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This guide covers all Skipper dolls from 1964 (63) until 1988 - US and international issues; fashions (until 1979) and many related items. Some pages are being updated at the moment.

 

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You can find pictures and information on all Skipper related fashions from 1965 - 1979. It was important to me to show you how these fashions look like on dolls, so you can see them dressed. You can also find descriptions and pictures of details or variations some of which - to my knowledge - have never been published before. 

 

All dolls and items pictured are from my personal collection (unless stated otherwise). This is a non-commercial webpage - I don't make money with this website.

This guide is permanently under construction - new info will be added. (I'm very busy at the moment, so it might take a while till the updates will be online) 

 

Because this website has exceeded its maximum size, I had to move some information and created four more websites to fit in all the content. Some buttons lead you to one of my new websites.


Please note: The information on all of my websites derives from my own independent research - some of the info has not been published in any form before. No part of this information - neither written information nor photographs - may be reproduced, stored in any retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording or otherwise, without my written consent. You are entitled to use the information for your private, non-commercial use only. If you want to use the info on your book/website/etc. PLEASE CONTACT ME PRIOR TO USE!

New/Additional Websites:


A Guide to Vintage Skipper Dolls - Vol. 2:

Halina’s Doll Fashions of Chicago

Skipper Fashions Overview:

Prototypes, Sample Fashions, Variations … 1963 – 1979

Best Buy, Get-Ups ‘n Go, Growing Up Fashions, Fashion Originals Europe, Fashion Collectibles – 1979

Skipper’s Friends (Ricky, Skooter, Fluff, Tiff) Fashions

Skipper and Family: Matching and Coordinating Fashions

Vintage and Mod Gift Sets


A Guide to Vintage Skipper Dolls - Vol. 3:

German (European) Skipper #8519 1972 – Deutsche Skipper

Twist‘n Turn Skipper Europe #8126 1973 + 1974

(Transitional) Dressed Box TNT Skipper Europe #8126

Funtime Skipper Europe #7193 1975 – 1977

Partytime Skipper Europe #9926 1977 – 1979

Korean Skipper

Skipper Reproductions/Repros

Skipper Dolls – Head and Body Markings, Head Molds, Arm- and Leg Molds (Identification Help: List of Skipper dolls from 1964 (1963) – 1988)

Vintage Skipper (rare) hair colors

Skipper’s Friends: Ricky, Skooter, Fluff, Tiff, Ginger, Funtime Skooter

Cases

Licensed Products

Unlicensed Products

Odds and Ends

Vintage (+ Historical) Skipper Sewing Patterns

Costume Doll Kits with Skipper and Ricky Clones

Sears Exclusive Young Ideas

 

Skipper (Ricky, Skooter) Doll Clones and Competitors and their Fashions


A Guide to Vintage Skipper Dolls - Vol. 4:

Malibu Skipper Dolls 1971 – 1978

Skipper Dolls 1979 – 1984

Skipper Dolls 1984 - 1988


A Guide to Vintage Skipper Dolls - Vol. 5:

 

Dressed Doll Skipper Boxes (Dressed Box Skippers) incl. Japanese

Special Skipper Dolls (Emily's Girls)


Emily's Girls (Special Skipper Dolls from my Personal Collection):



 Increasing prices for most Skipper items (especially some clothing sets) starting 2020! Compared to 2018 there's an increase in value of 10 - 50 % (some items even more).


Skipper (Salesmen/Production) Sample/Test Market Dolls 1964 (1963)/Prototypes


Straight Legs SL Skipper #0950 1964 - 1968 incl. Dressed Doll Boxes


Japanese Skipper S950 1964 - 1966/Sun Sun Skipper (Japanese Sun Set Malibu Skipper #1069) 1972 (1971)/Skipper in Japan


Bendable Legs BL Skipper #1030 1965 - 1967 (1971)


Pink Skin SL Straight Leg Skipper #0950 1966 - 1968


TNT Skipper  #1105 (incl. Sausage Curl) 1968 - 1971


Reissue (Re-issue) Skipper #0950 1970 - 1971


Living Skipper #1117, #1147, #1586 1970 - 1971


Malibu Skipper Dolls 1971 - 1978


Pose'n Play Skipper #1117 1972/73

Quick Curl Skipper #4233 1973 - 1977

Deluxe Quick Curl Skipper #9428 1976 - 1977

Growing Up Skipper #7259 1975 - 1977


German Skipper #8519 1972 Deutsche Skipper


TNT Skipper Europe #8126 (incl. Dressed Dolls) 1973/74

Funtime Skipper #7193 1975 - 1977

Partytime Skipper #9926 1977 - 1979


Skipper Dolls 1979 - 1984


Skipper Dolls 1984 - 1988


Korean Skipper


Skipper's friends:

Ricky #1090 1965 - 1967

Skooter #1040, #1120 1965 - 1967 (1971)

Living Fluff #1143 1971

Pose'n Play Tiff #1199 1972

Growing Up Ginger #9222 1976

Funtime Skooter  #7381 1976


Skipper, Ricky, Skooter Clone Dolls and Competitors


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