Staff March 7, pm EDT. Barbie is one of the most popular toys ever, selling about 1 billion dolls since debuting in And even though Barbies have been purchased by millions of people from countries, some versions of the doll are more valuable than others.
This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Bayport resident Randi Morgan loves to show off her Barbie collection.
Collecting Vintage Barbie Dolls and clothing is a fun and rewarding hobby. Most of us are drawn to the items that we loved and cherished from our childhood. If you are like me, you don't have many or any people in your life who even "get" the fun and passion vintage Barbie collecting, much less have an ounce of interest.
When Mattel, Inc. As with most things, our multi-faceted lady made her debut in New York. Families, girls growing up, and a whole slew of collectors have been grateful to Mattel president and inventor, Ruth Handler, for giving them a franchise worth appreciating in all its manifold splendors.
The 4, dolls span Barbie's year history, including limited editions, designer models and boyfriend Ken. Most of the dolls are untouched, but some have the odd blemish. Campus Hero Ken Some of the catalogue listings for the 26 September sale warn potential buyers of sweaty and oily faces, rubbed lips, loose arms and green ears.
Believe it or not, Barbie is turning 60, and the She remains the most popular fashion doll ever, with more than models sold every minute, according to Mattel. Her YouTube channel boasts more than five million subscribers, she has more than 14 million fans on Facebookand her BarbieStyle Instagram feed has nearly two million followers.
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Michaels Tweet If only I had saved my Barbie dolls. It's one of those laments you hear from online sellers when they discover the value of Barbies. With those kind of prices, there is no doubt that Barbie is as hot as ever.
As you view my comprehensive reference website, you'll see why I love collecting Barbie, her family and friends. I have included dolls afteras well as foreign dolls and some brand new ones! Playing with Barbie dolls was my very favorite pastime as a child. And now that I'm all grown up, like so many others, I am still playing!