Barbie Doll was as popular as ever! 1973 saw a new wardrobe (of course!) and dolls with “quick curl” hair. From 1959 through the early 1970s, Barbie Doll loved her Fashion Runway!
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!
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!
The sad faced clown Weary Willie collectible dolls are memorable depictions of the circus clown created and played by Emmet Kelly, Sr. and later his son (Jr.) picked up his father's sad clown act.
International dolls are a fun collectible. Purchase one as a reminder of one of your travels or find them at estate sales and auctions.
The world was changing and in 1967, so was Barbie Doll! The Teenaged Fashion Model got a new face, long straight hair, twistable body and a groovy new wardrobe.
Ginny Dolls were a hit in the 1950s and are still popular with girls of all ages. Read about these beautiful dolls and how to preserve them as collectors' items.
1966 was a stylish year for Barbie and her friends. Barbie Doll loved the new look! She added a variety of new "classic" and "mod" outfits to her wardrobe.
Collecting dolls can teach us many things about dolls in history. Some of us collect them on purpose, and some collections, like mine, just happen.
What to look for when buying a Steiff animal as a collectible. Steiff toy animals and what makes them collectible.