Jesco made babydolls, fashion dolls, dolls of the world, and
syndicated dolls of many kinds. They also made bendable action
figure dolls (similar to the Gumby dolls) using syndicated
characters such as Bozo the Clown, the Simpsons, Bullwinkle
Jesco is known for their Kewpie and Scootles reproduction dolls,
which were popular for nearly 20 years during the 1980's and
even after 2000.
During the 1990's Jesco made bisque Kewpie dolls that were
especially charming; they were like the old bisque piano babies of
the early 1900's.
Jesco marketed the Kewpies under the Cameo brand name. Charisma
Brands purchased the Cameo brand in 2005.
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