A careful eBayer who takes the time to study the photos, reads the entire description, and asks pertinent questions is our best customer. Ty Sweet Sasha Doll Rare Retired Very Controversial Ty Sweet Sasha Obama Original Authenticated Peggy Gallagher VHTF Authenticated by Peggy Gallagher in her original sealed, tamper proof case with the original COA Certificate of Authenticity As the COA states “Museum Quality” dolls and tags! Back in the day, Peggy Gallagher was the “Go to person” for Authenticating Ty Beanie Babies. Ty collectors know exactly what this is and the value! This listing is for Sweet Sasha only! I have photo’s below for information only on the history of these dolls. From what I have heard over the years and even back then, only a few hundred made it on shelves before they were recalled due to the Obama’s objection of the dolls. This doll has never been removed from her tamper proof case and is authenticated. More information about the Obama girlz dolls is below. Original Ty Sasha & Malia Dolls (before Ty agreed to change their names). Extremely Rare & Hard to Find! Both the swing and tush tag have the names Sasha & Malia! Here’s a story about them from the NY Times in February 2009. The discontinued Marvelous Malia and Sweet Sasha dolls. A spokeswoman for the first lady Michelle Obama had protested that the dolls were inappropriately using young, private citizens for marketing purposes, even though the company, Ty Inc. Insisted that the dolls were not intended to depict the Obama girls, Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7. Still, the brown-skinned, brown-eyed dolls, which were introduced in January, bore a passing resemblance to the first daughters. On Tuesday, the companys Web site included pictures of the two dolls beneath a red sign that read Retired. A spokeswoman for Ty Inc. Tania Lundeen, did not return several calls for comment. A spokeswoman for Mrs. Obama, Katie McCormick Lelyveld, said, We appreciate the companys response to this matter. All of our items are clean and or new, odor free, no smoke or stains. We do no smoke and have no pets! The item “Rare HTF Ty Sweet Sasha Michelle Obama Inaugural DNC Doll Authenticated Sealed” is in sale since Friday, January 20, 2017. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Beanbag Plush\Ty\Beanie Babies-Original\Retired”. The seller is “omg-bella” and is located in New Braunfels, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Character Family: Obama Girlz
- Brand: Ty
- Year: 2008
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