Skooter 1965-1968 (and 1976)
1965 #1040 Straight-leg Blonde dressed in #1906 Dress Coat (1964)
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Skooter was Skippers friend. She only was made in two versions; #1040 Straight-leg and #1120 Bend-leg Skooter. The later version dolls had a more pink tone skin color. The straight-leg doll came in a red two-piece swim suit and the bendable version came in jean shorts and a polka-dot red and white top. She has brown eyes, and either blonde, brunette, or titian hair colors.
She is marked:©1963/Mattel, Inc. Straight-leg Skooter was packaged with red hair ribbons, red & white two-piece swim-suit, red flat shoes, gold wire stand, white comb & brush, and booklet. Bend-leg Skooter's box contents were the same as the straight-leg version except no swimsuit, instead red poka-dot crop top & blue jean shorts
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1965 #1040 Straight-leg Brunette dressed in #1905 Ballet Class (1964)
1965 #1040 Straight-leg Skooter
Funtime Skooter was only available in Europe and released in 1976. She is a very hard doll to located. She's on a twist 'n turn bendable legs body. She has the pinker skin tone and is made from the Skipper head mold. She only came with dark red hair. Her markings are: © 1967 Mattel, Inc. U.S. Pat'd. U.S. Pats. Pend. Made in Korea
#7381 Funtime Skooter (1976)
1966 #1120 Bend-leg Skooter
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