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Dolly - Box Insert - J. & P. Coats Mending Floss. J. & P. Coats.New York, NY.c1910 A. W. Macy Women's World Magazine, Promotional Booklet - Horoscopes - An exposition of Occult Laws of Stars and Planets Affecting the Lives and Destinies of Men and Women. Cruver Manufacturing Co..Chicago.1913
Price: $50.00
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 Dolly - Box Insert - J. & P. Coats Mending Floss. J. & P. Coats.New York, NY.c1910 A. W. Macy Women's World Magazine, Promotional Booklet - Horoscopes - An exposition of Occult Laws of Stars and Planets Affecting the Lives and Destinies of Men and Women. Cruver Manufacturing Co..Chicago.1913
A 3 7/8" x 1 5/8" uncut paper doll sheet inserted at the base of the box for mending floss. It is captioned CUT ME OUT - I Want to be Your Dolly. Reverse includes a poem and instructions to send 4 cents in stamps for 24 Hot Iron Patterns to embroider dolly's dress.  Also includes litho on paper covered pressed board mending floss box including lid.. Dolly Says Please, oh! please make me a dress Or I must stay in bed, Be sure and sew it carefully With J. P. COATS Thread 28 pp. booklet. Illustrated wraps. The cover depicts an astronomer gazing at the heavens.  Designed with advertisments printed on the left and the introduction and horoscopes by sign printed on the right hand page.  The horoscope pages are in color and present an overview for those born under the sign.  The advertisements are for premiums available from the magazine with the purchase of a subscription.  Measures 5 1/2" x 3 1/2".
Au Bon Marche 3D Movable Die-cut Toddler Paper Doll in High Chair with Toy Wheeled Lamb C.M. Henderson & Co. Cut Out New England Red School House Cutout Village. C.M. Henderson & Co. .Chicago.c 1890
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Au Bon Marche 3D Movable  Die-cut  Toddler Paper Doll in High Chair with Toy Wheeled Lamb C.M. Henderson & Co. Cut Out New England Red School House Cutout Village. C.M. Henderson & Co. .Chicago.c 1890
A 3” x 4 1/2” advertising trade card for Au Bon Marche department store in Paris.   A first glance it has the appearance of a die-cut card of a child in a high chair.  By pushing the base upwards and side flaps inward it creates a 3D chair with a child in a high chair with a standing wheeled lamb toy at front    Light wear.  Few areas of missing surface litho. The reverse promotes the department store.    One of a number of exceptional novelty cards created by the store. The Little Red School House was a trademark of the C. M. Henderson & Co., and an image of it was stamped on the bottom of one of each pair of shoes it sold. In order to promote the company's 'Red School House Shoes', this cut out school house was given out to any boy or girl found wearing or purchasing a pair of the Henderson shoes at participating stores. Printed in red and black the uncut sheet includes the red school house, plus cutouts of people, a chimney, trees, and a fence, all which could be assembled with a series of folds and a bottle of glue in order to "construct in miniature the famous little building." Measures 12" x 61/4", uncut.  The cut-out compliments of J & A Van Kuren, Whitehall, Mich..
Uncut Jewel Stoves and Ranges Advertising Card with Paper Doll . Jewel Stoves and Ranges.Detroit .c. 1895 J & P Coats - 10 Dolls with Hats - 5 Dolls & Costumes + 3 Hats and Envelope. J. & P. Coats.New York, NY.c1895
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Uncut Jewel Stoves and Ranges Advertising Card with Paper Doll . Jewel Stoves and Ranges.Detroit .c. 1895  J & P Coats - 10 Dolls with Hats - 5 Dolls & Costumes + 3 Hats and Envelope. J. & P. Coats.New York, NY.c1895
The Jewel Stoves and Rangers were manufactured by the Detroit Stove Works, one of the largest working out of Detroit. One side of the card has one girl doll that is to be placed in the tea party scene below. There are instructions on how to cut the doll and where to cut in the scene so that she is able to sit in the chair across from her doll. It has the logo and a sentence about the company. The reverse side is text that focuses on being the largest stove plant in the world and the quality of their product. Measures 5 1/2" x 4". . Includes 5 die-cut paper dolls, 3 with matching costumes and hats. Two additional costumes from the set of 10. Advertising on reverse of all.  Original envelope presented by the merchant; marked Series No. 3.  Each holds and object. Although designed as individual sets the costumes are interchangeable. Each measures 5 1/4".. J.& P. Coats' Spool & Crochet Cottons offered two different sets of five paper dolls in color lithography.  These dolls were meant as  a child's plaything, but more importantly as an advertisement for the company's thread. The merchant gave the customer a doll set which the company provided free of charge to purchasers of their thread.  The set shows the doll holding an object, and the same object but is pictured differently. America's Early Advertising Paper Dolls. Lagretta Mtzger Bajorek, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen PA 1999
Set of 6 Diamond Dye Paper Dolls w 6 Dresses. J. Ottmann Lith. Co..New York, NY.c1895 Advertising Premium - 3 S&C Die-cut Paper Dolls with Die-cut Clothes - Unused - Promoting Sorosis Shoes Hunters. S & C.Germany. Printed in Austria.[1930]
Price: $125.00
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 Set of 6 Diamond Dye Paper Dolls w 6  Dresses. J. Ottmann Lith. Co..New York, NY.c1895 Advertising Premium - 3 S&C Die-cut Paper Dolls with Die-cut Clothes - Unused - Promoting Sorosis Shoes Hunters. S & C.Germany. Printed in Austria.[1930]
A complete set of 6 die-cut easel-backed paper dolls, each holding an object plus 6 die-cut dresses also holding an object.  The costumes are interchangeable among the dolls. The base of each dress indicates which dye color was supposedly used to dye that particular dress.  Each with a different advertising promotion both front and back of the dolls and costumes. Each measures 5 1/4".  The set was mailed free for two two-cent postage stamps. . A four-page folded booklet with die-cut heart on the cover exposition one of the paper dolls.  It promotes  Sorosis Shoes Hunters, most likely a shoe emporium.  When opened it reveals three (3) die-cut 4 3/4" paper dolls, each with 3 costumes and hats all arranged on a die-cut sheet.  The sheets are intact--all of the ladders still attached.  The dolls are believed to be made by S & C, German paper doll maker. The tabs on each of the costume sheets  have numbers on the tabs of corresponding hats and costumes;  2, 4 and 6 - a, b, and c .  The dolls are easel back.  The folders are cleverly designed with two horizontal slits  at center to insert the dolls easel, thus holding the doll and costumes in place.  Folded measures 5 1/2"' x 3 1/2> .
The Forbes Litho. (Boston None Such New England Mince Meat - Complete Set 5 Ethnic Paper Dolls with 10 Costumes. Merrill-Soule Co..Syracuse, NY.1895 The Emergence of Women – as Seen through Sunday Supplement Paper Dolls - a Collection of 2 Paper Dolls & 47 Costumes - . Boston Herald .Boston.1895
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The Forbes Litho. (Boston None Such New England Mince Meat - Complete Set 5 Ethnic Paper Dolls with 10 Costumes. Merrill-Soule Co..Syracuse, NY.1895 The Emergence of Women – as Seen through Sunday Supplement Paper Dolls - a Collection of 2 Paper Dolls & 47 Costumes -. Boston Herald .Boston.1895
An ethnic set offered by the company consisting of five easel-backed cutout dolls lithographed on card stock.  The costumes are created by using the process created by Forbes, used most often in the Boston newspaper Sunday Supplements.  It consists of building the doll and the costume on "easel" attached to the head piece.  Each doll has two costumes with hats and accessories and represents two ethnic groups.  They are American/French Russian/Spanish Japanese/Chinese Turkish/Indian German/Swiss The reverse of each costume piece and accessory name the associated country.  All are cut.  Also include fragments of original mailing envelope.. The dolls were sent by the company in exchange for five heads from the outside wrappers of the woman holding pie, plus ten cents in sliver or mailed free for twenty heads of the None Such New England Mince girls. There slogan was "It pleases the young It pleases the old and every Grocer in the land is sold". It began on March 24, 1895 with the publication of the 11 3/4" litho on card blonde paper doll with the following message on the reverse: The Boston Sunday Herald will issue, each Sunday, a Fashion Plate Supplement which will be in the very latest style and when cut out will exactly fit on this figure.  Order the Boston Sunday Herald at Once".  With costumes published weekly.  On June 16, 1895 the brunette doll was published.  The dolls and costumes were this set have all been cut from the supplements. Not only did the costumes present the latest fashions they provide insight  into the changing behaviors of the American woman.  The costumes include outfits for tennis, bicycling, traveling, skating, bathing, riding and yachting.  All activities that would not have been promoted for women in the 1880s.  The costumes include all of those produced for the Boston Herald plus a number of additions printed exclusively for other outlets that picked up the series. Ladies Toilette Ladies Traveling Coat Ladies Riding Habit Ladies Outing Suit (Tennis) Ladies Evening Toilette Ladies Toilette “A Sous Gene Costume” Ladies Yachting Toilette Garden Party Toilette Ladies Bicycling Costume Ladies Bathing Suit Ladies Tea Gown Ladies Travel Suit Ladies Seaside Toilette Ladies Casino Toilette Ladies Afternoon Toilette Ladies Demi Toilette Wedding Gown Bridesmaid’s Toilette Ladies Riding Toilette Ladies Walking Toilette Ladies Opera Toilette Ladies English Jacket Toilette Ladies Redingote Costume Ladies Street Toilette Opera Cloak Ladies Skating Toilette English Tailor Gown Princess Toilette Ladies Luncheon Toilette Ladies Afternoon Toilette Ladies Concert Toilette Home Toilette Demi-Evening Toilette Plus additions from other papers Plates lithographed by G. H. Buck Co., New York.  Series is known to have also appeared in The Brooklyn Times, Cincinnati Commericial Gazeet, The Chicago Record, The New York Mercury, The Philadelphia Press, The Saint Louis Republic, The San Francisco Chronical and the Washington Star..
48 complete sets of Lion Coffee "Nursery Rhyme", "Occupations" and "Doll House". Lion Coffee, Woolson Spice Co..Toledo OH.c1992
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 48 complete sets of Lion Coffee "Nursery Rhyme", "Occupations" and "Doll House". Lion Coffee, Woolson Spice Co..Toledo OH.c1992
This series of picture story cut-outs or paper dolls each have 4 pieces that when constructed create  a scene from a "Nursery Rhyme", depict the activities of an "Occupation" or a room in a "Doll House", all with children in adult situations. Each series has 16 scenes. The pieces are between 2 1/2" and 6" in height and most scenes are no larger than approximately 6" x 6".   The sets include: Nursery Rhymes - Old King Cole, No.1, Old Mother Hubbard No. 2, Mother Goose No. 3, Little Red Riding Hood No 4, Little Boy Blue No.5, Little Bo-Peep No. 6, Jack and Jill No. 7, Woman Who Lived in a Shoe No. 8, Humpty Dumpty No. 9, Rub-A-Dub Dub No. 10, Little Jack Horner No. 11, Mary Had a Little Lamb No.12, Simple Simon No. 13, Ding-Dong Bell No. 14, The Queen of Hearts No. 15, Sing a Song of Sixpence No. 16 Occupations - The Miller No. 1, The Barber No. 2, The Gardner No. 3, The Carpenter No. 4, The Tailor No. 5, The Mason No. 6, The Shoemaker No.7, The Photographer No. 8, The Butcher No. 9, The Blacksmith No. 10, The Cooper No. 11, The Baker No. 12, The Printer No. 13, The Bicycle Maker No. 14, The Milliner No. 15, The Grocer No. 16 Doll House - The Bedroom No. 1, The Lawn No. 2, The Nursery No.3, The Bath Room No 4, The Library No. 5, The Park No. 6, The Dining Room No. 7, The Furnace Room No. 8, The Garden No. 9, The Lake No. 10, The Butlers Pantry No. 11, The Hall No. 12, The Laundry No. 13, The Kitchen No. 14,  The Stable No. 15, The Music Room No. 16.. The name Lion Coffee and a set number appears on the front of each piece, while on the reverse side there is an advertisement, and title for all three series.  Set numbers are also printed on the reverse side of the "Nursery Rhyme Dolls" and "Occupations" series.  The "Doll House" Series advertisements states that a set was given free in each package of Lion Coffee.