40 cute vintage plush toys & stuffed animals from the ’80s

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Cute vintage plush toys and stuffed animals from the 80s
Take a look at more than 40 of the cute vintage plush toys and sweet stuffed animals that millions of kids cuddled back in the ’80s.

What a bear! Teddy with yellow ribbon (1981)

He’s a 26″ huggable, loveable teddy bear. Pillow-soft polyester fill inside and long, lustrous plush outside.

Vintage huge stuffed teddy bear from the 80s


Supersize me: Big yellow snake and giant blue dog toys

Huge plush toys from 1981 - big yellow snake and giant blue dog


Kids character stuffed toys (1981)

Cookie Monster & Big Bird (from Sesame Street), Ziggy, Snoopy & Woodstock (Peanuts), Tweety & Sylvester, Pink Panther

Kids character stuffed toys from 1981


Vintage musical plush pals – Toys from the 80s

Soft non-toxic acrylic pile covering. Stuffed body conceals music box. Locked-in wind-up key cannot be overwound. Each plays popular melody or lullaby.

Musical Mouse, Suzy Doll, Mickey Mouse Rag Doll, Musical Sitting Lamb, Musical bear

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Vintage musical plush pals - Toys from the 80s


Knickerbocker: Mickey Mouse – Toys that love you back (1981)

For more than half a century, no one has caught the hearts of America like Mickey Mouse. And no one has brought him to life like Knickerbocker.

At Knickerbocker, we believe legends like Mickey should last forever. So every Mickey Mouse, every Donald Duck, and every one of our plush toys are made to last as long as your child needs them to love and hug.

So if you want to give your children a legend they can pass on to their children, just go to the place where legends are created.

Knickerbocker: Mickey Mouse - Toys that love you back (1981)

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Retro 80s Pink Panther stuffed plush toy

Retro 80s Pink Panther stuffed plush toy


Vintage 80s stuffed animals

Vintage 80s stuffed animals


Vintage Russ teddy bear toy (1985)

Vintage Russ teddy bear toy from 1985


Vintage Gund beaver full body hand puppet (1985)

Vintage Gund beaver puppet plush toy (1985)


Vintage International Kennel Club soft sculptures – plush toys (1985)

The first 9 soft sculptures of famous dog breeds: Includes Samoyed, Pekingese, Dachshund, Old English Sheepdog, Newfoundland, Poodle & Cocker Spaniel

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Vintage International Kennel Club soft sculptures - plush toys from 1985


Russ plush toy – Monkey orangutan gorilla stuffed animal (1985)

Russ plush toy - Monkey orangutan gorilla simian stuffed animal


Fisher-Price Puffalump plush toys (1986)

Fisher-Price Puffalump plush toys (1986)

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This playful cat is Purrfection: Vintage Gund stuffed animal (1986)

Gund with the wind.

Gund Purrfection cat animal plushie toy (1987)


Mattel Popples plush toys (1987)

Mattel Popples plush toys (1987)


Vamoose full hand/arm puppet: Vintage Gund stuffed toy (1987)

Let the Gund times roll.

Gund Vamoose moose animal plushie (1987) 2


Nuts about Gund: Squirrel stuffed animal (1987)

“Nuttsy” is perky and full of mischief 

Gund nuttsy plush toy (1987)


Vintage Stilts the Giraffe stuffed toy (1987)

Gund to new heights. — Tall, tan & handsome, it’s Stilts.

Gund Stilts giraffe plush toy (1987)


Stuffed m&ms plush toys (1987)

Merry Christmas from m&ms plain and peanut chocolate candies

M&Ms stuffed toy: Fun friends are here in time for Christmas!

They’re irresistibly soft and loveable soft toys (approximately 13″ overall size) that come in 4 popular M&Ms chocolate candies colors. [Yellow, orange, green, red.] One hug and you’ll fall in love.

Invite them home for Christmas… Order before 12/15/1987 and we will rush your Fun Friend to you… Only $9.95 plus proofs-of-purchase

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Vintage mms candy stuffed toys from 1987


Brewster the Saint Bernard dog plush toy (1989)

Brewster the Saint Bernard dog plush toy (1989)

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