Pleasant Company began in 1986 in Middleton, Wisconsin. The company was founded by Pleasant T. Rowland, a woman who used to be a teacher and a publisher of educational texts. Pleasant Company is now legally called American Girl. The first catalogue contained only 3 historical dolls, whereas now there are 10 (not counting the new addition of the best friends dolls).
Kirsten Larson (1854 pioneer), Samantha Parkington (1904 Victorian orphan), and Molly McIntire (1944 living on the homefront during world war II) were the first historical characters. The item "American Girl Doll RARE VINTAGE 90's Samantha HUGE LOT Original Owner" is in sale since Monday, August 21, 2017.This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\By Brand, Company, Character\American Girl\Samantha". The seller is "lorrystore" and is located in Highland Park, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.