Baby Crissy

Name: Baby Crissy

Made by and When: Ideal Toy Corp, 1973 and reissued in 1981

Material: Vinyl

Marks: ©1972/IDEAL TOY CORP/GHB-H-225 (on head); ©1973/IDEAL. TOY. CORP./GHB/2M-5611 (first issue); the second-issue is marked the same with the addition of the number 2 beneath 2M-5611.

Height: 24 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black rooted with a center growing ponytail/black pupil-less stationary eyes with eyelashes/smiling mouth with painted teeth

Clothes: 1973-Pink dress with matching panties; 1981-white yellow gingham-trimmed romper or white lime green gingham-trimmed romper

Other: The original Baby Crissy is made of a rubber-like soft vinyl. The reissued doll is made of rigid vinyl. Some of the reissued Baby Crissy dolls were Sears Roebuck exclusives.

Published by DeeBeeGee

Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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