1972 Kenner Blythe doll, 11 1/2"
The vintage 1972 Blythe
doll is 11-12" tall, has a large vinyl head with very distinctive luminous eyes and
unique to this doll is that they change color too.
She has a string with a ring at the end, that when pulled (pull it
straight out horizontal, not downward),
her eyes changed to a different color; purple or amber and blue, pink, green. Her tiny body is fully jointed and her hair is rooted,
she came as a redhead, blonde or
brunette. She wore a mod type dress with tall plastic boots.
Blythe doll clothing is marked BLYTHE™ by Kenner
Blythe doll mark
© 1972 G. M. F. G. I.
Made in Hong Kong
(G.M.F.G.I = General Mills Fun Group
Blythe dolls were reproduced by Hasbro who bought
Kenner from Tonka Toy and Takara of Japan also made Blythe dolls.