Dolls from Germany

Nuremberg (Bavaria), had become the historic center of the toy industry many years before the word 'toy' came to be used to describe children's playthings.

It was possible Nuremberg's pewter trade which founded the tinplate toy industry for which the town was to become eventually renowned. Soon Nuremberg products were pouring out of Germany and flooding the markets of the world. Other local firms joined in, making Germany the toy supplier of the world.

German products generally began to upset world economy in a similar way to today's domination of world markets by Japan. Commercial toy making in other countries began as a planned response to check German imports.

Examples of German doll producers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries:

Updated: 7 Dec. 2015

Other collectors also search for:
Armand Marseille Kestner Simon Halbig Kammer Reinhardt Porcelain Doll Sfbj Victorian Doll

German Doll value and price guide

What's your German Doll worth? Here are some recently sold items.

Picture Title Date Price
german 29 kammer reinhardt 117 mein leibling doll German 29 Kammer Reinhardt 117 Mein Leibling Doll... 02/2021 $2 471.25
early german china doll short cropped hai circa Early German China Doll Short Cropped Hai Circa... 04/2021 $2 350.00
18 doll wood jointed body porcelain head germany 18 Doll Wood Jointed Body Porcelain Head Germany... 03/2021 $2 300.78
german 29 kammer reinhardt 117 mein leibling doll German 29 Kammer Reinhardt 117 Mein Leibling Doll... 02/2021 $2 275.00
18 sonnenberg closed mouth german doll long face 18 Sonnenberg Closed Mouth German Doll Long Face... 03/2021 $2 195.00
no pictureSee all sold items on eBay for more prices05/2021$-.--

German Doll forum

"Ask questions or share your stories." - John, Fabtintoys

Doll forum temporarily closed... Sorry for the inconvenience (11 March 2021)

Comments (0)