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Antique German Doll

Am looking to ID an antique German? bisque boy baby doll? He is only marked 11 on back of neck. Any ideas? Many thanks.


Looks like a Kaiser baby but doesn't have Kaiser mark. Doll is 16" with what appears to be original clothing pants, jacket and hat.

Doll has bisque head and composition body, is jointed.

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Nov 17, 2014
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K * R with the 100 mark
by: Anonymous

The original and authentic kaiser baby was produced by Kammar Reinhardt ( K * R ) company. It was produced in 28. 36 and 50 for head size.
Many german companies copied this baby.

Dec 04, 2009
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Kestner baby
by: elizabethkiwi

Hello - I also have a kaiser look alike just with JDK on it, nothing else. I've done a bit of research and questioning on this, and the concensus of opinion seems to be that early Kaisers were not marked with the 100 mold number, just JDK and a size number.....There's a possibility that yours is still an early Kaiser with nothing but a size number on it.
Also, Heubach made a very similar doll to Kaiser, it's worth researching that...
Hope that helps.....regards from Elizabethkiwi....

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