Vintage Midge Dolls were introduced in 1962 as Barbie's best friend. She has the same body as Barbie, with identical markings and went through the same transformations.
With her introduction, her name was added to all Barbie bodies, so the bodies for both dolls read:
This causes a lot of confusion - as many people think their Barbie doll is a Midge. It all depends on the head!
Allan was introduced in 1964 as Midge's Boyfriend and Ken's best friend.
Mattel used the Midge name again beginning in 1987 and made Midge dolls through the late 1980s and 1990s.
Vintage Straight Leg Midge Doll (1963 - 1966)
Vintage Bendable Leg Midge (1965)
In 1997, Mattel issued a 35th Anniversary Vintage Midge Doll Reproduction Gift Set as a Toys R Us exclusive.
Campus Sweet Shop Giftset in 2008 with Midge and Alan Reproductions
Here are the current listings: