Kim Jeans ‘N Things

Name: Kim Jeans ‘N Things Made by and When:  Shindana, 1972 and 1978 Material:  Soft vinyl face, plastic body Marks 1972 Kim: (Head) 3050 / 9 / / ©1969 / SHINDANA TOYS / DIV. OF OPERATION / BOOTSTRAP INC. / U.S.A. / K (Back) MADE IN HONG KONG Marks 1978 Kim: (Head) ©SHINDANA TOYS 1978Continue reading “Kim Jeans ‘N Things”

Marla Gibbs

Made by Shindana Toys, this is a portrait doll representing Marla Gibbs in her role as Florence the maid on The Jeffersons, #celebritydoll #portraitdoll #ShindanaToys #marlagibbs

Talking Flip Wilson/Geraldine

Talking Flip Wilson doll by Shindana Toys, Inc., 1970 is two dolls in one. His character, Geraldine, is the “flip” side. #Shindanadolls #Talkingdolls #Flipwilson #blackdoll #portraitdolls #celebritydolls

Baby Zuri

Photographs courtesy of Karen Kilburn Name: Baby Zuri Made by and When: Shindana Toys/1972 Material: Soft vinyl (light, medium, and dark vinyl versions were made; a white Baby Zuri was also made). Marks: SHINDANA TOYS 1972/DIV.OPERATION BOOTSTRAP INC. Height: 13 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black or brown Sculpted curls/black painted eyes with brown irises/drink and wet mouthContinue reading “Baby Zuri”

Slade Super Agent

Name: Slade Super Agent Made by and When: Shindana Toys, 1975 Material: Vinyl Marks: Shindana Toys / ©1975 Height: 9-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Sculpted Afro/brown painted eyes/closed mouth with mustache Clothes: Orange shirt, brown faux leather short jacket, brown faux leather pants, black boots Other: Attaché case (black vinyl bag) contains a cardboard box that illustratesContinue reading “Slade Super Agent”

Career Girl Wanda

Name: Career Girl Wanda Made by and When: Shindana Toys, 1972 Material: Vinyl with bendable knees and jointed waist Marks: ©1972 SHINDANA TOYS / HONG KONG (on buttocks) Height: 9 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black curly rooted hair in “shag” style/brown painted eyes with rooted eyelashes/parted lips with painted teeth Clothes: Light green belted mini dress withContinue reading “Career Girl Wanda”

Baby Nancy

Photographs courtesy of Karen Kilburn Name: Baby Nancy Made by and When: Shindana Toys/1968 Material: Vinyl Marks: DIV OF/OPERATION BOOTSTRAP, INC. U.S.A. / ©1968 SHINDANA (on head) Height: 13 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black rooted hair/brown painted eyes/drink and wet mouth with painted pink lips Clothes: Dressed in a variety of brightly colored dresses and panties, bareContinue reading “Baby Nancy”