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Samantha's Bird-Watching Outfit over the Buster Brown Dress and Samantha's Shoes and Socks.

Samantha's Bird-Watching Outfit was introduced to Samantha's Collection in 2006 and retired in 2007. Original retail cost was $28. It was shown over the Buster Brown Dress in most advertisements.


Mauve long sleeved thick coat. Puffed sleeves with gathered cuffs. Cuffs close with velcro. Curved at front bottom of hem. Thin lace covered collar. Lace trim over shoulders as wide collar; light purple ribbon-laced lace trim on coat lapels and cuffs. Silver hook at collar.


Round tan cloth gathered hat. Gathered crown; large scalloped lace on hat brim. Large double (sheer and solid) V-cut mauve ribbon on front.


Functional black binoculars with gold metal trim. Vinyl neck strap.

Identification Cards[]

Five full color vintage-watercolor style identification cards to identify the following birds:

  • Scarlet Tanager
  • Snow Bunting
  • Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker
  • Summer Yellowbird
  • Indigo Bunting

Trading Cards[]

The set came with a set of trading cards, Autumn Fun, that discussed the outfit. The back of Samantha's trading card reads:

A Bird's-Eye View

In Samantha's time, observing nature was a very popular pastime. Samantha especially liked bird-watching. On sunny days she went walking in the park with a pair of binoculars looped around her neck and a handy set of bird identification cards tucked in her coat pocket.

One day Samantha spied a woodpecker with a bright yellow chest. She laughed when she found the card showing its name. Unscramble the letters below to see what it was:

lyewlo-belidle psacreksu

The answer, upside down at the bottom of the card, is "yellow-bellied sapsucker".


Trading card set.

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