Toys of the Seventies, Dapper Dan & Dressy Bessy

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They were doll that taught preschoolers how to dress them selves. Button, zippers, snaps, tie laces, open & close buckles...etc. I had one of these "Dapper Dan" dolls in 1971 or 1972 when I was 4 or 5 yrs old. I loved it. I took it everywhere I went. I just found a newer version of it on Fingerhut.com! I think I am going to get one for my 4 1/2 yr old daughter! Thanks
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mellyaire - April 13, 2008 - Report this comment
I have a Dapper Dan doll. Still in good condition. I think I'll buy a new one for my son, because I don't want to get this one dirty and I don't think it's machine washable like the newer ones, at least, it doesn't say so on the tag. I do wonder though, how much he's worth now. Like I said, he's in good condition, just missing the original laces from his shoes.
greg - January 11, 2010 - Report this comment
I have one from 1971 or 1972 in mint condition!
ECH - February 15, 2010 - Report this comment
My aunt, Dane Coe, actually designed these toys.
eddie - March 03, 2010 - Report this comment
im looking for a dapper dan doll i lost mine in a fire vintage dapper dan doll
genav1008 - April 27, 2010 - Report this comment
Dapper Dan was my first boyfriend. I loved him so much. I accidently left him at a local restaurant. I would not left my parents rest until we went back to get him!
melissa - October 07, 2010 - Report this comment
I am looking for the Dapper Dan doll made in 1986. I can't seem to find that one anywhere!
Elaine - February 11, 2011 - Report this comment
Dear ECH. Is your aunt also the person who illustrated a book of poems by W. Keith Hafer called "Things I Love", published by the Massachusetts Savings Bank in 1968?
Christine - May 04, 2013 - Report this comment
I have Dapper Dan and Dressy Bessy from the 1970's both in great condition.
Dave Bonnett - January 22, 2014 - Report this comment
Make me a offer on a old Dapper Dan in mint condition davidbonnett@windstream.net
Lou - May 15, 2015 - Report this comment
I'd love to buy the dapper dan and dressy bessy dolls
Jeremiah finn - November 01, 2015 - Report this comment
Jerryfinn@verizon.net very interested

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