Dating little people

Curiosuly enough, these characters have shrunk in overall size (compared to the Chunky People) and more closely approach the overall dimensions of the Original figures.

They are also much more detailed and colorful, as well as (for the first time) having distinct body limbs (arms and legs), which neither the Originals nor the Chunky versions did (well, one---and only one --- figure did; before you look here, do you know which one it is? In additon, they are made of a softer rubber-like material than any of the previous versions.........they're "squishable".

Then, beginning in 1950, we begin to see more and more toys introduced that builds upon this original design.....most popular being the #7 Looky Fire Truck.

In this very popular toy, you can really see the fundamental shape, size, and facial features of what was to become, almost a decade later, the "Original" Little People.

Although there are several different styles of these figures that were produced during this period, they are all similar enough to be classified as the "Original" version, and in fact, this is how most collectors and experts refer to them as a group. Although still called Little People by Fisher Price, these figures took on a significantly enlarged appearance (about twice the overall width of the originals) beginning in 1991 and lasting until 1996.You can find much more information about your privacy choices in our privacy policy. Even if you choose not to have your activity tracked by third parties for advertising services, you will still see non-personalized ads on our site.This is my favorite site for finding local hookups.Although the physical resemblance to the Original and the Chunky line of figures is weak, with a little imagination and effort (and of course, by the label on the box!), there's no denying that these guys and gals (and animals, too) can truthfully wear the Little People name with pride.

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