For months I saved all the money that came into my hands to achieve my heart's desire. She cost the princely, or should I say princessly, sum of $3.00.
It was hard to accumulate, but I did it. I still remember the thrill of finding a nickel in the driveway and adding it to my stash.
Each dress has a working zipper in the back.
The two lovely chairs were made by craftsman and furniture designer, George LeClerc, who designed many of the early Tynietoy dollhouse furnishings.
The backdrop is from the Barbie Little Theatre. It is for the Cinderella ballroom scene.
|This lovely lady has bright red lips and brassy blonde hair.|
The density, texture and volume of the hair tells the experienced Barbie aficionado approximately what year the doll was made.
The width of the doll's face tells one how old the casting mould was and aslo gives a clue to the year the doll was made. The wider the face the more old and worn the mould was.
|This sweet girl has the pink lips and yellow hair of a coveted " White Ginger" doll. The White Gingers had platinum blond hair when new, but the hair often oxidized over the years and changed to a bright yellow.|
|I have a soft spot for this lady. She has the same innocent expression of my very first Barbie. I find her face looks different from the others|
|Recently I have been watching some of the TV shows that were popular in the early 60's Almost every woman in them had some variation of the Bubblecut hairdo. Look at the mother in Hazel, or Beaver's mother. And practically every woman on the Donna Reed show except Donna herself has a bubble do.|
|Red haired Barbies were referred to a Titian. There weren't as many titians made as blonde and brunettes.|