500, 503, 532, 900

Cloth Doll Menu 1860+

Marguerite (Grete) Cohn doll mark Grecon 1920-1950s

    - 1920 in Berlin, Germany & 1940 in London, England

Marguerite Cohn doll mark Grecon

Conta & Bohme China dolls 1804-1937 Thüringia, GER

Crämer & Heron ( Craemer & Heron) 1892-1922 Sonneberg

   - doll mold 22, 1893 + doll trade name Baby Ruth

   also Mengersgereuth Porzellanfabrik 1908-1930s

Creidlitz or Rose Schulz Company doll mark 1908-1923

Creidlitz or Rose, Schulz Co doll mark

Curnen & Steiner 1890s-1910+ NYC & Sonneberg

Curnen & Steiner doll mark C & S

doll mark C & S Germany on a ribbon


Theodor & Fanny Degenring 1881-1930 Gehren

   - Günthersfeld Porzellanfabrik doll mark two crossed

     swords initial G inside a circle

Theodor Degenring, Günthersfeld Porzellanfabrik doll mark two crossed swords initial G in side a circle

doll mold 1514, 1563, 1566, 1569, 1571

Ad. Dehler 1895-1914

Carl Dehler dolls doll mark D.G. 1883-1884 Neustadt

Carl Dehler dolls doll mark D.G.

doll trademark Musikpuppe

E. Dehler doll mark ED, EDH 1866-1921 Coburg

E. Dehler doll mark EHD

Karl Dehler Bébé Diamant 1931

Wilhelm Dehler doll mark WD 1872-1894 Neustadt

Wilhelm Dehler doll mark WD#

dist. in Paris, France, England, USA

Delly Puppenfabrik GmbH doll mark 1925 Stuttgart

Demalcol GmbH doll mark 1921-1926 Catterfeld & Neustadt

Dennis Malley doll mark Demalcol

Dennis, Malley & Company London & Germany

DEP Dolls 1880s+

DEP doll mark 8

Josef Deuerlein before 1907-1925 + Nuremberg, GER

    - see successor Kohler & Rosenwald

doll mark IDEN, a teddy bear in a circle

   with a banner and Hercules or Kolundra

Deutsche Kolonial Kapok Werke 1925

Deutsche Kolonial Kapok doll mark Dekawe Spieltere & Puppen 

 stuffed toys marked DEKAWE Spieltiere & Puppen

Diamont Doll Company 1950s

M. Dieckmann doll mark STF, dates unknown

Johannes Gotthilf Dietrich 1919-1928 Berlin, GER

Johannes Gotthilf Dietrich doll mark Igodi, Jgodi

doll mark Igodi, Jgodi

Erich Dittmann celluloid EDI doll 1945-1967

Erich Dittmann doll mark Edi D.R.M.G, Edi Germany, Edi Puppen

doll mark Edi DRMG, Edi Germany, Edi Puppen

Matz Dittmer rubber dolls 1890s

Nicol Bernhard Döbrich dolls 1878-1899 Sonneberg

doll mold 304, 305, 2722, 4200, 4480

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Dollar Dolls 1890 + Sonneberg, German

Dornheim, Koch & Fischer 1860-1937 Gräfenroda

Dornheim, Koch & Fischer doll mark 882 10 DKF

doll mark XV over DKF, doll mold 882

   bisque figures with Dresden type flowers 1880-1890s

Julius Dorst wooden dolls 1839-1930s Sonneberg, GER

Julius Dorst doll mark HD

Julius Dorst doll mark HD inside a star Fabrik-Marke

Julius Dorst doll mark D, clown symbol in a circle

doll mark HD, star HD, D with clown symbol

Dresden Kunstlerpuppe hand puppet dolls 1930s +

Dresdner Kunstlerpuppe doll mark Original N Made in GDR Germany label

Cuno & Otto Dressel mark winged helmet 1789-1942

Cuno & Otto Dressel doll mark symbol winged helmet ED

Fritz Dressel Doll Factory 1901-1927

    - doll mold 201, 202, 203, 210, 211, 212, 220, 225,

   230, 240

Dressel, Kister & Company China dolls 1840-1925+

Dressel & Kister doll mark a staff DKP

doll mark DKP, symbol of a staff

Dressel & Koch doll mark D & K 1894-1897 Köppelsdorf

Dressel & Koch doll mark 9/0 D & K dep

   - 2nd name Koch & Weithase 1897-1902

   - 3rd name Hering & Weithase 1902+

Dressel & Pietschmann Doll & Toy Factory 1923

Dressel & Pietschmann Doll & Toy Factory doll mark D & DC

doll mark D & PC

Wilhelm Dressel 1895-1913, sold to FW Woolworth

Henrietta Dunker doll factory 1923 Hamburg

Henriette Dunker doll mark Mein Stern

doll mark Mein Stern in a six pointed star


Earthenware Dolls 1844+

D. Eberhardt 1909-1920

Johannes Chr. Eberlein 1853-1926

   - bathing dolls, dolls heads

O. Eberwein & Co doll trademark Strandfee 1923

Eck. Berthold Unterneubrunn Puppenfabrik 1876-1882+ ?

Berthold Eck Unterneubrunn Puppenfabrik doll mark stag or deer head Fabrik Marke on a shield

doll mark a stags or deer head on a shield

Gebrüder Eckardt (Eckhardt) 1820-1930+, UK, USA

Gebruder Eckardt doll mark 540 - 4 GEO 5

doll mark GEO, doll mold 540, 992 Our Pet doll

- see also Strauss & Eckhardt Co. New York

Hermann Eckstein doll mark ECCO 1899-1920

Hermann Eckstein doll mark ECCO

Edmund Edelmann doll mark Melitta 1921-1933

Edmund Edelmann doll mark Melitta

Christian Eichhorn & Sohn mark CE & S 1909-1930

Christian Eichhorn doll mark CE & S

Eisenmann & Co 1881-1940 Furth, Bavaria, London

Eisenmann doll mark Germany Einco

doll mark Einco, doll mold 126, 8723, 8764

   - Eisenmann was called King of the Toy Trade

Eisenmann doll mark Einco 87 Heubach 64 Germany

doll mark Einco 87 Heubach 64 Germany

Erzgebirge wood dolls 1920s

E. Escher Jr. doll mark locomotive 1880-1906+

JG Escher & Sohn doll mark IGES 1790-1928


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Fashion Lady Dolls 1860-1930s

Fasold & Stauch doll figurines 1903-1972

Carl Feiler & Co doll mark CF & Co 1900-1903

Carl Feiler doll mark C.F. & Co.

B. Fichtmuller (possibly) doll mark B.F. 1915+ Koppelsdorf

Arno. Fischer doll mark FA PAF, Fischer 1907-1925+

Arno Fischer doll mark PAF

Bernhard Fischer Taufling wax dolls 1864-1911

Fischer, Naumann & Co 1852-1938

Naumann Fischer doll shoe mark FNC

Fischer, Naumann doll shoe mark FNC

Fischer, Naumann doll mark FNJ

Fischer, Naumann doll mark 1852-1927 75

doll mark FNC, FNI, FNJ, Fr. H & Co Patent

Adolf Fleischmann papier mache dolls 1844-1881

   - Factory of Dolls & Toys, Sonneberg

   Fleischmann & Craemer doll mark 1881

then A. Fleischmann & Cramer 1881-1927+

Fleischmann & Craemer doll mark A.F & C. Superior 2018

Fleischmann & Craemer doll mark AF & C 1920s

Eduard Fleischmann & Sohn dolls 1877-1896

Gebrüder Fleischmann doll mark GFN 1879-1928+

Gebrüder Fleischmann doll mark GFN

Fleischmann & Bloedel (or Blödel) 1873-1926 Fürth

Fleischmann & Bloedel doll mark

and offices in London, UK, Paris, FR & Spain

   successor J. Berlin 1911-1926

Florig & Otto doll mark FO 1920-1922


trademark Florigotto, symbol of a couple

Albert Förster doll mark symbol bear AF 1929

Albert Forster doll mark AF

Gustav Förster doll & toy exporter 1922-1930s

Gustav Forster doll mark standing man smoking

doll mark symbol smoking man with a rifle

Arno Frank & Company doll mold 100 in 1902-1904

Johannes Franz doll mold 5332 in 1871-1913

Johannes Franz doll mark a couple

doll trade mark symbol couple holding hands Germany

Johannes Franz doll mark Gesetzlicher Schutz Patent Amt No. 5332

doll mark Gesetzlicher Schutz Patent Amt No. 5332

Freiberg doll mark Freiberg # 1950s Germany

Freiberg doll mark Freiberg 36

F. W. Freitag & Company before 1923

   - then Thuringer Puppen & Spielwarenfabrik

Frickmann & Robert Lindner 1911-1925

Karl Frickmann 1925-1929

Friedrichrodaer Puppenfabrik 1902-1925+

   - owners; Riede, Otto & Fritz Jäger, also known as;

   Gebrüder Jäger, Jäger & Company, Otto Jäger

    -  doll mold 850, 890a

Friedrichrodaer Puppenfabrik doll mark Mamas Herzensschatzl FP Fabrik Marke

Friedrichrodaer Puppenfabrik doll mark Bruderchen FP Fabrik Marke  

doll mark FP, Mamas Herzensschatzi, Bruderchen

Richard Fröber doll maker 1895-1918 Hüttensteinach

Frozen Charlotte or Frozen Charlie dolls



Galluba & Hofmann 1888-1926

Galluba & Hofmann doll mark G & H J

doll mark G & H J, doll mold 475 plus others

Otto Gans doll mark OG 1901-1930

Otto Gans doll mark OG 6789/26

Gans & Seyfarth Puppenfabrik 1908-1922 Walterhausen

Gans & Seyfarth doll mark G & S

then Seyfarth & Reinhardt 1922-1930

Georg Gebert doll mark G 1890-1907+ Berlin, GER

Georg Gebert doll mark G 2 G

successor is Alfred Golshiner in 1907

H. Geisler & Company 1898-1900

  - see also Bruno Schmidt

German Mystery Puppen Dolls & Marks

Gera Porzellanfabrik doll mark G, C 1779+

Gera Porzellanfabrik doll marks G, C

Greiner family owned

Carl Geyer & Sohn doll factory 1882-1931 Sonneberg

Carl Geyer doll mark horn of plenty symbol Fabrik Marke

Carl Geyer doll mark symbol of children in fancy cartouche

Carl Geyer doll mark Beb Habille


Carl Geyer doll mark label Liliput

doll mark Bébé Habille, Liliput,

Max Louis Goebel dolls 1895-1913

Walter Goebel dolls 1928 Sonneberg, GER

Walter Goebel doll mark Muning

doll mark Muing

William Goebel doll mark triangle moon 1877-1930s

William Goebel doll mark crown symbol GW 2 Germany or a triangle with a half moon

Max Göhring doll mark girl on swing 1921-1930+

Max Gohring doll mark girl on a swing

R. Goldman & Company doll mark RGC,  date unknown

Edgard Goldstein doll mark EG 1919-1921

Edgard Goldstein doll mark EG

Gotha Porzellanfabrik 1892-1930

   - see Fritz Pfeffer of Gotha, Thüringia

Gotha Puppenindustrie doll mark PIGO 1924

Arthur Gotthelf doll mark Ulla puppe 1922 + Berlin, GER

Arthur Gotthelf doll mark ULLA Puppe

Götz Puppenfabrik 1950-2004

Martin Grabner papier mache dolls 1820

Heinrich Graeser doll mold 206, 208, 1180 in 1889-1892

Gräfenthal Porzellanfabrik China 1861-1880+

   - Unger, Carl Schneider, Hutschenreuther 1881+

Gräfenthal Porzellanfabrik or Unger, Carl Erben Schneider & Hutschenreuther doll mark G

doll mark two arrows thru a G

doll mold 13944, 14389, 14790 plus others

Jette Greck-Geret woolen doll mark Butzi 1923-1925

Greif Puppenkunst doll mark 1927-1928

Greif Puppenkunst doll mark Germany 7/0, bisque head by Ernst Heubach

Greiner & Company doll mark GCO, mold 2426 1860-1909

  - called Kuhnert & Egli 1909-1938

 Greiner Family 1760-1937

  - see Limbach Porzellanfabrik

Friedrich Ch. Greiner & Sohns dolls 1783-1930

   - see Rauenstein Porzellanfabrik

Adolf Greuling 1894-1907

   - doll molds 207, 208, 209, 500, 501, 502

Grödner Tal wood dolls 1700s+

Ernst Grossman doll body mark EG 1880+ Sonneberg

Ernst Grossman doll mark E.G.

Ernst Grossmann doll body mark Gesetzlich Geschutzt

Grossmann doll body mark Gesetzlich Geschutzt

Oskar Günthel celluloid dolls 1924-1925

doll mark Helgünith

C. Erich  Günther doll mark CEGD 1922 Dresden

C. Erich Günther doll mark CEG

Günthersfeld Porzellanfabrik 1881-1930 Gehren

   - see Theodor & Fanny Degenring

Gura dolls 1950s+ small tourist paper-mâché, celluloid dolls

Gura doll mark logo tag label in blue & silver

Gura doll mark label tag in blue & sillver

Guttmann & Schiffnie 1897-1924

Guttmann & Schiffnie doll mark Bebe l` Avenir G & S

doll mark GS, G & $, Guschi

Guttmann & Schiffnie Bébé Coiffure

doll trade names; Bébé l' Avenir,  Bébé Coiffure, Mona Lisa, Boy Scouts, Eclaireur


German Doll Makers A-B < C-G >  H-K  L-O  P-R  S-T  U-Z

** Due to World War One (WW1 or WWI) between 1915-1922 imported German bisque dolls were not available to most of the world.



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