Vintage Skipper Fashions

#1900 (1964/65) - #1936 (1966)

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR PICTURES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING FASHIONS: Skipper #1900 Underpretties, Skipper #1901 Red Sensation, Skipper #1902 Silk 'n Fancy + variation, Skipper #1903 Masquerade, Skipper #1904 Flower Girl, Skipper #1905 Ballet Class/Ballet Lessons, Skipper #1906 Dress Coat, Skipper #1907 School Days, Skipper #1908 Skating Fun, Skipper #1909 Dream Time, Skipper #S2001 Japanese Skipper Kimono, Skipper #1910 Sunny Pastels, Skipper #1911 Day at the Fair, Skipper #1912 Cookie Time, Skipper #1913 Me 'n My Doll, Skipper #1914 Platter Party, Skipper #1915 Outdoor Casuals, Skipper #1916 Rain or Shine, Skipper #1917 Land and Sea, Skipper #1918 Ship Ahoy + variation/packaging sample, Skipper #1919k Happy Birthday, Skipper #1920 Fun Time, Skipper #1921 School Girl, Skipper #1922 Town Togs, Skipper #1923 Can You Play?, Skipper #1924 Tea Party, Skipper #1925 What's New At The Zoo?, Skipper #1926 Chill Chasers, Skipper #1928 Rainy Day Checkers, Skipper #1929 Dog Show, Skipper #1930 Loungin' Lovlies, Skipper #1932 Let's Play House, Skipper #1933 Country Picnic, Skipper #1934 Junior Bridesmaid, Skipper #1935 Learning To Ride, Skipper #1936 Sledding Fun, Sears Exclusive set  "Blue Cotton Candy"


#1900 Underpretties (1964/65) (htf)

 

* Petticoat

* Panties, tricot

* Pink mirror

* 4 rollers

* Pink comb

* Pink brush

*  No shoes

 

Complete set sold for 28 US $ on eb.. (2020)


#1901 Red Sensation (1964/65)

 

* Red sleeveless cotton dress with 4 gold beads

* White tricot socks

* White short tricot gloves

* “Straw hat” with red ribbon

* Red Japan flats

 

Sold for 50 US $ on eb.. - excellent and complete (2020)


#1902 Silk ‘n Fancy (1964/65)

 

*  Red velvet and white satin dress with attached slip with red lace

*  White tricot socks (knit socks for the Dressed Boxes)

*  Gold elastic headband (htf)

*  Black squishy unmarked flats 

 

HTF variation: Slip with white lace

This fashion was also part of the „Partytime Gift Set“

 

Sold for 50 US $ on eb.. - excellent and complete (2020)


#1903 Masquerade (1964/65)

 

*  Yellow and black short

    dress with black tulle

*  Black cotton panties (vhtf)

*  Yellow and black hat

*  Black mask

*  Yellow “Come to my party”

    invitation (htf)

*  Black Japan flats with

    yellow pompons (htf)

 

The black tulle came in a variation with yellow dots, and one – rarer - version in black only.

 

This fashion isn’t shown in the first German Barbie booklet and probably wasn’t available in Europe.

 

Sold for 77 US $ on eb.. - excellent and complete (2020)


#1904 Flower Girl (1964/65)

 

* Yellow cotton dress with

   overskirt

* White short tricot gloves

* White tricot socks

* Headpiece with yellow flowers

* White Japan flats

 

Sold for 65 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (2020)

The left clone dress is a close copy of the original dress to the right


#1905 Ballet Class/Ballet Lessons (1964/65)

 

* Black leotard

* Black tights

* Pink ballet tutu

* Headpiece with pastel flowers

* Pink ballet bag

* White Nutcracker suite ballet

   program (htf)

* White ballet slippers

 

There’s a variation of the headpiece in very light pastel colors

 

Sold for 56 US $ on eb.. - excellent and complete (fall 2018)


#1906 Dress Coat (1964/65)

 

* Red velvet coat with 3 gold beads

* Red velvet purse with 1 gold bead

* Red velvet hat

* White, short tricot gloves

* White Japan flats

 

There’s a Miss Kitty clone fashion which is a very close copy of this outfit.

This fashion was also part of the „Partytime Gift Set“ (pictured below)

 

Sold for 55 US $ on eb.. - excellent and complete (fall 2018)


#1908 Skating Fun (1964 - 1966)

 

* White and red bodysuit

* Red velvet skirt with straps

* White fake fur hat with red pompon*1

* White fake fur muff**2

* White skates

 

There's a variation with dots instead of flowers on the skirt's print.

 

*1 The hat with a pompon which hasn’t faded to orange is htf.

**2 The muff wasn’t enclosed in every package

 

Sold for 70 US $ on eb.. - excellent and complete (2020)/155 US $ NRFB (2020)


#1907 School Days (1964 - 1966)

 

* White blouse with short

   sleeves

* Pink flannel skirt

* Pink cardigan with four

   gold beads

* Pink or white tricot knee-

   high socks

* Wooden bowl with two

   needles and three balls

   of yarn

* Squishy black unmarked

   flats (vhtf)

 

Sold for 70 US $ on eb.. - excellent and complete (2020)/125 NRFB (2020)


#1909 Dreamtime  (1964 - 66)

 

* Pink flannel robe

* Pajama pants with pink polka dots

* Short sleeved pajama top with pink polka

   dots

* Blue princess phone

* Blue felt cat

* Red and white telephone directory

* Optional: Alarm clock

* Dark pink felt scuffs

 

There are some variations of the blue felt cat because the cat was hand made.

The Pajama top and pants have the same cut as Fashion Pak A1520 Wooly PJ's.

 

Sold for 55 US $ on eb.. - excellent and complete (2020)


#S2001 Japanese Skipper Kimono (1964)

 

* White kimono with gold and red

   pattern, brocade

* Gold and red obi, brocade

* Gold and white clutch purse,

   brocade or

* Gold and red drawstring bag

* White socks for the sandals (tabi)

* Japanese pokkuri or zori sandals

 

There are two pattern variations of the brocade

 

Kimono, obi and purse in medium condition sold for approx. 700 US $ on eb.. in December 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph courtesy of Patrick McGovern


#1910 Sunny Pastels (1965/66)

 

* Striped, sleeveless dress in pastel colors with 6 gold accents

* Matching purse with 3 gold accents

* White, short tricot socks

* Pink Japan flats

 

Sold for 60 US $ on eb.. - played with condition/complete (2020)


#1911 Day At The Fair (1965/66)

 

* Sleeveless body suit with Barbie print,

  cotton

* Matching head scarf

* Red cotton wrap skirt with Barbie print

  pocket

* Barbie doll miniature with red painted on

   bathing suit

* Red Japan flats

 

Sold for 65 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (2020)


#1912 Cookie Time  (1965/66)

 

*  White and blue cotton dress with red

    buttons and attached red belt

*  Rolling pin with red handles

* “Easy as pie” cookbook (htf)

*  “Cookie mix” box (htf)

*  Metal bowl (htf)

*  Metal spoon with red handle (htf)

*  Red Japan flats

 

Sold for 55 US $ on eb.. - good - very good condition/complete (2020)


#1913 Me ‘n My Doll (1965/66)

 

* Sleeveless pink and white

   cotton gingham dress

* Pink slip (different variations)

* Barbie doll miniature with red

   painted on bathing suit

* Pink/white cotton gingham skirt

   for Barbie doll miniature (htf)

* White short tricot socks

* White Japan flats

 

Sold for 168,50 US $ on eb.. - excellent conditon/complete (2020)

Sold for 95 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (2020)

 

Variation slip commands a higher price

(variation slip only sold for 55 US $ in 2020)

Regular slip/accessories:

Rare slip variation:


#1914 Platter Party (1965)

 

* Long dress with blue velvet top

   and plaid skirt

* Blue record player

* Record with blue label

* Record with red label

* Red Japan flats

 

Sold for 45 US $ on eb.. - excellent and complete (fall 2018)


#1915 Outdoor Casuals (1965/66)

 

* Turquoise Capri pants

* Turquoise knit sweater

* Turquoise dickey

* White tricot gloves

* White short tricot socks (not pictured)

* Wooden yo-yo, red

* White Japan flats

 

Sold for 65 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (2020)

 

The fashion was also sold as a Sears Exclusive set called "Blue Cotton Candy", it came without gloves and yo-yo.


#1916 Rain or Shine (1965/66)

 

* Yellow cotton raincoat

* Matching belt

* Matching hat

* Matching umbrella with tassel

* White knee-high rainboots

 

Sold for 30 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (winter 2018)


#1917 Land and Sea (1965/66)

 

* Pull-over shirt, denim

* Matching pedal pusher pants

* Matching hat

* Red and white striped, short

   sleeved shirt

* Red plastic sunglasses (htf)

* White Japan flats

 

Sold for 43 US $ on eb.. - excellent/complete (fall 2018)

Glasses only: Sold for 30 US $ (winter 2018)


#1918 Ship Ahoy (1965/66)

 

* Dress with red, white and

   blue striped top and blue 

   pleated skirt

* Blue sailor vest with 6 gold

   beads

* Short white tricot socks

* Red plastic toy sailboat

  (vhtf)

* Black camera (vhtf)

* Mexico travel brochure

   (htf)

* Hawaii travel brochure

   (htf)

* Red Japan flats

 

Sold for 60 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (fall 2018)

 

A variation of this set has been found with a reddish skirt and vest fabric. It's the only known example (pictured below) and most likely a packaging sample.

 

 


#1919 Happy Birthday (1965) – htf 

 

* White and blue dress

   with embroidery

* White and blue slip

   with embroidery

* “Straw hat” with blue

   ribbon

* Optional: Blue satin

   hair ribbon (rare)

* White short tricot

   socks

* White short tricot

   gloves

* Wrapped present

* White paper invitation “I’m having a

   party and you’re invited” (htf)

* White plastic cake,

   yellow or brown

   icing

* White paper doily (vhtf)

* 2 pink party favors

   (vhtf)

* 6 pink candles (vhtf)

* 2 napkins (vhtf) 

* White Japan flats

 

It's almost impossible to find this set complete - therefore, no pricing information available

 

There are reproductions of this set.

Below you can see a comparison of the vintage slip (on top) and the reproduction slip, as well as a photograph of the brunette repro-duction set - and a rare Japanese Barbie gown made of the same fabric as Skipper's "Happy Birthday".

Rare blue satin hair ribbon:


 #1920 Fun Time (1965/66)

 

* Blue cotton

   capri pants

* Blue sleeveless 

   top with 

   embroidery

* Short sleeved 

   plaid blouse

* Blue cotton

   jacket

* Wooden

   croquet ball (htf)

* Wooden

   croquet mallet

   (htf)

* Wooden

   croquet stake

   (htf)

* 2 wire

   wickets (vhtf)

* Blue Japan flats

 

Sold for 69 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (2020)


#1921 School Girl (1965/66)

 

* Red and white plaid skirt,

   pleated

* White cotton blouse with

   red stitching

* Red cotton school blazer

* Red felt hat with a feather

* White short tricot socks

* Arithmetic book (htf)

* English book (htf)

* Geography book (vhtf)

* Black plastic book strap

   (htf)

* Red pencil (htf)

* Tan pencil (htf)

* Brown glasses (rare)

* Yellow and red wax apple

   (vhtf)

* Red Japan flats

 

Sold for 99 US $ on eb.. - good condition/complete (fall 2018)

Glasses only sold for 35 US $ on eb.. - very good condition (summer 2018)


#1922 Town Togs (1965/66)

 

* Green felt pleated jumper with two

   gold beads

* Matching Jacket with three gold

   beads

* Matching belt

* Yellow turtleneck

* Black and white plaid hat

* Black and white plaid thigh high

   stockings

* Black Japan flats or black squishy

   flats, unmarked

 

Sold for 90 US $ on eb.. - good condition/complete (2020)


Fashion Pak A1520: Beauty Bath (1965/66)

 

* Pink floral washcloth

* Pink floral terrycloth towel

* Four pink plastic rollers

* Pink plastic mirror

* Pink comb

* Pink brush

* Pink scale

* Kleenex tissue box

* Blue plastic shower cap

* Gold talc box, cardboard

* Blue powder puff

* Pink plastic handle with

   orange sponge (nowadays,

   you usually find the handle

   without sponge - it has

   deteriorated over time)

 

Sold for 50 US $ on eb.. - good condition/complete (2019)


Fashion Pak #A1520: Party Pink (1965 – 1967)

 

* Pink cotton dress with overskirt 

   (matching the dress from “Flower

   Girl” #1904)

* No shoes

 

The hat pictured matches the dress, but didn’t come with it (it is part of the “Hats ‘n Hats” Pak)

 

Dress sold for 27 US $ on eb.. - played with condition (2020)


Fashion Pak #A1520: Wooly PJ's (1965 – 1967)

 

* Sleeveless red and yellow pajama top,

   flannel

* Red and yellow pajama pants, flannel

* Yellow brush

* No shoes

 

The top and pants have the same cut like Dreamtime #1909.

 

Sold for 55 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (2020)/126 US $ NRFB (2020)


#1923 Can You Play? (1966)

 

* Blue sleeveless dress with big

   red polka dots

* Red head scarf with white

   polka dots

* Matching red panties

* White plastic ball (htf)

* Red and white jump rope with

   red handles

* Red Japan flats

 

Sold for 70 US $ on eb.. - good condition/complete (2020)/140 US $ NRFB (2020)


#1924 Tea Party (1966)

 

* Yellow sleeveless dress with white flowers

* 1 turquoise plate

* 2 turquoise teacups

* 2 turquoise saucers

* 2 silver spoons (htf)

* Silver teapot with lid

* 2 white cake slices with pink stripes

* Yellow Japan flats

 

Sold for 275 US $ (2020) excellent, complete

One piece of cake sold for 30 US $ on eb.. - very good condition (winter 2018)

Yellow flats sold for 25 US $ on eb.. (2020)

One placemat sold for 20 US $ on eb.. - good condition (fall 2018)


#1925 What’s New at the Zoo? (1966)

 

* Red short sleeved cotton dress

* White and red cardigan

* Red Japan flats

 

Sold for 45 US $ on eb.. - good condition/complete (2020)


#1926 Chill Chasers (1966)

 

* White faux fur coat with red

   buttons

* Red felt hat with blue pompon

* White short tricot socks

* Red Japan flats

 

Sold for 46 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (fall 2018)

 

There’s a vhtf variation of the jacket with white buttons 


#1928 Rainy Day Checkers (1966)

 

* Blue, red and white plaid 

   dress with pleated skirt

* Red felt vest with 4 gold

   beads

* Red thigh high stockings

   (cotton)

* Red and black checkerboard

   (cardboard) (htf)

* 12 red plastic checkers

   (rare) 

* 12 black plastic checkers

   (rare) 

* Red unmarked, squishy flats

   (rare)

 

Sold for 188 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (2020)

Checkers + checker board sold for 90 US $ on eb.. (2020) - very good condition


#1929 Dog Show (1966)

 

* Pink and red pleated skirt

* Sleeveless top with dog print

* White Scottie dog

* Red dog leash/rare variation: red and pink dog leash

* Dog food box

* Red Japan flats

 

Sold on eBay NRFB for 370 US $ (2020)

... good condition/complete - for 250 US $  (2020)

--- dog + leash (good condition) sold for 150 US $ on eb.. (2020)


#1930 Loungin’ Lovlies (1966)

 

* Blue robe

* Blue sleeveless pajama top

* Blue middle length pajama pants

* Blue felt scuffs

 

Sold for 49 US $ on eb.. - good condition/complete (2020)

Blue felt scuffs sold for 36 US $ on eb... good condition (2020)


#1932 Let’s Play House (1966)

 

* White dress with turquoise pattern

* Turquoise pinafore with pockets

* 1 green cotton handkerchief (htf)

* 1 pink cotton handkerchief (htf)

* 1 yellow cotton handkerchief (htf)

* Pink and blue baby cradle (htf)

* Baby with diaper (htf with diaper)

* Nursery rhymes book (vhtf)

* Turquoise Japan flats

 

Sold for 185 US $ on eb.. - good - very good condition/complete (2020)

A „Baby’s Book“ like the one pictured in the vintage Barbie booklets as part of this fashion has been found. It is most likely a production sample. “Baby’s Book”: @ 100 US $


#1933 Country Picnic (1966) – vhtf –

(except dress and bag which are hard to find)

 

* Pink, green and turquoise sleeveless cotton dress with 3 butterflies

* Matching bag

* One red and white checked cotton blanket

* One red and white checked cotton napkin

* One plastic glass with pink liquid

* One blue plastic plate

* One blue thermos with red cap or one red thermos with blue cap

* One BBQ fork with red handle

* One wax watermelon slice

* One plastic hot dog

* One plastic hamburger

* One ice cream cone with white cotton ice-cream

* One paper butterfly

* One butterfly net

* One rubber ball (red, blue, green, yellow)

 * Pink Japan flats

 

Sold for 269 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (2020)


#1934 Junior Bridesmaid (1966) - vhtf -

 

* Pink long dress with

   overlay

* White petticoat

* Pink hat with flowers

* Pink basket with

   flowers

* White short tricot

   socks

* White short tricot  

   gloves

* Pink or white Japan

   flats

 

This set (very good condition) sold on eb.. for 275 US $ (2020)


#1935 Learning to Ride (1966)

 

* Red sleeveless top

* Yellow jodhpurs

* Black and white plaid jacket

* Black riding hat

* Black short tricot gloves (vhtf)

* Black riding crop (htf)

* Black knee-high boots

 

Sold for 162 US $ on eb.. - very good condition/complete (2020)

Riding crop only sold for 36 US $ on ebay (2020)

On page 629 of the 1966 Sears Wishbook Skipper is pictured riding a Palomino Pony:


#1936 Sledding Fun (1966) – htf -

 

* Red sleeveless top

* Blue pants with attached red stockings

* Red and blue jacket

* Matching hood

* Red and white mittens

* Red sled

* Red galoshes

 

Sold for 150 US $ on eb.. - good - very good condition/complete (2020)


In Eaton's of Canada's 1966 winter catalogue a Bendable Legs Skipper doll is advertised together with six extra outfits. 

 

Interestingly, these outfits aren't original Mattel Skipper fashions, but Eaton's of Canada's own "Twinkles Doll" fashions