#8519 (1972-1973) Twist 'n Turn Europe had a twist waist, but her legs did not bend. She was available with either brown or blonde hair. She wore blue swim suit, with a short white skirt built in. The top had white flowers with large pink dots in the center. She was marked: © 1967 Mattel Inc. U.S. Pat'd. U.S. Pats. Pend. Made in Taiwan.
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Between 1972 and 1976 there are six Skipper dolls released exclusively for the European market. They all have blue eyes and blonde hair except for Twist 'n Turn Europe. Her hair is brunette.
#8519 Twist 'n' Turn Europe Skipper (1972-1973)
#7193 Funtime Europe Skipper (1975)
#8126 Bend Leg Europe Skipper (1974)
#9926 Party Time Europe Skipper (1978-1979)
#7379 Gold Medal Skipper (1975-1976)
#9428 Deluxe Quick Curl Skipper (1976-1977)
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#7193 Funtime Skipper
9428 Deluxe Quick Curl Skipper
8519 TNT Sipper
#9428 (1976-1977) Deluxe Quick Curl Skipper was the same doll as from 1973, but she came in a new pink box and with a pink dress and white shawl. She was only available in Europe.
#7193 (1975) Funtime Europe is a Malibu Skipper with a pinker skin tone, twist n' turn waist and bendable legs. She had blonde hair and heavy eye make up. She wore a two piece yellow swim suit. She is marked: 1967 Mattel Inc. U.S. Pat'd. U.S. Pats. Pend. Made in Korea
#8126 (1974) Bend Leg Europe was a twist 'n turn with bendable legs. She had blonde hair and wore a blue two piece swim suit. She is marked: © 1967 Mattel Inc. U.S. Pat'd. U.S. Pats. Pend. Made in Korea
#9926 (1978-1979) Party Time Europe had long blonde hair, twist 'n turn waist, but her legs do not bend. She wore a yellow satin dress. She is made in Korea.
#7379 (1975-1976) Gold Medal Skipper doll was a promotional doll specially designed for the Olympics. She was actually a Malibu Skipper doll dressed in Olympic Sports attire along with a gold medal and gear. She was available only in Europe. She is marked: © 1967 Mattel, Inc. U.S. Pat'd. U.S. Pats. Pend. Made in Korea
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#8126 Bend Leg Skipper
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