Cabbage Patch Candidates
Sheila Clevenger  /  AP
A Cabbage Patch Kids doll crafted in the likeness of  Sarah Palin is among the dolls that will be auctioned on eBay.
updated 10/27/2008 11:36:52 AM ET 2008-10-27T15:36:52

Four one-of-a-kind Cabbage Patch Kids dolls crafted in the likeness of presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain and vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin will be auctioned on eBay.com.

The dolls sport outfits inspired by their counterparts, with the Palin doll wearing the Republican candidate's signature rimless eyeglasses, red suit and heels.

"These four folks in particular seemed like the perfect candidates, if you will, to become one-of-a-kind Cabbage Patch Kids," said toymaker Jakks Pacific Inc. spokeswoman Genna Rosenberg.

"We've had a great history with making celebrity look-alikes with these Kids. We've done everyone from Elvis to Donald Trump to Ellen (DeGeneres) and Oprah (Winfrey)."

All proceeds from the auction, which begins Thursday and ends Nov. 4, will benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Jakks Pacific will also auction six limited edition 25th-anniversary dolls that have been created to look identical to the original Cabbage Patch Kids that were first released in 1983.

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