Mary Meyer Vintage

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  • Pajama Cat

    Pajama Cat

    Originally made in Grey plush with Pink ear linings and in the late 1950’s was made in White with Black tiger stripes.  With a zippered pouch underneath for a child’s PJs.

    Original Retail Price $3.60

  • Pajama Hound

    Pajama Hound

    Pajama Hound – late 1950’s – Cocoa head + body + Honey ears, muzzle, tail.  Zipper pouch underneath for PJs – part of Pajama Pooch, PJ Cat + PJ Hound series.  PJ Pooch was introduced in 1950 or 1951

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Pajama Pooch Dog

    Pajama Pooch Dog

    Pajama Pooch Dog – Early 1950’s – This is one of Mary Meyer’s early successes.  From this PJ Pooch grew a PJ Series of PJ Hound + PJ Cat.  Underneath was a zippered pouch for a child’s PJ’s.  Made is Spot with Black ears + tail, and a White Dog with Brown ears + tail.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Panda Bear – Large

    Panda Bear – Large

    This Panda Bear was made of Black and White Rayon plush made by Baxter, Kelly & Faust in their Philadelphia, Pa mill and was stuffed with shredded foam rubber, with felt eyes, nose and tongue and a Red satin neck ribbon. Panda Bears were popular designs and this was one of the larger versions.

    Original Retail Price $6.98

  • Pretty Girl Bunny

    Pretty Girl Bunny

    This colorful bunny was sold by Mary Meyer from the late 1960’s through the 1970’s. The head, arms, feet and ears are White plush and the body, legs, ear linings and dress are made of brightly colored cotton fabric.  The eyes are Black and White felt, with a Black felt nose and a satin bow around her neck.

    Original Retail Price $2.98

  • Purple Sitting Cow

    Purple Sitting Cow

    The Purple Cow was a very popular design.  It was first introduced in this large size in 1970 and was immediately a best seller.  The body and head were Purple acrylic plush and the under-jaw, underbody and ear linings were White plush and the top of its head and the tip of it’s tail were 2” long White shaggy plush.  The eyes, nose and tongue were felt and it had a Pink satin neck ribbon.  The Purple Cow had White felt horns, felt eyes, nose, tongue and Black felt hoofs plus a Lavender satin neck ribbon.  The Purple Cow was 18” high and Retailed for $5.98 in the 1960’s. This Cow was very popular and was made by Mary Meyer for a number of years.

    Original Retail Price $5.98

  • Rag Doll

    Rag Doll

    My Mother- Mary Meyer designed this doll about 1950 and it was a lady’s bedroom decoration, rather than a  toy to play with.  A second version had a wind-up Swiss musical mechanism with the key in the back of the doll which played Brahms Lullabye.

    Original Retail Price $6.98

  • Rooster

    Rooster

    Standing Honey Yellow plush Rooster with Red felt comb and tail and Orange felt beak and felt eyes and satin neck ribbon.  In 1971 Easter line.

    Original Retail Price $2.98

  • Rooster – Large

    Rooster – Large

    This attractive Rooster was made of Yellow plush with Red felt wings, tail, beak and comb on the top of his head and felt eyes.

    Original Retail Price $4.98

  • Shaggy White Cat

    Shaggy White Cat

    This White Shaggy Cat is 27″ high and is also again a possible display piece.  The photo came from Mary Meyer’s 1974 Everyday catalog and was made with White Shaggy acrylic toy plush.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Sitting Baby Doll

    Sitting Baby Doll

    The #100 Baby Doll was an early Mary Meyer creation in 1949 or very early 1950’s.  It was featured in the first printed Black and White wholesale catalog that the company printed in the early 1950’s.

    Original Retail Price $1.98

  • Sitting Lion – Large

    Sitting Lion – Large

    Large Sitting Lion with a Tan head, body and tail, with a Brown shaggy mane and Tail-tip, with a White plush muzzle, White ear linings, 3 layered Black + White felt eyes, Black pompom nose and Pink felt tongue and a Red satin neck-ribbon.  This was a handsome Lion and sold very well.

    Original Retail Price $9.98

  • Sitting Mouse with Vest & Hat

    Sitting Mouse with Vest & Hat

    Grey Sitting Mouse was an attractive toy with Grey acrylic plush head, body and legs with a White plush snout, ear linings and chest.  It had felt eyes and mouth and a Black pompon nose plus a Pink felt vest and hat and a Pink satin neck ribbon.  This Mouse design was made in 1973 through 1978.

    Original Retail Price $5.98

  • Sitting Shaggy Psychodelic Dog

    Sitting Shaggy Psychodelic Dog

    This shaggy Dog is made from a brightly colored checkerboard pattern with White shaggy ears and tail and was about 18” high. This was a very popular shaggy plush fabric in the late 1960’s. It was 4 colors – Blue, Lime, Red and Yellow. The under-body was regular White plush.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Sitting St. Bernard

    Sitting St. Bernard

    This breed was very popular during thee 1960’s and 70’s, some even came with a wooden keg around their necks to represent the Swiss Dogs who searched for lost skiers in the Alps and carried a small keg of whiskey for the person they saved to drink and warm them up.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Sitting Teddy Bear

    Sitting Teddy Bear

    This Teddy Bear is also a very early Mary Meyer design – 1949 or early 1950s and also designed by Mary Meyer herself.
    This bear was the most important body design we made.  From this pattern for this body many other design were created.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Skunk

    Skunk

    This Skunk was designed about the same time as #147 Squirrel.  They are similar in design, but differ in the color of the plush.  The Skunk has Black body and head with White plush underbody, head center-piece and ear linings and a White shaggy tail.

    Original Retail Price $1.98

  • Skunk

    Skunk

    This photo was taken in June 1959 for the 1960 Mary Meyer catalog.  It was made of Black and White plush made by Baxter, Kelly & Faust in their Philadelphia, Pa mill.

    Original Retail Price $1.98

  • Small Bear

    Small Bear

    Small Teddy Bear – 7″ high – Colors – Cocoa, Tan – Retail $1.25 – Made in 1950’s – Note the small White felt squares eye centers – Chopped Foam Rubber stuffing.

    Original Retail Price $1.25

  • Standing Giraffe – Large

    Standing Giraffe – Large

    These large giraffes are tall stuffed toy Giraffes .  The photo was taken from Mary Meyer’s 1974 catalog.  It was both a display piece for a retail store and a large toy for a youngster to play with.  It was made with standard stuffed toy plush and stuffing with felt eyes, nose and mouth and decorated with a light Blue satin neck-ribbon.  Both were popular Mary Meyer toys.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Standing Grey Cat

    Standing Grey Cat

    Standing Cat – This was a very early Mary Meyer design.  Mary Meyer herself designed that Standing Cat – it was made in Grey and White -about 8″ high – Made of rayon plush from Baxter, Kelly & Faust in Philadelphia, Pa – stuffed with cotton in the early days and later with chopped foam rubber.

    Original Retail Price $0.00