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Posted 2 years ago

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Manikin
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Princess Peggy was a line of day and house dresses produced starting in 1929 and through the 1950s by Chic Manufacturing Co. of Peoria, Illinois.
Princess Peggy house dress's were made in salesman sample size and they had a mannequin doll commissioned to look just like the face the company used in their labels . These are highly sought after salesman sample dress's which are made in high quality and if you should happen on a wonderful princess Peggy Counter mannequin they all fit her . I just got this pin and as you see her face is embossed on it .The face is from a princess Peggy Counter mannequin and I have posted one of the dress's I have . They were not fancy but house dress's .
All these dress's could be bought in women's sizes at store .
The pin is very small and that is as big as I can scan it to look .

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you Sean :-) I only have woman's vintage clothes :-( But thank you for the love !!!!!!!!
  2. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    kiss kiss to Sean always a sweetheart :-)
  3. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you Kerry for the love :-)
  4. purpledog purpledog, 2 years ago
    This is an amazing post!! I love the dress and the doll has the coolest eyes and smile.
  5. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you purpledog ! For the love on post and glad to see you on CW !
  6. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you official , & musik ,for stopping by and giving some love !
  7. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you Scandi ! I was going to email you today :-) Thanks for the love on my Princess Peggy Post !
  8. inky inky, 2 years ago
    Love the dress....:-)
  9. bratjdd bratjdd, 2 years ago
    Wow!!!!! Loving The dress, and her smile its amazingly beautiful. Love Love it!!!!!!!
  10. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you inky ,bratjdd and Bellin . I appreciate the love and stopping to write such nice comments :-)
  11. chinablue chinablue, 2 years ago
    I love the dress! When I clicked on this and saw the dress, I smiled because I could see my mother as a young woman in it. To top it off, her name.. PEGGY! I don't know much about vintage clothing and had never heard of a peggy dress. She and dad are both gone, but it's little things like this that can really hit that good old nostalgia nerve that makes you feel like you're 6 years old again. Don't you just love that feeling!? Thanks for showing/sharing and educating me. :-)
  12. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Hi China I am glad to hear this post gave you a walk down memory lane :-) Yes our Moms used to wear these dress's to do housework :-) But how special your Moms name was Peggy . Oh you really need one of these dress's . The salesman sample or full size . I like salesman size you can frame it :-) I love strolling down memory lane it brings back some wonderful memories . Thank you for stopping China and come again ok :-)
  13. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    those gnomes told me to tell you they think shes "purdy"
  14. Bruce99 Bruce99, 2 years ago
    Very nice post Mani! Your collection must be completely awesome. Just wondering, considering the fact that you are a nurse by profession, you wouldn't happen to have a Resusci Annie, would you? (: Just kidding. I imagine they must be very expensive to come by unless they've been worn out! lol! Seriously, I wouldn't be surprised if you did...
  15. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thanks Bruce :-) Well I had to do work on old rescue Annie more times that I care to remember . Mouth to mouth and CPR . As I also was a para medic we had to take refresher coarse in 6 mo. I still can smell her old rubber face . No I don't have one and no I don't ever want to see her again :-) Thanks for stopping and giving some love bruce .
  16. lundy lundy, 2 years ago
    hi manikin thank you just trying to stay above water
  17. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    Love the mannequin, Manikin! : )) miKKo
  18. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you Mikko ! So glad to see you . Hope all is good with you :-)
  19. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Lundy your under water do you have power ? We are in massive heat wave is it so hot by you too ? Stay well my friend
  20. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    Thank you, Manikin! All's well here in the oven of Summer Oklahoma; sorry to hear about the heat in Wisconsin. Did you have a fine Fourth of July observance?, are you well? : ))
  21. lundy lundy, 2 years ago
    hi manikin ,talking work ,there is not much ,very spotty ,carpentry thank you ,i hope you get relief soon ,
  22. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Hello Lovely, hope you are surviving the heat! Going to be another scorcher today!
  23. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Hi Amber . This heat has really got to me :-( They say tomorrow it should cool down gee I hope so . How are you doing in it ?
  24. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Manikin-- I posted a doll photograph that may of interest to you:

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/61506-photograph-of-large-collection-of-dolls?in=activity

    scott
  25. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you guy :-)
  26. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you Kevin ! :-)
  27. alicesun, 2 years ago
    Have this mannequin doll w/o arms and wearing bautiful peggy dress. Had no idea of its history until now, thanks, any idea on value? They are really sweet and love the dresses
  28. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you Alice . If your is missing arms that decreases her value quite a bit . The Princess Peggy sells fairly high as well as just the dress . Did you inherit the mannequin ? To bad you can't find arms . Can you send me a photo of her dress so I can see it ? Thanks for stopping by :-) My email is Manikin1234@aol.com .
  29. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you birdie :-)

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