In 1970 Mattel introduced two more Francie dolls; #1129 Growin' Pretty Hair Francie and #1122 Hair Happenin's Francie. In 1971 #1068 Sun Set Malibu Francie was released. These pretty dolls had brown eyes and blonde hair. They all were packaged wearing a dress or swimsuit, clear X stand, and booklet. Some included other items as well (see below).
#1122 Hair Happenin's Francie (1970-1972) In the box she had 4 hair pieces and low soft blue heels.
Francie - Hair Happenin's, Growin' Pretty Hair and Sun Set Malibu 1970-1971
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#1129 Growin' Pretty Hair Francie
#1068 Sunset Malibu Francie (1971)
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1971 arrived the very popular #1068 Sun Set Malibu Francie with her dark suntan. Marking (1971 and 1972): ©1966/Mattel, Inc./U.S. Patented/ U.S. Pat. Pend./Made in/Japan.
The 1973-1976 version of Sun Set Malibu Francie was the same doll but she had a new mark © 1966 Mattel, Inc. U.S. Patented U.S. Pat. Pend. Made in Korea.
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Hair Happenin's Francie
Growin' Pretty Hair Francie
In 1971 #1074 Growin' Pretty Hair Francie (1971-1973) which is the same doll as #1129 except she had the new stock number #1074. She was made with different arms (like the talking Barbies). She came with two extra hair pieces, and a new updated box. Note: Both versions were available in 1971 and both came wearing the same silver and pink dress with low soft pink heels and both had a clear X stand. Both dolls Marked: ©1966/Mattel, Inc. U.S. Pat. Other Pats. Pend.Pat. Canada.
Sun Set Malibu Francie 1971 - 1976
#1074 Growin' Pretty Hair Francie
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#1068 Sunset Malibu Francie (1975)
#1068 Sunset Malibu Francie (1972)
#1068 Sunset Malibu Francie (1976)
Marked: ©1966/Mattel, Inc./U.S. Patented/ U.S. Pat. Pend./Made in/Japan.