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Dolls

  • Angel Babies
  • Annie
  • Baby Alive
  • Baby Sweet Dreams
  • Baby Tenderlove
  • Baby That-A-Way – had a switch on her back and when you switched her on she would crawl
  • Barbie
  • Superstar Barbie
  • Bionic Woman doll
  • Talking Bozo Doll
  • crissy_432Buffy (not the vampire slayer!)
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Candi
  • Care Bears
  • Chatty Cathy
  • Crissy
  • Daisy Dolls – In 1973, Mary Quant decided to create a range of outfits for her own Daisy dolls, to be the ‘best-dressed doll in the world’
  • Darci
  • Dawn Dolls – Poor man’s Barbie but sexier and a bit hipper!
  • Dolly Pops
  • Dressie Bessie and Dapper Dan – Dolls with snaps, zippers, buckles and laces so you could learn how to work these important objects
  • Garfield
  • Get-Along Gang
  • Gonks – A hairy cross between a doll and a troll. Very popular in the 60s with teenage girls.
  • Holly Hobbie (and her best friend Heather – who both had plaits and dressed like Little House On The Prairie people)
  • Katie Kachoo (raise her arm and she sneezes)
  • Ken (Barbie’s fella)
  • Love-Lee
  • Love Is . . . Dolls
  • Midge (with freckles)
  • Monchhichis
  • Muffie
  • My Buddy
  • My Little Pony
  • Nina Ballerina
  • Paddington Bear – In 1958, Michael Bond’s book A Bear Called Paddington was published. In 1972 the toy Paddington Bear became popular with the addition of Wellington Boots to help him stand
  • Penny Brite
  • Pepper (little sister)
  • Pippi Longstocking
  • Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy
  • Rainbow Brite
  • Rub-A-Dub Dolly (for the bath)
  • Sailor Sue
  • Sindy
  • Skipper (crank her arm and her chest grew!)
  • Skye – 11½” companion to Dusty (from Kenner). The duo were accompanied (if you had the cash) by Nugget, their “moveable groomable Palomino” and a gymnastics sets complete with trampoline
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • The Sunshine Family
  • Sweet April
  • Sweetie Face
  • Tammy
  • Tammy’s Family – Arrived from Ideal Toys in 1962.
  • Teddy Ruxpin
  • Thumbelina
  • Tiffany and Tuesday Taylor (with hair you could change from blonde to brunette and back again – also came in a black version)
  • TinyTears
  • Toots – Tressy’s little sister. See Below.
  • Tressy – Tressy’s hair could be combed and teased into any number of styles, from Mod bob to side plait.
  • Trolls
  • Tutti (legs always broke)
  • Wake-Up Thumbelina