Name: Amosandra/Patsy Baby
Made by and When: Effanbee, 1936
Marks: EFFANBEE / Patsy Baby (nape of neck and mid-back)
Height: 9-1/2 inches
Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Sculpted black hair with three tufts/painted black side-glancing eyes/closed red lips
Clothes: Floral-print dress, matching panties, red ribbons in hair; has gold-tone Effanbee Patsy Baby Kin bracelet
Other: In the book, Effanbee Dolls That Touch Your Heart (Collector Books, 1983), Patricia R. Smith documents that Patsy Baby was added to the Patsy family of dolls by Effanbee after Amos and Ruby (of the Amos ‘N Andy Show) “gave birth” to Amosandra during the 1936 radio broadcast. Listeners of the radio show showered the imaginary baby (Amosandra) with gifts, including dolls. Effanbee used their Patsy Baby mold for the Amosandra doll.
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