VINTAGE 1978 Mattel HUG N’ TALK NAPPER the dog plush toy

23 Oct

VINTAGE 1978 Mattel HUG N' TALK NAPPER the dog


In 1978, Mattel produced a dog named hug n’ talk Napper. He was 13″ long with light brown fur with ears and tail being a darker brown. He has a distinctive patch on his back that is shaped like a daisy. The patch says, “hug me”. When Napper is squeezed he says 6 different phrases: My name is Napper,  I get so lonely,  You’re so good to me,  Ruff ruff rub my tummy,  Im sleepy,  Ruff ruff ruff. Napper does not require batteries; instead he has a record player inside of him. He is like the more familiar pull-string talking toys except instead of a pull-string starting the talking mechanism, a squeeze does.

You can see the distinctive daisy patch on his back

This is a highly sought after and highly desired collected. Extremely hard to find!!

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8 Responses to “VINTAGE 1978 Mattel HUG N’ TALK NAPPER the dog plush toy”

  1. maria April 1, 2012 at 9:57 pm #

    I am interested in purchasing napper stuffed animal.

  2. katrina9799 April 1, 2012 at 10:03 pm #

    He is for sale at our website
    Here is the direct link to his ad:

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

  3. don hardy September 2, 2014 at 8:38 pm #

    hi, I have a 1978 napper dog in good working what would it be worth now

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