1950s Colgate Palmolive Vel (dishwashing)
or Fab (laundry)
Detergent Doll, 9" tall,
hard plastic jointed body, sleep eyes, No molded lashes, blonde mohair wig,
wore a short pink dress with white trim tyied at the waist with ribbon,
white nylon socks and white vinyl slip on
shoes, mail in premium doll shipped in a plain brown
1950s Colgate Palmolive Vel or Fab Detergent Doll, 9"
1951 Colgate-Palmolive Fab, Princess Doll, 5 1/2" tall, dress me type all
hard plastic doll, stationary non jointed legs, sleep eyes, mohair wig.
Advertising doll for Colgate-Palmolive Fab soap detergent.
1951 Colgate-Palmolive Fab,
Princess Doll, 5 1/2"
1952 Colgate-Palmolive Fab, Incline Walking doll,
6" tall, all hard plastic, jointed at the hips, painted molded blonde hair, blue
side glancing sleep eyes, closed mouth, dressed in a sleeveless red and white
polka dot dress, painted white socks and black shoes. Doll marked on
bottom of her foot PMA. The Incline walking doll was made by
Plastic Molded Arts. Advertising doll for Colgate-Palmolive Fab
Incline Walking doll,
1953 Ideal Miss Curity doll, 14" tall, hard plastic jointed body, sleep
eyes, saran wig, white nurse outfit, first aid kit and book, the Miss Curity
doll uses the Toni body and markings. Curity is a trademark of the
1953 Ideal Miss Curity doll, 14"
Inez Holland House
for Luster-Creme Shampoo Starlet Doll, 8" tall,
hard plastic jointed strung body, sleep eyes, molded lashes, blonde mohair wig,
molded T strap shoes, wore a pale pink flowered taffeta long gown, came with a wardrobe.
1953-54 Inez Holland House
for Luster-Creme Shampoo Starlet Doll, 8"
Fab Walking Doll, is a hip pin walker
doll, made by
Lucy doll, 7 1/2-8" tall, Ginny type doll, Lucy is all hard plastic
with a jointed body, glued on golden blonde wig, sleep eyes, closed mouth,
dressed in a purple sleeveless bodice with attached large colorful polka dotted
skirt, white shoes. Fab soap box tops mail in premium for the doll.
Advertising doll for Colgate-Palmolive Fab soap detergent.
Walking doll, 7 1/2-8"
1955-1958 Sun Rubber Gerber Baby doll, 11-13" and 18" tall, made of all
rubber, with molded hair and open mouth, designed by Bernard Lipfert, marked on
head: Gerber Baby © Gerber Products Co
and on back: Mfg. by the Sun Rubber Co. Barberton, O., USA Pat. 2118682 Pat.
1950s Sun Rubber Gerber Baby doll, 13"
Joy Dish Soap Doll, 8" tall, head turning walking doll, jointed hard plastic
body, wigged, sleep eyes, closed mouth, molded painted white shoes, a Dress Me
type doll. Advertising doll for Proctor & Gamble, P & G Joy dish soap.
Actual doll maker unknown.
1956 Proctor & Gamble
Joy Dish Soap doll, 8"
1956 Horsman Lifesaver Candy Doll, 11" tall, has the Betty one piece
vinyl stuffed body jointed only at the neck with the Ruthie or Betty
vinyl head mold, rooted hair in the pastel colors of:
sleep eyes, came with a miniature roll of Lifesaver
candy attached at the doll's neck.
Doll shown has pink pastel hair and is
in her original clothing, doll marked on neck
Advertising doll for Lifesaver Candy a subsidiary of Kraft Foods.
Photo courtesy of Purple-peep.
1956 Horsman Lifesaver Candy Doll, 11"
1956 Citro Polly Ponds Beauty Doll, 24"
tall, hard plastic jointed walker,
blonde mohair wig,
sleep eyes, closed mouth, advertising doll for Ponds Cold Cream products, wearing her original striped jumper, made by
Citro Manufacturing Company
of New York US. Doll is unmarked.
There is another 24" tall fashion type doll, with a
one piece stuffed vinyl body, that was called Citro Polly Pond's Bride
doll sold for $21.95 originally, doll marked
1325-1, Made in USA on neck
8" tall hard plastic jointed doll named Citro Polly Pond's Bridesmaid
each dressed accordingly, came with a beauty kit, and are
different dolls altogether.
1956 Citro Polly Ponds Beauty Doll, 24"
Nasco Miss Pepsodent doll, 16" tall, vinyl head with rooted hair, sleep eyes, open mouth
with teeth that roll to change from yellow (when laying down) to white (when
standing upright), one piece magic skin body jointed only at the neck,
doll marked Ae or AE. Advertising doll for Unilever's Pepsodent
ca. 1956 Nasco Miss Pepsodent doll, 16"
1957 Colgate-Palmolive Fab, Picture Doll,
a Virga non walker Lucy doll, 7 1/2-8" tall, Ginny type doll, Lucy is
all hard plastic with a jointed body, glued on pale blonde wig, sleep eyes,
closed mouth, dressed in a pink short sleeve taffeta dress with light blue ric
rak trim, straw hat with pink ribbon, pink socks, pink rubber shoes. Fab
soap box tops mail in premium for the doll, plus three other outfits; Wedding
Ensemble, Daytime Dress, Sleepy-time Lounge outfit. Advertising doll
for Colgate-Palmolive Fab soap detergent.
Lucy Picture Doll, 7 1/2-8"
American Character Toni doll, 10, 14, 20 and 25" tall, Gillette
advertising doll for Toni hair care products, fashion lady doll
with high heel feet, she has the same face mold as Sweet Sue Sophisticate; vinyl
head with rooted hair, plastic body jointed at the neck, shoulders and hips, the
25" size has a twist waist, slightly smaller bust line than Sweet Sue
Sophisticate, the 10" size doll came came in beautiful 1950s style outfits, also
also sold a similar doll, at least in the 24-25" size, it's unknown what Pullan
1958 Toni doll, 10"
1960s Jolly Green Giant cloth doll 16"
1960s Jolly Green Giant cloth doll, 16" tall and Little Sprout
cloth doll who is 10 1/2" tall, both are lithographed cloth rag
advertising dolls by the Green Giant Company.
Country Girl doll, all vinyl and plastic
jointed doll with short curly rooted hair, sleep eyes, closed mouth, dressed in
a white with green print dress and bonnet, advertising doll for Green Giant
1960s Little Sprout cloth doll, 10 1/2"
1961-1964 Chase Eskimo Pie Boy, (the trade name was used since the 1930s),
15" tall all printed fabric cloth doll, manufactured by the Chase Bag Company.
1960s Chase Eskimo Pie Boy doll, 15"
1962 Kellogg's Cereal company in Kalamazoo, Michigan US, distributed more
than 5 million dolls of various kinds, here is one of their promotions.
1962 Linda Lou
doll, 8-10" tall, Fluffy type look a like doll, hard plastic jointed body, vinyl head with rooted hair, sleep
eyes. This doll was sold by a multitude of different companies as their
own brand redressed.
as Fluffy and so marked, others without the Effanbee marking:
called her Bonnie marked AE,
named and sold this doll as Margie
(no freckles), Mollyes called her Perky,
Sayco named their doll Cute Carol, Pullan, and Valentine used her for the 13" tall
Perfect Patient doll and possibly others.
1962 Kelloggs Linda Lou doll, 10"
1963-1964 Knorr Soup dolls (a Danish Company), 7 1/2" tall, set of
two dolls (male & female) dressed in various country costumes, made of hard
1960s Knorr Soup dolls, 7 1/2"
1964-1965 Kelloggs Calico Lassie doll, 12" tall, mail in premium thru
Kellogg's Cereal Company, also called by collectors; Ellie Mae
Clampett, as she looked like the character from The Beverly Hillbillies TV
series, also has additional fashions available for purchase separately doll was
made by the Elite Creations. Inc.,
doll marked Unique. Plastic jointed
body, vinyl head with rooted hair, painted eyes, closed mouth.
Photo's courtesy of Chris
1964 Kelloggs Calico Lassie doll ad
1967 Arrow Rubber & Plastics Gerber Baby doll,
14" tall, all vinyl, sleep eyes with lashes, molded, painted brows and hair,
squeaker, open mouth, drink wet doll, same as prior Gerber doll without
dimples on cheeks, doll was discontinued after a short time, doll marked on
Gerber Baby © Gerber Products Co 1966.
1967 Arrow Rubber & Plastics Gerber Baby doll 14"
1970s Texaco Cheerleader, 11 1/2" tall, plastic and vinyl teenage fashion
type doll with a jointed body, painted eyes, rooted hair, came with a wardrobe.
It is unknown who actually produced this advertising doll for Texaco.
1970s Texaco Cheerleader doll, 11 1/2"
1972 Horsman Little Debbie doll, 11" tall,
vinyl head with rooted hair, painted upper eyelashes, open smiling mouth,
jointed plastic body, dressed in a short sleeve blue & white check gingham
dress, white apron pinafore with her name of front Little Debbie, matching straw
hat with edges bound in gingham, white socks & black shoes.
Made by Horsman for "Little Debbie Snack
Cakes" 25th anniversary, doll marked on head
Horsman Dolls Inc. 19©72. This same face mold was also used on other
Horsman dolls 1970s-1980s.
1972 Horsman Little Debbie
Snack Cake doll, 11"
1971 Hasbro Bonnie Breck doll, 9" tall, vinyl and plastic jointed body, long
rooted hair, high heel feet, wearing long blue prairie style dress, doll marked
Made in Hong Kong. Advertising doll for Breck Shampoo
made by Hasbro.
1971 Hasbro Bonnie Breck doll, 9"
1979-1985 Atlanta Novelty Gerber Baby doll, 17" tall, made of vinyl and
cloth, molded hair, sleep eyes. It is
unknown if, how doll is marked.
1980s Atlanta Novelty,
Gerber Baby doll, 17"
1981+ A.G.H. Telephone Pioneers of America, 1890s Bell Telephone Operator
doll, 15" tall, a commemorative doll for Bell's 70th ? anniversary,
jointed plastic body doll with vinyl head, rooted hair, heavy blue eye shadow,
blue or brown sleep eyes, closed mouth, dressed in period
clothing of a high necked collaered white blouse with brown neck tie, brown long
skirt, belt and shoes, doll marked A.G.H. NY 1981.
There were three differently dressed dolls; the 1890s telephone operator with
phone headset, a Bell line worker pant suit with a hard hat doll, a 1950s doll
wearing a poodle skirt with headset, dolls came in either black or white
1981 A.G.H. 1890s Bell Telephone Operator Doll, 15"
Next - Advertising Dolls 1893-1949
Advertising Dolls Not Shown
1951 Horsman Hanes Baby doll, 18, 21, 22" tall, possibly
other sizes too, vinyl head with molded hair, vinyl lower arms, closed eyes,
open yawning mouth, cloth stuffed body and limbs, came dressed in a two piece
sleeper set in blue, pale green or pink with a Hanes tag, doll is marked
Horsman or unmarked, advertising doll for Hanes.
Early 1950s Caleski doll, 16 1/2" tall, all
cloth stuffed doll wearing imprinted clothing; a green beany cap, painted
outline of hair, painted facial features, pointed elf ears, green gloves with
left hand holding a camera, a brown film strip tunic with dolls name imprinted
on front and green jester type shoes, advertising doll for opticians who also
sold and processed film, it is unknown who the doll maker was.
1956 Miss Revlon doll, hard plastic, made by
1957 Miss Coty Girl doll, hard plastic, made by
1959 Miss Sunbeam doll, 17" tall, hard
plastic jointed body, vinyl head with blonde rooted hair in an up-do, blue sleep
eyes, closed smiling mouth, wore a blue 1950s style short sleeve dress with a
full skirt, white collar and cuffs, white half apron, socks and shoes.
Marked Eegee on back of neck. Sunbeam bread advertising doll.
Made by the Eegee doll company. In 1970 Horsman also made a
smaller Miss Sunbeam hard plastic doll. Checkmate Promotions, Inc.
made an all cloth Miss Sunbeam doll, actual date unknown, most likely
1960s Arthur Murray Dance
School, Let's Twist Dolls (pair girl & boy), 15"
tall, soft foam stuffed cloth body with wired aperture so body
is bendable, rubber hands and feet/shoes. Clothing is part
of the body, have applied felt facial features, she has yarn
hair and has a label that says "Let's Twist"
made by the Christy Manufacturing Company of Fayetteville N.C.
Chubby Checker released
the song 'The Twist' in 1959 and it debuted on the Dick Clark TV
Show on August 1960.
1960s Betty Blue Bonnet doll, 11 1/2" tall made by
Perfekta. 1960s Sun Maid Raisin doll, 23" tall, made by
1962 Bonnie the Plaid Lassie Doll, E. F. MacDonald's Plaid
advertising doll, 19" tall, vinyl head with short curly rooted hair, sleep
facial features with a closed mouth, hard plastic body jointed at the neck,
shoulders and hips, high heel feet, came dressed in her Scottish Highland outfit
of a navy blue Bonnie Prince Charlie jacket, plaid tartan shawl, one piece dress
with a white bodice a red and navy plaid
tartan pleated skirt,
navy blue Balmoral bonnet, sporran (purse), red knee-hi socks and black ghillies shoes,
doll marked P-9,
made by the Skippy Doll Corporation.
1962 Swiss Miss doll, 14" tall, hard plastic
jointed body, vinyl head with blonde rooted hair in pigtails, blue sleep eyes,
closed mouth, wore a blue print short sleeve dress with a black felt bodice and
ric rak trim, white collar and sleeves, socks, shoes. Swiss Miss Hot
Chocolate advertising doll. Doll marked Jolly Toys Inc. 1962.
1962 Thirstee Cry Baby doll, 22" tall, advertising doll for Carnation Milk made by
1965 Chex Cereal doll, 22" tall, Scarecrow
doll with a vinyl head, painted features, open smiling mouth, blue hat, cloth
stuffed body, doll marked R.P. Co. Advertising doll for
Ralston Purina Chex cereal.
1969 Allergy Annie doll, 15 1/2" tall,
all cloth advertising doll that came with a coloring book, advertising doll for
Honeywell, The Air Cleaner People. The Allergy Annie cloth doll is unmarked,
came with paper mailing label inside the plastic bag.
1972 Sippin Sue, Sippin Sam dolls, 6" tall,
small vinyl dolls with painted facial features and hair, dressed as a cowgirl
and cowboy, each have a hole in the mouth for a straw, came packaged with a cup
with hands shaped to hold onto the rim.
General Mills advertising dolls. Cups are marked
GENERAL MILLS 1972 --- KENNER PRODUCTS SIP ALONG. Unknown how/if dolls are marked.
1975 Aunt Sarah doll, 18" tall, all cloth
lithographed, Sarah has her eyes closed wearing lithographed eye glasses, her
hair is pulled into a bun with a bonnet, apron with her name on it, she's
holding a bowl, advertising doll for Aunt Sarah's Pancake House of Richmond,
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