Saucy Walker Look-a-likes

Name: Saucy Walker Look-a-likes Made by and When: Unknown maker, circa 1950s Material: Hard plastic Marks: Unmarked Height: 22 inches each Hair, Eyes, Mouth: The doll in green has a black mohair wig styled in two side braids with bangs. The doll in light blue has a replaced short black straight human-hair wig underneath theContinue reading “Saucy Walker Look-a-likes”

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 teethContinue reading “Giggles by Ideal”

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-lessContinue reading “Baby Crissy”

Crissy Grow-Hair Family

Name: Black Ideal Crissy Family, L-R:  Beautiful Crissy, Tressy, Velvet, Tara, Cinnamon Made by and When: Ideal Dolls Beautiful Crissy (1969), Tressy (1971), Velvet (1970), Tara (1976), Cinnamon (1973) Material: Vinyl Height: Crissy and Tressy are 18 inches. Velvet and Tara are 15-1/2 inches. Cinnamon is 12 inches. Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black pupil-less eyes with eyelashes (Crissy,Continue reading “Crissy Grow-Hair Family”

Saralee Negro Doll

Name: Saralee Negro Doll Made by and When: Ideal Toy Corporation, 1951 Material: Vinyl with brown cloth body Marks: Ideal Dolls (on head) Height: 17 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Sculpted black curls, brown sleep eyes with eyelashes/open-closed mouth with a molded tongue Clothes: Light blue organdy Ideal-tagged dress, white socks, off-white shoes, replaced blue bonnet; the dollContinue reading “Saralee Negro Doll”

Saralee’s Sister

Name: Saralee’s Sister Made by and When: Ideal, circa 1952 Material: Vinyl Marks: Ideal Doll/CS17 (on the head); Ideal Doll/P17/o (on the back) Height: 17 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Sculpted black curls with a widow’s peak/ brown sleep eyes with eyelashes, open mouth with molded tongue, painted red lips Clothes: Redressed as illustrated Other: Saralee’s sister isContinue reading “Saralee’s Sister”