Mattel’s Big Jim Sports Camper, 1972, came with an array of camping and sports gear including a boat, cooking utensils, fire pit, folding table and chairs, etc. Ken is ready to take it for a ride.
All the My Friend dolls I have, like this Mikey, are wearing their original clothes. Dressing them is easy.
Jenny and Becky, the two My Friend dolls shown, also had a black friend, Nicky. They all had vinyl heads and limbs on soft bodies and could sit or stand.
The 16 in. My Friend dolls by Fisher Price were popular from 1977 to 1982. The series began with Mandy, dressed in pink as shown.
The Lone Ranger, 9.5 in., was made in 1973 by Gabriel Industries Inc. He has his original hat, mask, neckerchief, holster, and belt. He is posable with 14 joints and can stand alone.
These three knights sparked imaginations and an interest in stories about the era, stories about Robin Hood and King Arthur. The knight in front was part of an educational package, Lift the Lid on Knights by Running Press.
Our oldest boys remember preparing these 3 in. plastic knights for battle in the 60s. They were made in England by the Crescent Toy Co Ltd.
In the late 60s and early 70s, small fashion dolls made by various companies were trendy. The 6.5 in. ten-jointed posable doll in front resembles a miniature Dollikins by Uneeda but is unmarked. On either side are two 5 in. fashion dolls of 1967 by Uneeda. Dinah-mite, 7.5 in. in purple jump suit, is fully jointed in 14 places. She was made by Mego in 1972.
Libby, 10.5 in. from the Littlechap Family, was made in 1963 by Remco. They were described as a well-to-do American family of four. There was Dr. John, his wife and PTA president Lisa, daughter and honor student Judy, and the youngest Libby, a tomboy. The dolls required special size outfits made in Japan. Found without original clothes, Libby is just a token of her unusual family.
Horsman Dolls Inc. made this 13 in. doll marked T 13 F 1979. She is a pre-teen girl with sleep eyes and a pretty face. Her dress is not the original.