Pre-Cabbage Patch Dolls?

A good ten years before the Cabbage Patch Kids, Fisher-Price tried to launch its own pudgy-faced dolls with individualized personalities fad. Well, sort of – there were six dolls to choose from in this unnamed collection, a halfway point between look-don’t –touch porcelain dolls and carry-‘em-around-until-they’re-shredded dolls, and each had their own distinctive traits. Jenny (top left) is “wistful” for example, and Mary (front and center) “looks trusting.”

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Brian Boone

From the middle of nowhere in the Pacific Northwest, I contribute to the Retroist, write for trivia publications, and blog about music in a humorous fashion. I feel about "Back to the Future" the way you feel about "Star Wars." Also, I'm married and have a child (sorry ladies, orphans).

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