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Friday, January 16, 2009

Pink Saturday

As stated in a previous blog, I'm doing a doll theme for Pink Saturday. Here are a few of my "pink" dolls~~~some are vintage and some are not.
Here is photo of my beloved American Character Tiny Tears doll from the 1950's. I played with her quite a bit and she was my "baby" when I was a little girl. She is completely original except for her shoes.

This photo is of "Shea" dressed in a darling pinafore over a pink-striped dress. I bought Shea at a doll show and I love her coloring and open mouth.


This is my Vogue Ginny doll from the 1950's. I have several vintage Ginny dolls and my original Jill doll (Ginny's older sister). This Ginny is not a walker, but I do have two bent-knee walkers.

This is Meg from the Little Women. She is sitting on a tufted bench and she has her embroidery hoop and stitching in her hands. I have the other three Little Women dolls, but they are not dressed in pink.

This is a mini Jan Hagara doll that I bought at a doll show.


This is my very first walking doll from the 1950's. She is completely original except for her wig. I played with this doll quite a bit and she still walks and turns her head when prompted.
Thank you again, Beverly, for hosting another Pink Saturday. This is such a great group with so many wonderful photos to share.

18 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Wow! These are just your pink dolls; you must have quite a collection. Thanks for sharing them with us, I didn't know there were so many collectible brands of dolls.

Riet said...

Happy pink Saturday. Your dolls are lovely . I will come back next week to look for more.

Kathleen Ellis said...

I love old dolls...these are beautiful!
Happy Pink Saturday!

Seams to Sew and Quilt said...

All the dolls are adorable. Happy pink day.

Sue Daly said...

Very cute vintage dolls. Happy Pink Saturday.

Mimi said...

Your Tiny Tears sure took me back...some really good memories. Unlike you, mine is a thing of the past. Whenever I outgrew a toy my mom donated it to the church nursery. A good cause, but I WANT MY TINY TEARS!

Angie said...

Oh, what pretty dolls! I think my fave is the tiny tears..how wonderful that you still have her! Happy Pink Saturday!

Beverly said...

Oh my gosh, Loretta. I started crying when I saw Tiny Tears. I had that exact same baby. I kept mine until last year. Her arms and legs dry rotted, and she just came apart. I cried.

Thank you for sharing that memory. Happy Pink Saturday.

I still have my Ginny doll, too.

RobinfromCA said...

I have that Tiny Tears doll! She was my baby too! That and my Suzy doll - not sure who she "originally" was but to me she was Suzy. What a fun collection.

Happy Pink Saturday!
Robin

White Iris Designs said...

What a great collection of dolls...I wish I had saved mine from childhood!

Kathleen said...

I just love your dolls. I also had a tiny tears doll, and a Ginny doll. Mine are long gone, and oh how I wish I had still them. Thanks for giving me a nostalgic rush, and Happy Pink Saturday!

The Muse said...

Sorry I'm so late in posting my comments...work has taken me on a few travels as of late...but now that I am able, I certainly wanted to "visit".

Our cottage, The Painted Nest is not abundant in PINK (gasp, I know, LOL) nonetheless the fun continues, as I participated in this past Sat. Pink Posting... :)

Happy to be here tonight and count myself as truly lucky to see your wonderful collection!

The older ones are glorious!

Lisa said...

Your doll collection is awesome. I just love them all.

Lisa
www.palepinkandroses.com
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Deb said...

What a gorgeous collection of dolls! I especially love your Tiny Tears doll.

kayellen said...

So fun!!!Sorry I missed this last Pink Saturday...Pretty doll collection;0)

Please email me with your address if you are still interested in Rusty Barn admissions tickets...Would you like 2-3?
Let me know!!!

Smiles,
Kay

Deborah said...

I am very late in seeing your Pink Saturday post, but I love it! I collected dolls until they took over our home. I do still have them sitting around the house. Love your first one.

ann said...

I don't know HOW I missed this.I love your TINY TEARS.I had one exactly like her.Silly me,I gave my dolls to my nieces when I married.Oh what a mistake.Mine still had all the orignal everything except my first baby doll I had chewed her fingers off.haha.I was a baby myself.ha...Ann

Loretta said...

Wow!! I love all your neat dollies! I collect dolls too. I hope you will come and visit me...from one Loretta to another!