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Subject: FUN FACT: In the late 1950s, just as the doll Barbie was making her debut as a teenager with unrealistic physical dimensions, Neil Estern invented Patti Playpal, measuring 36 inches head to toe, was life-size, as far as a 3-year-old.


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Anyone remember Patti Playpal?
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Date Posted: Sunday, August 04, 10:10:13am
In reply to: Dead at 93 's message, "Neil Estern, Sculptor (FDR statue in Wash., DC)" on Saturday, August 03, 01:14:28pm

Link ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Playpal

And unlike Barbie, an idealized plastic figure of young female beauty, Patti looked like most any toddler girl
-an all-vinyl companion who could share real clothing and imaginary adventures with a human playmate.

Personally these lil buggers would freak me out!


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