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Offline princess_lucy

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Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« on: Wednesday 14 July 2010, 11:05 pm »
I've had this little guy since I was little:



I found out my best friend also has one from when she was little but I was born in the UK and she was born in France! The only difference is mine is yellow and hers is glow in the dark plastic but other than that they're identical.

Neither of them have any marks or dates and they're about 2 and a half inches tall with a hole in the bottom. We just found it strange that we both ended up with the same random teddy toy.

Any idea who they are?
« Last Edit: Thursday 15 July 2010, 10:27 pm by Ghost Of The Doll »

Offline pikapal

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 15 July 2010, 02:51 am »
I got mine in the US at a Pic n Save store in California.

I have a collection of these guys. Other animals were made besides the bear. I have a cat, mouse, elephant, a dog/monkey thing. I had a rabbit, but lost the it as a child.



This site also has a picture of the cat and monkey.
http://www.80stoysale.com/glofriends.html

Personally I think the cat has a "Hello Kitty" look to it. I've also seen the monkey for sale with those cheap baby dolls.
« Last Edit: Thursday 15 July 2010, 02:55 am by pikapal »

Offline mouse

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 15 July 2010, 05:19 am »
I'm in Australia - I have the elephant from when I was a baby :) His trunk is coming off though - I think I probably bit it.

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 15 July 2010, 03:13 pm »
That's so cool, thanks guys! xxx

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Re: [ID'd - Glofriends] Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 15 July 2010, 10:10 pm »
I don't think they're real GloFriends though, the site says fake.

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 15 July 2010, 10:31 pm »
They're not part of Hasbro/Playskool's Glo Friends series. It seems like there were quite a few made so will leave this post unidentified in case someone knows their name.

These are the three images from http://www.80stoysale.com, noted as Glo Friend fakies:



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Offline invaderhorizongreen

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 17 July 2010, 11:09 pm »
wow i had that cat toy long ago and i also had a duck too that was wearing overalls and a little hat, it is now long gone. also i had a small green duck built the same way as the bear that had a pink bow tie that was molded with the plastic toy.

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #7 on: Monday 02 August 2010, 07:51 am »
I found a picture the monkey that came with a baby doll. I cut it out from a Fingerhut catalog from the 90s. I circled the monkey in red


A close up of the monkey. It has the same paint scheme as the one pictured on http://www.80stoysale.com

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #8 on: Monday 02 August 2010, 08:38 am »
Here is one in that mold included with a Cititoy doll dated 1990:

« Last Edit: Monday 02 August 2010, 08:45 am by zuse »
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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #9 on: Monday 02 August 2010, 09:21 pm »
Zuse thanks for posting that picture of the doll in the box with clothes . Now I know where our toy cat in the overalls came from I had that doll at some point .I remember having some of  the clothes that are shown in the picture .

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 14 February 2012, 12:17 am »
Yes, I tried to ID this bears for years. I am in Australia and I purchased the pink one (same as the one in the doll box set above) at a school fete at the age of 7 in '89 for 20 cents. The yellow bear I purchased at a trash 'n' treasure market a few months ago for 50 cents. I had to buy it as I could not believe that I had come across another one! Here's my photo:

https://picasaweb.google.com/111969355407226589379/Unidentified80s90sToys?authkey=Gv1sRgCNb_1K3-vtqySg#5708775470055761122
« Last Edit: Tuesday 14 February 2012, 03:40 am by Skyhorse82 »

Offline Ianua

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #11 on: Friday 24 February 2012, 07:13 pm »
Me and my sister had the mouse and cat but ours definitly didn't come with a doll we had some glow friends and these were extra ones my mum got from the local pound store. I think they were originally carded. The mouse was rubbish (wouldn't stand up) I remember it really annoyed me Glo spider was far better xxx I xxx

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #12 on: Friday 24 February 2012, 11:26 pm »
Well at the very least it looks like we have a maker for these. Cititoy probably reused the molds for these animals in a few different things.

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Re: Little Yellow Plastic Bear
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 29 February 2012, 08:56 am »
Another Cititoy "Little Belle Gift Set" (1985) has a hippo creature. :)

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