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Otto Gans bisque head baby doll mold 6789l

ca. 1922 Otto Gans bisque head baby

doll mold 6789, 15" tall

 

Otto Gans was an inventor who was located in Waltershausen, Germany.  He registered his patented in 1901 for dolls with roguish, googly flirting eyes. Kämmer & Reinhardt was a customer and used the Gans patented flirting eyes in some of their dolls.

 

In 1908 Mr. Gans, Mr. Seyfarth and Mr. Heller formed the Gans & Seyfarth Porzellanfabrik also in Walterhausen, Germany. 

 

By 1922 the partnership dissolved and two of the partners formed new doll factories,  Otto Gans by himself and Seyfarth  partnered with Mr. Reinhardt to form Seyfarth & Reinhardt Porzellanfabrik.

 

Shown below are doll marks and mold numbers of these intertwined owners and doll factories.

 

Gans & Seyfarth Puppenfabrik Dolls 1908-1922

Otto Gans, Hugo Seyfarth and Adolf Heller formed Gans & Seyfarth doll factory in 1908. 

By 1922 the partnership dissolved, Mr. Gans formed his own factory

and Mr. Seyfarth formed a new company with Mr. Reinhardt, see below.

 

Gans & Seyfarth Doll Marks Identified

 
Gans & Seyfarth doll mark G & S 4 Germany

Gans & Seyfarth doll mark G & S 4 Germany

Gans & Seyfarth doll mark G & S 8, G & S 6 Germany

Gans & Seyfarth doll mark G & S 8, G & S 6 Germany

Gans & Seyfarth doll mark Germany G & S 3

Gans & Seyfarth doll mark Germany G & S 3

 

 

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Otto Gans Doll Factory 1908-1930+

Otto Gans continued to innovate in the doll industry, patenting many doll improvements

 

Otto Gans Doll Marks Identified

Otto Gans doll mark 120 OG

 

Otto Gans doll mark 120 OG

ca. 1910

(mark & mold probably used by the earlier company Gans & Seyfarth)

Otto Gans Germany 975 A. 5. M.

 

Otto Gans doll mark Germany 975 AM, ca. 1922

Otto Gans doll mark OG 6789/26

Otto Gans doll mark OG 6789 / 26 ca. 1922

Otto Gans doll trade mark a goose symbol on a shield registered in 1924

Otto Gans doll trade mark a goose symbol on a shield registered in 1924

Otto Gans doll trade mark Kindertraum (a child's dream) with a child and bulldog symbol registered in 1930

Otto Gans doll trade mark Kindertraum (a child's dream) with a child and bulldog symbol registered in 1930

Otto Gans Doll Mold Numbers Identified

120, 124, 975, 6789

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1922 made porcelain Bathing dolls marked My Dearie

   

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Seyfarth & Reinhardt Dolls 1922-1930

 

Hugo Seyfarth and Hugo Reinhardt were the founders of this doll factory in 1922, some of the bisque heads were made by  Ernst Heubach.  Seyfarth & Reinhardt dolls were distributed by Louis Wolf & Company.  Seyfarth & Reinhardt registered in 1922 the trade names of Elfe doll and My Fairy doll.

      

Seyfarth & Reinhardt Doll Marks Identified

Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark SUR with sunrise symbol

Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark SUR with a sunrise symbol

 Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark 312 SUR sunrise symbol 6/2 Germany

 Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark 312 SUR sunrise symbol 6/2 Germany 

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

Seyfarth & Reinhardt doll mark Heubach-Koppelsdorf 312 SUR Germany

 

 

Seyfarth & Reinhardt Doll Mold Numbers Identified

77 and 312

 

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