How do you identify Vintage Sindy dolls? (2024)

How do you identify Vintage Sindy dolls?

Markings on the back of Sindy's head provide the best clues to the age of the doll: 1974 to 1976: "033050X" in small print. 1977 to 1980: "2 GEN 1077" on raised rectangle, "033055X" beneath that. 1983 to 1985: Sindy logo on raised rectangle, "033055X" beneath that.

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How can you tell an original Sindy doll?

There are things that you should be able to spot for each doll era: 1963-64 doll: "Made in England" is on her neck, 29 centimeter (11.4 in) in height, soft head, rigid body without marks, hollow and hard legs; hair colour is blonde, brunette and auburn and it has a fringe (bangs) and looks like a messy bob.

(Video) Vintage Sindy by Pedigree toys, Ebay find opening
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Are Sindy dolls worth money?

Sindy is an iconic British doll and holds a special place in many people's hearts -there is still a definite demand for Sindy dolls and they can be worth more than you would have originally bought her for- whether she is vintage and used or new and still in the box!

(Video) Vintage Sindy unboxing *ADULT DOLL COLLECTOR*
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How can you tell the difference between Barbie and Sindy?

The dolls that sold were increasingly glossy, tanned and glamorous. The remodelled Sindy of the late 1980s was made thinner, her chest bigger and her legs longer - but Barbie prevailed.

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Are Sindy dolls collectable?

In 1986 Sindy was sold onto Hasbro, and although these dolls are collected it is the Sindy and accessories from the earlier times that are most collectable.

(Video) Attempting to re string my Vintage Sindy Doll
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How old is my Sindy doll?

Markings on the back of Sindy's head provide the best clues to the age of the doll: 1974 to 1976: "033050X" in small print. 1977 to 1980: "2 GEN 1077" on raised rectangle, "033055X" beneath that. 1983 to 1985: Sindy logo on raised rectangle, "033055X" beneath that.

(Video) Vintage Sindy unboxing *ADULT DOLL COLLECTOR*
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How many Sindy dolls are there?

Inspired by the original Pedigree dolls, each of the six dolls wears a modern interpretation of the fashions of original Sindy doll releases from 1963: Shopping Look, Weekender, City Chic, Dream Date, Skater Girl, and Sleepy Time.

(Video) Vintage Sindy doll by Pedigree toys
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How do you clean a vintage Sindy doll?

How to clean a vintage Sindy fashion doll - YouTube

(Video) How to clean a vintage Sindy fashion doll
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What year did Sindy come out?

Exeter-based Pedigree Toys, which launched Sindy as the "girl next door" in 1963, four years after the birth of her bigger-busted rival Barbie, wants to license or share equity in the brand to restore it to its former glory.

(Video) Sindy magazine with outfit & my vintage ballerina Sindy doll
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Who is older Sindy or Barbie?

When Sindy was originally launched, she was always the younger, more wholesome doll compared to American glamour-puss Barbie. Sales of Sindy have struggled in recent years, particularly when Woolworths stores closed as they'd held the exclusive licence to sell them.

(Video) 1980s Sindy doll - leg and hip assembly
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Can you still get Sindy?

'The best of British is back'

Britain's best-selling, most loved iconic fashion doll is back, and more gorgeous than ever and the limited edition Sindy collectors range is available now.

(Video) Quick video of part of my collection of Sindy dolls
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Do they still make Tiny Tears dolls?

Tiny Tears was a doll manufactured by the American Character Doll Company. She was introduced in 1950 and remained in production through 1968, when ACDC went out of business.

How do you identify Vintage Sindy dolls? (2024)
How old is the Barbie?

Since her 1959 debut in a now-iconic black-and-white swimsuit, she's become a worldwide sensation. Best known as Barbie, Barbara Millicent Roberts turns 62 years old on March 9. Since her 1959 debut in a now-iconic black-and-white swimsuit, she's become a worldwide sensation.

When did they stop making Sindy dolls?

A joint venture with Woolworths came to an end when the firm went under in 2009 and that was the end of Sindy on the High Street. Now, three years on, Pedigree thinks it can do no more and it is looking for a company to take her on which might be able to keep her wholesome but also up to date.

What scale is Sindy doll?

The complete guide to Sindy doll's 1/6 scale houses and other buildings.

What height is Sindy doll?

The makers of Sindy, UK-based Pedigree Dolls and Toys, have given her a dramatic makeover to make her a suitable “role model” to young girls. Sindy has grown in size from 10.5 inches tall to 18 inches and now has a significantly larger waist than her previous incarnations.

Which came first Sindy or Barbie?

When Sindy was originally launched, she was always the younger, more wholesome doll compared to American glamour-puss Barbie. Sales of Sindy have struggled in recent years, particularly when Woolworths stores closed as they'd held the exclusive licence to sell them.

Is Sindy doll still made?

'The best of British is back'

Britain's best-selling, most loved iconic fashion doll is back, and more gorgeous than ever and the limited edition Sindy collectors range is available now.

What height is Sindy doll?

The makers of Sindy, UK-based Pedigree Dolls and Toys, have given her a dramatic makeover to make her a suitable “role model” to young girls. Sindy has grown in size from 10.5 inches tall to 18 inches and now has a significantly larger waist than her previous incarnations.

How old are Barbies?

Today is her birthday

Barbie was born on March 9, 1959 making her 59-years-old today.

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