In 1987 the production and rights was
taken over by Hasbro. The model that
was introduced by Hasbro that year
was only available on the market for
one year. Disney Club Sindy is one of
the more interesting models from this
City Girl and Romance N roses was ot-
her fresh models of Sindy from the sa-
In 1988 the modern Sindy doll had it´s
Her new look was a disappointment to
many english fans but by others Sindy
was received with open arms. The rea-
son for this was that she has lost her
Mattel started a legal suit against Has-
bro resulting in that sales in the US
was prohibited. A verdict that has be-
en questioned by many and today is
interpreted more as a trade embargo
by unpartial observers!
A treaty between the two companies
also resulted in that Sindy´s eyes we-
re changed and she lost her turned- up
nose in the new models. To dress Sin-
dy in fashion borrowed from Barbie is
not feasible. Few people are actually
aware of this!
The clothes are simply to big and the
shoes to small for Sindy. The shape of
Sindy´s head is, as the models by Pedi-
gree rounder in shape than Barbie´s,
although considerably less more notice-
able than before. The natural toes and
the belly button was Sindy´s foremost
In 1988 many models were released
and these models were developed the
following two years. The best known
models are Sindy & Scotty and Wed-
ding day Sindy. The boxes were pink
in 1988 and are white since 1989.
Wedding Day Sindy is made in three
diffrent designs where details such as
the wedding dress and the eyes mark-
edly show the differences.
In 1989 Hasbro released two designs
of Wedding Day Sindy and one of the
boxes even contains a very well made
hat apart from a bridal veil.
This model is very rare and difficult to
Sindy & Scotty, Splashing Out and Pret-
ty Picnic Sindy from 89 is some of the
prettiest playline dolls ever produced
An other very interesting model was
Sindy & Her Fun Bike, from 1990, and
it was the first fashion doll that could
ride a bike in a natural way, thanks to
her knee joints. This model as well as
Sindy & Gogo was plagiarized by oth-
er manufacturers the following years.
Sindy´s dog Gogo had yet another finess.
The dog refused to walk if Sindy wasn´t
holding the leash!
Splashing Out and pretty Picnic Sindy
are not only two of the best models ever
made but are also extremely rare Sindy
In 1993 Sindy celebrated her 30:th anni-
versary and Hasbro added to the festivi-
ties by releasing a limited edition of
10000 dolls aimed for the collectors.
Diamond Princess Sindy was the most
expensive Sindy dolls ever produced.
Edwardian Dream Sindy is in a class of
it´s own above all the other Sindy dolls.
She looks so elegant in her feather rim-
med hat, romantic parasol and classic
gown. Edwardian Dream Sindy is a col-
lectors dream come true.
Sindys was introduced in India by Fun-
skool in 1994. Funskool adapted Sindy
to the indian market and let the fashion
be inspired by the Indian culture.
Miss India Sindy is the most well known
series. This series of dolls include Sarée,
Kurta, Gujarati, Hair Dazzle. The color of
the dolls differed.
Gujarati and Sarée were red, green or
yellow while Hair Dazzle blue or purple
and Kurta was pink but other colors may
occure. Pretty Party was also given an
India inspired fashion where Sindy was
transformed to a young woman from In-
dia. These models from Funskool are al-
ready today classics in Sindy´s long and
In 1997 Hasbro ceased producing Sindy!
Sindy is produced under licence by Vi-
vid Imaginations Ltd since 1998. The last
Paul doll was produced by Hasbro in the
With Vivid´s takeover Sindy got a new
boy friend named Robbie closing a 32
year long epoque with Paul.
Sindy´s friend Imani disappered to and
instead she got a new colored friend
named Mel, who, according to our op-
pinion, is better then Imani.
Something that cannot be said about
Vivid Imaginations has received massif
criticism due to Sindy´s fashion. The fas-
hion can only be described as unintere-
sting and cheap. Hardly becoming our
brittish fashion doll Sindy.
With Teenage Witch Sindy Vivid Imagi-
nations finally restored the dignity Sin-
dy deserves. In 2003 Vivid ceased pro-
ducing Sindy and the rights were retur-
ned to Pedigree!