There are several different Little Lulu purses that have been created over the years. The first was made in 1954?? and the most recent in 1998??. Below are pictures of the Little Lulu purses. You may click on the images to see a larger version.
These little purses are doll-sized, measuring about 3 1/2" long and 2 3/4" tall. They are the purses seen on the Georgine Little Lulu dolls of the 1940s. On the purses it says: "19©44" with "M-H.B." below for Marjorie Henderson Buell. These purses came in different styles and colors. I've seen red, blue, and green.
This little purse is about 5"
tall with a zipper across the bottom. The purse is white on the
back. It is © Western Publishing Company, Inc. and was made in
Magau. some time after the 1972 transition of ownership of Lulu
from Marge to Western.
Little Lulu Shoulder Bag
This little shoulder bag is about 5 1/2 " square without the strap. I don't know how long the strap is, because it is still in the package. It is © Western Publishing Company, Inc. 1974 and made in Hong Kong by Larami Corp Phila. PA.
This Hallmark Little Lulu coin
purse measures a little over 5" x 3". On the back it
states "Hallmark "Little Lulu" Purse 85PF140-2
Made in Hong Kong Hallmark Cards, Inc. Kansas City, Mo. 64141 ©
Western Publishing Company, Inc."
This Lulu purse is about
10.5" tall. The lable states that there is a 1999 copyright
by Golden Books Publishing Company, A subsidiary of Golden Books
Family Entertainment. All rights reserved. Watch The Lulu Show on
HBO Family. Crafted in China for Precious KidsTM
(USA), Indian Wells CA 92210.
Page last updated 12 Jan 2006.
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