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Barbie Dolls: The Iconic Toy That Continues to Delight Collectors of All Ages

Barbie Dolls: The Iconic Toy That Continues to Delight Collectors of All Ages

Barbie Dolls: The Iconic Toy That Continues to Delight Collectors of All Ages

Barbie Dolls: The Iconic Toy That Continues to Delight Collectors of All Ages

Barbie dolls have been a beloved toy for generations, inspiring creativity and imagination in girls all over the world. These iconic plastic dolls have come a long way since their introduction in 1959, and today, they are more popular than ever. From vintage collectibles to the latest fashion-forward models, there’s a Barbie doll for everyone.

Whether you’re a seasoned collector or just looking for a fun toy for a young girl, you’ll find a wide variety of Barbie dolls for sale. From classic styles to trendy looks, these dolls are designed to reflect the latest fashion and lifestyle trends. The attention to detail and quality construction make each doll a true work of art.

Spanish Barbie | Dolls of the World

Spanish Barbie | Dolls of the World

For those who love vintage toys, there are plenty of collectible Barbie dolls available, many of which are highly sought after by collectors. These dolls often come with unique outfits, accessories, and packaging, making them a must-have for any true Barbie fan.

For those who are just starting out, a classic Barbie doll is a great place to start. With her classic good looks and timeless style, she is the perfect toy for inspiring creativity and imagination in young girls. Whether you’re looking for a doll to play with, display, or collect, you’re sure to find the perfect Barbie doll for sale to meet your needs.

In conclusion, Barbie dolls are more than just toys – they are a symbol of creativity, imagination, and empowerment for girls everywhere. Whether you’re looking for a classic, vintage, or fashion-forward model, there is a Barbie doll for sale that is sure to delight and inspire.”

BARBIE X MOSCHINO RARE COLLECTORS SET | Mattel limited Edition

10 most sort after barbie dolls with year

  1. 1959 Barbie Doll (First Edition)
  2. 1963 Twist ‘n Turn Barbie
  3. 1967 Superstar Barbie
  4. 1970 Malibu Barbie
  5. 1971 Sun Set Malibu Barbie
  6. 1975 India Barbie
  7. 1980 Totally Hair Barbie
  8. 1985 Spanish Barbie
  9. 1988 Hawaiian Barbie
  10. 1992 Happy Holidays Barbie (Special Edition)

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2002 Collector Edition Barbie

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Buy with confidence, all of our Supreme, collectible toys and luxury room items  are authentic and very collectible. Why not browse our full collection of rare toys ,clothing and accessories. We are re sellers of Supreme, Bape, Nike and many other Streetwear brands. Our Luxury corner features original art and our Latest Fine Art and Luxury Items – The Luxury Corner | UK Gallery (lookingattoys.co.uk).

Our Luxury Corner features items for the discerning customer. High end products by luxury brands including Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Original Modern Art by leading artists. Items in the Luxury Corner are excluded from any free delivery and are intended for collection only by the purchaser. Specialist Courier transport is available contact us to find out more.

If you wish to collect an item please contact us first as we are an otherwise online only store. Our office address holds no stock and is not always staffed during the day. Email us to find out more about this item

Burberry Barbie | 2000 edition

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Looking at Toys are both trusted and established  re sellers of Supreme Clothing and Accessories. We also have a large collection of vintage and modern movie posters. Our Collectible Toy catalogue is huge and includes many toy lines. Our stock is hand picked for its current or future collectability. We therefore tend to avoid out of the box and very damaged items unless they are very rare.

If you are after a bargain visit our auction area. We do not charge any buyers premiums and the price you pay includes UK shipping. Very competitive International shipping is available on all our auction items.

The luxury corner is the place to go if you are looking for that special gift or treating yourself.

You can find Looking at Toys on YouTubeTwitterInstagram and Facebook. The stock we hold is regularly updated so be sure to follow us on at least one of these platforms.

Above all we like to chat about the products we sell and invite you to chat with us and read our blog that contain a wealth of information and go into some detail on certain products. If you would like a particular blog or review why not contact us and we will give this some consideration. We may be able to do a dedicated video or review for you.

Barbie Diva Collection. Gone Platinum

Barbie Diva Collection. Gone Platinum

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Best Barbie Dolls to Collect

Best Barbie Dolls to Collect

Best Barbie Dolls to Collect

Best Barbie Dolls to Collect

What are the best barbie dolls to collect ?

The value of a collectible Barbie doll is often subjective and can depend on the preferences and interests of the collector. Some collectors may value dolls that are rare or limited edition, while others may be more interested in dolls that represent specific time periods or cultural traditions. Some popular collectible Barbie dolls include:

  • Vintage Barbie dolls from the 1960s, which are highly sought after by collectors due to their age and historical significance.
  • Barbie dolls inspired by famous works of art or literature, such as the “Mona Lisa Barbie” or the “Pride and Prejudice Barbie” dolls.
  • Dolls designed by famous fashion designers, such as the “Bob Mackie Barbie” dolls or the “Elie Saab Barbie” dolls.
  • Dolls representing specific cultural traditions or time periods, such as the “Japanese Kimono Barbie” or the “Civil War Barbie” dolls.
  • Limited edition dolls, such as the “Gold Label Barbie” dolls or the “Pink Label Barbie” dolls, which are produced in smaller quantities and may be more valuable to collectors.

Ultimately, the best collectible Barbie dolls are those that are most meaningful or interesting to the collector.

Barbie Diva Collection. Gone Platinum

Barbie Diva Collection. Gone Platinum for sale

Where can i buy collectible barbie dolls ?

You can find a wide selection of collectible barbie dolls on www.lookingattoys.co.uk 

Burberry Barbie | 2000 edition

Burberry Barbie | 2000 edition

Why are collectible barbie dolls more collectible than normal dolls ?

Collectible Barbie dolls are dolls that are made specifically for collectors, rather than for children to play with. They are usually made of higher quality materials and have more intricate details and features than regular Barbie dolls. Many collectible Barbie dolls are designed to represent specific time periods, cultures, or historical or fictional characters, and they may be dressed in detailed costumes or come with a range of accessories.

Some collectible Barbie dolls are limited edition releases, which can make them particularly valuable to collectors. They can be made by a variety of manufacturers, and there are many different types of collectible Barbie dolls available, including vintage Barbie dolls, Barbie dolls inspired by famous works of art or literature, and dolls that have been designed by famous fashion designers.

A brief history of the iconic  Barbie Doll

Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration. Barbie is the figurehead of a brand of Mattel dolls and accessories, including other family members and collectible dolls. Barbie has been an important part of the toy fashion doll market for over fifty years, and has been the subject of numerous controversies and lawsuits, often involving parody of the doll and her lifestyle.

Ferrari Barbie

What are examples of some of the more collectible barbie dolls ?

There are many different Barbie dolls that are considered collectible, and the value of a particular doll can depend on its rarity, condition, and popularity. Some examples of collectible Barbie dolls include:

  1. Vintage Barbie dolls from the 1960s, which are highly sought after by collectors.
  2. Special edition Barbie dolls, such as holiday dolls or dolls inspired by popular movies or television shows.
  3. Barbie dolls with unique features or accessories, such as bendable legs or a rare wardrobe.
  4. Prototype Barbie dolls, which are dolls that were produced in limited quantities as test models.
  5. Barbie dolls produced by other companies under license from Mattel, such as those made by Japanese toy company Takara Tomy.
  6. Barbie dolls that were part of a limited edition series, such as the “Diamond Dreams” collection or the “Swan Lake” series.
  7. Barbie dolls that were signed by their designer or a famous person, such as a celebrity or political figure.

 

How is it best to store and look after rare and collectible barbie dolls?

There are a few steps you can take to properly store and care for your rare Barbie dolls:

  1. Keep your dolls in a cool, dry place. Avoid storing them in areas with high humidity or extreme temperature fluctuations, as these can cause damage to the dolls.
  2. Handle your dolls carefully. Use two hands to support the doll and avoid pulling on the arms, legs, or head, as these areas are often the most fragile.
  3. Display your dolls properly. If you are displaying your dolls, use stands or other support devices to keep them upright and prevent them from falling over.
  4. Clean your dolls gently. If your dolls need to be cleaned, use a soft cloth and a mild cleaning solution. Avoid using abrasive cleaners or soaking the dolls in water.
  5. Store your dolls in protective containers. Consider using acid-free boxes or bags to store your dolls, as these can help protect them from dust and other environmental hazards.
  6. Get your dolls appraised. If you have a rare or valuable Barbie doll, it may be a good idea to have it appraised by a professional. This will give you a better idea of the doll’s value and help you take steps to protect your investment.

Winter in New York Barbie

Best Barbie Dolls to Collect

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Additional buyer notes-   Additional pictures are available on request on all our toys, new and vintage clothing, accessories and luxury room items. If an item is marked as vintage / used it should be assumed that it has likely been previously worn and used and may have  fading , stretching of the collar, arms , cracking may be present in any print and surface marks may be present .

Wear and tear as to expected on a previously used item. If you do need additional images please request before you purchase as we may not accept these items for returns. Vintage Jewellery may have wear and be incomplete. Picture frames may have wear and tear as expected for having been previously used, displayed, stored or transported.

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Why Looking at Toys?

Buy with confidence, all of our Supreme, collectible toys and luxury room items  are authentic and very collectible. Why not browse our full collection of rare toys ,clothing and accessories. We are re sellers of Supreme, Bape, Nike and many other Streetwear brands. Our Luxury corner features original art and our Latest Fine Art and Luxury Items – The Luxury Corner | UK Gallery (lookingattoys.co.uk).

Our Luxury Corner features items for the discerning customer. High end products by luxury brands including Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Original Modern Art by leading artists. Items in the Luxury Corner are excluded from any free delivery and are intended for collection only by the purchaser. Specialist Courier transport is available contact us to find out more.

If you wish to collect an item please contact us first as we are an otherwise online only store. Our office address holds no stock and is not always staffed during the day. Email us to find out more about this item – Best Barbie Dolls to Collect

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More About Us

Looking at Toys are both trusted and established  re sellers of Supreme Clothing and Accessories. We also have a large collection of vintage and modern movie posters. Our Collectible Toy catalogue is huge and includes many toy lines. Our stock is hand picked for its current or future collectability. We therefore tend to avoid out of the box and very damaged items unless they are very rare.

If you are after a bargain visit our auction area. We do not charge any buyers premiums and the price you pay includes UK shipping. Very competitive International shipping is available on all our auction items.

The luxury corner is the place to go if you are looking for that special gift or treating yourself.

You can find Looking at Toys on YouTube, TwitterInstagram and Facebook. The stock we hold is regularly updated so be sure to follow us on at least one of these platforms.

Above all we like to chat about the products we sell and invite you to chat with us and read our blog that contain a wealth of information and go into some detail on certain products. If you would like a particular blog or review why not contact us and we will give this some consideration. We may be able to do a dedicated video or review for you.

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