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Identifying Vintage Allan Dolls 1964-1966


The vintage Mattel Allan doll is 12" tall, he was first introduced in 1964 as Ken dolls friend, he has the same body and markings as Ken and shares his extensive wardrobe.


Allan did have two outfits made and tagged "Allan"; his original swimsuit with striped jacket and the Best Man outfit shown below.  Allan was the Midge Hadley dolls boyfriend, sometime in1966 the Allan doll was discontinued.  


related Ken & Allan Clothes 1961-1967 | 1969-1976    Dolls Ken | Brad, Curtis | Ricky

Items shown below are for reference

 1000 Allan straight leg doll (1964-1966)

1000 Allan doll straight leg 1964-1966


Straight legs, molded red hair, brown eyes, solid blue shorts, horizontal striped jacket or vertical striped which is less common with white terry cloth collar that is bonded to the fabric, blue strap cork sandals and a black wire stand.

Marking: 1960 by Mattel, Inc. Hawthorne Calif. U.S.A

.1000 Allan doll face 1964

 1010 Allan bend leg doll (1965-1966)1010 Allan doll bend leg 1965-1966


The same as the straight leg doll, but with bendable legs, new red jacket,  lighter blue shorts, blue strap cork sandals, and black or gold wire stand.


Markings are the same as the straight leg Allan doll.



Allan doll 1425 Best Man 1966-1967 outfit

1425 Allan doll Best Man 1966-1967

This was the only outfit specifically made for the Allan doll other than his original swimsuit attire; it featured a white dinner jacket with half white lining, black zippered pants with soutache braid down the outside legs, white lace and pearl button trimmed white long sleeve shirt, red satin cummerbund and bowtie, black knit socks and black

Allan doll, French vinyl case 1964


Allan doll, French vinyl case 1964


This is the only case that we have ever seen that features only the Allan doll, wearing the Saturday Nite Date outfit.  This case is made of a heavy navy blue vinyl and was featured in a Barbie Bazaar, Feb 2000 article.               Photo courtesy Janet Poff


Allan Doll Trivia:

The Allan doll was named after Barbara Handler's real husband Allan Segal.  Only one Mattel vinyl case pictures a graphic

of both Barbie and Allan together, a high valued case.  Barbara and Allan had two children; Cheryl and Todd.  

Barbara and Allan Segal divorced in the 1960s, the Allan doll disappeared from the Mattel doll line in 1966, reappearing again in 1990.

Ken & Allan Clothes 1961-1967 | 1969-1976    Dolls  Ken |  Brad, Curtis | Ricky



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