American Character

Also known as: 
American Character Doll Co
The American Doll and Toy Corporation
Still in Business?: 
New York, NY
United States
About the company: 

From Doll Reference:

American Character Doll Co., also known as The American Doll and Toy Corporation, Aceedeecee, ACDC, (1919-1968) made composition dolls and later hard plastic and vinyl.  In 1923 "Petite" was the trademark used on their early mama and character dolls.  Best known for the 1928 composition dolls; Campbell kids, Puggy and Sally dolls, later noted dolls were the Tiny Tears and Betsy McCall dolls.  American Character dolls were well made and had good quality costumes. American Character went out of business in 1968, molds were sold to Ideal; Tiny Tears, Tressy, and the grow hair feature used in Ideal's Crissy & family.

From Baby Doll Be Mine:

The American Character Doll Company of New York was founded in 1919 by a Jewish immigrant from Russia named Jacob Brock. Always known for producing top of the line dolls, their dolls were featured and sold at the most exclusive shops and department stores. American Character Doll Company was in business until 1968.

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