It was the dawn of a new decade! Barbie Doll really started to “live” when Mattel introduced the new Living Barbie in 1970. With new features and a new wardrobe, Barbie and her friends entered the 1970s in style!
Is Barbie, that marvel of disproportionate anatomy, pregnant? (What pretty babies she could produce!) Actually, it's Midge who became pregnant; read on for details.
Francie Doll was on the scene, wearing those mod, mod clothes! Barbie's cousin Francie joined the Mattel family in 1966.
What to look for when buying a Steiff animal as a collectible. Steiff toy animals and what makes them collectible.
Coca Cola makes a great gift for American babyboomers. Coca Cola products are highly collectible and valued. Combine Coca Cola with Barbie and now you have a dynamite gift. Journey with us as we explore the many gift giving options-most of which are very frugal. If you know someone who is hard to...
Stripes, checks, plaids, flowers, zigzags … these patterns were all included in Francie Doll’s 1972 wardrobe. The colors were hot and the fashions were wild — “Fancy Francie” added some great new outfits to her closet!
1969 was a “mod” year for Barbie Doll and her friends. The world was changing … Barbie Doll was in style, swinging with the swingers! Check out Barbie’s 1969 fashion choices.
Francie Doll wore the hip clothes of the “mod” era … 1967 was a year of hot colors, wild patterns, shiny materials and fun! Whether her outfits were traditional or mod, Francie Doll was a trendsetter!
Showcasing my collection of Beswick/Royal Albert Figurines in the Beatrix Potter, Peter Rabbit series; about Beatrix Potter, Peter Rabbit models, the Beswick factory, and significance of Backstamps.
The 1970s were here and, of course, Francie Doll had a new wardrobe! Mattel released 16 new outfits for Francie and Casey dolls in 1970. Francie also had a couple of new hairstyles!