Simon & Halbig 1159 Lady Doll

Simon & Halbig

Simon & Halbig existed between 1869 and 1939 in Germany. Possibly later. The tinted and untinted bisque shoulder heads with molded hair and delicate decoration are typical of the prodigious …

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[Perrault (Charles)] - Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper

Charles Perrault Paper Doll Maker

Charles Perrault was born in Paris on 12 January 1628, the seventh child of Pierre Perrault, a lawyer at the Parlement of Paris. After an excellent education at the College …

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EXCEPTIONAL FRENCH BISQUE EARLY PORTRAIT BEBE

Jumeau Dolls

Jumeau Dolls – Jumeau was a French company, founded in the early 1840s, which designed and manufactured high quality bisque dolls. It was founded by Louis-Desire Belton and Pierre-Fran├žois Jumeau …

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AMERICAN PAPER MACHE DOLL BY LUDWIG GREINER. Greiner Dolls Information

Greiner

Greiner Dolls. Ludwig Greiner was an American doll maker in 1840-1874 and 1874-1883 as Ludwig Sons. In 1883 the company became Greiner Brothers. In 1840 to 1858, he obtained the …

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1930'S DEANS'S RAG BOOK MICKEY MOUSE DOLL.

Dean’s Rag Book Company

Dean’s Rag Book Company Dean’s Rag Book Co was founded in 1903 by Mr Henry Samuel Dean as a subsidiary of the printing and publishing firm Dean & Son, which …

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ITALIAN FELT SALON DOLL AS FLAPPER LADY WITH WHITE POODLE

Cloth Dolls

Cloth dolls, aka rag dolls, have always been popular with both parents and children of all social backgrounds. They are safe, soft and can be among the least expensive of …

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Raphael Tuck Topsy

Raphael Tuck

Raphael Tuck is normally associated with his childrens books and postcards but he also printed paper dolls as well. Raphael Tuck & Sons was a business started by Raphael Tuck …

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China Doll Fortune Teller

China and Parian Dolls

China / Parian Dolls The first commercially produced china / parian dolls occurred around 1840. The earliest and best makers were KPM Meissen and KPM Berlin. China dolls are made …

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Armand Marseille Googly Doll

Armand Marseille

Armand Marseille dolls were manufactured between the 1890’s and the 1930’s Armand Marseille was born in St Petersburg in 1856 but emigrated later with his family to Thuringia in Germany …

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Alt, Beck & Gottschalck

Alt, Beck & Gottschalck Alt, Beck & Gottschalck were founded in Germany. They were in business between 1854 and 1941. They made bisque and china head dolls on bodies of …

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Chad Valley Princess Elizabeth Doll

Chad Valley Dolls

Chad Valley Dolls, Chad Valley Ltd Chad Valley began manufacturing dolls as part of England’s National Scheme for employment of disabled men in 1917 although they had previously operated as …

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Lenci Doll Mimi

Lenci Dolls

Lenci Dolls Lenci was founded by Elena Konig Scavini in Italy in 1918 and is still in business today. Elena was left alone while her husband, Enrico, went off to …

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