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Barbie dolls for the first time introduced in February 1959
at the American International Toy Center in New York. The
founders of Barbie doll, Ruth and Elliot handler designed
her improving over the German doll, Lilli.
When Barbie Millicent Roberts came on the scene for the
first time, she was 11 1/2 inch tall and weighing 11 ounces.
She was dressed like a teenage model in a black and white
striped swimsuit with sunglasses, high-heeled shoes, and gold-colored
hoop earrings for the first time.
Then after Barbie Dolls never looked back and become symbol
of American society and culture. She was liked by teenage
girls of that era and preferred other small popular dolls-
Betsy Wetsy and Chatty.
From the launch of Barbie in 1959, there have been many
changes in style, patter and design of Barbie dolls. However,
it is primarily divided into two major divisions - Vintage
Vintage Collectible Barbie Dolls: You can
call her classic doll too. She was the favorite of most the
girls world over from early 1960s till the 1980s. Ponytails,
American Girls, Twist and Turns and Malibus were the vintage
Barbies popular among doll collectors. Vintage Barbie Dolls
have six versions. The wardrobe of vintage Barbie includes
the largest collection of dresses for any dolls till now.
Any Vintage Barbie would have features like white irises,
more curved eyebrows, and either hole in her feet or copper
tubes in legs. Notice, if she has any collection of swimsuit
in her wardrobe whether it is white and black swimsuit? And
obviously her skin will be faded nearly white.
Modern Collectible Barbie Dolls: The start
of modern Barbie doll is credited to the first porcelain Barbie,
produced in 1986. In 1988 the Happy holiday series carried
the sway of modern Barbie further. Modern Barbie dolls are
known for attire and dress being like a fashion model. And
most of the series of Modern Barbie Dolls like 1990s Beanie
Babies and others created craze among doll collectors. The
modern Barbie has series like celebrities, James bond etc
as miniature dolls for doll collectors.
The fashion model collection dolls are made of Silk stone
vinyl. It has feel of both modern and Vintage doll and will
be a real treasure for any collector.
The size of Barbie is also one of its plus points. All her
cloths and accessories are tiny enough to give feel of miniature
and at the same time are capable of catching all the fine
details carved on dress or accessories. No wonders, collectors
of Barbie Dolls are from granddaughter to grandmother.