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Sky King

Character figures came fro ma variety of sources: special playsets, cereal prizes, etc.  Western figures were popular heroes.  They often appeared as character figures.  

In the 50s and 60s, a popular series was "Sky King."  It was about a cowboy who flew a small plane.  "Sky", short for Skyler, also had a ranch, a daughter named Penny and a horse. The series was a popular show for saturdays.

Imagine my surprise, then ,when a Sky King figure appeared among some figures I bought as a lot of MPC cowboys. The figure is black, and a tab by his feet reads "Sky King."  Unfortunately, the waxy black plastic does not reproduce well in plastic.

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