Sunday, October 14, 2007

Vintage Doll Collecting: Horsman Dolls from the Beginning to a Successful Vinyl Doll Manufacturer

The Horsman doll name is the oldest in America. The doll company was established in 1865.
The Horsman Company imported and distributed sporting goods, novelties, games, toys and German dolls for the first 40 years the company was in existence. It was not a doll producer.
The Horsman Company began manufacturing dolls in the early 20th Century when Horsman’s son, Edward Jr. joined the family company. Edward Jr. was the designer and artist of the company, while his father was the business manager. The Horsman Company soon began selling a great number of American-made composition dolls, which were much unlike dolls the Old World produced. Read on at:

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