{"id":505567969310,"title":"Vintage Vogue Ginny Doll - The Wavette Hair Doll - 1948","handle":"vintage-ginny-doll-in-pink-dress-1948-to-1950","description":"\u003cp align=\"left\"\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cspan size=\"2\" style=\"font-size: small;\"\u003eThis is a 1948 Vogue Ginny\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan size=\"2\" style=\"font-size: small;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003edoll. \u003c\/b\u003eShe is\u003cb\u003e \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e7 1\/2-8\" tall, a\u003c\/span\u003ell hard plastic, toddler type jointed body, wig,\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003emolded hair under the wig, PE painted side glancing eyes, closed mouth, marked on head:\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eVogue\u003c\/b\u003e, and on back:\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eVogue Doll\u003c\/b\u003e, clothing is also marked\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eVogue Doll. \u003c\/b\u003eOriginal pink dress and shoes. Original hat not included\u003cb\u003e.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp align=\"left\"\u003e\u003cspan face=\"Arial\" style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003eVogue was founded by\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eJennie H. Graves\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eand grew from modest beginnings, to be the largest\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003edoll only\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003emanufacturer in the world.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp align=\"left\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003eVogue Dollls was started in\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003e 1922 when Jennie Graves established her \u003cem\u003eYe Olde Vogue Doll Shoppe\u003c\/em\u003e in Somerville Massachusetts, making doll clothes, dressing, and selling imported German dolls to a well known Boston department store, Jordan Marsh.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp align=\"left\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003eVogue is best known for their\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eGinny\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003edoll, born in 1951 and named after Mrs. Graves daughter;\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eVirginia Graves\u003cb\u003e.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003e Ginny dolls had beautiful clothing wardrobes and interchangeable accessories. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy 1953, Ginny was so popular, Vogue employed well over 50 regular workers in their 15,000 square foot warehouse with over 200 part time people employed to sew.  Within a decade, revenue went from $250,000 to over $5,000,000 annually.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn 1972, the Vogue name was sold to the Tonka Corporation, in 1977, the Lesney Products Corporation owned the name, in 1984, Meritus Industries owned it, then in 1986, R. Dakin and Company owned it.  Finally, since 1995, the new Vogue Doll Company has worked to restore Ginny’s rightful place in the modern doll era, still preserving her “well-loved image, love of fashion, and sense of fun\".\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eVogue dolls are highly collectible in today's market.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2018-01-28T22:49:19-05:00","created_at":"2018-01-28T22:49:22-05:00","vendor":"Vintage Arts Inc.","type":"","tags":["curiosities","gift","sale","spring","vintage"],"price":9600,"price_min":9600,"price_max":9600,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":19600,"compare_at_price_min":19600,"compare_at_price_max":19600,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":7155190235166,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Vintage Vogue Ginny Doll - The Wavette Hair Doll - 1948","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":9600,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":19600,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":null}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1201\/1846\/products\/20180128223854.jpg?v=1571456247","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1201\/1846\/products\/20180128223945.jpg?v=1571456247","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1201\/1846\/products\/20180128223927.jpg?v=1571456247"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1201\/1846\/products\/20180128223854.jpg?v=1571456247","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp align=\"left\"\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cspan size=\"2\" style=\"font-size: small;\"\u003eThis is a 1948 Vogue Ginny\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan size=\"2\" style=\"font-size: small;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003edoll. \u003c\/b\u003eShe is\u003cb\u003e \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e7 1\/2-8\" tall, a\u003c\/span\u003ell hard plastic, toddler type jointed body, wig,\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003emolded hair under the wig, PE painted side glancing eyes, closed mouth, marked on head:\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eVogue\u003c\/b\u003e, and on back:\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eVogue Doll\u003c\/b\u003e, clothing is also marked\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eVogue Doll. \u003c\/b\u003eOriginal pink dress and shoes. Original hat not included\u003cb\u003e.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp align=\"left\"\u003e\u003cspan face=\"Arial\" style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003eVogue was founded by\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eJennie H. Graves\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eand grew from modest beginnings, to be the largest\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003edoll only\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003emanufacturer in the world.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp align=\"left\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003eVogue Dollls was started in\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003e 1922 when Jennie Graves established her \u003cem\u003eYe Olde Vogue Doll Shoppe\u003c\/em\u003e in Somerville Massachusetts, making doll clothes, dressing, and selling imported German dolls to a well known Boston department store, Jordan Marsh.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp align=\"left\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003eVogue is best known for their\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eGinny\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003edoll, born in 1951 and named after Mrs. Graves daughter;\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eVirginia Graves\u003cb\u003e.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: Arial;\"\u003e Ginny dolls had beautiful clothing wardrobes and interchangeable accessories. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy 1953, Ginny was so popular, Vogue employed well over 50 regular workers in their 15,000 square foot warehouse with over 200 part time people employed to sew.  Within a decade, revenue went from $250,000 to over $5,000,000 annually.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn 1972, the Vogue name was sold to the Tonka Corporation, in 1977, the Lesney Products Corporation owned the name, in 1984, Meritus Industries owned it, then in 1986, R. Dakin and Company owned it.  Finally, since 1995, the new Vogue Doll Company has worked to restore Ginny’s rightful place in the modern doll era, still preserving her “well-loved image, love of fashion, and sense of fun\".\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eVogue dolls are highly collectible in today's market.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Vintage Vogue Ginny Doll - The Wavette Hair Doll - 1948

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This is a 1948 Vogue Ginny doll. She is 7 1/2-8" tall, all hard plastic, toddler type jointed body, wig, molded hair under the wig, PE painted side glancing eyes, closed mouth, marked on head: Vogue, and on back: Vogue Doll, clothing is also marked Vogue Doll. Original pink dress and shoes. Original hat not included.

Vogue was founded by Jennie H. Graves and grew from modest beginnings, to be the largest doll only manufacturer in the world.  

Vogue Dollls was started in 1922 when Jennie Graves established her Ye Olde Vogue Doll Shoppe in Somerville Massachusetts, making doll clothes, dressing, and selling imported German dolls to a well known Boston department store, Jordan Marsh.  

Vogue is best known for their Ginny doll, born in 1951 and named after Mrs. Graves daughter; Virginia Graves. Ginny dolls had beautiful clothing wardrobes and interchangeable accessories. 

By 1953, Ginny was so popular, Vogue employed well over 50 regular workers in their 15,000 square foot warehouse with over 200 part time people employed to sew.  Within a decade, revenue went from $250,000 to over $5,000,000 annually.

In 1972, the Vogue name was sold to the Tonka Corporation, in 1977, the Lesney Products Corporation owned the name, in 1984, Meritus Industries owned it, then in 1986, R. Dakin and Company owned it.  Finally, since 1995, the new Vogue Doll Company has worked to restore Ginny’s rightful place in the modern doll era, still preserving her “well-loved image, love of fashion, and sense of fun".

Vogue dolls are highly collectible in today's market.