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Honey the Teenager (1961)

This doll was advertised as "Honey the Teenager" in the 1961 Alden's Christmas catalog. She is one example of an African-American glamour doll, which are rare compared to the number of caucasian dolls made by various companies. Her manufacturer is unknown.

Body Construction
Honey is a 20" doll molded of light brown vinyl. She has brunette rooted hair, frosted with blonde, in a ponytail style, and brown sleep eyes with brush lashes. She appears to be jointed at the neck, shoulders and hips.

Honey wears a red skirt, white sweater, pearl drop earrings, a white bow in her hair, and generic white plastic high heels.

Is the doll pictured below Honey? Here is a closeup of her face. (Note the blonde highlights.)

Black Glamour doll by unknown manufacturer

Thanks to Valerie Myers for help with this page.

Copyright 2001-2007 by Zendelle Bouchard.

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