Walt Disney

Many Nisbet collectors may not realise that Peggy made dolls for Walt Disney - Here are some of Walt's much-loved characters - as made by the House of Nisbet!

Christopher Robin and Friends

Christopher Robin and his friends are rarely seen in the UK - We think that this may be partly due to them being almost exclusively sold in the US, at the well-known Disney attractions there, and partly due to them not being recognised as products of the Peggy Nisbet factory.   They are made of vinyl, and were originally sold in a clear conical plastic container, with a circular base

Here is a list of the Disney characters produced by Peggy Nisbet : 

  WD/1   Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh
  WD/2   Piglet, Kanga, Roo and Eeyore
  WD/3   Peter Pan
  WD/4   Cinderella
  WD/5   Snow White
  WD/6   Alice in Wonderland


The earliest mention we have for the vinyl dolls is in a catalogue from 1967, but they no longer appear in the listings after 1969, so it appears that they were discontinued by 1970

According to our researches, these dolls were all made of vinyl, but somewhere in our collection, we are sure we have Alice in Wonderland made of hard plastic (Styrene)

Other Walt Disney characters made by Nisbet include the two versions of H/280, Mary Poppins - One wearing the black Nanny's outdoor costume, complete with black straw hat and parrot headed umbrella, while the other has a white summer costume


21st September 2023


Important Announcement


My dear wife, Christine, passed away on the 8th December, 2021after 8 weeks in hospital. I was by her side, when she slipped away from me peacefully, with no pain or suffering.


Chris had been struggling with a slow decline in health, associated with a progressive, untreatable, and ultimately terminal lung disease, and finally succumbed to her old adversary, Pneumonia.


We had been friends for 55 years, together as a couple for 50 years, and married just a month short of 48 years, when she died.   


This website was Chris's idea, and I did all the technical stuff, to make it work.   After news of Chris's passing reached her close friends in the doll collecting world, I was deeply touched and gratified to hear their tributes to my dear wife, and I must thank them all for their kindness and support.   Ultimately, it was her doll friends that gave me the courage to continue with the website.


In the months before her eventual hospitalisation, Chris had outlined a number of additions and changes she wanted to make to the website, and it is my intention to honour those wishes, and to implement the changes we had considered, over the coming weeks and months.


I must apologise to all those who have written to us via the website, only to have your emails go unanswered.   Unfortunately, the email system had been hacked aroung the time Chris was going into hospital, and many emails must have been lost, as a result.


As you might imagine, I felt completely broken by Chris's loss, and it is only now, almost 22 months after her passing, that I have felt strong enough to even look at the website again.   


My aim is to continue with the website, and to implement Chris's aims for her many new ideas as soon as I can.   In the meantime, I have hopefully got the email system sorted out, and I will attempt to answer any enquiries as soon as I can, and to send replies with the same high degree of accuracy that a reply from Chris would have had.


From now on, I will be flying solo, whilst my co-pilot and guide will be soaring much higher, (though she is always in my heart, and in my thoughts).


My thanks to all our website visitors for your continued support


Dave (also known as Arthur), and Chris, (my lost love, Guinevere)


Christine Poulten

25th December 1949 - 8th December 2021