Giggles by Ideal

Name: Giggles

Made by and When: Ideal Toy Corporation, 1968

Material: Rigid vinyl

Marks: (Head) 1966 Ideal Toy Corp. GG-18-H-77, (buttocks) 1967 Ideal Toy Corp. GG-18

Height: 18 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Brown rooted hair, brown flirty eyes that move from side to side with the “giggles” activation, open smiling mouth with painted upper teeth

Clothes: Lime, yellow, orange, and pink striped knit top, matching shorts, black vinyl sandals

Other: This is a rare, never played with version of Ideal’s Black Giggles doll. Giggles remains highly collectible. This mechanical doll’s head and eyes move from side to side when the arms are outstretched and brought together or separated. The arm movement activates a giggling sound and the body appears to vibrate. No batteries are required.

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