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Celluloid Schildkrot and Schutz Marke Doll
Celluloid Schildkrot and Schutz Marke Doll. Doll, articulated in the neck, arms and legs. She has crystal eyes and fixed, facial coloration, open mouth, molded painted hair. It measures about 34 cm. This doll arrived in my hands in perfect condition. The tires have been changed.
The head have the drawing of a heart and the letters Schutz marke Germany and the mold number s/36. Mark attributed to Schutz marke. The Body have the drawing of a turtle inside a diamond and the mold number 30. Mark attributed to Schildkröt.
The Mark Schildkrot
Established in Bavaria in 1873 by Friedrich Bensinger, the Reinische Gummi-und Celluloid Fabrik was the major producer of celluloid in Germany.
Schildkrote is the German word for turtle, and the company’s main trademark was a walking turtle encased in a diamond, which was molded on the doll necks and bodies like Celluloid Schildkrot and Schutz Marke Doll
Therfore the mark is raised. In some cases the diamond is omitted, or the turtle is enclosed in a circle, square, oval, triangle, or hexagon. Other manufacturers of celluloid also used the trademark of a turtle therfore to represent durability, however, the raiser turtle-in-a-diamond was exclusive to the Rheinische Gummi und Celluloid -Fabrik.
The Schutz Marke Germany Brand
factory of celuloide dolls Waltershausen / Thuringen 1900-1950
Above all, Bruno Scmidt will founded the first factory in 1900. The registered trademark was the heart with the letters B.S.W.
As a result in 1913, the seva celluloid factory worked for the manufacture of caps. Later he also created children completely out of celluloid, dolls able to sit and dolls able to stand up.
However, in 1914 they created the dolls of celuloide nº 120, the dolls of dolls celuloide nº130 and the series of dolls of celuloide nº 12.
Between 1917 and 1919, the company was forced to remain closed due to lack of raw materials. It seems that Bruno Schimdt’s most important and beautiful series of celluloid dolls are probably the “heart baby” it is the celluloid reproduction of the biscuit doll nº. 208.
These nine dolls were made with the head and limbs mobile and in four different sizes (36.50 cm).
Bruno Schmidt is going to obtain patents for the devices of movement of the eyes. With the injection of glass eyes to Heads of celluloid fi, like the doll celluloid Schutz Marke Germany 42/45
In conclusion, The Bruno Schmidt company produced until the late 1950.
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