I want to tell you about the CaCo dolls, vintage miniature dolls from Germany. But in first I want to tell about Plangonologia.
Many people always wonder why others collect collections, especially when these collections seem strange to them. Doll collection more often than others can raise questions and concern for others. Are the collectors hesitate when you have to explain it’s a hobby. Collecting dolls is not uncommon, and even has its own term — Plangonologia. ( I didn’t even know about it before)!
Professional collection less need for explanation than the Amateur that does not consist of antique, vintage, or unique art dolls, and doll games. But “lovers” are no less positive emotions from your Hobbies.
I don’t want to get lost in a psychological maze so I will not discuss these reasons. I will touch on only some. The first idea or the reason for the gathering of dolls I like. Therefore, I will consider it the most important!
As I wrote clever words, and what…..? And the fact that a week ago, my friend Anna ( about her I already wrote, remember how we played with dolls?) showed me a miniature boy doll. Thin and incredibly lifelike face, this doll put me in awe.
I as a real collector now), I decided that I want this miniature doll in my collection!!! And of course, I started to look for information. Look what I found.
In the early 1900-is in Germany (the first mention occurs in 1906) Herr Canzler started the company in the export of toys, dolls, doll clothes and accessories.
In consequence, the numerous overlays that are related to suppliers, after the I-St World war, together with Herr Hoffmann, he still decided to launch their own line of dolls. Date of Foundation of the company Canzler & Hoffmann 1924, the headquarters of the Sonnenberg.
In 1925 registered the logo of the company, which has manufactured products until the early 50-is.
You are absolutely right. I’m talking about the very well-known firm of dollhouses ” Caco”.
In 1927 the first doll saw the light.
It was a small doll for doll houses, through the frame was plastic, can make different poses. Hands and feet were made of lead, head of plastics (composites and papier mache)
Later, in the early ’30s, dolls were made of celluloid, for the effect of the skin. After the ban of lead and celluloid, the production switched to plastic. The heads were also plastic. But it was too late.
There is mention that the firm was represented at the Leipzig fair in 1939.
1945, the company moved to Neustadt – Coburg (American occupied zone), a certificate of registration is in 1948. From 1951-1953, the company changed its name and logo, now it’s called CaCo – CanzlerCoburg.
Was built its production. Corporate logo was decorated exactly in Coburg In the early 70s, the company was sold.
However, the Brand is well known in our time, the company continues to manufacture mobile dolls Biegepuppen, for collectors and special occasions make dolls with porcelain heads are made and various miniatures for doll houses.
The management of the company carries out Frau Berndt-Hausser.
Here’s how to change the technology, visible winding different materials, different materials goals, was replaced by a drawing of the face.
1952год-composite the head, hands, and shoes-metal
1961-the metal shoes on the heels
1962-a new material for the head: plastic hand
1964-new plastic head with a new face
The doll was produced by “families” were dolls in the form of grandparents, dolls of the middle generation, kids and toddlers.
Manufacturers of dolls are very carefully followed and the fashion trends in clothing and design. Created the whole collection of clothes, for example, fashion houses in the world. Doll furniture was created under the new trends of fashion design. Faces for the dolls as if taken from life.
Without a doubt, these dolls are very interesting. At first glance, the striking quality of the parts. Delicate features and the ability to create entire families. I’m sure that fans of this brand among collectors very much. And I’ll be glad to review your photo.