Could that doll you played with as a child actually be worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars? Barbie made her debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York on March 9, — which also happens to be her official birthday. Since then, she has become an international icon of glamor, and a name and body recognized by generations of women everywhere. Along with her Rapunzel-style hair, she came with accessories like brushes and styling gel. With the highly recognizable Ferrari logo as a diamante hairpiece, she is dressed in signature Ferrari Red.
Barbie released the Ponytail Barbie line from to There were seven versions released. To collectors, the most valued is the first edition and second edition, which can be sold for several thousand dollars. Each variation of the doll has slight differences, body style, clothing, and markings that enable you to tell them apart. Which Ponytail Barbie do you have? First, carefully examine your doll.
There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Mattel put the first Barbie Doll in stores in , and dolls made between and are often referred to as vintage Barbie dolls by collectors. The era is divided into the Vintage Barbie period of to and Mod Era between to Clothing, accessories, cases, and friends and family like Midge and Ken, round out the vintage Barbie dolls and products available from the to Barbie era. Miss Barbie was the first doll in the series with bendable legs.
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.