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A daily look back at the toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

Sasson Ginny Doll from Lesney Products (1981)

The Ginny Doll first hit the scene in the late 1940s, a creation of Massachusetts-based Vogue Doll Company. The doll became immensely popular due to the availability of a variety of high-quality and detailed outfits available for purchase.

In the early 1980s, Ginny went “Sasson.” The Vogue Doll company, now a subsidiary of Lesney Products, released a version of Ginny that paid homage to the “designer jeans” generation. The 8-inch doll was decked out with a contemporary braid, Sasson jeans, and matching T-shirt belt, and shoes.

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