friendship kids

Also known as: 
friendship kids friends forever
Year of introduction: 
1998
About the brand: 

From Just Magic Dolls (© 2005 Maria Greene All Rights Reserved)

"The original series of The Friendship Kids from Kingstate, The Dollcrafter, was released in 1998. At that time they looked very much like the company's porcelain dolls in vinyl color, hair style and dress. In 2005, the series was released again with a much more contemporary look. This is one of the few doll series with boys!

The dolls are very close to American Girl in size, though they are very slightly thinner, and their shoe size is approximately the same. The two types of dolls can share clothing very well.

The quality of the vinyl, cloth body and wig is quite good though not near AG standards. The clothing is also nicely made and has good detail like embroidery. Unfortunately, the cloth body is white which means they do not look very good in styles that expose their torso. Their heads are attached with a nylon zip tie instead of a string.

My biggest personal complaint about these dolls is their unnatural appearing eyes. They are much too big and too close together. The problem is particularly glaring when the doll is displayed with other 18" dolls. They are also pigeon toed (meaning it's hard to make them stand without their feet pointing inward). If you can pick one up for a discount, however, they are worth the price for the clothing alone."

 

 

Details
Height: 
18.00 in
Doll types: 
Play dolls
18 inch vinyl play dolls
Primary material: 
Vinyl
Hair type: 
Wigged
Eye type: 
Fixed/Inset acrylic
Doll ages: 
Child dolls
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