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Offline Ghost Of The Doll

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Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« on: Sunday 14 March 2010, 06:17 pm »
Secret Keepins were produced by Kenner in 1994. They were a series of plush animals with a large plastic jewel-like disk on their tummies which hid a secret compartment inside, opened by a key.

There is no information on these toys on the internet, so if you know anything more about them then please contact me!

I have found three puppies so far, and have a small page already for them but would like to expand it if possible. Were there other animals produced?

http://www.ghostofthedoll.co.uk/Toys_SecretKeepins.htm
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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #1 on: Monday 15 March 2010, 03:27 am »
If it's any help, I have found at thrift stores the exact three you have.  So far, no others.  I will definitely keep my eye out though!

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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #2 on: Friday 19 March 2010, 12:00 pm »
My sister has/had one of these. I don't remember it as being a puppy. I'll ask her if she still has it in the morning and post pictures if it is different.

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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 20 March 2010, 12:15 am »
I checked. Hers is the white/pink pup.

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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 21 March 2010, 08:37 pm »
I saw one in a thrift store a month or so ago.. Pink pup I think.

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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #5 on: Monday 19 April 2010, 06:36 am »
I do not know if more colors were manufactured.  But I can tell you that I own the purple one.

- They used to come with jewels inside of the compartment.
- You get a light pink heart with an extension that makes it become a "key" to open the compartment.
- I believe the shape around the keyhole determines the bracelet(?) you get.  Mine is a dark blue heart with a plastic lace-like border, and it has white elastic attached.

If you have any more questions I'll do my best to help.  :)
-Em
« Last Edit: Monday 19 April 2010, 06:41 am by Em »
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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #6 on: Friday 23 April 2010, 07:40 pm »


This was an image I saved off of eBay (preview of a few pages of a toy catalog).

Anyways, I was mainly interested in the BSC dolls... but you can see a few of the Secret Keepins on the opposite page. It looks like the main 3 dogs we know about... but there seems to be at least two more lower down... a cat and a bear. I wonder if there was a 3rd one farther to the right...? Anyone have the (1994?) Kenner catalog?

Then again, that's the Kenner catalog. Could have just been prototypes. I'll believe the non-dog ones exist if I see it on eBay.
« Last Edit: Friday 23 April 2010, 07:46 pm by zuse »
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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #7 on: Friday 23 April 2010, 08:13 pm »
...;;;oooooooooooo;;;;;;;;;!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What an excellent post!!!!

*Searches like a madwoman!!!*
-Em
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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #8 on: Friday 30 April 2010, 03:39 am »
They were probably never made. :(
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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #9 on: Friday 30 April 2010, 04:00 am »
They were probably never made. :(

This is my instinct as well :(

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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 22 December 2010, 06:15 pm »
I have the pink puppy right now and I also have the silver charm thing that came with it. I have it listed on eBay right now but you are welcome to grab any of the photos to use!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220714428938
« Last Edit: Wednesday 22 December 2010, 11:55 pm by emery »


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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #11 on: Friday 24 December 2010, 04:00 pm »
I have the pink puppy right now and I also have the silver charm thing that came with it. I have it listed on eBay right now but you are welcome to grab any of the photos to use!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220714428938

Great pictures!
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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #12 on: Friday 07 January 2011, 08:49 pm »
This was an image I saved off of eBay (preview of a few pages of a toy catalog).
Anyone have the (1994?) Kenner catalog?



I've since emailed Zuse personally about this but since this thread is still going, here's my Kenner 1995 Girls catalogue photo link:

http://picasaweb.google.com/80sToyAds/Kenner1995ToyFairGirlsCatalogue#

Enjoy!



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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #13 on: Friday 07 January 2011, 09:26 pm »
*FALLS OVER*

Thank you so much pranceatron!!!!!!!!!  Secret Keepins are some of my favorite plushes ever.   I always wanted to see that picture up close.  :)

I can't stop drooling over all those Puppy in my Pocket photos either!

-Em
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Re: Secret Keepins by Kenner, 1984
« Reply #14 on: Friday 07 January 2011, 11:41 pm »
I'm interested in the catalogue for the photos of the prototype littlest pet shop ponies 'sparkling fashion ponies'. Never seen them before so I'm glad I had a squiz at your album!

 

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