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Mary Meyer 1949 Catalog Sheet

                    This is an early catalog sheet from Mary Meyer. As you can see there are 11 different designs. As you can see from the Price List that accompanies the photo there are also 11 prices. Looking back at these designs I believe #324 Lamb shown Continue Reading

This morning a friend sent me a photo of her favorite Vintage Mary Meyer stuffed toy. The “Lazy Hound” is 13″ long with a Brown plush body and head and Honey  plush ears, chest and snout. He has a large Black pompom nose, a Red felt tongue, felt buttons on his chest and a satin neck-ribbon.  The fabric Continue Reading

Mary Meyer Stuffed Toys was founded by my Mother and Father in 1933.  I joined the company full time in September1955 and I have many great memories of our early days. During World War 2 Hans Meyer, my Dad, had a difficult time buying fabrics to make animals pin cushions and stuffed toys.  Businesses that Continue Reading

Mary Meyer Elephant Pin Cushion

Mary Meyer Elephant Pin Cushion

My name is Walter Meyer and I have been writing about my experience working with my Mother, Mary Meyer and the stuffed toy business. During the 1930’s and early 1940’s Mary Meyer manufactured animal pin cushions and oil cloth covered stuffed toys. The two products – animals pin cushion and oil cloth covered stuffed toys Continue Reading

My name is Walter Meyer and Mary Meyer was my Mother and I grew up in the stuffed toy business.  Today Mary Meyer stuffed toys is located in Townshend, VT, where  I live also. Mary Meyer’s business began in New York City in 1933.  In those days we were at 3 West 29th Street, on one of Continue Reading