Our Sindy Museum Blog
|Posted on August 19, 2021 at 8:15 PM|
The 1982 Sindy Outfits and Separates are now online!
Finally we have completed this quite difficult year. A lot of our issues surrounded dolls that we knew of which were not shown in Trade Catalogues and issues regarding their details.
There are still dolls and outfits which we haven't included yet because we still cannot verify the year for certain:
- We still can't prove if the bunches Sindy in the T-shirt and shorts sold in a bubble pack shown on page 163 of Colette Mansell's History of Sindy is 1981 or 1982 or some other year entirely.
- We still cant be sure of what year the Funtime Sindy wearing the yellow shirt and red skirt that came with the Camping Buggy was, but we do now know the reference. To recap, there are three sets which came with a dressed Sindy doll. Funtime Sindy with Dining Table and Chairs (Ref 44891), Funtime Sindy with Camping Buggy and Tent Set (Ref 44892) and Funtime Sindy and her Country Garden (Ref 44893). If you have any thoughts, please let us know.
There are bound to be typos or errors which we will put right asap. As always if you spot anything or don't agree with what we have said, no matter how trivial it may seem, please do let us know!
Also, any Sindy variations or anything else you have noted about this year are always welcome.
You will see there is a shout out for Skaters for 1982, it would be so cool if we could show all the different Skaters because they are lovely and a lot of fun and they make us smile.
From the acknowledgments you will see this was a bit of a worldwide effort, and we are very grateful to everyone who helped.
Special thanks to Donna from the US, Patricia from the Netherlands, and Starla from the UK, who patiently considered our questions and generously provided their knowledge, observations and opinions, and generally kept the author sane! Thank you ladies.