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Schildkröt Yvonne Doll

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Schildkröt Yvonne Doll


Schildkröt Yvonne Doll .It has articulated head, arms and legs. The eyes are glass fixed, vibrant facial coloration, ajar mouth, molded painted hair This doll arrived in my hands in perfect condition only the rubbers have been changed. It measures about 47 cm.

The Schildkröt Yvonne Doll, The body and the head have the drawing of a turtle inside a diamond and the mold number 46. Mark attributed to Schildkröt.


Yvonne, Manuela, Anette and Marion

Another example are the Yvonne, Manuela, Anette and Marion dolls. These four models of Turtle dolls differ only in their skin color and hair color. They were made from the early fifties to the early sixties. They only occurred with a size of approximately 46 cm.

These dolls were very successful. They served as a model for the well-known Linda Carla of the Alba d’Onil brand or ICSA.

Different models were made such as the doll

Yvonne: Flesh-colored skin tone, red-painted nails, and long, black hair. Like Schildkröt Yvonne Doll

Manuela: dark brown skin tone and long hair wig. The characteristic dress is a Hawaiian one, with a satin band and a wreath of colorful flowers. She wears gold-tipped earrings.

Anette: The flesh-colored skin tone, short, curly wig and red lacquered nails.

Marion: She is a doll with a slightly pale skin tone. Nails painted red and eyes brown.

The Brand Schildkröt

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 Schildkröt Yvonne 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.

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