Little Miss No Name Doll - Hasbro Doll From the 1960s Has a Unique Story

By: Tonya from When It Was Cool (@wiwcool)

 Little Miss No Name will either steal your heart... or your soul. The jury is still out.

Little Miss No Name will either steal your heart... or your soul. The jury is still out.

Little Miss No Name was created in 1965 by Hasbro and she was a different approach to the glammed up Barbie doll who had everything from mansions to Porchses. The Little Miss No Name doll had nothing including no shoes and only a burlap sack for dress.

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Unfortunately, the Little Miss No Name doll wasn't a huge seller for Hasbro and it was said that it may have taken a special kind of little girl, one with real love in her heart to want to purchase and take home a Little Miss No Name doll.

Barbie never needed a hug.  Little Miss No Name, on the other hand, looked like she needed real love. I didn't have a Little Miss No Name doll as a child, of course, it was way before my time. I don't even have a very long history with mine as I purchased her off eBay a little over a year ago but had I known about Little Miss No Name when I was a little girl I'm certain I would have loved to have loved her. 

I understand there are seven different Little Miss No Name doll variations but I am not 100% certain about that. I read an article stating that the commercial for this doll was of her standing in a dark alley with snow falling down. She was barefoot, not wearing a coat, just a burlap dress with patches (mine is not in original dress). Little Miss No Name had shaggy, dirty, blonde hair and large, sad, brown eyes.

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"I need someone to love me. I am so tired and cold. Please take me home with you and I will be yours to hold." The original Little Miss No Name box reads, " I need someone to love me, I want to learn to play, please take me home with you and brush my tear away.”  The Little Miss No Name doll will either pull at your heart strings or possible freak you out. I love mine and would never part with her. A wonderful find for me! 

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The tear drop on the face of the Little Miss No Name Doll can often be lost, so when looking for one make sure she still has her’s.

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Little Miss No Name doll’s hand is outstretched for a handout. She is the total antithesis of glamour and fashion dolls like Barbie.

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