Schoenhut Collectors' Club promotes the
collecting, preservation, and research of the dolls, toys, and games
produced by the A. Schoenhut Co. and its successor companies.
Our annual convention, this year held in Spencer
NC, Oct 21 and 22, 2016, was a great success. We had over 97 in
attendance. Lots of Schoenhut doll and toys were bought and sold.
Our speakers were great. Pictures from the convention will be in our
Dec 2016 Magazine.
Next Year's Convention
be in Lancaster PA. Andy Yaffee will be our host. He will be
showing his Humpty Dumpty circus collection, which is probably the best
collection of early style Schoenhut circus pieces you will ever see.
Visiting this site but not a club member?
Welcome - we hope you are now or want to be an antique toy or doll
collector especially of those very fine wooden ones made by the Schoenhut
toy company. Join us so you can have access to the best Humpty
Dumpty circus identification guide plus descriptions and pictures of most of
As a member, you will also have access to the club's
archives of all of its past Newsletters and Magazines back to the 1970s
with their great articles and photographs of Schoenhut products.
The world's best experts on these dolls and toys contribute
to this Website. We publish, four times a year, a very high quality,
full color magazine.
Schoenhut's Bull Rider ca 1932
Schoenhut made a wide variety of toys including mechanical
windups like this one.
These are examples of Schoenhut's
high-quality wooden dolls. They were made
in many styles and sizes.
If your toy or doll club has an upcoming event that you wish us to
announce here on our Website or in our Magazine, contact us.
The Club's Logo - the Humpty Dumpty circus clown riding an elephant
designed by artist Warren Hawkinson
Some of our recent Magazines
Each 20-page, full color magazine is mailed in a poly envelope by first
class US mail four times a year - in March, June, September, and
Members of the Schoenhut family of toy makers immigrated to the United States in the1860s from
Germany. Albert Schoenhut started the company in 1872 in
Philadelphia PA making toy pianos that he had invented.
The Humpty Dumpty circus
The Humpty Dumpty circus was produced by Schoenhut in various
styles between 1903 and 1935. Collectors construct their own circus
displays from the many animals, actors, and accessories. Since
this toy line was very popular in its day, there are still many surviving
pieces. Club members have access to a comprehensive and up-to-date
Identification Guide to the Humpty Dumpty circus.
One of many
Schoenhut Rolly Dollys
There have been
visits to this Schoenhut Collectors' Club Webpage
12 November 2016.