1954 Black Ginny

Name:  1954 Black Ginny #102

Made by and When:  Vogue, 1954

Material:  Hard plastic

Marks: Vogue Dolls Patent Pending (on back)

Height: 7-1/2 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Dark brown hair styled with bangs and flipped ends, brown sleep eyes with painted upper eyelashes, closed mouth with painted red lips

Clothes: First Corsage fashion—red organdy dress with lace trim, red hat, white socks, and red Mary-Jane-style shoes

Other: Sold undressed, this head-turning-walker Ginny wears the Vogue First Corsage fashion and holds a corsage in a plastic container. The box identifies the doll as #102. A similar doll from 1953, identified by its box as No. 2 is described on the box as COLORED UNDRESSED DOLL (see the last gallery image).

Gallery (Images and description courtesy of liveauctioneers.com and Stephenson’s Auction.)

Not shown but identical to the 1954 Ginny No. 102, the box for Ginny No. 2 from 1953 describes that doll as COLORED UNDRESSED DOLL as illustrated in the photo immediately above.


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