The Glamor Girls series of 1953 included seven dolls. It was a remarkable year for Madame Alexander which also included the six Beaux Arts Creations based on the Royal Recessional of 36 dolls created for and commissioned by department store Abraham & Straus to celebrate Queen Elizabeths II Coronation. 1953 was the introduction of the 7 1/2" Quiz-Kin and Wendy Ann dolls. It was also the Alexander Doll Companies third consecutive year to receive the Fashion Academy Gold Metal - So things were moving on all cylinders for Madame Alexander. The box of this doll is marked $18.95. An old store advertisement shows the Queen of the Beaux Arts Creations series at $34.95, and the other Beaux Art dolls at $24.95. All the dolls are walkers. Perhaps the Glamor Girls were at a slightly lower price point to attract a wider range of costumer.
Abraham & Straus Department Store