Archive for August, 2013

Do You Have a 70+ Year Old Pincushion Doll in Your Attic?

A friend just showed me a Mary Meyer pincushion she has thats over 70 years old.       My Mother was Mary Meyer and she started a company that manufactured pincushions dolls in the 1930s and today is still manufacturing stuffed toys and dolls  –  70+ years later.       During the late1930s Mary Meyer made animal pincushions and dolls. Women […]

Pretty Girl Bunny Is Over 40 Years Old

A friend of mine in Oklahoma found a Mary Meyer Pretty Girl Bunny we made in 1971.  She send me a photo of this 10″ high White plush bunny we made over 40 years ago.  This was one of my favorite bunny rabbit designs. Mary Meyer probably manufactured about 5,000 of these bunnies.   It was a White plush […]

I found a 70 Year Old Stuffed Camel Pincushion my Mother Made

80 Years ago my Mother and Dad started a small business in New York City that made small stuffed animal pincushions.  From those pincushions which are today as up-to-date as the buggy whip, evolved a company that manufactured stuffed plush toys.  Mary Meyer was my Mother and she and Dad started Mary Meyer Manufacturing Co. in […]